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Pellerud Names 16 Players For Toronto Training Camp

Posted on 12 June 2002 in Women's National Team / Olympic Team

Ottawa, Ontario - Canadian Women's World Cup Team Head Coach Even Pellerud has invited 16 players to attend a week long training camp in Toronto from June 14-21st. The camp will be the first project for the team since it finished second at an international tournament in France in April. It will also help prepare the squad for the upcoming international friendly against Norway on July 17 at Centennial Stadium in Etobicoke, ON.

“Our players need to be exposed to the highest intensity level, and that is why this camp is important for us,” said Pellerud. “We will miss our three WUSA based players for this June event, but they are in a highly-competitive environment and therefore not a concern at this time. The camp will have tough, competitive practices with physical components and two fast-paced games against National Training Centre Boys teams.”

Sharolta Nonen, Charmaine Hooper and Karina LeBlanc will miss the camp due to their commitments with their WUSA teams while Breanna Boyd is attending summer school at the University of Nebraska.

The camp also includes no less than seven players from the Canadian Under-19 Team which will compete at the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship in Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria from August 17 - September 1. They include Sasha Andrews, Candace Chapman, Kara Lang, Erin McLeod, Carmelina Moscato, Clare Rustad and Christine Sinclair.

Canadian Women's World Cup Team Roster For Training Camp

Name\tPos.\tHometown\tCaps \tD.O.B.\tClub
Erin McLeod\tGK\tCalgary, AB\t4\t02/26/63\t\tSouthern Methodist University
Taryn Swiatek\tGK\tCalgary, AB\t3\t02/04/81\t\tOttawa Fury/University of Calgary
Isabelle Morneau\tD\tLongueuil, QC\t50\t04/18/76\t\tOttawa Fury
Kara Lang\tD\tOakville, ON\t7\t10/22/86\t\tOakville
Sasha Andrews\tD\tEdmonton, AB\t4\t02/14/83\tSouthern Methodist University
Janine Willis\tD\tToronto, ON\t10\t03/19/82\tToronto Inferno/University of Princeton
Candace Chapman\tM\tToronto, ON\t4\t04/02/83\tUniversity of Notre Dame
Cindy Tye\tM\tMt. Uniacke, NS\t6\t08/26/72\t\tScotia Olympics
Andrea Neil\tM\tVancouver, BC\t66\t10/26/71\t\tVancouver Breakers
Randee Hermus\tM\tLangley, BC\t27\t11/14/79\t\tVancouver Breakers
Kristina Kiss\tM\tOttawa, ON\t27\t02/13/81\t\tOttawa Fury
Clare Rustad\tM\tSaltspring Island, BC\t15\t05/27/83\tVancouver Breakers/University of Washington
Christine Sinclair\tF\tBurnaby, BC\t34\t06/12/83\t\tVancouver Breakers/University of Portland
Amber Allen\tF\tPitt Meadows, BC\t5\t10/21/75\tVancouver Breakers
Carmelina Moscato\tF\tMississauga\t3\t05/02/83\tOttawa Fury
Silvana Burtini\tF\tWilliams Lake, BC\t61\t5/10/69\tVancouver Breakers
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STAFF
Even Pellerud\t\tHead Coach\t
Ian Bridge\t\tAssistant Coach
Shel Brodsgaard\t\tGoalkeeper Coach
Erin Jackson\t\tAthletic Therapist
Cathy Ayoub\t\tTeam Manager\t

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