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.

Canada
AssociationPAHF (Americas)
ConfederationField Hockey Canada
CoachGiles Bonnet
CaptainKate Wright
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FIH ranking
Current 14 (30 June 2021)[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 roster


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 31) 149 Royal Victory
2 GK Lauren Logush (1995-03-21) 21 March 1995 (age 26) 48 LOHC

8 DF Elise Wong (1998-01-21) 21 January 1998 (age 23) 21 Princeton University
9 DF Danielle Hennig (1990-12-23) 23 December 1990 (age 30) 200 Royal Victory
14 DF Karli Johansen (1992-03-26) 26 March 1992 (age 29) 145 Royal Léopold
17 DF Sara McManus (1993-08-14) 14 August 1993 (age 27) 187 KHC Leuven
25 DF Shanlee Johnston (1990-02-05) 5 February 1990 (age 31) 127 Gantoise

6 MF Anna Mollenhauer (1999-09-18) 18 September 1999 (age 21) 14 University of Victoria
16 MF Natalie Sourisseau (1992-12-05) 5 December 1992 (age 28) 149 THC Hurley
20 MF Nikki Woodcroft (1996-01-30) 30 January 1996 (age 25) 66 White Star HC
21 MF Amanda Woodcroft (1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 27) 127 KHC Leuven
22 MF Madeline Secco (1994-03-15) 15 March 1994 (age 27) 139 Royal Victory

3 FW Katherine Wright (C) (1989-08-14) 14 August 1989 (age 31) 228 KHC Leuven
11 FW Rachel Donohoe (1994-10-17) 17 October 1994 (age 26) 88 Gantoise
13 FW Hannah Haughn (1994-09-04) 4 September 1994 (age 26) 191 Royal Victory
19 FW Holly Stewart (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 28) 99 Hockey Namur
23 FW Brienne Stairs (1989-12-22) 22 December 1989 (age 31) 175 KHC Leuven
26 FW Stephanie Norlander (1995-12-20) 20 December 1995 (age 25) 126 KHC Leuven

Tournament records


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 players


See also


References


  1. "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 30 June 2021. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  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.
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  6. "Pan American Cups".
  7. "Home - FIH".
  8. "Home - FIH".
  9. "Pan American Games".
  10. "Home - FIH".
  11. "Hockey Series". FIH.