Canada to play Two Friendlies

Ottawa, Ontario- Canadian Women’s World Cup team head coach Even Pellerud released the roster of players who will compete in an exhibition game against the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 16 and an international friendly against the United States in Kansas City, Missouri on August 20.

Ottawa, Ontario- Canadian Women’s World Cup team head coach Even Pellerud released the roster of players who will compete in an exhibition game against the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 16 and an international friendly against the United States in Kansas City, Missouri on August 20.
The roster includes three newcomers to the Women’s World Cup team under head coach Even Pellerud, in goalkeeper Taryn Swiatek and midfielders Kami Wiebe and Janine Willis. Wiebe competed for Canada at the 1999 Pan Am Games and made her World Cup team debut in 1998 in a two-game friendly series against China. The roster features 13 players from the squad which finished fourth at the inaugural women’s Gold Cup, including veterans Silvana Burtini and Charmaine Hooper.
This two-game series will cap an extremely busy year for the women’s program, which has competed in a record 16 games this season, compiling a record of 9-7.
Canadian Roster for Exhibition Games vs University of Nebraska and the United States
PLAYERSt POS CAPS D.O.B. CLUB
Nicole Wrightt GK 31 9/12/72 Gorge FC
Karina LeBlanct GK 11 3/30/80 University of Nebraska
Taryn Swiatekt GK 0 2/4/81 Calgary Dinos
Breanna Boydt D 15 6/10/81 University of Nebraska
Isabelle Morneau D 38 4/18/76 FC Select Rive-Sud
Marie-Claude Dion D 23 4/25/74 Ottawa Fury
Sharolta Nonent D 13 12/30/77 University of Nebraska
Kami Wiebet D/M 2 5/5/80 Edmonton Angels
Janine Willist D/M 0 3/19/82 Toronto Inferno
Andrea Neilt M 46 10/26/71 UBC Alumni
Amy Walsht M 35 9/13/77 University of Nebraska
Kristina Kisst M 14 2/13/81 Ottawa Fury
Liz Smitht M 23 9/25/77 Edmonton Angels
Katherine Warman Mt3 2/5/82 Cliff Avenue
Christine Sinclair F 16 6/12/83 UBC Alumni
Silvana Burtinit F 54 5/10/69 Raleigh Wings
Christine Latham F 12 9/15/81 University of Nebraska
Charmaine Hooper F 66 1/15/68 Chicago Cobras
Staff:
Even PellerudttHead Coach
Len VickeryttAssistant Coach
Erin Perry JacksontAthletic Therapist
Cathy AyoubttTeam Manager
Dr. Cathy CampbelltPhysician
Shel BrodsgaardttGoalkeeper Coach/Equipment manager

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