2019 Women's National Team Athlete Pool and Selection Camp

2019 Women's National Team Athlete Pool and Selection Camp

6 September 2018 Gilles LeBlanc

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Ottawa, Ont. – Softball Canada is pleased to announce the list of thirty-four (34) athletes who have been named to the 2019 Women’s National Team Athlete Pool and the thirty (30) athletes who have been invited to attend a Selection Camp in Fort Myers, Fla. in January 2019.
 
The Women’s National Team is coming off an impressive summer, capturing the Gold medal at the Canada Cup International Softball Championship in Surrey, B.C. and earning Bronze at the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan. The 2019 season will feature a pair of high-profile events, as Canada will compete both in the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru and the WBSC Americas Olympic Qualifier.
 
“2018 was an exciting summer and we saw some impressive team and individual performances” said Mark Smith, Softball Canada’s High Performance Director and Head Coach for the Women’s National Team. “Now it’s back to the gym to put in the miles and work to get ready for what will be an extremely competitive camp in January.”

The athletes who have been named to the 2019 Women’s National Team Athlete Pool are:
 
FIRST NAME LAST NAME HOMETOWN
Brianna Aguilar-Beaucage Fort McMurray, Alta.
Lauren Bay Regula Trail, B.C.
Sierra Bertrand Stirling, Ont.
Kara Bilodeau Cumming, Ga.
Shianne Brannan Chino, Calif.
Kristen Brown Levittown, N.Y.
Jenna Caira Toronto, Ont.
Savanna Copeland Fishers, Ind.
Emma Entzminger Victoria, B.C.
Alysen Febrey Peachtree City, Ga.
Larissa Franklin Maple Ridge, B.C.
Kenzie Friesen Saskatoon, Sask.
Jennifer Gilbert Saskatoon, Sask.
Sara Groenewegen Surrey, B.C.
Victoria Hayward Toronto, Ont.
Karissa Hovinga Edmonton, Alta.
Kelsey Jenkins Delta, B.C.
Rebecca Jones Toronto, Ont.
Danielle Lawrie-Locke Langley, B.C.
Janet Leung Mississauga, Ont.
Joey Lye Toronto, Ont.
Grace Messmer Surrey, B.C.
Callum Pilgrim Abbotsford, B.C.
Sara Plourde Baker Lake, N.B.
Erika Polidori Brantford, Ont.
Kaleigh Rafter Guelph, Ont.
Nicole Rivait Oakville, Ont.
Victoria Rumph Drayton, Ont.
Jennifer Salling Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Nicole Schroeder Yorba Linda, Calif.
Holly Speers Surrey, B.C.
Brooke Vander Heide Sandy, Utah
Allyse Volpe Toronto, Ont.
Natalie Wideman Mississauga, Ont.

The athletes who have been invited to attend the Selection Camp in Fort Myers, Fla. in January 2019 are:

FIRST NAME LAST NAME HOMETOWN
Lauren Bay Regula Trail, B.C.
Sierra Bertrand Stirling, Ont.
Shianne Brannan Chino, Calif.
Kristen Brown Levittown, N.Y.
Jenna Caira Toronto, Ont.
Savannah Copeland Fishers, Ind.
Emma Entzminger Victoria, B.C.
Alysen Febrey Peachtree City, Ga.
Larissa Franklin Maple Ridge, B.C.
Kenzie Friesen Saskatoon, Sask.
Jennifer Gilbert Saskatoon, Sask.
Sara Groenewegen Surrey, B.C.
Victoria Hayward Toronto, Ont.
Karissa Hovinga Edmonton, Alta.
Kelsey Jenkins Delta, B.C.
Danielle Lawrie-Locke Langley, B.C.
Janet Leung Mississauga, Ont.
Joey Lye Toronto, Ont.
Grace Messmer Surrey, B.C.
Callum Pilgrim Abbotsford, B.C.
Sara Plourde Baker Lake, N.B.
Erika Polidori Brantford, Ont.
Kaleigh Rafter Guelph, Ont.
Nicole Rivait Oakville, Ont.
Victoria Rumph Drayton, Ont.
Jennifer Salling Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Nicole Schroeder Yorba Linda, Calif.
Holly Speers Surrey, B.C.
Brooke Vander Heide Sandy, Utah
Natalie Wideman Mississauga, Ont.
Athletes named to the Women’s National Team Athlete Pool are eligible to be invited to Women’s National Team training, development and selection camps. Athletes may be added or removed from the National Team Athlete Pool at any time at the Head Coach’s discretion.