International & NPF

Canada Releases List of Players To Be Part of 2019

On Thursday, Team Canada announced the list of thirty-four (34) athletes who have been named to the 2019 Women’s National Team Athlete Pool and the thirty (30) athletes who have been invited to attend a Selection Camp in Fort Myers, Fl in January 2019.

The Women’s National Team is coming off an impressive summer, capturing the Gold medal at the Canada Cup International Softball Championship in Surrey, B.C. and earning Bronze at the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan. The 2019 season will feature a pair of high-profile events, as Canada will compete both in the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru and the WBSC Americas Olympic Qualifier.


“2018 was an exciting summer, and we saw some impressive team and individual performances,” said Mark Smith, Softball Canada’s High-Performance Director and Head Coach for the Women’s National Team in a press release. “Now it’s back to the gym to put in the miles and work to get ready for what will be an extremely competitive camp in January.”

Below is the list of 34 players on Team Canada pool to pick from for the roster.

  • Brianna Aguilar-Beaucage
  • Lauren Bay
  • Sierra Bertrand
  • Kara Bilodeau
  • Shianne Brannan
  • Kristen Brown
  • Jenna Caira
  • Savannah Copeland
  • Emma Entzminger
  • Alysen Febrey
  • Larissa Franklin
  • Kenzie Friesen
  • Jennifer Gilbert
  • Sara Groenewegen
  • Victoria Hayward
  • Karissa Hovinga
  • Kelsey Jenkins
  • Rebecca Jones
  • Danielle Lawrie-Locke .- You can listen to an Interview with Lawrie from “In The Circle’s  July 19.
  • Janet Leung
  • Joey Lye   – You can listen to an interview with Lye from In The Circle’s April 12th episode.
  • Grace Messmer
  • Callum Pilgrim
  • Sara Plourde
  • Erika Polidori
  • Kaleigh Rafter
  • Nicole Rivait
  • Victoria Rumph
  • Jennifer Salling
  • Nicole Schroeder
  • Holly Speers
  • Brooke Vander Heide
  • Allyse Volpe
  • Natalie Wideman

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