WATERLOO, Ont. – The Wilfrid Laurier University women’s hockey team is pleased to announce an exhibition game against the women’s Olympic Hockey team of China. The match will be played at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex on Friday, October 9th at 7:30 p.m.
Team China will centre their pre-Olympic training camp in the Greater Toronto Area, with all of their practices taking place at The Sports Village in Vaughan.
While in Ontario, the Chinese Olympic team will play 21 games against Ontario Women’s Hockey Association Teams. They will also play the Burlington Barracudes and Vaughan Flames of the CWHL, York University, the University of Toronto, the University of Waterloo and the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks of the CIS.
Laurier team captain Andrea Ironside
along with former Hawk Andrea Bevan and Athletic Director PETER BAXTER
participated in the 2009 FISU games in Harbin, China.
The last time these two teams played each other was on Remembrance Day in 2003. The final score was a 1-1 tie.
Tickets will be available at the Recreation Complex box office.