Press Release

Bay FC goalkeeper Lysianne Proulx selected as an alternate for Canada Women’s National Team at the 2024 Paris Olympics 

San Francisco, Calif. (July 1, 2024) – Bay FC goalkeeper Lysianne Proulx was named as one of four alternates for the Canada Women’s National Team at the 2024 Paris Olympics, it was announced today. Canada will have a pre-camp July 7-18 in Spain, playing several tune-up matches, including a friendly match with Australia on July 14 before the tournament. 

Proulx, who was part of Canada’s 23-player roster for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, will travel to the France with Canada and train with the team but will only be added to the 18-player roster if a goalkeeper sustains a tournament-ending injury.  

The reigning Olympic champions are in Group A with Colombia, New Zealand and France. The top two teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage in addition to the two best third-place teams. Canada opens the group stage against New Zealand on July 25 at 8 a.m. (Pacific) followed by a match against France on July 28 at 12 p.m. (Pacific) before concluding group play against Colombia 12 p.m. (Pacific) on July 31. The quarterfinal round will begin on Aug. 3 followed by the two semifinal matches on Aug. 6. The bronze medal match is slated for Aug. 9 and the tournament concludes on Aug. 10 with the gold medal match.