Four-Time First Team All-American Defender Kelly O’Sullivan Signed by Buffalo

by NWHL Media


BUFFALO – The Buffalo Beauts have signed four-time AHCA/CCM First Team All-American and 2020 NHCA Player of the Year Kelly O’Sullivan, the team’s fourth round selection in the 2020 NWHL Draft. Earlier this year, Sullivan became the first four-time All-American in Adrian College history, and just the third four-time First Team All-American in Division III women’s hockey history.

The 5-foot-7 blueliner scored 29 goals and had 85 assists for 114 points in 119 games at Adrian.

"I am very excited to be signing with the Beauts and to begin my NWHL career in Buffalo," said O'Sullivan. "I can't wait to get out to Buffalo this fall to start training with the team. Go Beauts!”

O'Sullivan led Adrian defenders in scoring in each of her final three seasons with the program. In 2017-18, she was the Bulldogs’ leading scorer among all skaters with 30 points (7-23-30) in 29 games.

“Kelly is one of the best players to ever come through our program, and it’s very gratifying to see her achieve her goal of playing in the pros with and against some of the best players in the world,” said Adrian head coach Shawn Skelly. “She had one of the most decorated careers anyone can have in college hockey and I have no doubt she will continue that in Buffalo.”

Photo credit: Adrian College

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