U18 Girls Rams – Team BC

Sanehpreet Basra

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 16
Club: Panthers Field Hockey Club

 

 

 

 

Georgia Booker

Hometown: Richmond
Age: 17
School: R.A. McMath Secondary School
Position: Midfield/Forward
Current Club: India Club Premier
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; I would watch my sister play and thought it would be fun so I joined
Fun Facts: Sister, Delaney Booker, will also be at Nationals with the U23 Provincial Team

Eve Carrothers

Hometown: Tsawassen
Age: 15
School: South Delta Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club (previously played for the Delta Falcons Field Hockey Club)
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White Team, 2016 U15 BC Blue Team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; My parents introduced me to it
Biggest Inspiration: My sister because she has worked really hard and has succeeded with Soccer and has inspired me because she is so positive and supportive
Long Term Sports Goals: To play for my Country and in University
Biggest Sports Highlight: Representing my Province in the 2015 & 2016 Field Hockey Nationals
Fun Facts: I was a ballet dancer for 10 years, starting when I was 5 years old

Dakota Chan

Hometown: Richmond
Age: 17
School: RA McMath Secondary School
Position: All, except Goalie
Current Club: Richmond Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2013-15 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC Blue Team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My mom signed me up and my first coach was Kaelan Watson
Biggest Inspiration: My mom because she always pushes me to be the best person/player I can be on and off the field. She knows what it is like to play a high level sport and has passed on her athletic experience to me. I wouldn’t be where I am now if it weren’t for her.
Who do you admire most in sport? Karli Johansen. I play with Karli on Club India Premier and she is super encouraging, a great leader and can throw wicked aerials.
Long Term Sports Goals: Play for Canada at the Olympics, get a sports scholarship, contine to be active in the sports I love for my entire life
Biggest Sports Highlight: 2015 Junior (U15) FHBC Player of the Year, Being named to the Junior Development Squad (2o15-17), McMath Female Athlete of the Year – Grade 8-11, 2016 U18 National Champions
Awards:
– 2013-2017 McMath Principal’s Honour Roll (96%+)
– 2013-2017 McMath Female Athlete of the Year (Grade 8 – 11)
– 2014-2017 Straight A Achievement Award
– 2014/15 McMath Level 1 Service Award
– 2015/16 & 2016/17 McMath Level 2 Service Award
– 2015-16 McMath Photography 2 – Top Student

Erin Dawson

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Handsworth Secondary School
Position: Forward
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White team (Field Hockey) & 2016 Alpine Ski Racing BC team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; Played in Spring League with WVFHC as I grew up and continue to play to this day
Long Term Sports Goals: Playing for Team Canada or a Varsity Team
Accomplished Family Members: My Dad, competed at a high level in Track & Field
Awards:
– 2011 & 2016 Sportsmanship Award – Ski Racing
– 2016/17 Handsworth Athlete of the Year

Leina Dueck

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 18
School: Carson Graham Secondary School
Future School: University of Victoria
Position: Forward
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC White team, 2015 U16 BC White team, 2016 U18 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; My parents’ friends were coaching a team and they thought it would be a great sport to play in Spring after Soccer
Biggest Inspiration: My dad because he was a high performance athlete in high school and University and he motivates me to do well
Who do you admire most in sport? Hannah Haughn because I’m pretty tiny and she’s pretty tiny but a smart, quick and powerful player
Long Term Sports Goals: To play for Team Canada and a Varsity University team
Biggest Sports Highlights: Winning the 2016 U18 Field Hockey National Championship, Winning my second BC High School AAA Girls Rugby Provincial Championship in 2017 and receiving Prestigious ‘President 15’ Award
Accomplished Family Members: My dad was a competitive rower and a Nationally carded athlete; My mom is an award winning Actor/Theatre Artist
Awards:
– 2014-15 Carson Graham Junior Scholar Athlete of the Year
– 2015 & 2016 U17 North Shore Soccer Club League Champions (Co-Captain)
– 2016 & 2017 AAA Senior Girls Rugby Provincial Champion
– 2017 BC High School Wrestling, 4th in the Province
– 2017 Girls Rugby ‘President 15’ Award (MVP Award for the Rugby season)

Izzy Fraser

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Magee Secondary School
Position: Midfield/Forward
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Blue team, 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; My parents signed me up as an alternate sport to play when Soccer had ended
Biggest Inspiration: Kayla Montgomery, a U.S. long-distance runner who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, devoted herself to running, currently competing and setting records
Long Term Sports Goals: To continue to play at a high level
Biggest Sports Highlights: Winning Gold at the Soccer Provincial A Cup in 2016, Winning Gold at the 2016 U18 National Field Hockey Championship with BC Blue, and being named to the Tier 1 Junior National Development Squad for Field Hockey in 2017
Accomplished Family Members: Twin Brother, Sam is a member of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet; Cousin, Ashley, plays Field Hockey for Duke
Awards:
– 2013 Vancouver FC Most Versatile Player (Soccer)
– 2014 Magee’s Athlete of the Season (Soccer)
– 2015 Magee’s Female Athlete of the Year
– 2015 & 2016 Fair Play Award Provincial A Cup (Soccer)
– 2016 Most Inspirational Player (Senior Field Hockey)

Nora Goddard-Despot

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Handsworth Secondary School
Position: Midfield/Defense
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Yellow team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 5; My parents signed me up to play
Biggest Inspiration: My little sisters because they always work really hard
Who do you admire most in Sport? Brie Theisen-Eaton because of how hard-working and determined she is
Long Term Sports Goals: To play for Canada and to get a scholarship to play Field Hockey in the US
Biggest Sports Highlight:
– Qualified for 4 events in track for the BC High School Championships 2016/17
– 7th overall in the 100-meter sprint at the BC High School Track Provincials 2016/17
– NSSSAA Champions: Handswoth Jr. Field Hockey Team
– Vancouver Women’s Field Hockey Association Division 2 Champions
– BC Soccer Premier League Provincial Cup Champions 2016
Awards:
– 2015-17 Honour Roll
– 2016/17 Grade 10 Athlete of the Year, Handsworth Secondary School
– 2016/17 NVSD/FHBC Academy Top Grade 10 Athlete
– 2016/17 NVSD/FHBC Academy Top Overall Athlete
– 2016 & 2017 Referee of the Year Award, NSYSA

Tessa Johnston

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 17
School: West Vancouver Secondary School
Position: Forward
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC White team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; Friends were begging to do it so I wanted to get on the badwagon
Biggest Inspiration: My parents because they always push me, are always behind me 100% and know whats best for me
Who do you admire most in Sport? Jess Barnett because she has been a huge supporter for me and I hope I can be as good as her one day, and get the opportunities she had
Long Term Sports Goals: Go to University in the States or Canada on scholarship and play on the Canadian Women’s National team
Biggest Sports Highlight: Being able to represent my Province at Nationals last summer and meet all the other talented players in my Province and Country
Awards: Grade 9 & 10 Athlete Award

Aerin Park

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 16
School: Pacific Academy
Position: Goalkeeper
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White, 2016 U15 BC Blue
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 13; A friend introduced me
Biggest Inspiration: My dad because he is always there taking me to practices, watching me play, and encouraging me to become better
Who do you admire most in Sport? Maddie Hince because she is an amazing goalkeeper
Long Term Sports Goals: To represent Canada in the Olympics and become a University Student/Athlete
Biggest Sports Highlights: Winning Silver at the 2016 U16 National Championship and being named to the Junior Development Squad in 2017
Accomplished Family Members: My Dad is a Professor, Scholar and Entrepreneur
Awards:
– 2013-17 Headmaster Award (Highest Academic Honour), Pacific Academy
– 2013-16 Basketball MVP, Pacific Academy
– 2014 U13 Provincial Volleyball Champions
– 2015 U14 Provincial Basketball Champions
– 2016 FHBC Junior Player of the Year – U15 Female

Hanaa Punja

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 18
School: Crofton House School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: India Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Blue team, 2015 & 2016 U18 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My mother put me into a variety of sports at a young age, and luckily Field Hockey was one of them

 

Aish Sander

Hometown: Richmond
Age: 15
School: R.A. McMath Secondary School
Position: Midfield/Forward
Current Club: Richmond Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; Followed in the footsteps of my older sister, Harmony Sander

 

Hannah Schoenroth

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 16
School: West Vancouver Secondary School
Position: Defense
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White team, 2016 U18 BC White team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; My Mom put together a Spring League team
Long Term Sports Goals: Continue to play Field Hockey at a high level, Graduate from University
Biggest Inspiration: My parents because they have always been great role models for me
Who do you admire most in Sport? Rachel Donohoe of the FHC WNT. I have enjoyed watching Rachel develop from a WVFHC athlete to an international Field Hockey player.
Biggest Sports Highlight: Making 3 BC teams, and attending two Junior National ID Camps (2015 & 2016)
Awards: 2015 & 2016 West Van. Secondary Academic/Athletic Award

Kelsie Stephenson

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Collingwood School
Position: Forward
Current Club: Rob Short Coaching Academy, West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC Yellow team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; All my friends were signing up for Spring League so my mom signed me up too!
Biggest Inspiration: My older brother because he has always played Ice Hockey at a high level and I want to be like him
Who do you admire most in Sport? Nicky Bajus (a close family friend) because she has always played at a high level and is a very versatile, skilled player who always puts in 100%
Long Term Sports Goals: To play Field Hockey in University and play for Team Canada
Biggest Sports Highlight: Being invited to the Field Hockey Canada talent ID camp for the past 2 years and playing on a Provincial Team for the past 3 years
Awards:
– 2015 U16 Field Hockey National Silver Medal
– 2015 & 2016 North Shore High School Athletic Association 2nd Team All-Star
– 2015 CalCup U16 Silver Medal (RSCA)
– 2016 CalCup U16 Gold Medal (RSCA)
– 2017 Honours in School Colours and Service
– 2017 Top Math Student Award

Chloe Walton

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Argyle Secondary School
Position: Forward/Defense
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC team, 2015 U15 BC White team, 2016 U18 BC White team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6
Biggest Inspiration: Anthony Beyrouti, my Basketball Coach. He believes “work hard, deserve victory.”
Who do you admire most in Sport? Michelle Passant (Ring), my coach and first captain of the Canadian National Soccer team. I love her philosophy of sport.
Long Term Sports Goals: Field Hockey National team
Biggest Sports Highlight: Winning the BC Provincial AAA Junior Basketball Championship
Awards:
– 2016/17 Lower Mainland Senior Girls Basketball 1st Team All-Star
– 2016/17 North Shore Field Hockey 1st Team All-Star
– 2017 Argyle Grade 11 Female Athlete of the Year

Alissa Wong

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Sentinel Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team & 2016 U18 BC Blue team (Field Hockey); 2013 Zone 5 BC Winter Games and Canada Games Alpine Skiing BC team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; My older sister started playing, so I started as well
Biggest Inspiration: My older sister for her determination and confidence
Who do you admire most in Sport? Lionel Messi for his skills and ability to dribble through anybody
Long Term Sports Goals: To play on the National team or a University school team
Biggest Sports Highlight: Winning Gold at the 2016 U18 National Championship and at the 2015 Metro Soccer BC Provincials
Accomplished Family Members: Sabrina Wong, Sister, named All-CIS Rookie of the Year (Field Hockey), made T2T & T2C Provincial Field Hockey teams, plus Alpine Ski Race Provincial rank 7th.
Awards:
– 2014 USAFH National Festival, RSCA U19 Gold Medal
– 2015 CalCup, RSCA U16 Silver Medal
-2016 CalCup, RSCA U16 Gold Medal

Coaches

Julie King

Dani Hennig