Biography:

Club:

Vancouver Meralomas

Languages spoken:

English, French

Idols (in sport or other):

Manon Rheamue

Favourite activities outside of sport:

napping, reading, beaching, swimming, lawn tennis, day trips, berry picking

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Josie (April 9, 1980), Jean (January 29, 1987)

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

Warm up with #18, same place, same order of skills.

Training Location(s):

Vancouver (Wright Field, UBC)

Coach(es):

Louis Mendonca, Paul Bunday, Adam Commens, Sharon Rajarman, Jennifer Gillan

Senior national athlete since:

2006

Nickname (s):

Bakes

College/ University (year graduated):

Saint Mary’s University & University of British Columbia (2012)

Focus of studies:

Sociology

Org./ charities supported:

Canadian Athletes Now Fund

Other sports participated in:

Ice Hockey

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Fried Green Tomatoes, The Departed

Favourite quote / motto:

“Go big or go home.”

It would surprise you to know that I …:

I have an unnatural aversion to the Narnia series.

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

2011 San Diego Series; 2011 Chile Tour; Champions Challenge II, Vienna (7th); 2011 4 Nations

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

2010 Commonwealth Games, India (6th); 2010 Chile Series, Vancouver, BC; 2010 Canada-India

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

2009 FIH Champions Challenge II, Russia (6th); 2009 Pan American Cup, Bermuda (5th); 2009
Ireland Tour

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

2008 Olympic Qualifier, Victoria (4th); 2008 South Africa Tour

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

2007 Pan American Games, Brazil (5th); 2007 AKPro Chile Series, Vancouver; 2007 Chile Tour;
2007 South Africa Tour

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2006:

2006 UK Tour

Pan Am Games results — all events, all Games:

Brazil 2007 (5th)

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

2009 Pan American Elite; 2009 PEI Athlete of the Year; 2003 CIS 1st Team All-Canadian