32 - Jackee Snikeris
Jackee Snikeris
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Downingtown, Pa.
High School: Taft School
Position: G
S/C: Connecticut Polar Bears

Notes: Made immediate impact last season as part of 50/50 platoon in goal with Shivon Zilis '07 ... 2007-08: ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Honorable mention All-Ivy League ... Set Yale single-season goals-against average record (2.18) ... Had fourth-best single-season save percentage in school history (.921), placing 12th in the country in that category ... Four shutouts placed her one shy of school record and were the most ever for a Yale freshman ... ECAC Hockey Goalie of the Week Jan. 28, ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Nov. 5 ... Seven-time ECAC Hockey Weekly Honor Roll selection ... Had a streak of 130:21 without allowing a goal, including back-to-back shutouts of Niagara and Cornell in January ... Had a shutout in her second career start, 3-0 at Brown Nov. 3 ... Posted a 7-5-3 record ... Made career-high 46 saves in playoff game at St. Lawrence ... Got better as season wore on, stopping 261 of 279 shots (.935) and posting a 1.86 goals-against average in her final 10 games ... USA Hockey: Attended USA Hockey Under-22 Select Team tryouts in spring of 2008 ... Also invited to inaugural USA Hockey Warren Strelow Goaltending Camp in August 2008 ... Five-time USA Hockey player development camp pick ... Before Yale: All-New England in 2006-07 for Taft ... Two-time All-Founders League selection ... Captain as a senior ... Team won Founders League title her junior year ... Team advanced to New England quarterfinals her freshman year ... Won Taft's Patsy K. Odden Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship ... Also played for Connecticut Polar Bears ... Easton Skills Overall Best Goaltender and Breakaway Competition winner at 2007 US Nationals ... MVP of 2007 St. Jerome Tournament ... 2006 Beantown Classic Best Goaltender and first team all tournament selection ... 2005 Beantown Classic MVP, Best Goaltender and first team all-tournament selection ... Off the Ice: Member of Branford College ... History of science/history of medicine major. Nickname: Snik, Doodle Best present you ever received: My beagle Sawyer Pre-game routine: Listen to music, visualize, play hacky sack Favorite quote: "Don't tell me how rocky the sea is, just bring in the ship." Favorite athlete: Martin Brodeur If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? My grandparents' house in Minnesota

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