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Vernon’s Brittney Page named to Canadian women’s volleyball team for the final Olympic qualifying event before the Summer Games in London.

  • Apr. 27, 2012 10:00 a.m.

Vernon’s Brittney Page has been named to the Canadian women’s volleyball team for the final Olympic qualifying event before the Summer Games in London.

Page, who has spent the last few seasons training with the Canadian team in Winnipeg, is headed to Tijuana, Mexico for the NORCECA Olympic qualification tournament starting Sunday. Canada must win the tourney to secure an invite to London.

The Canadians open round-robin play Sunday against No. 19-ranked Puerto Rico, followed by No. 9 Dominican Republic Monday and No. 69 Honduras Tuesday. Cuba (No. 10), Mexico (27), Costa Rica (28) and Trinidad & Tobago (34) make up the other pool.