New women’s Junior Development Squad named

Women’s Junior Development Squad roster refreshed following completion of National Championships

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Canada’s Women’s National Program has updated its Junior Development Squad (JDS) after the completion of the 2016 Field Hockey Under-16 and Under-18 National Championships.

The updated list of athletes will focus on the upcoming four-year junior cycle which culminates with the Junior World Cup in 2020.

“I thought the level of competition (at the Nationals) was impressive,” says Women’s Junior National Team Head Coach Steph Andrews. “The level of development of the year since the last Nationals was good. I think the talent pool is definitely growing.”

Many members of the previous Junior Development Squad competed in the recent National Championships and a handful – including Margaret Pham, Hannah Eborall, and Jaslan Stirling – took part in the previous World Cup cycle, which came to an end for Canada this year at the Junior Women’s Pan American Championship in Trinidad and Tobago.

Other athletes have made their way onto the 30-woman roster for the first time.

The squad will convene in Vancouver, British Columbia for a Junior Development Camp in August.

 

2016 Canadian Women’s Junior Development Squad

First Name Last Name  Province
Madison Babineau Ontario
Emily Buttinger Ontario
Rebecca Carvahlo Ontario
Dekota Chan British Columbia
Madison Connell British Columbia
Anna Constanzo Ontario
Natalie Dalton British Columbia
Hanaa Davis British Columbia
Hannah Eborall Ontario
Jordyn Faiczak Ontario
Robin Fleming British Columbia
Izzy Fraser British Columbia
Sara Goodman British Columbia
Anna Gosney British Columbia
Mackenzie Jenzen Ontario
Katie Lynnes Ontario
Camilla MacGillivray Alberta
Cassandra Mascarenhas Ontario
Samantha McCrory Ontario
Anna Mollenhauer British Columbia
Elizabeth O’Hara Ontario
Madeline Osgarby Ontario
Aerin Park British Columbia
Margaret Pham Ontario
Hanaa Punja British Columbia
Thora Rae British Columbia
Brie Ricker British Columbia
Kayla Sliz Ontario
Jaslan Stirling Ontario
Alissa Wong British Columbia

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