Island youth to represent Canada
Field Hockey Canada has announced a U18 and U16 Canadian junior national squad to travel and play internationally this year. The Under-1u team will travel to France in April for a training tour and test series from April 12-23. Meanwhile, an Under-16 squad is set to compete in the prestigious International Den Bosch tournament in the Netherlands from May 27-29. In addition, a Junior National team roster was announced to compete in the upcoming 2023 Junior Pan American Championships held in Barbados this April
The island will be well represented as Victoria’s Monet Thurbide (Oak Bay High School – Lynx Club) and Neeve Unger (Glenlyon Norfolk School – Lynx Club) have been named to the U16 travelling roster. Victoria’s Kendyll Adams (St. Michael’s University School – Lynx Club) has been named a reserve.
See U16 announcement: https://fieldhockey.ca/field-hockey-canada-announces-u16-national-team/
The U18 roster will feature St. Michael’s University School’s Amanda Adams, Rebecca Stone and Wynn Brown, as well as Oak Bay High’s Maddie Hunter and Anais Chace. All five play for the Lynx Club in Victoria.
See U18 announcement: https://fieldhockey.ca/field-hockey-canada-announces-u18-national-team/
Heading to represent Canada at the Junior Pan American Championships in Barbados in April are Victoria players and UVic Vikes Julia Boraston (Lynx), Libby Hogg (Lynx) and Nora Struchtrup (Sailors). The trio are becoming a staple on the international scene having returned from a tour in Mexico in January 2023.
See Junior National team announcement: https://fieldhockey.ca/field-hockey-canada-announces-junior-womens-national-team/
All teams will be fundraising to cover their levies. You can make a donation to the respective NextGEN or Junior program pages or search the individual athlete pages to show your support: https://fieldhockey.ca/adopt-an-athlete/
Monet Thurbide – U16
Neeve Unger- U16
Kendyll Adams – U16 reserve
Amanda Adams – U18
Rebecca stone – U18
Wynn Brown – U18
Maddie Hunter – U18
Anais Chace – U18
Julia Boraston – U21
Libby Hogg – U21
Nora Struchtrup – U21