Each year at the Canadian Ultimate Championships, a junior all-star is selected from each team. Ultimate Canada would like to honour the all-stars from the junior women’s division and acknowledge the huge impact they had on their teams at CUC 2019 in Edmonton!
*All-stars listed alphabetically by team.
Bonfire, British Columbia: #6 Emma Buelic
Pump-up song: Fireball – Pitbull
Biggest fear: Elevators
Favourite Ultimate memory: When my teammates carried me off the field in a garbage bag.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? It means having good sportsmanship and remembering to have fun!
Cannons, Alberta: #5 Georgia Boucher
Pump-up song: Lion – Saint Mesa
Biggest fear: Heights
Favourite Ultimate memory: Catching a sky battle with the tips of my fingers, in the pouring rain, at the full height of my vertical… in the endzone!
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? It means playing competitively and energetically while still being super friendly and respectful while keeping it fun.
Eclipse, British Columbia: #10 Miu Shiraiwa
Pump-up song: The Climb – Miley Cyrus
Biggest fear: Spicy noodle challenge
Favourite Ultimate memory: 2018 CJUC showcase game with Mischief Women!
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Respecting your opponents and your own teammates, and giving your all in each point of each game.
Fallout, Saskatchewan: #11 Megan Ganley
Pump-up song: A lot – 21 Savage
Biggest fear: Sharks
Favourite Ultimate memory: A specific game at CUC 2018 where I played deep in a zone and was a beast ngl.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit of the Game means both teams play to the best of their abilities and with intensity, but respect each other and are friendly during and after the games.
Masters of Flying Objects, Manitoba: #17 Meagan Gillis
Pump-up song: Whatever my team is playing
Biggest fear: Birds flying over me
Favourite Ultimate memory: Playing against USA in Germany this past summer. My mixed team was one of the best teams I’ve ever played on.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Knowing the rules and playing with integrity.
Mischief, British Columbia: #63 Jamie Dornik
Biggest fear: Jumping
Favourite Ultimate memory: Coming back from 3-7 to win 8-7.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Respecting my teammates and opponents in all aspects.
Red River Rebellion, Manitoba: #64 Taryn Steinke
Biggest Fear: Don’t have one
Favourite Ultimate Memory: Sturgeon beating SJR Varsity for the first time ever.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit is important to create a friendly environment between the two teams.
Rolling Thunder, British Columbia: #10 Faith Pang
Pump-up song: Any song that can hype up the team
Biggest fear: Getting trampled if I layout
Favourite Ultimate memory: During one of our games at Nationals I accidentally hand blocked the disc when I bumped into someone while running to my check.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? To me, Spirit of the Game is a supportive and positive environment. In those conditions, I think I can perform my best.
Storm, Newfoundland: #21 Ella Banfield
Pump-up song: Fireball – Pitbull
Biggest fear: Injuring hands
Favourite Ultimate memory: Laying out in the endzone during Storm tryouts.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Having a positive attitude towards the game and your opponents.
Titane, Québec: #27 Marie Lévesque
Pump-up song? Chicken Choppers – Push N’ Glide
Biggest fear: Ma plus grande peur est de ne plus pouvoir pratiquer les sports que j’aime.
Favourite Ultimate memory: Ma saison d’été 2019 avec toutes les joueuses et les entraîneurs de @titanegurlz.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Le « Spirit of the Game » c’est d’être respectueux envers ses coéquipiers et ses adversaires sur le terrain comme à l’extérieur.
TORO, Ontario: #16 Jaidyn Lunn
Pump-up song: Our Own House – MisterWives
Biggest fear: Drowning
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning gold with Toro in Edmonton this past summer.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit of the Game means playing with integrity and grit against every opponent.
Uproar, Ontario: #2 Samantha Poole
Pump-up song: Can’t Hold Us – Ray Dalton & Macklemore
Biggest fear: Dropping a pass in the endzone on universe.
Favourite Ultimate memory: Catching a point to win a game on universe.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? It is important to me because it improves the atmosphere of the game by keeping everyone accountable for playing fairly.
Vintage, British Columbia: #4 Aka Chan
Pump-up Song: Party in the USA – Miley Cyrus
Biggest fear: Frisbees
Favourite Ultimate memory: Catching the disc at the same time as my friend in the endzone.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit of the Game means that everyone is having fun and respecting each other.
Vortex, British Columbia: #34 Madoka Wowk
Pump-up song: Bop – Tyga & YG
Biggest fear: Bugs
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning 2019 BC High School Championships
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit of the Game means respecting not only your teammates but your opponents as well. It means to play competitively while also keeping the fairness and sportsmanship in mind.
Wicked East, Ontario: #3 Daragh McIntosh
Wicked West, Ontario: #67 Emily Kavanagh
Pump-up song: New Magic Wand – Tyler the Creator
Biggest fear: Dropping the disc in the endzone during a universe point.
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning regionals on universe point in 2019.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Always having respect for your opponent and the rules, and always playing fair.