The Mississauga, Ontario native was the ECAC's Best Defenseman in 2015 (Elan Kawetsch).
NEWMARKET, Ontario – Former Harvard women's hockey defenseman Sarah Edney '15 was selected first overall in the Canadian Women's Hockey League Draft by the Brampton Thunder, the league announced on Sunday.
Edney enjoyed an awards-filled career at Harvard, where she helped the Crimson advance to the National Championship in 2015. As a senior, Edney was named the ECAC's Best Defenseman, to the ECAC first team, and she was the ECAC Tournament's Most Outstanding Player. For her career, she was a three-time All-ECAC selection and a four-time All-Ivy honoree.
Edney scored 20 or more points in each of her four seasons in Crimson, highlighted by a career-best eight goals in 2014-15. She was one of nine Crimson skaters to register double-digit assists, and led all defensemen with 22 points.
Brampton opens its season on Oct. 17 against the Montreal Stars. The team finished in fifth place in 2014-15, ending the year with 14 points.