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#FinsUp … Kayla Meneghin Returns to the Whale

By Amanda Ghysel, 08/06/19, 9:30AM EDT

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Forward Kayla Meneghin has re-signed with the Connecticut Whale for the 2019-20 season.

“I am so excited to be rejoining the Connecticut organization,” said Meneghin. “This was my home last year and it was an absolute honor to be able to wear the blue and green every day. I am very excited to be able to help represent this organization for the upcoming season.”

Meneghin appeared in 10 games for the Whale in her rookie season. Prior to her time in Connecticut, she was a three-time All-American at SUNY Plattsburgh. She finished her career fourth all-time in NCAA Division III history in points (188) and fifth in assists (102) in 117 games for the Cardinals.

"We are excited to welcome back Kayla for a second year,” said Whale general manager Bray Ketchum. “She had a stellar college career, and now with a year of pro experience under her belt, we expect her to have breakout season for the Whale. Her passion for hockey and growing the game is evident.”

Besides playing for the Whale, Meneghin is entering her second season as an assistant coach at Saint Anselm College.

“The vision that Whale management has for this season and the ones to follow is very exciting, and I am very grateful that I am given the opportunity to help further this program and the women’s game in any way possible,” said Meneghin. “I can’t thank the Connecticut organization enough for allowing me to continue my dreams as a hockey player and continue to be a positive influence on those who dream to be with the Whale one day. #FinsUp”