Oak Bay high student joins national field hockey team

Oak Bay High school student Maddie Secco going to India for senior field hockey Olympic qualifier

Oak Bay High’s Maddie Secco need to get a letter to her principal because the Grade 12 student is going to miss a good chunk of school in Feburary.

Secco was named to the Canadian senior national field hockey team for the women’s 2012 Olympic Qualification Tournament in New Delhi, India, Feb. 18 to 26.

At midfield, Secco will be representing Victoria along with a pair of UVic Vikes: goalie Kaitlyn Williams and defender Danielle Hennig. Secco, still in Grade 12, got her first taste of senior play in July at the women’s 2011 Test Series against Japan, held in Vancouver.