Team Canada Ready to Compete at X Pan American Men’s Softball Championship

Published by Gilles LeBlanc

Published on September 12, 2017

Santo Domingo, D.R. – The Canadian Men’s National Softball Team is set to compete at the X Pan American Men’s Softball Championship in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from September 15-24. Team Canada will start the event with a game against Costa Rica at 8:30pm EDT on Friday, September 15.

The event will feature a total of sixteen teams from the WBSC Americas region, divided into two sections of eight teams. Canada’s section includes the Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama.

This event will serve as a qualifier for the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru, with the Top 5 teams earning berths to the event.

The athletes who will represent Team Canada at the X Pan American Men’s Softball Championship are:

Athletes

First Name Last Name Hometown
Bryan Abrey Richmond, B.C.
Patrick Burns Saskatoon, Sask.
Kyle Cowick Sooke, B.C.
Kyle Ezekiel Holyrood, N.L.
Ryan French Cambridge, Ont.
Jason Hill St. John's, N.L.
Scott Lieph Sooke, B.C.
Devon McCullough Saskatoon, Sask.
Jeremy O'Reilly Placentia, N.L.
Tyler Randerson New Hamburg, Ont.
Bryn Redhead Leduc, Alta.
Ty Sebastian Brussels, Ont.
Blake Underwood Port Elgin, Ont.
Kris Walushka Victoria, B.C.
Ben Wideman Fergus, Ont. 


Coaching Staff

Position Name Hometown
Head Coach John Stuart Langley, B.C.
Assistant Coach John Hill St. John's, N.L.
Assistant Coach Les Howey Conception Bay, N.L.
Athletic Therapist Jordan Burgess Ottawa, Ont.
Manager - Men's NT Mike Branchaud Ottawa, Ont


Umpire

First Name Last Name Hometown
Ian Brown Peachland, B.C.
Mike Semchuk Edmonton, Alta.


Team Canada Schedule

Date Game Time Media
September 15 Canada vs. Costa Rica 8:30pm EDT Stream
September 16 Canada vs. Panama 7:00pm EDT Stream
September 17 Canada vs. Belize 2:00pm EDT Stream
September 18 Canada vs. Bahamas 2:00pm EDT Stream
September 19 Canada vs. Argentina 2:00pm EDT Stream
September 20 Canada vs. Mexico 2:00pm EDT Stream
September 21 Canada vs. Guatemala 4:30pm EDT Stream
September 22 Elimination Round TBD Stream
September 23 Elimination Round TBD Stream
September 24 Medal Round TBD Stream


*Schedule is subject to change

Live webstreaming will be available at https://www.internetv.tv/index.php?route=itv2017/product&product_id=1271

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For more information, please contact:

Gilles LeBlanc
Manager - Marketing & Communications
Softball Canada
p: (613) 523-3386 ext. 3105 | m: (613) 795-1996
w: www.softball.ca | e: gleblanc@softball.ca

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