Softball Canada Names Roster for 2017 Pan American Men’s Softball Championship
Softball Canada – (Ottawa, Ont.) Softball Canada is pleased to announce the list of athletes who will represent Canada at the 2017 Pan American Men’s Softball Championship that will be held September 15-24 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The event will feature 22 teams with the top five qualifying for 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru along with the host team from Peru.
Team Canada is coming off a bronze-medal performance at the WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship held in Whitehorse, Y.T. last week. Five members of that team will be competing in the Pan American Qualifier with the roster being filled out with members of the Men’s National Team Athlete Pool, many of whom will be making their Men’s National Team debuts.
Canada has won the Gold medal at all eight Pan American Games including the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. At the previous Pan American Championship held in 2014 in Parana, Argentina, Canada won Bronze with Venezuela claiming Gold and Argentina taking Silver. Team Canada last won Gold at the event in Medellin, Colombia in 2012.
The athletes who will represent Team Canada at the Pan American Men’s Softball Championship are:
|First Name||Last Name||Hometown|
|Bradley||Ezekiel||Harbour Main, N.L.|
|Jason||Hill||St. John’s, N.L.|
|Scott||Nehaj||Maple Ridge, B.C.|
|Blake||Underwood||Port Elgin, Ont.|
|Head Coach||John Stuart||Langley, B.C.|
|Assistant Coach||John Hill||St. John’s, N.L.|
|Assistant Coach||Les Howey||Conception Bay, N.L.|
|Athletic Therapist||Jordan Burgess||Ottawa, Ont.|
|Manager – MNT||Mike Branchaud||Ottawa, Ont.|
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