Trio invited to camp

Penticton's Rachel Fontinha, Cyan Roepcke and Alyssa MacMillan among 80 players invited to BC Cup

Penticton’s Rachel Fontinha, Cyan Roepcke and Alyssa MacMillan are among the 80 players invited to the female under-18 BC Cup at the Shaw Centre in Salmon Arm.

This is the first stage in the formation of Team BC, which will participate at the 2015 Canada Winter Games, Feb. 13, 2015, in Prince George.  Players will be challenged in an elite, competitive environment for an invitation to the  provincial camp May 16–19  in Lake Cowichan.  The four-day camp focuses on strength and conditioning, nutrition and other sport science principals.

Players will be evaluated on their play, fitness, strength, attitude and their perceived contribution to a winning team.

BC Hockey’s Female Under 18 level is the third and final stage of the High Performance program. It is an opportunity for the top players in the province to train and compete at an elite level and is meant to introduce players to the beginning of the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence.

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