• Sunday Jan 28, 2018

    Canada’s Huitema wins CU20W Golden Boot

    Jordyn Huitema (pictured) scored five of Canada’s 12 goals in the 2018 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship. (Photo: CA-Images)

    COUVA, Trinidad & Tobago – Canada’s Jordyn Huitema captured the 2018 CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship Golden Boot award by netting five goals in as many games.

    The 16-year-old, who has already earned seven caps for the senior squad, netted two goals (and added one assist) in the 3-1 opening win against Costa Rica and struck for a hat-trick in a 4-1 victory over host Trinidad & Tobago in the second Group A match.

    Huitema is the first Canadian to earn the honor.

    CONCACAF UNDER-20 WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
    Top Scorer (by year)

    2002: Kelly Wilson, USA (9)
    2004: Kerri Hanks, USA (10)
    2006: Veronica Charlyn Corral, Mexico (8)
    2008: Shakira Duncan, Jamaica; Michelle Enyeart, USA; Kelley O’Hara, USA (6)
    2010: Sydney Leroux, USA (6)
    2012: Natalia Gomez-Junco, Mexico (6)
    2014: McKenzie Meehan, USA; Tanya Samarzich, Mexico (6)
    2016: Mallory Pugh, USA (7)
    2018: Jordyn Huitema, Canada (5)

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