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ASDC Features the Most Dominant Team In Alberta Rugby History

The Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central (ASDC-C) is pleased to announce that the ASDC-Central Athletes of the Month for September 2017 are the Titans Rugby U18 Girls Team.

In a departure for the Athlete of the Month award ASDC-Central has chosen the entire Titans U18 team as worthy recipients for capturing Gold at the Alberta Rugby Union’s 2017 U18 Girls Provincial Championship with an utterly dominant 107 – 0 win over the Edmonton Nor’westers.

Both teams entered the championship game undefeated for the season but it was the Titans who proved their dominance.  The Titans outscored their opponents 722 – 81 over the course of the season.  When discussing their performance it is important to remember that only a few short seasons ago the Titans were coming off a winless season.  The Titans are composed of 28 girls from 5 communities (Red Deer – 17; Rimbey – 4; Rocky Mountain House – 4; Lacombe – 2; and Byemoor – 1).

The Titans were led by Courtney Holtkamp, Lora Lee, Leah Brunner, and Gwen Fillinger to name a few. Courtney & Jada Holtkamp, Leah Brunner, Gwen Fillinger, Lora Lee and Rachel Sever all went on to play with Team Alberta U18 this summer, as did Camryn Holland with Team Alberta U16. Courtney Holtkamp led Team Alberta (captain and tournament leading scorer) to a Gold Medal at Nationals. Courtney Holtkamp (ASDC-Central’s Athlete of the Month for April 2016) also competed for Team Canada U18’s in international play competing in Ottawa this summer vs USA U18’s in a 15’s competition. Courtney recently returned from France where she competed with Team Canada U18’s in a Rugby 7’s competition..

Two years ago, Titans Rugby (through the initiative of Head Coach Kenton Poelzer) created the School of Rugby initiative and partnered with ASDC-Central to provide strength and conditioning, mental skills and nutrition seminars to the areas rugby youth. It appears that that partnership is paying dividends.

ASDC-Central thanks Tom Bast Sports for celebrating the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month recipients by the provision of commemorative apparel for each recipient.

ASDC-Central Female Athletes of the Month – Titans Rugby U18 Girls Photo

For further information regarding this athlete, the ASDC-Central and our programs, please contact Miles Kydd @ miles.kydd@rdc.ab.ca or 403-342-3231.

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The main purpose of the ASDC network is to coordinate and enhance services available to Alberta's emerging athletes and coaches. These regional centres provide services to athletes and coaches residing in rural and urban areas allowing athletes to develop and train at a high level without leaving home.

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