Green tops in racquetball trials


Racquetball5Brossard, Que. –Mike Green of Burlngton and Frédérique Lambert of Montreal won the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively, at Racquetball Canada’s second National Team Selection Event at Nautilus Plus in Brossard, Que. on Sunday (Jan. 19).

Green is the reigning National Men’s Champion and he defeated Vincent Gagnon of Montreal, 15-8, 15-8, in the men’s final.

Lambert defeated reigning Canadian Women’s Champion Jennifer Saunders of Winnipeg, 1-15, 15-10, 11-9, in the women’s final. With the win, Lambert will become the No. 1 women’s player in Canada, as she also defeated Saunders at the first National Team Selection Event of the season in Winnipeg in December.

This event was the last opportunity players had to earn points towards selection for the team representing Canada at the 2014 Pan American Championships in Santa Cruz, Bolivia in April. Those points will also count toward selection for Team Canada at the 2014 World Championships in Burlington in June.