Hockey Alberta has announced its rosters for the 2017 Alberta Challenge.
Six teams (three North, three South) made up of female players born in 2002 and 2003 will battle at the Olds Sportsplex May 3-7.
Rosters were selected based on performances at zone camps held April 7-9 in Fort Saskatchewan and April 14-16 in Olds.
“The Alberta Challenge is a core Hockey Alberta Female Development program, providing players, coaches, therapists, equipment managers, administrators and referees an equal opportunity to discover the great qualities of competitive hockey,” according to the Hockey Alberta website.
The event takes place in alternating years when the Alberta Winter Games are not held.
Here’s a list of Red Deer and area players selected for the 2017 Alberta Challenge:
Stephanie Keeper, Forward, Red Deer
Robyn Wlad, Forward, Red Deer
Madison Rutz, Defence, Red Deer
Paige Dodd, Forward, Red Deer
Elizabeth Thomas, Forward, Red Deer
Hailey Hoogkamp, Forward, Lacombe
Kelly Coulter, Head Coach, Red Deer (RDC Queens)
Kylie Perry, Forward, Ponoka
Aryn Chambers, Defence, Blackfalds
Jordyn McLaughlin, Defence, Rocky Mountain House
Allyson Bendfeld, Head Coach, Innisfail
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