The OWBL held their annual general meeting tonight. We’d like to welcome the newly inducted 2017 OWBL executive. Familiar faces were joined by a couple of new ones this year. Your 2017 executive consists of:
- President: Kylie O’Donnell
- Women’s Convener: Shawna-Marie Harper
- Vice President: Kim McElcheran
- Treasurer: Alana McKinley
- Past President: Healy Thompson
- Secretary: Dana Bookman
- Social Media Coordinator: Andrea Tristao
Currently, the following teams have committed to returning for the 2017 OWBL season: Annette (Coached by Gary O’Donnell, Paul McElcheran, Shirley O’Donnell), the Royal York Cardinals (Coached by Greg Harper), and the RY Bantam All-Stars (Coached by Peter Loukes and Cesar Rodriguez). We are always looking for new players and new teams so if you are interested in either playing or coaching, this is great opportunity to get involved in women’s baseball. Please contact us for more information at [email protected]
The OWBL and the Toronto Fusion will be hosting the 2017 Can-Am Challenge in Toronto, ON tentatively through July 15th to 17th. We look forward to another great international tournament in Toronto! More news to follow on the Can-Am Challenge 2017 in the upcoming weeks.
The OWBL’s rep team, the Toronto Fusion, are looking forward to another exciting season coached once again by Greg Harper and Gary O’Donnell. The Fusion plans to participate in the 2017 Baltimore Diamond Classic in Baltimore, MD (May 27-29), the 2017 Can-Am Challenge in Toronto (July 15–17), and Vero Beach, FL (November, TBD). Open tryouts for the Toronto Fusion are currently being held at indoor practices on Tuesday nights. Please contact us for tryout details.
Overall it was a very successful evening and we are all looking forward to an exciting 2017 season. Good luck!