Canada women's national field hockey team

The Canada women's national field hockey team participates in international field hockey competitions. In 1991, the Canadian men's and women's programs united under the national umbrella of Field Hockey Canada to share funding and infrastructure.[2] The women's team made its first international appearance at the 1978 Women's Hockey World Cup in Madrid, Spain, finishing in fifth place. They were the runner-up at the 1983 Women's Hockey World Cup and the bronze medalists at the 1986 Women's Hockey World Cup.

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AssociationPAHF (Americas)
ConfederationField Hockey Canada
CoachGiles Bonnet
CaptainKate Wright
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FIH ranking
Current 14 Increase 1 (1 March 2020)[1]

The Canadian women's team participated in the women's international tournament for the first time in 1956. In 1979 Canada hosted 18 countries in Vancouver for that world event; Canada placed 8th. The 1978 Canadian team was the first to enter the Women's World Cup, and placed 5th.

Current RosterEdit

The following 18 players were named in the Canada squad for the FIH Series Finals in Valencia, Spain from 19–27 June, 2019.[3]

Head coach: Giles Bonnet

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
1 GK Kaitlyn Williams (1989-08-15) 15 August 1989 (age 30) 149   Royal Victory
2 GK Lauren Logush (1995-03-21) 21 March 1995 (age 25) 48   LOHC

8 DF Elise Wong (1998-01-21) 21 January 1998 (age 22) 21   Princeton University
9 DF Danielle Hennig (1990-12-23) 23 December 1990 (age 29) 200   Royal Victory
14 DF Karli Johansen (1992-03-26) 26 March 1992 (age 28) 145   Royal Léopold
17 DF Sara McManus (1993-08-14) 14 August 1993 (age 26) 187   KHC Leuven
25 DF Shanlee Johnston (1990-02-05) 5 February 1990 (age 30) 127   Gantoise

6 MF Anna Mollenhauer (1999-09-18) 18 September 1999 (age 20) 14   University of Victoria
16 MF Natalie Sourisseau (1992-12-05) 5 December 1992 (age 27) 149   THC Hurley
20 MF Nikki Woodcroft (1996-01-30) 30 January 1996 (age 24) 66   White Star HC
21 MF Amanda Woodcroft (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 26) 127   KHC Leuven
22 MF Madeline Secco (1994-03-15) 15 March 1994 (age 26) 139   Royal Victory

3 FW Katherine Wright (C) (1989-08-14) 14 August 1989 (age 30) 228   KHC Leuven
11 FW Rachel Donohoe (1994-10-17) 17 October 1994 (age 25) 88   Gantoise
13 FW Hannah Haughn (1994-09-04) 4 September 1994 (age 25) 191   Royal Victory
19 FW Holly Stewart (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 26) 99   Hockey Namur
23 FW Brienne Stairs (1989-12-22) 22 December 1989 (age 30) 175   KHC Leuven
26 FW Stephanie Norlander (1995-12-20) 20 December 1995 (age 24) 126   KHC Leuven

Tournament recordsEdit

Olympic Games[4]
Year Host city Position
1980   Moscow, Soviet Union N/A
1984   Los Angeles, United States 5th
1988   Seoul, South Korea 6th
1992   Barcelona, Spain 7th
1996 – 2020 Did not participate
Commonwealth Games[5]
Year Host city Position
1998   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 10th
2002   Manchester, England 7th
2006   Melbourne, Australia 7th
2010   New Delhi, India 6th
2014   Glasgow, Scotland 8th
2018   Gold Coast, Australia 5th
2022   Birmingham, England TBD
Pan American Cup[6]
Year Host city Position
2001   Kingston, Jamaica 3rd
2004   Bridgetown, Barbados 3rd
2009   Hamilton, Bermuda 5th
2013   Mendoza, Argentina 3rd
2017   Lancaster, United States 4th
2021   Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago Qualified
World League[7]
Year Round Host city Position
2014–15 Round 1   Guadalajara, Mexico 1st
Round 2   Dublin, Ireland 2nd
Semifinal   Valencia, Spain 9th
2016–17 Round 2   West Vancouver, Canada 5th
World Cup[8]
Year Host city Position
1974 – 1976 Did not Participate
1978   Madrid, Spain 5th
1981   Buenos Aires, Argentina 5th
1983   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd
1986   Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd
1990   Sydney, Australia 10th
1994   Dublin, Ireland 10th
1998 – 2018 Did not Participate
Pan American Games[9]
Year Host city Position
1987   Indianapolis, United States 3rd
1991   Havana, Cuba 2nd
1995   Mar del Plata, Argentina 3rd
1999   Winnipeg, Canada 3rd
2003   Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 5th
2007   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 5th
2011   Guadalajara, Mexico 4th
2015   Toronto, Canada 3rd
2019   Lima, Peru 2nd
Champions Trophy[10]
Year Host city Position
1987   Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th
1989   Frankfurt, West Germany 6th
1991 – 2018 Did not Participate
Hockey Series[11]
Year Round Host city Position
2018–19 Open   Salamanca, Mexico 1st
Final   Valencia, Spain 2nd

Famous playersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-13. Retrieved 2015-06-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Team Details Canada". FIH. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Olympic Games". FIH.
  5. ^ "Home - FIH".
  6. ^ "Pan American Cups".
  7. ^ "Home - FIH".
  8. ^ "Home - FIH".
  9. ^ "Pan American Games".
  10. ^ "Home - FIH".
  11. ^ "Hockey Series". FIH.

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