Softball Canada Announces 2013 ISF Junior Women’s World Championship Roster

Published by Gilles LeBlanc

Published on June 24, 2013

(Ottawa, ON) Softball Canada is pleased to announce the seventeen (17) players who have been selected to represent Canada at the 2013 ISF X Junior Women’s World Championship in Brampton, Ontario from July 1-7. Softball Canada recently held a pair of regional evaluation camps, followed by a final selection camp that concluded on Friday.

“The coaching staff and I are thrilled to work with this group of young athletes as we lead them to the ISF Junior Women’s World Championship on our home turf” said Junior Women’s National Team Head Coach Melissa Basilio. “To represent your country and wear the name across your chest is the highest honour. These young women showed a tremendous amount of heart and commitment over the course of the selection process, earning them a spot on our Junior National Team. I am confident that they will continue to represent our country with great pride and continue to work hard towards a gold medal on the World stage.”

The athletes who have been selected by the coaching staff to represent Canada at the 2013 ISF X Junior Women’s World Championship in Brampton, Ontario from July 1-7 are:

Athletes

#23 Jordan Beck Vancouver, BC
#20 Riley Carter Uxbridge, ON
#18 Miranda Castiglione Brampton, ON
#13 Jocelyn Cater Delta, BC
#2 Victoria Charters Winnipeg, MB
#19 Emma Entzminger Victoria, BC
#44 Sara Groenewegen Surrey, BC
#15 Chelsea Jenner Abbotsford, BC
#14 Janet Leung Mississauga, ON
#21 Lindsey Ogilvie Surrey, BC
#11 Alexandra Sagl Burlington, ON
#28 Madison Schreyer Winnipeg, MB
#9 Aspen Searle Brantford, ON
#6 Holly Speers Surrey, BC
#7 Chelsea Strandlund Victoria, BC
#5 Hailey Unger Winnipeg, MB
#4 Keeley Van Blaricom Southey, SK


Alternates

Paige Haley Pickering, ON
Brittney-Jo Moffatt Curve Lake, ON


Coaching Staff

Head Coach Melissa Basilio Pickering, ON
Assistant Coach Alison Bradley Pinkerton, ON
Assistant Coach Glenn Boles St. Catharines, ON
Assistant Coach Keith Mackintosh Saskatoon, SK
Assistant Coach Rob Guenter Victoria, BC
Assistant Coach Ken Leavoy Vancouver, BC
Athletic Therapist Nikki Antonopoulos Caledon, ON
Team Leader Lisa Down Saskatoon, SK
Manager – National Teams Mike Branchaud Ottawa, ON


ISF Junior Women’s World Championship – Team Canada Schedule

July 1 Canada vs. Venezuela 11:30am EDT
July 1 Canada vs. Great Britain 2:00pm EDT
July 2 Canada vs. Czech Republic 2:30pm EDT
July 2 Canada vs. Korea 7:30pm EDT
July 3 Canada vs. Puerto Rico 12:00pm EDT
July 3 Canada vs. United States 7:30pm EDT
July 4 Canada vs. New Zealand 7:30pm EDT
July 5 Playoff Round TBD
July 6 Playoff Round TBD
July 7 Medal Round TBD


All tournament games will be webstreamed by SportsCanada.tv for a one-time cost of $10.00, and will also have Pointstreak live scoring available for free. For more information about the event, please visit the official tournament website at http://www.jwwc2013.com or the International Softball Federation (ISF) website at http://www.isfsoftball.org.

How to Follow Team Canada

Softball Canada Website http://www.softball.ca
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/SoftballCanada
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/SoftballCanadaNSO


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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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