Gaspar Twins Will Represent Canada in the 2023 World Lacrosse Women’s Super Sixes

Lacrosse | September 1, 2023

CANADA – Bella Gaspar And Gaspar’s Teeth has been selected to the Canadian Lacrosse roster for the upcoming 2023 World Lacrosse Women’s Super Sixes event. The event will take place in Oshawa, Ontario from October 6-8.

This is the first time that the Gaspar twins have been included in the Team Canada roster.

Led by the coaching staff of Shawn Williams, Jessica Markew, Katie Ranger and Ashley Bull the Gaspar twins are two of 12 on a list made up of women across Canada.

“It is the highest honor to represent your country,” said Sun Devil Lacrosse head coach Taryn VanThof. “I am so excited for Bella and Gigi to represent Team Canada at the Women’s World Lacrosse Super Sixes event next month.”

The event spanned from three countries to six. The six countries that will attend are Canada, the United States, Haudenosaunee, India, Kenya and Haiti. With the United States included, it will be the first time since the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, that Canada and the United States will face each other.

From Burnaby, BC the defensive pair started and played in all 19 games for the Sun Devils in the spring. Bella led the team with 15 causing turnovers and Gigi had 26 ground balls, the second most for Arizona State.

Gigi represented ASU in the 2023 Pac-12 All-Tournament Team thereafter marked a career high with five ground balls in a win against California. He also had two turnovers. In Gaspar’s three-year career, he has recorded 63 ground balls and 27 caused turnovers.

Both are also included in the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll and Pac-12 Honor Roll in 2023.

About Canadian Lacrosse

Founded in 1867, Lacrosse Canada is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is made up of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 85,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials and athletes of all ages and abilities. Lacrosse Canada’s mission is to honor the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. Canadian Lacrosse oversees the running of various national championships and Team Canada’s participation in all international events approved by World Lacrosse. Lacrosse Canada is proud to be affiliated with partners who share our vision and values, including our corporate partners – NormaTec Recovery Systems, RockTape, OPRO, Canadian Red Cross, Westjet, and Baron Rings – as well as our funding partners, the Government of Canada, the Canadian Training Association, and Canadian Lacrosse Foundation.

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