Katriana Battams named the 2016 January Gold in the Net Ontario Die-Hard of the month currently defends the net for the Smiths Falls Bears Bantam Rep B Team. She was born in nearby Jasper in 2002.
Katriana has been training with Gold in the Net Ontario since 2008 when she first attended a Minor Hockey clinic. She also attended summer camps since 2011.
Katriana says that she enjoys the multiple options provided by Gold in the Net from Group Development training sessions to private and semi-private lessons, to Movement/Skating clinics as well as the week long summer camps. She looks forwards to each training session and says that, “This is the only goalie school I have consistently wanted to attend week in and week out………end of story!”.
Katriana played two season in the girls AA division. She also tried out for Rideau St. Lawrence Kings Minor Bantam AA boys this season and was the final cut. Katriana made the Smiths Falls Bears Rep B team which finished in first place in the Upper Canada Minor Hockey League with a 19-3-2 record.
Her favourite goalie is Roberto Luongo.
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