U18 Girls Rams – Team BC

Sanehpreet Basra

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 17
Position: Midfield/Defence
Club: Panthers Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2017 U18 BC Rams
National Teams: 2018 Junior Development Squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My dad introduced me



Bronwyn Bird

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Collingwood Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Sea to Sky Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC White Team, 2017 U15 BC Rams
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6
Biggest Inspiration: Joannie Rochette, a Canadian figure skater in
the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. She
received a third place medal, persevering through
the fact that her mother had passed away 3 days before
Biggest Sports Highlight: Winning the U15 Canadian Nationals with the FHBC Rams in 2017
Other Sports: Soccer, basketball, figure skating
Accomplished Family Members: Ian Bird, 2-time Olympian for field hockey in 1988
and 2000; Amanda Bird, Princeton field hockey, scored the game winning goal in Princeton’s first ever NCAA title

Jamie Borthwick

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 15
School: Rockridge Secondary School
Position: Defence
Current Club: Sea to Sky Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC White Team, 2017 U15 BC Rams
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; I wanted to play spring league with my friends
Biggest Inspiration: Though he doesn’t know it, probably my brother. He faced many setback in school and sport but always made it work and made me aggressive
Who do you admire most in sport: Erin McLeod; She had so many setbacks and still never gave up and she coached me
Long Term Sports Goals: National team, Scholarship
Biggest Sports Highlight: Making this team
Fun Fact: My dogs like to wear my old BC jerseys to cheer for the team
Awards:
– 2016: Rockridge “Prestige Award”
– 2016: MVP Rockridge basketball, soccer, field hockey
– 2016 and 2017: Honours with Distinction
– 2017: MVP Rockridge field hockey

Eve Carrothers

Hometown: Tsawassen
Age: 16
School: South Delta Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Delta Falcons Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White Team, 2016 U15 BC Blue Team, 2017 U18 BC Rams
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; I joined Falcons field hockey when I was 7, and I loved it first try!
Long Term Sports Goals: To play for Canada and University level field hockey
Accomplished Family Members: My sister plays NCAA Div 1 soccer
Awards:
– 2015: Grade 8 Athlete of the Year South Delta Secondary
– 2015: MVP Junior field hockey team South Delta Secondary
– 2018: MVP Senior field hockey team South Delta Secondary

Erin Dawson

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Handsworth Secondary School
Position: Forward
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White team, 2017 U18 BC Rams (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
– 2016-2017 Handsworth Athlete of the Year

Tara Hamilton

Hometown: North Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Handsworth Secondary School
Position: Forward
Current Club: Rob Short Academy, WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Blue team, 2017 U18 BC Lions
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 6; Joined at the beginning of elementary school with all my friends
Biggest Inspiration: My parents because of their athletic accomplishments and their support for me to pursue my athletic dreams
Long Term Sports Goals: To play on the Canadian National team and on a University team
Biggest Sports Highlight: 2017 Field Hockey Canada TID camp, Handsworth Secondary- 2017 AAA Provincial Champions
Awards:
– 2013: Vancouver Skating Club, Citizenship award
– 2016: Rob Short Coaching Academy U16 spring Top performer award
– 2017: Field Hockey BC Academy award of excellence grade 10- Player with Most Potential

Tessa Johnston

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 17
School: West Vancouver Secondary School
Future School: Will be attending University of Victoria (Social Sciences) in the Fall
Position: Forward/Defender
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC Yellow team, 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC White team, 2017 U18 BC Rams
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; Friends were begging to do it so I wanted to get on the bandwagon
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 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 and 11 Athlete of the Year Award
– 2017 & 2018 NSSSAA Field Hockey First All-Star

Bailey Mitchell

Hometown: Tsawwassen
Age: 18
School: South Delta Secondary School
Future School: University of Guelph
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Delta Falcons Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2017 U18 BC Lions
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My friend and I got signed up together
Long Term Sports Goals: To play field hockey in University
Biggest Sports Highlight: Coming 3rd place at the BC AAA Highschool Provincial Championships in 2014
Awards:
– 2016: Commitment and Leadership Award
– 2017: Patterson Plaque

Aerin Park

Hometown: Surrey
Age: 17
School: Pacific Academy
Career Aspirations: Medical Doctor
Position: Goalkeeper
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White, 2016 U15 BC Blue, 2017 U18 BC Rams
National Teams: Canadian Junior National Team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 13; A friend introduced me
Long Term Sports Goals: To represent Canada in the Olympics and become a University Student/Athlete
Biggest Sports Highlights: Being selected to the Canadian Junior National Team
Awards:
– 2013-18 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

Bronwen Rees-Wiedemann

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Crofton House School
Position: Forward/Midfield
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Yellow team (Field Hockey), 2017 U15 BC Rams, 2016 BC Basketball Summer Games team, VPSC Provincial Swim team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; Joined a club team
Long Term Sports Goals: Hope to play Field Hockey in University and/or the National team
Biggest Sports Highlights: Competing for BC in 2016 and 2017, Provincial School Field Hockey Champions, Provincial School Tennis Champions
Awards:
– 2014 Silver Medallist at BC Swimming Provincials
– 2015 Completed National Figure Skating Gold Level
– 2016 Athlete of the Year, Arbutus Figure Skating
– 2016 and 2017 Athlete of the Year, Crofton House School
– 2016 and 2017 All Rounder Award, Crofton House School
– 2016-2018 Honour Roll with Distinction
– 2017 BC Rams National Champions
– 2017 ‘Best Delegate’ Vancouver Model UN
– 2017 US National Festival Champions
– 2018 Tennis Provincials 2nd Place
– U18 Jr. Euro World Cup 4th Place

Kate Rogers

Hometown: NorthVancouver
Age: 15
School: Seycove Secondary School
Career Aspirations: A job in the engineering or design field
Position: Midfield/Defense
Current Club: WVFHC/RSCA
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Yellow Team, 2017 U15 BC Rams, Girls and Boys Baseball Select BC Teams
National Teams: FHC Junior Development Squad
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My mom had played in high school and since I’d grown up playing ice hockey and soccer she thought it would be something I’d enjoy
Biggest Inspiration: Karina Leblanc, goalie for the Canadian Women’s Soccer Team for 18 years. She taught me that if you want something bad enough to not let anything or anyone get in the way of that dream. That not everything in life comes the first time, no matter how talented you are
Who do you admire most in Sport? Hannah Haughn. Not only is she an extremely talented field hockey player, but she has the best attitude and work ethic that I’ve ever seen. She’s also one of the most humble people I know and her honesty and integrity cannot go unnoticed
Long Term Sports Goals: To be selected to the Women’s National Team and represent my country
Biggest Sports Highlights: Being selected to the FHC Junior Development Squad
Awards:
– 2015-2017, School Female Athlete of the Year
– 2015 & 2017 Provincial Champions, Metro Soccer league, team captain
– 2015-2017, Honour Roll with distinction
– 2016, Baseball BC girls select team, National Tournament bronze medalists
– 2016, Baseball BC, provincial MVP
– 2016, Provincial silver medalists, Metro Soccer league
– 2016, Boys baseball BC selects, National Tournament
– 2017, U15 FHC National Tournament Champions, 2nd highest goal scorer,
highest number of assists, co-captain
– 2017, FHBC U15 Athlete of the Year
– 2017, U.S. FH National Festival, Florida
Champions
– 2018, JDS Roster

Hannah Schoenroth

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 17
School: West Vancouver Secondary School
Future School: University of Toronto
Position: Defense
Current Club: WVFHC (Premier & U18 Thunder)
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC White team, 2016 U18 BC White team, 2017 U18 BC Rams
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 three Junior National ID Camps (2015, 2016 & 2017)
Awards:
– 2015-2017 West Van. Secondary Academic/Athletic Award
– 2017 Grade 11 Female Athlete of the Year

Nina Watson

Hometown: Vancouver
Age: 17
School: Lord Byng Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club
Provincial Teams: 2014 U15 BC White team reserve, 2015 U15 BC White team, 2016 U15 BC Blue team
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 7; My mother signed me up in grade 2
Long Term Sports Goals: Win gold for Canada in 2019/2021 Junior World Cup
Biggest Sports Highlight: Making the U18 BC Rams after a year off from the FHBC program
Accomplished Family Members: My sister plays varsity field hockey for University of Toronto
Awards:
– 2006-2012 Vancouver City Cross Country champion
– 2011 BC Cross Country Provincial Bronze medalist
– 2012 BC Cross Country Provincial Silver medalist
– 2013 BC Cross Country Provincial Gold medallist
– 2018 Vancouver City 400m hurdle gold medallist
– 2018 MVP Varsity Field Hockey, Lord Byng

Alissa Wong

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 18
School: Sentinel Secondary School
Future School: Yale University
Position: Midfield
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2015 U15 BC Blue team, 2016 U18 BC Blue team (Field Hockey), 2017 U18 BC Rams; 2013 Zone 5 BC Winter Games and Canada Games Alpine Skiing BC team
National Teams: FHC Junior Development Squad
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
Long Term Sports Goals: To play on the National team
Biggest Sports Highlight: 2017 Silver National Championship T2C Rams field hockey; 2016 Gold National Championships T2C BC Blue field hockey; 2015 Metro Soccer BC provincials Gold Medal
Accomplished Family Members: Sabrina Wong, older sister – University of Calgary field hockey, 2016 CIS Rookie of the Year, 2017 + 2018 CIS All Star team
Awards:
– U15 National Field Hockey Champions
– 2017 WVFHC Premier team Rookie of the Year
– 2018 FHBC U18 Player of the Year

Madeline Wong

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 16
School: Sentinel Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: WVFHC
Provincial Teams: 2016 U15 BC Blue Team, 2017 U15 BC Rams
Began Playing Field Hockey:
Age 6; My older sister started playing, so I started as well
Biggest Inspiration: My two older sisters for showing me how to work hard and play with confidence
Long Term Sports Goals: 
To play on the National Team or a University school team
Biggest Sports Highlight:
-2016 Silver National Championships U15 BC Blue field hockey
-2017 Gold National Championship U15 BC Rams field hockey
-2017 Metro Soccer BC provincials Bronze Medal
Career Aspirations: Health Sciences
Other Sports:
 Soccer
Accomplished Family Members: Sabrina Wong, oldest sister: University of Calgary field hockey, 2016 CIS Rookie of the Year, 2017 + 2018 CIS All Star team; Alissa Wong, older sister: Field Hockey Provincial teams T2T and T2C, Women’s National Team Junior Development Squad

Mia Zurkovic

Hometown: West Vancouver
Age: 15
School: West Vancouver Secondary School
Position: Midfield
Current Club: West Vancouver Field Hockey Club/WVSD Premier Field Hockey Academy
Provincial Teams: 2017 U15 BC Rams (Field Hockey); 2011-2016 Team BC (Rhythmic Gymnastics)
Began Playing Field Hockey: Age 8; All of my friends were playing it and it looked like fun so I joined
Biggest Inspiration: Athletes who overcome adversities
Who do you admire most in sport: I admire many athletes. I find any athlete who is determined to achieve their goal, and will do what it takes, an inspiration
Long Term Sports Goals: I want to continue to play field hockey at as high of a level as I can and see where it takes me. I aspire to one day be able to play for Canada
Biggest Sports Highlight: 1st place in 800m BC High School Track and Field Championship, 2018; 1st place 2017 FHC National Championship with U 15 Rams; RBC Training Grounds Finalist, 2018; 2nd place at Canadian Western Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, 2014; Competing at the Nationals in Rhythmic Gymnastics (2015, 2016); 2014 BC Track and Field Championship – 2nd place high jump; 2017 Cross Cross Country Provincials; 2017/18 Track and Field Provincials
Awards:
– 2016-2018 Honours with Distinction
– 2017 and 2018 Scholar Athlete Award
– 2017 and 2018 Athlete of the Year Award
– 2017 Field Hockey Academy Most Potential
– 2017 WVFHC Women’s League Most Sportsmanlike
– 2017 WVFHC Women’s League MVP
– 2017/2018 Senior Girls AAA Field Hockey All Star, North Shore
– 2018 AAA Provincial All Star Track and Field
– 2018 WVSS Outstanding Athlete

Coaches

Bubli Chohan

Daneet Sandhu