2019 Junior Women's National Team Athlete Pool

2019 Junior Women's National Team Athlete Pool

11 September 2018 Gilles LeBlanc

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Ottawa, Ont. – Softball Canada is pleased to announce the list of twenty-seven (27) athletes who have been named to the 2019 Junior Women’s National Team Athlete Pool and have accepted an invitation to attend a Selection Camp in Fort Myers, Fla. in January 2019.
The Junior Women’s National Team coaching staff ran a series of combines throughout Canada earlier this year that was attended by over 500 athletes and scouted several tournaments this summer, including the U19 Women’s Canadian Championship in Surrey, B.C.
“We had the opportunity to watch and work with athletes across every province in the country and saw how hard everyone works towards improvement in this age category” stated Keith Mackintosh, Head Coach of the Canadian Junior Women’s National Team. “Our coaching staff is very confident in this group and we feel this will be a special team.”
Team Canada finished fourth at the previous WBSC Junior Women’s World Championship held in Clearwater, Fla. in 2017. The team will be looking to improve on that result and jump onto the podium at next year’s event that will take place August 11-17, 2019 in Irvine, Calif.

The athletes who have been named to the 2019 Junior Women’s National Team Athlete Pool are:
Lauren Benson Surrey, B.C.
Madison Dewitt Sicamous, B.C.
Isabella Dino North Vancouver, B.C.
Gabrielle Dorval Surrey, B.C.
Megan Duclos Saint-Eustache, Que.
Mackenzie Egan Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que.
Carmen Eilertsen Victoria, B.C.
Sierra Gillis Victoria, B.C.
Jada Gowanlock Mississauga, Ont.
Lauren Greco Burlington, Ont.
Hayley Grice Surrey, B.C.
Madelyn Hickingbottom Glen Williams, Ont.
Kianna Jones Surrey, B.C.
Rebecca Jones Toronto, Ont.
Katie Korstrom Abbotsford, B.C.
Alexis Lucyshyn Calgary, Alta.
Cameryn Maykut Winnipeg, Man.
Lindsay Mayo Paradise Valley, Alta.
Grace Messmer Surrey, B.C.
Georgia Ogg Surrey, B.C.
Samantha Povilaitis Mississauga, Ont.
Nicole Rivait Oakville, Ont.
Samantha Ryan Monroe, N.Y.
Mia Valcke St. Marys, Ont.
Allyse Volpe Scarborough, Ont.
Jessie Westrate Delta, B.C.
Rawnie Westrate Delta, B.C.

Athletes named to the Junior 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.