Thunder’s Wakefield up for league honour

Langley's Jennifer Wakefield is one of three nominees for the National Ringette League's top centre

Langley’s Jennifer Wakefield is up for the National Ringette League’s top centre award.

Wakefield, who plays for the B.C. Thunder, had 35 goals and 108 points in 24 games this past season. She finished fifth in league scoring.

And Wakefield was one of three nominees for the Thunder.

Salla Kyhala is up for most valuable player while Tiina Mononen has been nominated for rookie of the year.

Both are from Finland.

Kyhala was third in league scoring with 123 points, including a NRL-best 76 goals, in 24 games.

Mononen was the top rookie with 25 goals and 72 points in 19 games.

The winners will be announced on April 6.

The Thunder play their home games at rinks across the Lower Mainland, including in Langley