Tielmann terrific as Team Canada wins silver at Pan Ams

Alexa Tielmann of Abbotsford helped Canada's U19 girls water polo team win silver at the Pan American Junior Water Polo Championships.

Alexa Tielmann of Abbotsford helped Canada’s U19 girls water polo team to a silver medal at the Pan American Junior Water Polo Championships in Montreal.

The Canadians came into the final undefeated, but dropped a 7-6 decision to the United States, with Tielmann scoring one goal in the losing effort. During the round robin portion of the tournament, Canada had defeated the U.S. 8-7, with Tielmann scoring a hat trick, including the game-winner.

Tielmann, a Yale Secondary grad, embarks on her NCAA career this fall at UCLA.