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Maggie Connors of St. John's will play for Canada in world U18 women's hockey championship

ssmathletics.org — It’s been a momentous month for Maggie Connors of St. John’s. On Thursday, the 17-year-old forward from St. John’s was named to the Canadian team that will compete in the 2018 world U18 women’s hockey championship in Russia. Last week, Connors (second from right), a senior at Shattuck-St. Mary’s school, signed her official letter of intent to attend Princeton University and play varsity hockey for the Tigers. Connors was one of six female hockey players players from the Fairbault, Minn., prep school to sign National Letters of Intent last Wednesday. Coaches Gordie Stafford and Melissa Boik look on as (from left) Abigail Levy (goaltender, Minnesota State University-Mankato), Givanna Foglia (defence, Dartmouth College), Gracie Ostertag (defence, University of Minnesota), Kiana Gilbraith (forward/defence, University of Wisconsin-River Falls), Connors and Courtney Vorster (defence, Quinnipiac University) all put pen to paper.
ssmathletics.org — Maggie Connors (second from right) joins Shattuck-St. Mary’s teammates in signing collegiate letters of intent. Connors, who is going to Princeton, will play for Canada at the world U18 women's hockey championship.

Prep school forward is Princeton bound

St. John’s native Maggie Connors has been named to Canada’s team for the 2018 world U18 women’s hockey championship in January in Dmitrov, Russia.
The 17-year-old Connors, a forward, attends Shattuck-St. Mary’s, a Minnesota prep school, and has committed to Princeton University for next year.  Just last week, she signed her official letter of intent to play for Princeton.
Connors made her international debut in August while playing for the national U18 in an exhibition tourney against the United States in Lake Placeid, N.Y.
Canada will play Russia, Sweden and the United States in preliminary-round play at the world U18 tournament, which begins Jan. 6.

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