A total of nine UBC and UVic field hockey players have been selected to Canada's Junior National Team.
The B.C. contingent forms more than half of the players who travelled to the Under-21 World Cup qualifying tournament in Santiago, Chile, Jan. 9-19.
The second Field Hockey World Cup is scheduled for Seoul, Korea in October.
The UBC players include centre-half Jacqollyne Morrisonn of Vancouver, goalie Ann Harada of Tsawwassen and 18-year-old rookie forward Jen Dowdeswell of Vancouver. Juhli Morrisonn, who is taking a year off from university competition after being named a CWUAA all-star with UBC last year, has also been placed on Canada's World Cup roster.
UBC Sports Medicine specialist Jack Taunton will travel to South America as team physician.
UBC is sending ski racers to the World University Winter Games for the first time. UBC's alpine ski team comprises one-third of the Canadian entry into the games which will take place in Muju, Korea, Jan. 25 to Feb. 2.
Five UBC racers, along with UBC-Cypress Ski Club coach Mike McLellan, will join 10 other skiers from Ontario and Quebec universities and will compete in slalom, giant slalom, super giant slalom and downhill. The team leaves for Seoul Jan. 20.
Hockey fans have had to wait more than two weeks to find out who will emerge the champion of the ninth annual Father Bauer Hockey Tournament, which was to have been completed Dec. 30.
A power failure at UBC cut short the tournament Dec. 30 when it forced the cancellation of the final game between UBC and the University of Alberta Golden Bears.
The teams and tournament officials decided to settle the score with a regular season game between Alberta and UBC already scheduled for Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre.
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