Ringette Canada announces athletes advancing to next phase of senior national team selection process

Ottawa, ON – May 11, 2017 – Following the senior Team Canada selection camp held in Mississauga at the end of April, Ringette Canada is pleased to announce that twenty-four athletes are advancing to the next phase of the selection process. These athletes will gather in Calgary from June 15-18 for the next selection camp in the hopes of securing a spot on the roster for the 2017 world ringette championship that will take place from November 27 to December 3, 2017 at Hershey Centre in Mississauga.

The athletes advancing to the next phase are as follows:

Alberta
Breanna Beck – Red Deer
Dailyn Bell – Lacombe
Jamie Bell – Lacombe
Shaundra Bruvall – Calgary
Robyn Gillespie – Sherwood Park
Christianne Varty – Calgary
Lindsay Vink – Lacombe

Manitoba
Amy Clarkson – St. Andrews

Ontario
Sheri Adams – Dorchester
Allison Biewald – Ottawa
Melissa Breslin – Oshawa
Taylor Campbell – Tillsonburg
Jacqueline Gaudet – Waterdown
Chantal Gauthier – Pickering
Sydney Granger – Dorchester
Erika Kiviaho – Sudbury
Paige Nosal – St. Clements
Shae Reaman – Mount Forest
Erica Voss – Toronto
Kaitlyn Youldon – Ottawa
Kelsey Youldon – Ottawa

Quebec
Maude Charbonneau – Ste-Julie

New Brunswick
Martine Caissie – Bouctouche
Jasmine Leblanc – Dieppe

Barb Bautista (Calgary) leads the senior national team as head coach, along with assistant coach Sharolyn Wouters (Port Perry, ON), head athletic therapist Connie Klassen (Victoria), mental performance consultant Carl Nienhuis (Abbotsford), and strength and conditioning consultant Nick Westcott (Ottawa).

About Ringette
Ringette is a Canadian sport that was invented in 1963 in North Bay, Ontario by the late Sam Jacks. There are currently over 30,000 players on nearly 2,000 teams across Canada, with over 1,500 officials and nearly 8000 coaches. Internationally, it is played in more than a half a dozen other countries around the world. Ringette has been designated a Heritage Sport by Sport Canada and as part of the Sport for Life movement, ringette is well advanced at adapting Sport Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development model. As a proud member of True Sport, Ringette Canada is committed to sport that is values-based and principle-driven. For more information, please refer to the Ringette Canada Web site at www.ringette.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

Alayne Martell
Media and Public Relations | Relations de presse et publiques
Ringette Canada | Ringuette Canada
National Ringette League | Ligue Nationale de Ringuette
Phone | Téléphone : (613) 748-5655, ext. 226
Cell : (902) 308-1067
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