21 - Patricia McGauley
Patricia McGauley
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Wilcox, Sask.
High School: Athol Murray College of Notre Dame
Position: F
Major: Psychology
Previous Team: Regina Rebels
S/C: L

2011-12 (Sophomore): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Appeared in 27 games ... Extended streak of consecutive games without a penalty to 51.

2010-11 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... First career point came on goal in 1-1 tie at Vermont Oct. 23 ... First career assist came Nov. 2 vs. Providence ... One goal, two assists and no penalties in 24 games.

Before Yale: Regina Rebels captain in 2009-10, MVP in 2008-09 and 2009-10 and Rookie of the Year in 2007-08 … Led team in scoring … Multiple-time All-Star … Team earned third place at ESSO Midget National Championship in Apr. 2010 … SFMAAAHL All-Star, 2009 and 2010 … Earned multiple player of the game awards, including in the ESSO Cup.

High School: Played two years of soccer … Soccer team was provincial finalists both years she played … Earned academic prizes as top student in English (three times), French (twice), biology (twice), Christian ethics (twice), visual arts (twice), economics, creative writing and arts education … Was either top student with General Proficiency or in top three for three years of high school … Had highest accumulated average overall.

Notes: Classically trained singer with a passion for opera … Grade 9 Conservatory Canada Piano, Grade 8 Royal Conservatory Voice, and Grade 5 RCM/CC Theory and Composition … Comes from a family of eight children.

Hockey Canada: Member of Team Saskatchewan at U-18 Canadian National Championships Nov. 2009.

Why Yale? "Yale is a prestigious school to be educated at. I can further myself in many different disciplines simultaneously, at potentially very high levels. Really, it’s a dream come true."