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Jaclyn Snikeris
Jackee Snikeris
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
ECAC Team Yale
Pro Career 2006 – present


Jackee Snikeris is a women's ice hockey goaltender. Upon her graduation from Yale, she set Bulldogs career records for save percentage, goals-against average and shutouts. In addition, Snikeris has four of the top seven single-season goals-against averages in Yale history

Playing careerEdit

NCAAEdit

Snikeris holds the Yale career records for save percentage (.931), goals-against average (2.12) and shutouts (16). In addition, she holds the single-season Yale records for save percentage (.941, 2010-11) and goals-against average (1.67, 2008-09) while tying for the shutout record (five, 2008-09). The only player in school history to finish a season with a higher save percentage than Snikeris' .934 (2008-09) was June Mendoza '80, who had a .951 mark in a 13-game season in 1977-78.

USA HockeyEdit

In April 2009, Snikeris was selected to USA Hockey's Warren Strelow Goaltending Camp, placing her in a group of 12 of the best goalies in the country.[1]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Jackee Snikeris, MLX Skates Goaltender of the Week (Week of November 30, 2010)[2]
  • Jackee Snikeris, 2011 Patty Kazmaier Award Nominee[3]
  • Jackee Snikeris, 2010-11 ECAC Goaltender of the Year[4]
  • Jackee Snikeris, 2010-11 Women’s Student-Athlete of the Year[5]
  • Jackee Snikeris, New England Hockey Writers' Association Division I All-Star Team[6]
  • 2008 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team
  • 2009 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team
  • 2010 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team
  • 2011 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team [7]
  • 2011 Sarah Devens Award winner[8]

PersonalEdit

She graduated from the Yale Athletics Department's Kiphuth Leadership Academy. In the summer of 2010, she worked for Dr. Timothy Hall, Chair of the Department of Surgery, at Stamford Hospital.[9] Snikeris performed research for work published in the Journal of Surgical Radiology. In addition, she has also volunteered at a local hospice and taught skating to local middle schoolers. She was also part of a bone marrow donor testing drive for the National Marrow Donor Program's Be The Match registry. This was done in inspiration of the plight of her Yale teammate Mandi Schwartz.

ReferencesEdit

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