Racquetball

The G-Men swing into action again


Racquetball5Burlington’s Mike Green will partner again with Vincent Gagnon of Montreal as part of Team Canada competing in racquetball at the 2015 Pan American Championships that begin March 28 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Green and Gagnon were the silver medalists at last year’s World Championships. They will play Doubles again in Santo Domingo with Pedro Castro of Brossard, Que., and Samuel Murray of Baie Comeau, Que. playing Men’s Singles.

The Canadian women will be led by national champion Jennifer Saunders of Winnipeg, who is going to play both Singles and Doubles. She’ll play doubles with Christine Richardson of Regina. This is the second time Saunders and Richardson have played together at the Pan Am Championships. They were bronze medalists in 2012.

Michèle Morissette of Baie Comeau, Que., the Canadian Girl’s U18 Junior Champion, will also play Women’s Singles with Saunders.

Michel Gagnon of Longueuil, Que., is the head coach of the team, and Evan Pritchard of Winnipeg is the assistant coach.

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