News and Announcements
Summer Drop-in Field Hockey dates and times have been confirmed for Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer. See below:
Dates: Tuesdays (July 4 – August 29)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 per player (must pay before playing)
Age: 14 and up
Contact: Ronnie Lee ( 250-727-6033 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Everyone must have valid and active FHBC insurance.
Newcomers can try for 3 games without insurance, but must sign a waiver.
Dates: Thursdays, (June 29 – August 27)
Time : June 29th to July 13th – 8:00pm-9:00pm (due to turf booking conflict)
Time: July 20th to August 27th – 7:00pm-8:30pm
Cost: $5/session or $30 for the whole summer (10 sessions total)
All ages welcome, but kids under 12 should have a parent present. We will split up the players and field to allow for different games at different levels of play. FHBC registration is desired (and is a requirement for children/minors), but adults wishing to try the sport out can sign a waiver.
For general questions, please e-mail VILFHA@gmail.com
VICTORIA, B.C. – At the annual Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey general meeting, on Apr. 10, the major award winners, division winners, playoff winners and all-star teams were announced. Third division Demons goalkeeper Theresa Kennedy was named the most outstanding player of the season. Kennedy was a force for several teams in the league in all three divisions, most notably, she played four games for four different teams one weekend and won all of four games. Lynx 1 defender and junior national team member Anna Mollenhauer was named the league’s top Under 18 players as Lynx 1 finished first in the league and playoffs.
Julie Williams was named the Christine Trophy winner as she plays for the Lynx club in Division 1 and 2, coaches Lynx 3, umpires in both the men’s and women’s league, coaches in the junior league and is the league umpire coordinator. Long-time official David Auld was named Foley Shield umpire. Auld’s commitment spans across the women’s league and high school league and he continues to show dedication and an eagerness to improve year after year.
The Division MVPs were Ali Lee, of the Mariners in Division 1, Brecken Sales, of Lynx 2 in Division 2, and Hayley Picard, of the Kestrels, in Division 3.
The Hibbert Trophy – Most Outstanding Player
Awarded to the most outstanding player in the association. Players in any division are eligible for this award. The Hibbert family, of Victoria, donated this trophy. Nita Hibbert played in the association and was the league’s social director.
2016-17 Winner: Theresa Kennedy, Demons
The Foley Shield – Most Improved Umpire
Awarded to the most improved umpire in the association.
2016-17 Winner: David Auld
The Christine Trophy – Ability, Sportsmanship and Service
Awarded to a member of the association who best combines sportsmanship, ability and service to VILFHA. Joy Speight donated the trophy, which was named for after her daughter.
2016-17 Winner: Julie Williams, Lynx Club
The Trelawney Shield – Most Outstanding Under 18 Player
Presented to a young player (18 and under) who best combines ability, leadership and sportsmanship. Ruth Trelawney, who was a member of VILFHA and the Canadian national team that competed in Jamaica in 1968, donated this shield.
2016-17 Winner: Anna Mollenhauer, Lynx 1
These awards are given out annually to the most sportsmanship team in each division (1, 2 and 3). Each team votes for a team in their division they felt was the most sportsmanlike.
2016-17 Division 1 Winner: Patriots
2016-17 Division 2 Winner: Swifts
2016-17 Division 3 Winner: Lynx 3
DIVISION MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS
These awards are given out annually to the player that is voted most outstanding within the division they are registered in. This player will impact the league through leadership, ability or service to their team.
2016-17 Division 1 MVP: Ali Lee, Mariners
2016-17 Division 2 MVP: Brecken Sales, Lynx 2
2016-17 Division 3 MVP: Hayley Picard, Kestrels
Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Lynx 2
Division 3: Pirates
Division 1: Lynx 1
Division 2: Sailors
Division 3: Pirates
DIVISION ALL-STAR TEAMS
These awards are given out annually to the players that are voted most outstanding within the division they are registered in.
Caitlin Evans, Flickers
Robin Fleming, Flickers
Sara Goodman, Flickers
Stefanie Sajko, Lynx 1
Anna Mollenhauer, Lynx 1
Kyla Kirby, Lynx 1
Kira Starr, Mariners
Ali Lee, Mariners
Emily Thomas, Patriots
Heather Wheatley, Patriots
Chelsea Marshall, Patriots
Shon Lumb, Cardinals
Jill Thompson, Cardinals
Chloe Langkammer, Cardinals
Brecken Sales, Lynx 2
Janet Dawson, Lynx 2
Libby Hogg, Lynx 2
Sara Brant, Sailors
Jenna Lucas, Sailors
Jaime Sharpe, Blue Jays
Sandy Grimwood, Blue Jays
Emily Cherneff, Swifts
Theresa Kennedy, Demons
Laura Kelly, Demons
Amanda Knoke, Devils
Juliana Rheault, Devils
Hayley Picard, Kestrels
Jill Dayton, Kestrels
Harkiran Khangura, Lynx 3
Caitlin Hastings, Lynx 3
Heather Crisp, Pirates
Tracey Varian, Pirates
Catherine Jones, Pirates
Helen Truan, Renegades
There are still tickets available for the April 9 event. See below!
When: Sunday, April 9th, 2017 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Victoria Distillery, 9891 Seaport Place, Sidney, B.C.
Who: All VILFHA members, Men’s League, Umpires, Coaches and Friends
Tickets: $25.00 per person (includes tasting of distillery products, snack plate
Tickets must be purchased in advance by March 19th, 2017 from:
Kate Knappett – Demons/Devils
Ronnie Lee – Sailors
Heather Wheatley – Rebels
Cheques payable to: VILFHA (memo: Victoria Distillery Tour and Tasting)
E-Transfer: directly to: email@example.com with a password as: VILFHA
Please note: If purchasing tickets by mail or e-transfer, tickets will be reserved at the door on April 9th. We will e-mail you a confirmation.
The Annual BC/Victoria Masters Tournament will be hosted in Victoria on July 8-9, 2017.
Who: Women in their 30th year or over (some leniency for Goalkeepers)
When: July 8-9, 2017
Where: University of Victoria
Cost: Approx. $330 per team (Confirmed once teams are registered)
If numbers are short the tournament could become a 7-aside event. Please contact Pat Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 250-686-0050 to express your interest now.
Please include your team name and contact name along with email and phone number.
Final weekend of hockey is set for this Saturday, March 25 at UVIC:
9:00 am Patriots vs Mariners – Div 1 Consolation
10:45 am Cardinals vs Blue Jays – Div 2 Consolation
12:15 pm Lynx 1 vs Flickers – Div 1 Final
2:00 pm Lynx 2 vs Sailors – Div 2 Final
3:45 pm Pirates vs Demons – Div 3 Final
5:30 pm Kestrels vs Lynx 3 – Div 3 Consolation