SEVEN SPARTANS TO REPRESENT CANADA IN NORCECA CHAMPIONS CUP

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Brie King

Trinity Western will be very well represented this weekend at the 2019 Men’s and Women’s NORCECA Champions Cup Tournament in Colorado Springs, Colo., as seven Spartans, including four on Canada’s women’s team and three on the men’s team, will don the Red and White.

 

The women’s contingent includes current Spartans Brie King (Langley) and Hilary Howe (Calgary) along with TWU alums Alicia Perrin (Creston, B.C.) and Kristen Moncks (Standard, Alta.), while the men’s team features current TWU athletes Eric Loeppky (Steinbach, Man.) and Derek Epp (Saskatoon) alongside alum Blake Scheerhoorn (Belleville, Ont.).

 

The Canadian men’s team kicked off the tournament facing Cuba on Thursday at 12 pm (PT) while the women meet host USA at 4 pm  (PT).

 

SCHEDULE: https://bit.ly/2Z5G4mB

 

Please note there is no scheduled web cast of this event.

 

The top team of each gender from this tournament will enter the zonal Olympic qualification tournament in January 2020. Canada will host the next pre-qualifier for men’s teams, Sept. 2-7 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the top three advance to the January tournament.

 

Women’s squad (in alphabetical order)

Cassandra Bujan, Winnipeg, MB

Jennifer Cross, Scarborough, ON

Megan Cyr, St. Andrews, MB

Sarah Chase, Campbell River, BC

Hilary Howe, Calgary, AB

Shainah Joseph, Ottawa, ON

Brie King, Langley, BC

Sara Kovac, Niagara Falls, ON

Emily Maglio, Coquitlam, BC

Kristen Moncks, Standard, AB

Alicia Ogoms, Winnipeg, MB

Alicia Perrin, Creston, BC

Kiera Van Ryk, Surrey, BC

Jazmine White, Oshawa, ON

 

Staff:

Shannon Winzer – Head Coach

Jeff Ross – Assistant Coach

Mischa Partridge – Athletic Therapist

Daniel Cuzmar Grimalt – Statistician

Bree Fraser – Team Manager

 

Men’s squad (in alphabetical order)

Ryley Barnes, Edmonton, AB

Jeremy Davies, Calgary, AB

Danny Demyanenko, Toronto, ON

Derek Epp, Saskatoon, SK

Daenan Gyimah, Scarborough, ON

Craig Ireland, Beamsville, ON

Jared Jarvis, Vaughan, ON

Byron Keturakis, Surrey, BC

Brandon Koppers, Georgetown, ON

Kevin Lebreux, Cumberland, ON

Eric Loeppky, Steinbach, MB

Jordan McConkey, Stratford, ON

Blake Scheerhoorn, Belleville, ON

Casey Schouten, Winnipeg, MB

 

Staff:

Ryan Marsden – Head Coach

Francois St. Denis – Assistant Coach

Melissa Healy – Athletic Therapist

Daniel Cuzmar Grimalt – Statistician

Julien Boucher – Team Manager