The Mississauga Steelheads are pleased to announce the commitment of the team’s second round pick in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection, Jacob Ingham. Ingham was drafted 26th overall, and was the first goaltender selected in the 2016 class. The 6.02, 168 lb goalie spent the 2015-16 season with the Barrie Jr. Colts Minor Midget AAA where he recorded a goals against average of 1.72 and 3 shutouts. Jacob was also named to the U16 OHL Gold Cup, playing on the OMHA White Team.
Most recently, Ingham was invited to Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence Goaltending Camp in Calgary, Alberta, where he took part in the U17 Summer Showcase. Sharing the goaltending duties for Team Black, Ingham was a key contributor to the team’s perfect 3-0 record in the mini tournament. In his share of three games played, Ingham allowed only two goals for Team Black as they were crowned U17 Camp Champions.
Steelheads general manager, James Boyd, comments “Jake is an excellent young goaltender with a quality work ethic and strong character. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Mississauga Steelheads Hockey Club. ”
The Mississauga Steelheads welcome Jacob and the Ingham family to the organization!
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