Autumn Mills
5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
130 lb (59 kg)
OUA Team York Lions
Born (1988-06-24)June 24, 1988,
London, Ontario
Pro Career 2007 – 2011

Autumn Mills was an ice hockey player for the York Lions women's ice hockey program. She is a member of the Canada women's national baseball team that shall compete in baseball at the 2015 Pan Am Games[1]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

In 2009, she was recognizes by Ontario University Athletics as one of the top female scholar-athletes. She was recognized at the sixth annual Women of Influence Luncheon on February 10, 2009.[2]

On January 29, 2011, she registered five points in a 6-4 victory over the Western Mustangs women's ice hockey team.[3] The game took place in her hometown of London, Ontario. After the 2010-11 season, Mills was the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) nominee for the 2011 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Marion Hillard Award.[4]

Baseball[edit | edit source]

Mills joined the Canadian national women’s baseball team at the age of 16 years old. She has competed in five IBAF World Cup competitions, capturing three medals (two bronze and one silver). At the 2012 Women's Baseball World Cup, Mills got the save in the bronze medal game victory over Australia in Edmonton, Alberta. During 2015, she was one of three women (including teammate Ashley Stephenson that served as instructors at the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Academy.

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

  • 2007-08 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All-Canadian honour roll
  • 2009 OUA top female scholar-athletes
  • York University's selection for OUA Woman of Influence (2009)[5]
  • York University’s Bryce M. Taylor Award (2011)[6]
  • York University female athlete of the week for the period ending Jan. 30, 2011.[7]
  • Pioneer Petroleums Ontario University Athletics (OUA) female athlete of the week for the period ending Jan. 30, 2011.[8]
  • Runner-up, 2011 Marion Hillard Award.[9]

Personal[edit | edit source]

Mills is a member of the Canadian National Women's Baseball team.[10] She has been a pitcher with the squad since 2005 and won a national championship with Team Ontario. Earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in kinesiology from York University. Currently, she is employed as a police officer

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