Green represents Canada for 30th time in racquetball

Mike Green (Photo: Wikipeida Commons)

Mike Green (Photo: Wikipeida Commons)

Burlington’s Mike Green and Winnipeg’s Jennifer Saunders will lead Canada’s team at the 2014 Pan American Racquetball Championships in Santa Cruz, Bolivia from April 12-19.

Green and Saunders are the respective men’s and women’s national champions.

Also on the Canadian team are the new Canadian women’s No. 1 ranked player, Frédérique Lambert of Montreal; Coby Iwaasa of Lethbridge, Alta. and Michèle Morissette of Baie Comeau, Que., the Canadian Junior U18 boy’s and girl’s champions, respectively, who will be making their first appearances on the senior national team in Santa Cruz.

Green will be appearing for Team Canada for the 30th time, the most of any men’s player and second most to Josée Grand’Maître of Brossard, Que., who qualified for Team Canada for a record 36th time.

Racquetball Canada will be selecting the coaches for the Pan Am Championships later this month.