Shortstop Sommer West was an All-Star at both the 1997 and 1998 nationals.
She helped Canada to silver at the 1999 Pan Am Games in her first year
with the squad. Like teammate Hayley Wickenheiser, Sommer also wants to
play on both the Olympic women's hockey team as well as the softball team.
She may be well on her way, since she was selected for a tryout for the
2000 National Women's Hockey team. She plays club hockey for the Beatrice Aeros, based
out of North York, ON.
Canada lost 1-0 to China, finishing with 1-6 record in round-robin schedule.
Canada lost 4-3 to Japan in 10 innings, dropping to 1-4 in round-robin play.
Canada def. Italy 7-1 in round-robin play, raising record to 1-3.
Women: Canada lost 1-0 to Australia, dropped to 0-3 record in round-robin play.
Canada lost 3-2 to New Zealand in 10 innings of women's preliminary round, dropping to 0-2.
Canada lost 6-0 to United States in round-robin play.
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