July2013

Team Canada Ready for Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

July 16, 2013

Oklahoma City, OK


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16th, 2013

Team Canada Ready for Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship

 

(Oklahoma City, OK) The Canadian Senior Women’s National Team is ready to compete at the 2013 Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship in Surrey, BC this week. The team arrived on Monday following the completion of the General Tire World Cup of Softball VIII held in Oklahoma City, where Canada finished in a three-way tie for first place with Japan in the United States in the preliminary round, but lost 4-3 in eight innings to Australia on the Bronze medal game to finish fourth.

Australia, Canada, Japan, the United States, Venezuela and the California A’s club team will compete in the Women’s International division of the event, with all six teams advancing to the playoff round.

The athletes who will represent Team Canada at the Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship from July16-22 in Surrey, BC are:

Athletes

 

Meagan Baird

 

Ajax, ON

 

Jenna Caira

 

Toronto, ON

 

Jocelyn Cater

 

Delta, BC

 

Marina Demore

 

Richmond, BC

 

Heather Ebert

 

Rosthern, SK

 

Larissa Franklin

 

Maple Ridge, BC

 

Jennifer Gilbert

 

Saskatoon, SK

 

Sara Groenewegen

 

Surrey, BC

 

Kelsey Haberl

 

Burnaby, BC

 

Victoria Hayward

 

Toronto, ON

 

Brittany Hicks

 

Dundas, ON

 

Sara Hopwood

 

Richmond, BC

 

Caitlin Lever

 

Buffalo, NY

 

Joey Lye

 

Toronto, ON

 

Sara Plourde

 

Bristol, CT

 

Erika Polidori

 

Brantford, ON

 

Victoria Rumph

 

Mount Forest, ON

 

Megan Timpf

 

Port Dover, ON

 

Natalie Wideman

 

Mississauga, ON

 

Jenn Yee

 

North Delta, BC

 

 

Coaching Staff

 

Assistant Coach

 

Dave Paetkau

 

Abbotsford, BC

 

Assistant Coach

 

Glenn Boles

 

St. Catharines, ON

 

Assistant Coach

 

Ken Leavoy

 

Vancouver, BC

 

Assistant Coach

 

Erin Cumpstone

 

Saskatoon, SK

 

Assistant Coach

 

Rob Guenter

 

Victoria, BC

 

Team Leader

 

Lisa Down

 

Saskatoon, SK

 

Pysiotherapist

 

Laurie Freebairn

 

Maple Ridge, BC

 

 

Canadian Open – Team Canada Schedule

 

July 16

 

Canada vs. California A’s

 

6:30pm PDT

 

July 17

 

Canada vs. Australia

 

7:00pm PDT

 

July 18

 

Canada vs. Japan

 

6:30pm PDT

 

July 19

 

Canada vs. Venezuela

 

1:00pm PDT

 

July 19

 

Canada vs. United States

 

6:30pm PDT

 

July 20

 

Playoff Round

 

TBD

 

July 21

 

Playoff Round

 

TBD

 

July 22

 

Medal Round

 

TBD

 

 

-SC-

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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