4 Shelby Wignall
4 Shelby Wignall
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario
High School: Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres/Team Ontario Blue
Position: DEFENSE
Last Team: Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres, Team Ontario Blue

As a Junior in 2012-13: Dressed and played in all 36 games for the Bobcats…Established herself along the back line as one of the Bobcats’ top defenders with five points (two goals, three assists) in 2012-13…She also finished with a +6 plus/minus rating which had her sixth-best among the Bobcat skaters and fourth-highest among the defensive group…Started the season off strong with one assist in the Bobcats’ season opener against Mercyhurst on 10/5…Tallied another assist on 10/27 in a victory over Dartmouth…Scored her first goal of the season to go along with a +2 plus/minus rating in a win over Union on 12/1…Finished with one goal in the Bobcats’ regular season finale on 2/23 against Brown…Recorded one assist and matched her season-high +2 plus/minus rating on 3/2 in the Bobcats’ ECAC Hockey Quarterfinal Game Two victory over St. Lawrence.

As a Sophomore in 2011-12: Saw the ice in 36 games…Registered four points on the season with a goal and three assists…Tallied an assist against Union in a 5-1 win on 10/29…Finished with a career game in a 2-2 tie against Brown on 11/5…She assisted on the team’s first goal to even the score at 1 and then netted her first career goal with less than 10 minutes to play in the third period to tie to score again…The two points against Brown are a single-game career high…Assisted on a goal against Brown  on 12/2 in a 3-0 victory.

As a Freshman in 2010-11: Saw action in 36 games…Recorded six points on the season on six assists…Registered her first career assist in the first game of the season against Niagara on 10/1 in a 3-0 win…Earned an assist against Sacred Heart in a 9-1 win on 11/26…Assisted on the game-winning goal on 11/27 against Yale in the Championship Game of the Nutmeg Classic Tournament…Recorded and assist against Brown on 12/3 in a 4-0 victory…Assisted on the game-winning goal against St. Lawrence on 1/7 in a 3-2 win…Registered an assist against Dartmouth in a 4-0 win on 2/4. 

Before Quinnipiac: Attended St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School…During the 2009-10 season helped the Stony Creek Intermediate AA Sabers to a 49-21-6 record and a PWHL Bronze Medal…2009-10 Union College Fall Festival Tournament Champions…During the 2008-09 season helped team to a 51-19-5 record and a Provincial Silver Medal…2008-09 Union College Fall Festival Tournament Champions…2009-10 Captain Assistant…Selected for the U18 Team Ontario Blue to compete in Surrey, B.C. from November 4-8, 2009…Won Silver medal at U18 Women's Championship…Played boy's AA hockey from ages 11-14 with the Hamilton AA Reps.

Personal: Native of Hamilton, Ontario…Daughter of Brian and Mary Wignall…Has an older brother Brody…Won the Director's Award of Excellence for Excellent Effort…Catholic Women's League Award…Was a Representative in the Student Council during her Junior year…Majoring in business.

2012-13 Season Highs                                               Career Highs
Goals: 1, twice                                                             Goals: 1, three times
Assists: 1, three times                                                 Assists: 1, 12 times
Points: 1, five times                                                     Points: 2, 11/5/11 vs. Brown