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Women's National Team


Carla Somerville, 2000
Midfield   -   97 International Caps
Height, Weight:157 cm (5'2"), 59 kg (130 lbs)
Born:November 30, 1973
Birthplace:Calgary, Alberta
Residence:Edmonton, Alberta
Club:Edmonton Women's F.H.A.

  • BPE (specializing in health promotion and lifestyle activities), University of Alberta, 1997
  • Youth coordinator working to develop youth groups with inner city kids

Field Hockey Background:
  • "I started field hockey in 1988: our school had a great tradition in field hockey so it was very appealing"
  • 1996 CIAU (Interuniversity Sport) Player of the Year, with University of Alberta.

International Competitions:
Points of Interest:
  • Interests (outside field hockey): reading, juggling, travel, canoeing, mountain biking, outdoor activities.

  • "Thrill of a lifetime" (given a chance to do anything in the world):
    win a gold medal at the Olympics.

Carla Somerville, 1997

Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Book: Tai Pan
Singer / Band: Great Big Sea, Spirit of the West

1998 Commonwealth Games
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Canada vs. England

1998 Commonwealth Games

"Work hard, make the most of every opportunity and have fun."

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