Canada vs. U.S.A. field hockey showdown comes to UVic

The series is the beginning of Canada’s campaign for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

Oak Bay High student Maddie Secco and two UVic Vikes, Danielle Hennig (Kelowna) and Kaitlyn Williams (White Rock), will be on home turf as the Canadian women’s national team hosts Team U.S.A. for a four-match test series at UVic, May 19 to 23.

The series is the beginning of Canada’s campaign for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

U.S.A. qualified for the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Secco is the only Victoria native among the squad of 23 players and four reserves selected for the series.

Lambrick Park vice principal Carrie Trumpy is managing the team and UVic associate coach Krista Thompson is acting as an assistant coach under project lead coach Peter Milkovich.

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