Whale Make Splash Signings

News coming out of Danbury, CT, as the Connecticut Whale re-signed 3 players today. Forward Grace Klienbach, forward Sarah Schwenzfeier, and defender Laurel Hill are all coming back to the Whale for another season.


All Star Grace Klienbach will be returning to the Whale for her third year on the team. Last season she played 24 games, she scored 1 goal and added 7 assists for 8 points on the year. In the playoffs, she added another goal.

Sarah Schwenzfeier is returning for her third year on the Whale. Last season, she played 22 games where she tallied 6 goals and added 3 assists for 9 points on the team. She was 2nd on the team in terms of goals, only behind Emma Vlasic.

Defender Laurel Hill will be returning for her second year in Connecticut. The late signing last season played for 7 games, tallying an assist on the year. This will be the first full season that she will play with the team.


With these three signings, the Whale now have 19 players ready for next season.

Welcome back!


Signings So Far:


Brooke Wolejko

Abbie Ives



Shannon Doyle

Elena Orlando

Taylor Marchin

Victoria Howran

Maggie LaGue

Laurel Hill



Emma Vlasic

Kaycie Anderson

Hanna Beattie

Katelynn Russ

Melissa Samoskevich

Amanda Conway

Nicole Guagliardo

Kayla Friesen

Alyssa Wohlfeiler

Grace Klienbach

Sarah Schwenzfeier


TXHT will continue to provide NWHL coverage as more signings and news are announced.

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