Shanlee Johnston made her first international appearance for Canada in a 2012 series against the United States. After suiting up for the first round of the FIH World League in 2012, she helped Canada win bronze at the 2013 Pan American Cup. Johnston helped the UBC Thunderbirds win three straight CIS national titles in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Family: Parents Duncan and Seona… Younger brother Gordon is also on the 2015 Pan Am Games field hockey team… Older sister Alannah… Getting into the Sport: Started playing field hockey at age 12… Her mom signed her up and it was always the sport she had the most fun playing… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics in 2014… Would like to be a physiotherapist or athletic therapist… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Shan… Had her dream of competing for Canada sparked by meeting Christine Sinclair at a soccer camp when she was 12… Collects pins from her travels… Favourite motto: “Be better than yourself everyday”…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
PACup: 2013 – BRONZE