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Five Princeton Tigers excited to be eligible for the 2024 PWHL Draft

Princeton Tigers, stand up! The second draft in the PWHL history will happen June 10th, 2024, at the Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Minnesota - the PWHL team was the 2024 season champion, lifting for the first time in history the Walter Cup. It will consist of seven rounds and 42 picks, with choices by the six teams. There are 167 eligible players: 93 forwards, 48 defenders, and 26 goaltenders. Out of those 167, five were from the Princeton Tigers Women's Hockey team. 

The first pick will be selected by the PWHL New York team. The second pick will be Ottawa's. The third pick is Minnesota. Fourth pick, Boston. Fifth pick, Montréal. And lastly, the sixth pick will be by Toronto.

Catherine Kerin

From Edina, Minnesota, Kerin is a forward. She had a great journey through her high school career, going as far as winning the team's Most Valuable Player and Best Offensive Player in 2019 for St. Paul United High School. She also led the team to four consecutive participations in the state tournament. She was part of the 2023 and 2022 ECAC All-Academic Team.

During the 2023-24 season, she played 31 games, having two assists but a huge participation in play-making.

Annie Kuehl

Kuehl is also a native de Edina, Minnesota. She won three Minnesota Class AA state championships with Edina High School in 2017, 2018, and 2019. In her last year, she was able to achieve an impressive 40 points in 25 regular season games. She is the 2023, 2022, and 2020 ECAC All-Academic Team and the 2023 and 2022 AHCA All-American Scholar.

During the 2023-24 season, she had six goals and ten assists.

Stefanie Wallace

The only defender out of the five. Wallace is from Vancouver, Canada. She is part of the 2023 ECAC All-Academic Team. An extremely important piece of the defense for the Princeton Tigers' Defense, being arguably one of the best on the team. She blocked 50 shots, a team-high mark. 

During the 2023-24 season, she achieved two goals and seven assists. 

Claire Thompson

Thompson had her last season with the Tigers in the 2019-20 one. The defender ended her college career being fifth in all-time points by a defender in the program. After her senior year at Princeton, she started playing on the PWHPA and international tournaments.

The Canadian is able to create great plays, having a high number of assists.

Sara Fillier

Fillier is projected to be one of the top picks of the draft. With amazing ability in the offense and defense, the Canadian has an extensive award list, going from 2019 National Rookie of the Year to 2019 Ivy League Player of the Year and 2024 top-10 Patty Kazmaier Award finalist.

She made history in the Princeton Tigers Women's team. 93 career goals, 101 career assists (second all-time), and 194 career points, all under the organization's top six of all time.

Fillier also has an extensive curriculum in international competitions. She was part of the Women's World U18 Championships with Canada, winning silver in 2017 and bronze in 2018. Sarah Fillier won the IIHF World Championships in 2021 and 2022 and won the Olympic gold medal in 2022.

During the 2023-24 season, she had an historical 30 goals and 13 assists.

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