Team Atlantic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

TEAM ATLANTIC PREPARES FOR 2013 WOMEN’S UNDER-18 CHAMPIONSHIP IN CALGARY

Dartmouth, NS – The Team Atlantic Female Under-18 squad is getting ready for the Women’s Under-18 National Championship beginning next week in Calgary. The team will travel to Calgary on Sunday, November 3rd and hit the ice for two practices on Monday and again on Tuesday before beginning round-robin play on Wednesday when they take on Ontario Blue at 4:00pm (MST).

For a complete tournament schedule, please visit: http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/National-Championships/Women/National-U18/2013/Schedule-Results

This year’s Team Atlantic Female Under-18 team is comprised of players from each of the four Atlantic provinces: Nova Scotia - six (6) players; New Brunswick- eight (8) players; Newfoundland and Labrador - three (3) players; Prince Edward Island - three (3) players.

The 2013 National Women’s Under-18 Championship will be held in Calgary from November 6th to 10th 2013. All games will be played at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park. Further tournament details can be found at http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/National-Championships/Women/National-U18/2013.aspx.

Team Atlantic Female Under-18 official roster (for a detailed roster, please see attached .pdf file):

GOALIES

Marlene Boissonnault – Dundee, NB
Carly Jackson – Amherst, NS

DEFENCE

Catherine Haché – Miramichi, NB
Allie Munroe – Yarmouth, NS
Madison Murphy – Quispamsis, NB
Savannah Newton – Middle Sackville, NS
Marie-Jo Pelletier – Dalhousie, NB
Julie Theriault – Campbellton, NB

FORWARDS

Ashtyn Bartlett – Durham Bridge, NB
Sarah Bujold – Riverview, NB
Noemie Chiasson – Tracadie-Sheila, NB
Amy Curlew – Goose Bay, NL
Marilyn Fortin – Cornwall, PE
Natalie Keeping – Bay Roberts, NL
Jennifer MacAskill – Auld’s Cove, NS
Brette Pettet – Kentville, NS
Heather Richards – St. Anthony, NL
Lydia Schurman – Summerside, PE
Catherine Tufts – Church Point, NS
Emma Weatherbie – Frenchfort, PE

Team Atlantic Female Under-18 Staff:

Zach Ball, Head Coach (Sackville, NB)
Genna Phelan, Assistant Coach (Charlottetown, PE)
Colin Carroll, Assistant Coach (Corner Brook, NL)
Jack Hartigan, Goaltending Coach (Bedford, NS)
Chris Rinehart, Therapist (Oromocto, NB)
Steve Richardson, Equipment Manager (Moncton, NB)
Brad Taylor, Director of Operations (Bedford, NS)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Brad Taylor
Director of Operations, Team Atlantic
902.454.9400 (p)
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