Volleyball Canada announces 2013 women’s national team

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Louis Daignault (ISN)

June 4, 2013, Winnipeb MB (ISN) – Volleyball Canada announced today its women’s national team for the 2013 season which will include CIS female athlete of the year Shanice Marcelle of Victoria. The 24 member-squad was selected following a month-long tryout in May under head coach Arntd Ludwig.

The Canadian team will compete at three international events this summer: the Pan Am Cup in Lima, Peru June 8-17 (see final roster for that tournament below), the World University Games in Kazan, Russia July 6-16 and the NORCECA (North and Central America and Caribbean) Championships in Omaha, Nebraska September 14-22.

Team Canada will also host a Canada Cup/Exhibition Series in Winnipeg from August 19-23. More details will follow in the upcoming weeks:

A) Canadian women’s national volleyball team for the 2013 season.

Outside Hitters:

Lisa Barclay, Brandon , MB,, University of British Columbia

Shanice Marcelle, Victoria BC, UBC

Brittney Page, Vernon BC, Barbar D’X-Elles (Belgium)

Tabi Love, Daupin, MB, Caguas Criollas (Puerto Rico)

Dana Cranston, Fort St. John, BC, Colorado State University

Marie-Pier Murray- Methot, Quebec City, Montichiari Volley Femminile (Italy)

Marie-Sophie Nadeau, Saint Aime, QC, 23 years old, University of Montreal

Kyla Richey, Robert’s Creek, BC, SC Potsdam (Germany)

Krista Zubick, St. Albert, AB, University of Alberta

Sam Clarey, Roseneath, ON, Syracuse University

Tricia Mayba, Winnipeg, MB, Full-Time Training Centre (Winnipeg)

Middle Blockers:

Alicia Perrin, Creston BC, Trinity Western University

Kelly Nyhof, Georgetown, ON, Humber College

Marisa Field, Kelowna BC, Istres Ouest Provence (France)

Jaimie Thibeault, Sylvan Lake AB, E.S. Cannet Rocheville (France)

Tasha Holness, Calgary, AB, Voleil Tomis 2004 Constanta (Romania)

Lucy Charuk, Tsawwassen, BC, ZOK Split 1700 (Croatia)

Alicia Ogoms, Winnipeg, MB, University of Southern California

Setters:

Megan Cyr, St. Andrews, MB, North Caroline State University

Kelci French, Okotoks AB, Trinity Western Univeristy

Dani Smith, Beaverlodge, AB, Vancouver Island Univeristy

Jennifer Lundquist, Surrey, BC, Montana State Univeristy

Liberos:

Janie Guimond, Becancour, QC, 29 years old, Kopenicker Sport Club (Germany)

Tesca Andrew-Wasylik, Unionville, ON, 22 years old, Full-Time Training Centre (Winnipeg)

B) Here is the 12-member Canadian roster for the Pan Am Cup June 8-17 in Lima, Peru:

Outside Hitters:

Lisa Barclay, Brandon , MB,, University of British Columbia

Shanice Marcelle, Victoria BC, UBC

Brittney Page, Vernon BC, Barbar D’X-Elles (Belgium)

Tabi Love, Daupin, MB, Caguas Criollas (Puerto Rico)

Marie-Pier Murray- Methot, Quebec City, Montichiari Volley Femminile (Italy)

Kyla Richey, Robert’s Creek, BC, SC Potsdam (Germany)

Middle Blockers:

Marisa Field, Kelowna BC, Istres Ouest Provence (France)

Jaimie Thibeault, Sylvan Lake AB, E.S. Cannet Rocheville (France)

LucyCharuk, Tsawwassen, BC, ZOK Split 1700 (Croatia)

Setters:

Dani Smith, Beaverlodge, AB, Vancouver Island Univeristy

Jennifer Lundquist, Surrey, BC, Montana State Univeristy

Libero:

Janie Guimond, Becancour, QC, Kopenicker Sport Club (Germany)

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