23 Aurora Kennedy
23 Aurora Kennedy
Height: 5-8.5
Year: So.
Hometown: Mississauga, Ont.
High School: St. Mildred’s Lightbourn
Position: D
Major: Environmental Studies
Previous Team: Toronto Junior Aeros
S/C: L

Hockey Canada: Team Canada U-18 strength and conditioning camp May 2009 … Team Canada U-18 selection camp July 2009 … Played on Team Ontario - Blue, earning silver medal at the U18 National Championship.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Missed season with injury.

2010-11 (Freshman): First career points came on a pair of assists in 3-3 tie at Harvard Oct. 29 ... First career goal was at Clarkson Jan. 21 ... Finished with one goal and three assists in 17 games.

Before Yale: Toronto Ontario - Blue 2008 and 2009 … Runner-up in Nationals 2009 … Won Provincials and PWHL league championship with Toronto Junior Aeros 2010 … Had 35 points in 62 games, was +71 and was in top four on team … Championship runner-up and regular season champions with Toronto Junior Aeros 2009 … In 2008-09, PWHL rookie season, ranked third among league defensemen in points … Third at Ontario Winter Games with Toronto Midget Aeros 2008.

High School (St. Mildred’s Lightbourn): Captained hockey team and was named MVP … Also played soccer and was team captain … 2010 High School Athlete of the Year … Toronto Star Regional Athlete of the Year … Academic Honor Roll eighth grade through 12th grade … Elected Prefect and House Head …

Notes: Sister, Whitney, played for Harvard … Traveled to Melbourne, Australia to teach fourth graders.

Why Yale? “Why not Yale? Yale has everything I was looking for in a college; great campus, great school, great people and the list could go on endlessly.”