Ladies League announces annual award winners


April 15, 2014, VICTORIA, B.C. (ISN) – At the annual Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey general meeting, on April 14, the major award winners, division winners, playoff winners and all-star teams were announced.

First division midfielder and member of the Mariners team, Ali Lee, was named the most outstanding player of the season. From the Lynx II team, Wildcats and Junior National team Lindsay Cole was named the top junior player. Executive member and long-time Oak Bay player Arlene Baker was  named the Christine Trophy winner for all-around sportsmanship, ability and service to the league. 

The Hibbert Trophy – Most Outstanding Player
Awarded to the most outstanding player in the association. Players in any division are eligible for this award. The Hibbert family, of Victoria, donated this trophy. Nita Hibbert played in the association and was the league’s social director.

2013-14 Winner:  Ali Lee, Mariners

The Foley Shield – Most Improved Umpire
Awarded to the most improved umpire in the association.

2013:14 Winner: Kevin Burns

The Christine Trophy – Ability, Sportsmanship and Service 
Awarded to a member of the association who best combines sportsmanship, ability and service to VILFHA. Joy Speight donated the trophy, which was named for after her daughter.

2013-14 Winner: Arlene Baker

The Trelawney Shield – Most Outstanding Under 18 Player
Presented to a young player (18 and under) who best combines ability, leadership and sportsmanship. Ruth Trelawney, who was a member of VILFHA and the Canadian national team that competed in Jamaica in 1968, donated this shield.

2013-14 Winner: Lindsay Cole, Lynx

These awards are given out annually to the most sportsmanship team in each division (1, 2 and 3). Each team votes for a team in their division they felt was the most sportsmanlike.

2013-14 Division 1 Winner: Patriots
2013-14 Division 2 Winner: Lynx 2
2013-14 Division 3 Winner: Pirates

These awards are given out annually to the player that is voted most outstanding within the division they are registered in. This player will impact the league through leadership, ability or service to their team.

2013-14 Division 1 MVP: Perri Espeseth (Mariners)
2013-14 Division 2 MVP: Brittany Smith (Lynx 2)
2013-14 Division 3 MVP: Theresa Kennedy (Demons/Devils)

Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Sailors
Division 3: Pirates

Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Sailors
Division 3: Stellers

These awards are given out annually to the players that are voted most outstanding within the division they are registered in.

Division 1
Heather Wheatley, Patriots

Sandy Zinkowski, Patriots

Cara Jay, Patriots

Lexi De Armond, Lynx 1

Jenna Dhillon, Lynx 1

Ella Mosky, Lynx 1

Kristina Walters-Shumka, Lynx 1

Ali Lee, Mariners

Chelsea Rabey, Mariners

Perri Espeseth, Marines

Ali Anderson, Flickers

Sara Lowes, Flickers

Division 2
Sara Brant, Sailors

Christine Munro, Sailors

Joy Shumka, Sailors

Melissa Puckett, Sailors

Brittany Smith, Lynx 2

Lindsay Cole, Lynx 2

Anna Mollenhauer, Lynx 2

Sunny Jun, Blue Jays

Sandy Grimwood, Blue Jays

Meena Sran, Blue Jays

Sara Goodman, Cardinals

Emma Dame, Cardinals

Division 3
Theresa Kennedy, Devils

Shelley Andrews, Demons

Brenda Lockhart, Kestrals

Amy Jones, Renegades

Nicole Gaul, Lynx 3

Caitlin Hastings, Lynx 3

Heather Crisp, Pirates

Jane Shumka, Pirates

Lisa Grambart, Pirates

Kyla Bulincx, Ravens

Nicole Little, Ravens

Jill Dayton, Stellers

Sue Fraser, Stellers

Stephanie Yeats, Stellers


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