2016 U18 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER ANNOUNCED
TORONTO, ON (July 7, 2016), Canada Basketball's women's high performance program is pleased to announce the 2016 U18 women's national team who will represent Canada at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Women's Championship in Chile and will be looking to qualify for the 2017 FIBA U19 Women's World Championships
'The selection process was competitive again this year as our team looks to qualify a Canadian team to for a seventh consecutive FIBA U19 Championship. We look forward to seeing these athletes grow in the international context against the top athletes from other nations in our zone.' Denise Dignard, Director, Women's High Performance.
The team will finish training camp on July 8th at York University. The team will play an exhibition game against the USA and the tip-off for the tournament against Mexico on July 13th at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile from July 13th-July 17th.
Carly Clarke (Ryerson) will be joined by assistants Ryan Thorne (McGill) and Claire Meadows (UBC Okanagan).
In 2015, the U19 women's national team finished 8th at the U19 FIBA World Championships. Canada is currently ranked 4th worldwide in the FIBA youth girls rankings.
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2016 U18 Women's National Team
Moose Jaw, SK
Bill Crothers SS
St. Mary CSS
St. Francis HS
Kendra Van Leeuwen
St. John's College
St. Thomas More CSS
A.B. Lucas SS
2016 U18 COACHING & STAFF
Phillip Pocock CSS
WHP Youth Council Member
2016 U18 SCHEDULE
Vs. Mexico @ 11am local time
Vs. Chile @ 7:15pm local time
Vs. Puerto Rico @ 5pm local time
Bailey Williams, 647-460-7976, email@example.com