Manitoba’s Provincial coach Michael Reid was looking for some female players from Atlantic Canada to round out his roster for the Nationals for 16U to be held in Quebec this May 9-12, 2013.
Saint John Water Polo coach Katinka Postma jump on this opportunity for her girls.
“This is a big step forward for our Saint John team and for Water Polo in Atlantic Canada”.
As a preliminary tournament for Nationals 5 of the Saint John 16U girls join the Manitoba Provincial team to play in the Alberta Open held on March 14-17, 2013.
This will give the girls two very high level tournaments to attend.
The 27th Annual Alberta Open is a BIG Tournament with 40 teams participating in different age groups (12U-14U-16U-18U) In 4 days a total of 109 games will be played in 3 different pools at the Talisman Centre in Calgary, Alberta.
Go to: http://www.albertawaterpolo.ca/2013.aspx
Watch the games live: https://new.livestream.com/accounts/3190911/Albertaopenpool1
Manitoba with the Saint John girls will play March 14 at 7pm, March 15 at 2pm and 8pm, March 16 at 11am and 2 pm and March 17 at 9:30am. Alberta time.
The 5 Saint John girls are from left to right:
Mary Sutherland, Jillian Bishop, Bailey Sutherland, Jillian Allan and Erica Forgeron.