USA Women’s National Team to compete in North American Ball Hockey Championships March 24-26
WINCHENDON, Mass. – Members of ASHI’s USA Women’s National Team will be participating in the 2017 North American Ball Hockey Championships March 24-26 in Pennsylvania. Players will be competing in the Women’s A and Women’s B divisions.
Games will be played at the NERC in Philadelphia, PA and the Sportsplex in Feasterville-Trevose, PA. The schedule is available at www.coolhockeyevents.com.
All games will be live streamed and can be viewed at:
During the weekend of March 10-12, players participated in the North American Ball Hockey Co-Ed Championships. Taylor Steadman (Hartford, VT) and Lindsey Bitler (Reading, PA) captured the Co-Ed A Division Championship with DC Stars and Stripes. Steadman was named Most Valuable Female in the Co-Ed A division.
Run by Cool Hockey Events, the North American Ball Hockey Championships spans two weekends in March. Over 90 teams from across Canada and the United States compete in the Men’s, Women’s and Co-Ed divisions.
ASHI’s USA Women’s National Team is preparing for the 2017 ISBHF World Senior and Women’s Ball Hockey Championship that will be held June 3-10 in Pardubice, CZE. The team will be participating in, and holding their final camp at, the UWBHF’s Springfest in Dracut, MA April 28-30.
ASHI’s Women’s Division general manager is Jason Kelly (Media, PA). Gwen Ranquist-Lemieux (Hamilton, ON), who served as head coach from 2006-07, returns behind the bench in 2017. She will be joined by assistant coaches Dorene Sheets (Vancouver, BC), Jason Glista (Winthrop, MA), and goalie coach Thomas Bricklemyer (Philadelphia, PA).
***We’re now on social media: @ASHI_WNT on Instagram and Twitter.***
|First Name||Last Name||Hometown||Place of Residence||A Division Team||B Division Team|
|Lindsey||Bitler||Reading, PA||Arlington, VA||Stanley Cupcakes|
|Liane||Dixon||Vineyard Haven, MA||Dorchester, MA||Happy Endings|
|Rebecca||Dobson||Oreland, PA||Oreland, PA||Atlantic Crush|
|Haley||Frade||Marion, MA||Hackettstown, NJ||Happy Endings|
|Nikki||Gnozzio||Flanders, NJ||Hackettstown, NJ||Happy Endings|
|Tiffany||Pokora||Flushing, MI||Washington, DC||Stanley Cupcakes|
|Sara||Reddington||Boston, MA||Needham, MA||Atlantic Crush|
|Erica||Simpson||Concord, NH||Concord, NH||Happy Endings||Red Foxes*|
|Taylor||Steadman||Hartford, VT||Quilcene, WA||Stanley Cupcakes|
|Cherie||Stewart||Lake Forest, CA||Brooklyn, NY||Happy Endings||SlayHer|
|Danielle||Strohmier||Oak Lawn, IL||Alsip, IL||Atlantic Crush||Chicago
|Stefanie||Caban||Fitchburg, MA||Fitchburg, MA||Happy Endings||Wicked Angles|
|Karen||Levin||Evanston, IL||Boston, MA||Happy Endings|
|Eileen||Meslar||Chicago Ridge, IL||Chicago, IL||Atlantic Crush||Chicago
|Amber||Moore||Sunnyvale, CA||Brooklyn, NY||Happy Endings||SlayHer|
|Kayla||McCuean||Pittsburgh, PA||Coraopolis, PA||Atlantic Crush||Steel City Bombers|
|Lindsay||Wilde||Billerica, MA||Boston, MA||Happy Endings||Barracudas|
|Alessandra||Glista||Winthrop, MA||Winthrop, MA||Happy Endings|
|*Serving as Coach|