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December 2014

Former Field Hockey Olympian Inducted to the BC Sports Hall of Fame

Victoria native Shelley Winter Andrews is the first field hockey player to be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame. Winter Andrews co-captained Team Canada to silver, bronze, and fifth place finishes between the years of 1983-1986, and was the first Canadian player to reach 100 career caps. We'd like to congratulate Shelley on her successes in, and contributions to, our sport! The 2015 class was named on December 11th, 2014, and also includes former NHL star Paul Kariya. Read the full article here.
UBC Celebrates their Athletes and Alumni

With the Canadian Men's National Team on tour in New Zealand, the UBC T-Birds have been keeping tabs on their own. There are 13 athletes with UBC ties playing for Canada, 4 of whom are current members of the UBC Men's Field Hockey team. Find out more about these UBC athletes!
Canadian National Team News

Field Hockey Canada has published the Senior National Team and Development Squad for both the 2015 Female and the 2015 Male teams.
With a large number of BC athletes appearing on these lists, we are thrilled to congratulate each and every one of the athletes who have been named to these squads.

Click to view either the men's team or the women's team in entirety!


Canada Comes Out on Top!

The Canadian Women played host to Argentina, South Africa, and the USA earlier this month in a 4-nation 5-team indoor tournament. The tournament, held in Toronto, was in preparation for the Indoor World Cup, taking place in Germany in February 2015. View the final results and photos from the tournament here.
PAHF announces teams qualified for 2015 Pan American Games

The Pan American Hockey Federation has announced the teams that which have qualified for Pan Am Games, being held in Toronto in July of 2015. Eight teams have been announced for each of the Men's and the Women's divisions. With Canada as the host team for each division, our National teams now have a chance to size up the competition!

Technical Officials announced for 2015 Pan Ams

The list of Technical Officials appointed for the 2015 Pan American Games has been announced by

the Pan American Hockey Federation. Two Canadians have been appointed, including Vancouver's own Gavin Caldecott as well as Tony Stewart (Alberta). Find the full listing here.

 

 

Growth on the International scene

Field Hockey continues to develop internationally, with Bolivia holding their first ever field hockey tournament earlier in December. The tournament, held in Oruro, featured both men's and women's matches. Read more, here!

 

 

Updated 'Rules of Hockey' for 2015

The 2015 edition of the Rules of Hockey will show two rules changes, as well as the incorporation of four Tournament Regulations. FIH CEO Kelly Fairweather indicates that, "FIH is taking this action to remove unnecessary confusion for fans, players, coaches and officials. Our ambition is a global game that is relevant to the next generation and to achieve this ambition we must make it as easy as possible for fans to be fans and for players to enjoy playing". Read more about these changes, here!

 

 

 Argentina wins on home turf!
Australia vs Argentina - Women's Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Argentina Final [07/12/2014]
Australia vs Argentina - Women's Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 Argentina Final

Watch this Argentina versus Australia finals summary clip from the 2014 Hockey Champions Trophy game that took place in Mendoza, Argentina. Argentina beat Australia with a score of 3-1 in shoot out to bring home the gold. 


 

Full game footage is available here.


 

2014 Annual CornerShot available online

We had a great year this year, and we want to share those great experiences with you!

 

Visit our website to grab this year's annual CornerShot edition. Here you can read up on our memorable moments from this year, including a number of championship events, National Teams review, staff changes, and more!

You may contact us at [email protected]
  
In This Issue
Field Hockey Player Inducted to BC Hall Of Fame
UBC Players bolster Team Canada roster
Canadian National Team News
Canada Men's National Team
Pan-Am Games Qualifying Teams Announced
Technical Officials for Pan-Ams Announced
Bolivia Hosts First Tournament
Updated "Rules of Hockey" for 2015
Great Goals! video clip
Annual CornerShot is now available
In Short
 
If you have any information on upcoming events, programs, human interest, awards or other field hockey news that you'd like to include in future editions of CornerShot E-News please send them to [email protected] or contact us at 604-737-3046.  The CornerShot E-Newsletter is distributed each month. 

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