Her coaches and teammates describe Ryleigh as hard-working, fearless, competitive, has a high Hockey IQ, and a big-game player. Ryleigh’s family and friends inspire her as they are always supportive. They know her hockey goals and have all played a part in helping me to achieve them. She can’t thank them enough. Ryleigh likes to hang out with friends/family and go to the cottage when not playing hockey. Her other interests are painting and soccer.
Ryleigh’s hometown is Pickering, Ontario. She started playing hockey at the age of five years old for the Pickering Panthers Mite team. Ryleigh loves playing hockey, which has taught her many life lessons, such as teamwork, overcoming adversity, and the importance of hard work. Playing against the most vital players is something that motivates and challenges Ryleigh. She also enjoys all the friendships she has made and all the fun she has had.