In this week’s edition of #WWCWednesday, meet the mighty midfielders of the Canadian women’s national team.
Name: Ashley Lawrence
Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat handle: @a_lawrence99/ @ash_lawrence10/ ashleylawrence9
Hometown: Brampton, Ont.
When I step off the field after a big game I immediately: Check my phone for words of wisdom from my mom – she always provides support and positive feedback.
My go-to jam before a game: Eminem – Lose Yourself
My words to live by: Success does not just fall into your lap. You have to get up, do work, and go find it.
Download photo:http://bit.ly/1KhC7cHName: Diana Matheson
Twitter/Instagram handle: @dmatheson8/ @dmatheson8
Hometown: Oakville, Ont.
What I love about my hometown: They have a great soccer club.
In my hometown you must visit: The Sixteen Mile Creek Trail (Heritage Trail)
My soccer inspiration is: Andrés Iniesta
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1IR6po3 – “I design knitting patterns. My long-time roommate, Rhian Wilkinson, knits mittens, so I can draw up a pretty good pattern.”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1KhC7cHName: Desiree Scott
Nickname: The Destroyer
Twitter/ Instagram handle: @msdscott11/ @msdscott
Hometown: Winnipeg, Man.
The thing most people don’t know about me is: I’m a certified Zumba instructor.
My go-to jams before game time are: Anything with a good beat that I can shake and get loose to!
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1EZHjO1 – On instructing a Zumba class for the team: “I’m working on the cheorography, so it hasn’t happened yet, but it’s in the plans.”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1KhC7cHName: Jessie Fleming
Twitter/Instagram handle:@_jessiefleming/ @_jessiefleming
Hometown: London, Ont.
University I attended: Still in high school… but committed to UCLA
My favourite Canadian athlete of all time is: Simon Whitfield
In my hometown you have to: Watch the London Knights play.
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1LoNCQt – “It feels like I have 25 older sisters. There’s a couple that are three years older and a couple that are 17 years older. Karina was 18 when I was born...”
Name: Kaylyn Kyle
Twitter/Instagram handle: @kaylynkyle/ @kaylynkyle
Hometown: Saskatoon, Sask.
My soccer inspiration is: My father
The thing most people don’t know about me: I am competitive diver and dog lover!
When I’m not on the field, you will find me: On the beach by an ocean.
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1GrVFw1 – “I don’t want to be known as the team that just won bronze, I want to be known as the team that brought a World Cup home to Canada.”
Download photo:http://bit.ly/1KhC7cHName: Selenia Iacchelli
Twitter/Instagram handle: @syacc/ @seleniaiacc
Hometown: Edmonton, Alta.
My words to live by: Stay positive and never stop smiling – life is too good.
The thing most people don’t know about me is: I have a little bit too much energy...and I often start speaking with different voices J I also hate having my hair up.
When I’m not on the field, you will find me: Hanging out with my friends and family.
Download photo:http://bit.ly/1KhC7cHName: Sophie Schmidt
Twitter/Instagram handle: @sophieschmidt13/ @sophieschmidt13
Hometown: Abbotsford, B.C.
When I step off the field after a big game I immediately: Thank the fans
When I’m not on the field, you will find me: Making and editing film
Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1LoMU5S – On capturing behind-the-scenes footage of the team: “My favourite was when we were in the locker room and had a mini presentation for [Christine Sinclair] and the team started singing….”
Download photo: http://bit.ly/1KhC7cH