Former St. Patrick Athlete Continues Ice Hockey Career at University of Western Ontario
THUNDER BAY – Drue Ahola’s Dream of Playing Hockey in College is Fulfilled with NCSA Athletic Recruiting.
“I have been a part of the Queens organization since Peewee hockey. I earned captain of the 2009-2010 season of Bantam AA Thunder Bay Queens, and have always been dedicated to my team and teammates,” states Ahola. “I have recieved Most Dedicated 3 seasons as well as the Bob Thompson Award. I was awarded the Bob Thompson Award for the 2008-2009, 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 seasons”.
The Bob Thompson Award is awarded to players who show perseverance, spirit and dedication to their team.
“I have experienced many high level games and had the chance to compete in the 2012 Nationails in Prince Edward Island,” shared Ahola. “In 2011 i was a part of the Midget AA Queens who received Silver in Provincials. Also, in 2012 i was a part of the Midget AA Queens who won Provincials and recieved a Silver medal at Nationals in Prince Edward Island”.
Drue Ahola’s commitment to University of Western Ontario was a decision she knew would shape more than just her college career, but the foundation for her next forty years. Her determination to play at the collegiate level led to her decision to join NCSA Athletic Recruiting, an exclusive recruiting network that provides student athletes with the opportunity and technology to be proactive in their recruiting process. Not only did Drue have the tools she needed for the recruiting process, NCSA also educated her on the steps she needed to take to achieve her goal.
Drue has demonstrated the true meaning of “student-athlete” by keeping up with her grades. She plans to pursue a degree at the university located in London, Ontario.
Drue’s self-motivation and trust in the recruiting process has rewarded her with the opportunity to play hockey as a Western Mustang and earn a meaningful degree that will help her succeed in the future.