Team Canada Hosts Argentina For International Volleyball
WINNIPEG – The National Women’s Volleyball Team is excited to be hosting the Argentina National Team for a series of four games, starting Thursday, June 23. These are the first international matches played in Winnipeg in almost 9 months and will provide the team valuable experience in its attempt to qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games. The Olympic Qualifier is taking place January 2012.
The full match listing is (all times CST):
· Thursday, June 23 7:30pm at Investors Group Athletic Centre – University of Manitoba
· Friday, June 24 12noon at Investors Group Athletic Centre – University of Manitoba
· Sunday, June 26 3pm at Investors Group Athletic Centre – University of Manitoba
· Monday, June 27 12:30pm at the University of Brandon
Tickets are still available and are $10 each, with discounts for groups, seniors and students. Children 5 and under are free! Visit www.volleyball.ca or call (204)474-7227 for more information.
The Thursday, June 23 and Sunday, June 26 matches are being broadcast on select SHAW stations. Check your local listings for more details. There is also the opportunity to watch online by visiting http://www.volleyball.ca/content/webcasting.
Tricia Mayba (Winnipeg, MB), Janie Guimond (Becancour, QC), Tammy Mahon (Holland, MB), Claire Hanna (Calgary, AB), Dana Cranston (Fort St. John, BC), Carla Bradstock (Richmond, BC), Sarah Pavan (Kitchener, ON), Marisa Field (Kelowna, BC), Nadine Alphonse (Montreal, QC), Tasha Holness (Calgary, AB), Marie-Pier Méthot (Quebec City, QC), Colette Meek (Sherwood Park, AB), Lucy Charuk (Tsawwassen, BC), Brittney Page (Vernon, BC), Kyla Richey (Roberts Creek, BC), Lauren O’Reilly (Langley, BC), Elizabeth Cordonier (Vancouver, BC)
Head Coach: Arnd Ludwig
Assistant Coach: Scott Koskie