RAYE Abigail < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA Canada   
Gender Women
Born 17 May 1991
Height1.64 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kelowna, BC, CAN
Languages English
Higher education University of British Columbia: Canada
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing hockey at the age of ten.
Why this sport? Both her parents played field hockey growing up and she decided to do the same.
Club / Team India Club:
Name of coach Jennifer Chohan
Coach from which country? Canada
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Midfield
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Canada
Location Ireland
General Interest
Hobbies Tennis, golf, squash. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career Her under-15's coach, Karl Stagno. (teambc.org, 20 Aug 2010)
Awards and honours She was named the 2009 CIS [Canada Interuniversity Sport] Rookie of the Year. (CIS, 11 Apr 2009)
Ambitions She plans to study medicine. She also hopes to play for her country in the 2012 Olympic games. (fieldhockey.ca, 20 Aug 2010, theprovince.com, 18 Jun 2009)
Other information HOCKEY FAMILY
Her parents actually met each other on a hockey field in a mixed tournament in England. Her family then relocated to Canada in 2006 where she started playing in Kelowna. (theprovince.com, 18 Jun 2009)