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Canadians bow in Games opener
Posted: July 24th, 2014 @ 8:37pm
Canada lost 4-2 to India Thursday in its opening game of the women's field hockey tournament at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Canadians, with Regiopolis Notre Dame grad Kate Gillis as captain, trailed India, the ninth-ranked country in the world, 2-1 at halftime. Brienne Stairs of Kitchener and Kristine Wishart of Hamilton scored for Canada, which is 22nd in the current FIH ranking.
Friday, Canada will seek its first win against South Africa. The 11th ranked South Africans won 16-0 Thursday in their opening game over Trinidad and Tobago.
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