Catcher Colleen Thorburn-Smith started playing with her father at the age of five
and enters her second Olympic Games. She says that playing in Atlanta in
1996 with her family and friends watching was her best sports memory. She
was one of three Olympians to later win silver with the 1999 Pan Am Games
team. Currently working in accounting, Smith wants to build on her Olympic
experience with a medal in Sydney.
She was a member of the NCAA Championship team in 1995 and was voted Best
All Around Player the same year with Kennesaw State University.
2000 Games Sept. 23: Canada lost 1-0 to China, finishing with 1-6 record in round-robin schedule. Sept. 21: Canada lost 4-3 to Japan in 10 innings, dropping to 1-4 in round-robin play. Sept. 20: Canada def. Italy 7-1 in round-robin play, raising record to 1-3. Sept. 19: Women: Canada lost 1-0 to Australia, dropped to 0-3 record in round-robin play. Sept. 18: Canada lost 3-2 to New Zealand in 10 innings of women's preliminary round, dropping to 0-2.
Sept. 17: Canada lost 6-0 to United States in round-robin play.