Asper student joins Team Canada womenâ€™s hockey
Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) announced on October 7 that Asper student and Bison women’s hockey player Alanna Sharman will join the Team Canada squad at the 2017 Winter Universiade. This yearâ€™s games take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan from January 29 to February 8. Sharman will be joined there by fellow Bison womenâ€™s hockey player Erica Rieder.
This is the first time Sharman been selected to a Universiade roster. According to GoBisons.ca,
Sharman, 20, is a first time captain, as a rotating alternate captain, in her third year at Manitoba in the 2016-17 season. The 5’8″ forward finished seventh in Canada West scoring with 22 points (10g, 12a) while playing in all 28 conference regular season games in 2015-16. The Winnipeg native was 2014-15 CIS and Canada West Women’s Hockey Rookie of the Year. She averaged over a point a game in her two year CIS career with 59 points (27g, 35a) in 56 conference regular season games.