12 - Janelle Ferrara
Janelle Ferrara
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Winthrop, Mass.
High School: Rivers
Position: F
Major: Undeclared
Previous Team: Assabet Valley
S/C: L
Residential College: Silliman

2012-13 (Freshman): ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... Tied for second on team with six goals ... Tied for second on team with three power play goals ... Tied for third on team with six assists ... 12 points ... Hat trick Nov. 2 vs. Dartmouth ... Appeared in 28 games.

USA Hockey: Attended player development camps at ages 15, 16 and 17.

Before Yale: National Champions with Assabet Valley in 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2012 … Captained Rivers School ice hockey team as a senior … First team Division II New England Girls Prep All-Star … All-ISL for ice hockey junior and senior year … Led Rivers with 53 points as a senior… Had 143 career points at Rivers … Scored 100th career goal for Rivers shorthanded in game at Fenway Park … Captained field hockey team as a senior … All ISL for field hockey senior year … New England Class C Champions in field hockey.

Notes: Father, Frank, played baseball and hockey at RPI … Mother, Lisa, played basketball at Bentley … Sister, Nicole, is a sophomore ice hockey player at Syracuse … Played on a line with current Yale teammate Jamie Haddad for Assabet.

Why Yale? “I chose Yale because it is not only a place where I can excel in academics, but has a hockey program with a facility, coach and team with whom I can see myself playing the sport I love.”