WATERLOO, Ont. (May 10 2016) - The Wilfid Laurier Golden Hawks women's hockey coach RICK OSBORNE has officially announced that Guiliana Pallotta and three assistants have been named to be team captains for the 2016-2017 year.
Guiliana Pallotta of Beeton, Ont., joined the Golden Hawks as a transfer from the NCAA last year after she played for Minnesota State for two seasons. The fourth year defenceman is named team captain following a season in which she dressed for 24 regular season games, and earned one goal and five assists. Pallotta also contributed one assist in the Hawks 2016 playoff run last year.
Joining her in ranks as assistant captains for the upcoming season are fourth year defenceman Jacky Normandeau (Uxbridge, Ont.), second year defenceman Cassandra Calabrese (Brooklin, Ont.), and second year right wing Morgan Bates (Thamesford, Ont.).
Senior defenceman Normandeau earned two assists last season while sophomore athletes Calabrese and Bates earned one goal and one assist respectively.