Softball Canada Announces 2013-14 Women’s National Team Athlete Pool

Published by Gilles LeBlanc

Published on September 06, 2013

mapleleaflogo.jpg(Ottawa, ON) Softball Canada is pleased to announce the list of athletes who have been selected to the 2013-14 Women’s National Team Athlete Pool. In 2014, the Women’s National Team will compete at the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship in Surrey, BC (dates to be determined) and the ISF Women’s World Championship, which will take place from August 15-24, 2014 in Haarlem, Netherlands. The team`s 2014 schedule will be finalized at a later date.

“We are very pleased to announce our Athlete Pool for 2013-14” stated Women’s National Team Head Coach Mark Smith. “Our coaching staff, as well as our network of coaching colleagues from across the country, have provided great feedback on strong team and individual performances in 2013. We are excited about getting to know and working with these athletes in the coming months.”

“As we prepare for 2014 and the ISF  Women’s World Championship, as well as the 2015 Junior Women’s World Championship and Pan American Games, we anticipate that many of the athletes named in this pool will be wearing the Maple Leaf and representing our country in international competition” added Smith. “On behalf of the Women's National Team program and Softball Canada, we would like to thank everyone who was involved in this process.”

The athletes who have been selected to the 2013-14 Women’s National Team Athlete Pool are: 

Jaycee Affeldt (Maple Ridge, BC) Brittany Hicks (Dundas, ON)
Brigitte Aizprua (Terrebonne, QC) Madison Hope (Winnipeg, MB)
Meagan Baird (Ajax, ON) Sara Hopwood (Richmond, BC)
Tori Belton (Langley, BC) Chelsea Jenner (Abbotsford, BC)
Lyndsay Butler (Cambridge, ON) Caitlin Lever (Buffalo, NY)
Jenna Caira (Toronto, ON) Janet Leung (Mississauga, ON)
Riley Carter (Uxbridge, ON) Joey Lye (Toronto, ON)
Miranda Castiglione (Brampton, ON) Sara Plourde (Fredericton, NB)
Jocelyn Cater (Delta, BC) Erika Polidori (Brantford, ON)
Caroline Champoux (Terrebonne, QC) Victoria Rumph (Mount Forest, ON)
Marina Demore (Richmond, BC) Madison Schreyer (Winnipeg, MB)
Jennifer Dixon (Brandon, MB) Aspen Searle (Brantford, ON)
Charlotte Dolan (Port Coquitlam, BC) Chelsey Schoenfeldt (Golden Lake, ON)
Heather Ebert (Rosthern, SK) Holly Speers (Surrey, BC)
Emma Entzminger (Victoria, BC) Megan Timpf (Port Dover, ON)
Larissa Franklin (Maple Ridge, BC) Carey-Leigh Thomas (Ohsweken, ON)
Jenny Gilbert (Saskatoon, SK) Hailey Unger (Winnipeg, MB)
Sara Groenewegen (Surrey, BC) Natalie Wideman (Mississauga, ON)
Megan Gurski (Dalmeny, SK) Logan White (Brantford, ON)
Kelsey Haberl (Burnaby, BC) Jennifer Yee (North Delta, BC)
Victoria Hayward (Toronto, ON)  


Athletes named to the Women’s National Team Pool are eligible to be invited to Women’s National Team training camps and selection camps. The coaching staff reserves the right to add or remove athletes from the pool at any time.

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For more information, please contact:

Gilles LeBlanc
Manager – Marketing and Communications
Softball Canada
(613) 523-3386 ext. 3105
gleblanc@softball.ca

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