On the court, they look and play like any other players on the team — fast, skillful, prepared.
Off the court, however, they are dealing with many different issues than their Canadian teammates, adjusting to a new life as a university student athlete in a foreign country.
Blame it on genetics. Or maybe it's being Canadian.
In either case, little ladies are picking up hockey sticks and seeking daddy's advice on how to perfect one's slap shot.
The last time the Calgary Dinos hosted the CIS Women's field hockey championship, Mariah Carey and Boys II Men ruled the radio waves, while Lion King made its first 2D appearance on the big screen.
The Mount Royal University Cougars women's soccer team pulled off a decisive win on Oct. 23, beating the Lethbridge College Kodiaks 2-0. The victory secured the Cougars top spot in the south division of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), an achievement that designates them as hosts for the Oct. 28-30 playoff tournament.