Bonnie Samuelson and Sarah Naylor are the first two cuts from the Great Britain Senior Women’s squad, leaving a list of 18 Olympic hopefuls who have been invited to training camp in May, headlined by Jo Leedham (pictured, above).
Camp opens up on May 5 at Surrey Sports Park and head coach Tom Maher is extremely happy with his squad:
“The 18 players invited to attend Surrey Sports Park in May are a fantastic mix with some of the more experienced players leading the way with the younger talent coming through too.
“Everyone is coming to camp with great anticipation and ready to work hard to achieve our goals this year which is fantastic to see. After a historic year in 2011 we hope to build on our successes and make 2012 another year to remember.”
By the end of the training camp period in Surrey the squad will have been reduced to 16 players before the final 12 are selected for the Olympic roster on the 22nd June.
The final 18 players formally invited to training camp are:
Great Britain Senior Women’s Training Camp Squad
Dominique Allen, Oral Roberts University, USA
Rose Anderson, UWIC Archers, Cardiff
Kim Butler, SK Cesis, Latvia
Kate Butters, UWIC Archers, Cardiff,
Kristina Collins, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Stef Collins, UWIC Archers, Cardiff,
Temi Fagbenle, Harvard University, USA
Steph Gandy, Sheffield Hatters, UK
Chantelle Handy, Athinaikos, Greece
Georgia Jones, Oral Roberts University, USA
Jo Leedham, Bulleen Boomers, Australia
Sarah McKay, Barking Abbey Leopards
Julie Page, Torun, Poland
Natalie Stafford, Sydney University Flames, Australia
Azania Stewart, University of Florida, USA
Lauren Thomas-Johnson, Sheffield Hatters
Rachel Vanderwal, University of Limerick, Ireland
Jeneya Wade-Fray, UWIC Archers, Cardiff
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