The Guyana Netball Association (GNA) will be sending a Combined Club team to the Barbados Workers Union Goodwill Tournament which is slated to commence tomorrow on the Island.
The GNA has shortlisted 10 players to be led by Christel Lambert with Robyn Thomas as her deputy, while Adellie Whittington-Lee serves as Manager.
Below is a profile of the players shortlisted:
NAME: Christel Lambert Captain
POSITION: Goalkeeper, Goal Defence, Wing Defence
Christel is a very smart and competitive netball player. As a member of the Emanie netball club she has been very instrumental in the club’s success over the years. She has represented Guyana on several occasions and her experience will be of tremendous assistance to the team during this competition.
NAME: Robyn Thomas Vice Captain
POSITION: Goalkeeper, Goal Defence, Wing Attack
The agility and quick reflexes of this player has ensured that she was rewarded for being the best in position played during every competition in Guyana she has participated in. This is her maiden exposure to international competition. Even so, Robyn is still expected to play a major role since her physical abilities will be coupled with a sound knowledge of the game.
NAME: Shanicka Estwick
POSITION: Goal Defence, Wing Defence, Goalkeeper
CLUB: All Stars
Shanicka has represented Guyana at the last three 16 and Under Caribbean Championships. This experience gained as a result of this will be invaluable to the team. Her reach and quick hands will certainly be advantageous. She is expected to be one of the pivotal players.
NAME: Angeline McCarthy Coach/Player
POSITION: Goal Shooter, Goal Attack, Goalkeeper
Angeline’s knowledge of the game, experience as a player who has represented Guyana on several occasions and her netball skills will provide the ingredients needed to be successful in her roles. She will be expected to do everything necessary to ensure her accuracy is at its best to maximize her scoring.
NAME: Renea Anderson
POSITION: Goal Attack, Center, Wing Attack
Renea’s contribution to the team will be her quickness and versatility displayed in her ability to shoot and score in the game. This netball player also has years of playing experience both in local and international competitions since she has represented Guyana several times. She will be expected to provide guidance for the less experienced players.
NAME: Michelle Subrattie
POSITION: Center, Wing Attack, Wing Defence
Michelle is a fierce attacking netball player who is very quick with her hands and on her feet. She has had international exposure and she is always prepared to play hard. She will be expected to provide necessary support while on court during games.
NAME: Miracle Hilliman
POSITION: Goal Attack, Goal Shooter
Miracle is one of two players who have been exposed to netball for just about six months. She has displayed a real propensity for the game and this experience will be invaluable to her as a netball player. She is still expected to be of value to the team she has portrayed the necessary traits needed.
NAME: Lashawana Wilson
POSITION: Wing Attack, Center, Wing Defence
Lashawana is a hard working player on the netball court. She has participated in local competitions over several years with this being her maiden participation at this level. She will be expected to use her knowledge of the game to her and the team’s advantage.
NAME: Donnette Boston
POSITION: Center, Wing Attack, Wing Defence
Donnette has participated in several local competitions since her introduction to the game of netball. She is one of the centre court players who will have the task of ensuring that the shooters receive the ball during the game. This experience will improve her game skills and knowledge.
NAME: Lisa Thomas
POSITION: Wing Defence, Center, wing Attack
Lisa is the other player with just about six months experience as a netball player. She has participated in a local competition and is anxious to test her new skills in a different environment. Her game skill and knowledge will be enhanced with her participation in this competition.
Manager- Adielle Whittington Lee
The team is expected to depart today.
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