Karen Battie and Hannah Stannard sign with VIU

May 1st, 2016

The VIU Women's Soccer program is pleased to announce that Karen Battie and Hannah Stannard, both from Ladysmith, will be suiting up for the Mariners this Fall.

"Karen is one of the leading goal scorers in VIPL last year, she's from a very athletic family, her dad and uncles all played rugby and soccer, she's skilled, has tons of pace and is very strong". "Hannah will be real nice addition to the Mariners, she's a smart player who has had lots of success playing youth soccer for VIPL Storm". Comments Head coach Anup Kang

Striker or centre midfield
2013-2016 VIPL Storm
2016 all-around player of the year award (mid-isle)
Most Athletic at LSS 2015/16
Top goals scored in VIPL 2015/16 (36 goals) in 19 games
Ladysmith Secondary Senior Soccer Team  
U18 girls at Provincials (2014/15) placed 2nd

Athlete of the year at Ladysmith secondary school.
Defender/midfielder left/right
Played on Vancouver Island Premier League, Upper island storm for 3 consecutive years (grade 9-12)
Plays for Ladysmith Secondary Sr girls soccer team
Ladysmith Secondary Senior Soccer Team placed 2nd when playing with U18 girls at Provincials (2014/15)