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Longtime Inferno defender Jacquie Pierri retires

The Brown alumna spent her five year CWHL career in Calgary

Jacquie Pierri making a no-look pass in a game against the Boston Blades during the team’s 2015-16 Clarkson Cup-winning season.
Michelle Jay

Calgary Inferno defender and alternate captain Jacquie Pierri announced her retirement from the CWHL on Twitter yesterday evening.

Prior to the 2017-18 season, the stalwart defender had 10 points — all assists — in her first 95 regular season games. This year was a different story. The New Jersey native broke through with four goals and seven assists in 28 games for Calgary. Perhaps even more impressively, Pierri led her team with a +20 plus/minus.

We can safely say that the 27-year-old is retiring at the top of her game.

Pierri spent all five of her CWHL seasons in Calgary, which included a Clarkson Cup victory in 2016.