Kelowna players chosen for Burnaby Selects

Field lacrosse talent from Central Okanagan to spend part of summer with B.C. developmental program

Seven players from Kelowna have been named to Burnaby Mountain Selects field lacrosse program for the 2013 summer season.

Head coach Brent Hoskins, who is also head coach of the SFU men’s team, this month announced the rosters for Burnaby Mountain Selects (BMS) elite touring teams.

The local players named are:

Matt Alcorn (KLO Middle 2017) boys’ freshmen elite, midfield;  Nick Alcorn (Kelowna Secondary 2015) boys’ varsity elite, attack; Matthew Blanchard (KLO Middle 2016) boys’ sophomore elite, defense; Keaton Brownlee (Okanagan Mission Secondary 2017)boys’ freshmen elite, attack; Joshua DuBrett (KLO Middle 2017) boys’ freshmen elite, midfield; Matthew Katinic (Okanagan Mission Secondary 2016) boys’ sophomore elite, defense; and Quinn Stanhope (Dr. Knox Middle 2016) boys’ sophomore elite, midfield.

Entering their 13th season and about to embark on the program’s 54th international trip, the Burnaby Mountain Selects are widely recognized as one of Canada’s top field lacrosse development programs, combining excellence on the field, with the importance of academic achievement.

Over the course of the summer season, the Selects practice on-field twice a week, with an additional three hours of weekly Study Hall for high school aged student-athletes until the end of the school year.

The boys’ freshman and sophomore elite teams will travel to the iconic college town of South Bend, Indiana, home to the University of Notre Dame, July 4 to 8, to compete at the Irish Experience team camp. The Selects will have the opportunity to compete in front of the Notre Dame coaching staff and other NCAA College coaches in attendance during three days of championship competition.

 

Kelowna Capital News

Just Posted

Earls On Top at 211 Bernard Avenue in Kelowna. (Google Maps photo)
Downtown Kelowna’s Earls ordered closed after COVID-19 transmission

Earls on Top on Bernard Avenue will be closed from June 18 to June 27

Danny Fulton receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Coast Capri Hotel on April 27. The pop-up clinic was hosted by the First Nations Health Authority. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Drop-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic planned for Kelowna

Clinic at Kelowna Secondary School from June 22 to 24 from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Dereck Donald Sears. (Contributed/Crimestoppers)
Murder charge laid in relation to suspicious Kelowna death

Dereck Donald Sears is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Darren Middleton

A motorycle crash has been reported on Westside Road. (Google Maps)
UPDATE: Westside Road reopened following motorcycle crash near Vernon

AIM Roads advises drivers to expect delays due to congestion

Central Okanagan Grade 12 grads are set to get $500 each after a more than $1 million donation from a Kelowna couple. (File photo)
Donors who gave $1M to Central Okanagan grads want to send positive message

Anonymous donors identified as Kelowna entrepreneurs Lance and Tammy Torgerson

A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart
VIDEO: Dolphin sunset captured from Vancouver Island shore

Spectacular setting for view of travelling pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins

Jeanette Megens
KCR: Volunteering is sharing your story

Kelowna Community Resources shares stories of its volunteers in a weekly column

(File photo)
Penticton not holding Canada Day activities out of respect for Indigenous people

Cities across B.C. are cancelling the holiday after an increased spotlight on Canada’s dark history

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Police are asking for public assistance in locating Anthony Graham who has been charged with the murders of Kamloops brothers Carlo and Erick Fryer. (RCMP photo)
2 charged, suspect at large in killings of B.C. brothers linked to gang activity: RCMP

Kamloops brothers Erick and Carlo Fryer were found deceased in May on a remote Okanagan road

Albert Health Minister Tyler Shandro and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney unveil an opening sign after speaking about the Open for Summer Plan and next steps in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, in Edmonton, Friday, June 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta 1st province in Canada to lift all COVID-19 public health restrictions

70.2% of eligible citizens 12 and older in the province have received a dose of the vaccine

Fraser Health registered nurse Ramn Manan draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
‘Honour our fathers’ with COVID-19 vaccine protection, B.C. urges

109 new cases Friday, 75 per cent of 12 and up immunized

(Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Trutch Avenue in Chilliwack to be renamed to remove racist taint

New name to have Indigenous significance as Chilliwack takes new step toward reconciliation

Most Read