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Top 30 NWHL Prospects Countdown: #25-#21

By Sam Prevot, 08/01/17, 12:30PM EDT


Top 30 Prospects: #25-21

We are counting down the NWHL's Top 30 Prospects in preparation for the 2017 NWHL Draft! We will be listing five prospects until we reach number one!

#25: Maddie Rolfes

Photo by David Stulka

Position: Defense

College: University of Wisconsin, WCHA

Career: 82 GP, 3G, 33A, 36P
2016-2017: 40 GP, 3G, 13A, 16P

Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa
Before University of Wisconsin, Maddie attended Shattuck St. Mary's and skated for Team USA in the Under-18 World Championship in 2013, winning a silver medal and Player of the Game against Czech Republic. She also played lacrosse in high school. Her role model is Erik Karlsson. 

#24: Lauren Kelly

Photo courtesy of the Boston Globe

Position: Defense

College: Northeastern University, Hockey East

Career: 107 GP, 13G, 30A, 43P

2016-2017: 37GP, 2G, 8A, 10P

Hometown: Watertown, Massachusetts

Lauren played high school hockey at The Winchendon School where she was captain as a senior and was the first-ever female recipient of the Jason Ritchie Hockey Scholarship. She hopes to one day become a police officer.

#23: Lexie Laing

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Position: Forward

College: Harvard University, ECAC

Career: 96 GP, 24G, 40A, 64P
2016-2017: 29 GP, 8G, 13A, 21P

Hometown: Marblehead, Massachusetts
Before Harvard, Lexie served as captain her senior year at the Noble and Greenough school, winning many awards including NEPSAC Division I Player of the Year. Lexie was also a member of Team USA's Under-18 team, winning silver medals at the 2013 and 2014 World Championships. She is also sister to fellow Harvard player Brianna Laing and Denna Laing of the Boston Pride.

#22: Mallory Souliotis

Photo courtesy of Yale Athletics

Position: Defense

College: Yale University, ECAC

Career: 87 GP, 8G, 39A, 47P
2016-2017: 39 GP, 3G, 9A, 12P

Hometown: Acton, Massachusetts
Majoring in Biochemical Engineering, Mallory previously played at the Noble and Greenough school where as a senior she led defenders in goals, assists and +/-. Mallory has also been a camp counselor at Greg Carter's European Hockey School since 2012, helping children learn to play hockey and improve their skills. She has also learned level 1 of American Sign Language. 

#21: Brooke Stacey

Photo courtesy of University of Maine Athletics

Position: Forward

College: University of Maine, Hockey East

Career: 98 GP, 28G, 29A, 57P
2016-2017: 30GP, 15G, 13A, 28P

Hometown, Kahnawake, Quebec
Majoring in Sociology, Brooke played for fours years at the Ontario Hockey Academy before University of Maine, and won a gold medal with Team Canada at Under-18 Nationals. Brooke also played for Team Quebec U18 in 2014.