Jacob Quillan finished second on Salisbury School Prep (USHS) in scoring during the 2019/20 campaign, tallying 17 goals while adding 20 assists for 37 points in 28 games played. (Contributed)

Vees add highly touted prospect Jacob Quillan for 2020/21 season

Quillan is also committed to the NCAA’s Quinnipiac University for the fall of 20201

The Penticton Vees have announced that United States Prep School star Jacob Quillan has committed to the team for the 2020/21 season.

Quillan, 18, comes to Peach City after a stellar second season at Salisbury School in the USHS. The 5’11, 170-pound sophomore finished second on his team in scoring this season, registering 17 goals and 37 points in 28 games played.

He helped guide Salisbury to their sixth Prep Championship, defeating Dexter Academy by a score of 4-0 in the 2020 Elite 8 title game.

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The Dartmouth, Nova Scotia native is also a champion at the Major Midget level, having won the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League (NSMMHL) Championship in the 2017/18 season, scoring 14 goals and 30 assists for 44 points in 35 games with the Dartmouth Major Midget team in his 15-year-old season. Quillan has also secured his collegiate future, committing to play at Quinnipiac University in the fall of 2021.

“I am very excited to join the Penticton Vees and am thankful for the opportunity they are giving me,” said Quillan.

“Penticton is a top-notch organization with a rich history and a high standard of excellence. I am excited to be a part of the Vees organization and to compete for a national championship with my teammates.”

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Daniel Taylor
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