Orianna MacNeil named AUS Women’s Hockey Rookie of the Year
Orianna MacNeil from Cape Breton Island is the Rookie of the Year in AUS Women’s Hockey. MacNeil is a first-year kinesiology student from Mabou and she's playing on the blue line for the UPEI Panthers.
She was also named to the AUS All-Rookie Team and the second team all-star lineup.
MacNeil played in 27 games for the Panthers during the regular season, recording six goals, ten assists and a plus/minus of plus five.
MacNeil is the second Panthers player to be named AUS Women's Hockey Rookie of the Year.
With this win, MacNeil will be the conference nominee for the U-SPORTS rookie of the year award.
Past AUS winners include Abby Lewis of StFX (2021-22), Alex Normore of StFX(2010-11) and Courtney Schriver of Saint Mary's (2004-05).