“I really still feel that baseball is just such a huge part of my heart and my life.”
Fort Saskatchewan’s Tara Sliwkanich might not be playing baseball right now, but she still feels it has shaped who she is.
The former Baseball Alberta and Baseball Canada star pitcher joined us in a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast to talk about her days of playing and the lessons she has taken to her new career.
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Ellie Jespersen’s 2019 season can be summed up in one word: incredible.
After pacing Alberta at the national championships in Okotoks, the 16-year-old was named to Baseball Canada’s National Women’s Team, contributing in major ways.
She put the wraps on the year by being named to two major Baseball Alberta awards in November.
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She admits it’s been on her mind for a while.
But just days before her 29th birthday, Nicole Luchanski announced her retirement.
The Baseball Canada Women’s National Team star and Edmonton native is now ready for the next chapter of her life.
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It’s hard to imagine calling Kelsey Lalor a “veteran.” She is only 20, after all.
Yet, her resume is an impressive one, including being named to the All World Team after this summer’s Women’s Baseball World Cup.
The Red Deer native finished off the year by being named the top women’s player in Alberta.
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With one eye on the prize of the 2018 Women’s Baseball World Cup, Canada has another eye on the future and it may not be more prevalent than by looking at the Alberta contingent heading to Viera, Florida.
Five Albertans make up the roster, including three first-year national team players.
While there is plenty of new blood, the expectation remains the same: win.
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