BK Selects Academy Players win Gold and Silver at World Championships


IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (January 3rd, 2019) – Bishop Kearney Selects Academy student-athletes Haley Winn (Team USA), Caroline Harvey (Team USA), Kirsten Simms (Team USA), and Ashley Messier (Team Canada) will return to school Monday, January 6 after representing their respective countries on the ice over Christmas break at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) U18 Women’s World Championship. Team USA defeated Canada in a 2-1 overtime thriller in the finals of the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia on January 2.

This was the 12th time in the last 13 years that the United States and Canada battled for the gold in the World Championship and the second year Bishop Kearney’s Selects Academy competed. Despite being on different teams over break, the four girls will return to school on Monday as teammates.