CANADA DROPS TIGHT GAME VERSUS MONTENEGRO

 

DATE

TIME

OPPONENT

LOCATION

May 31, 2017

10:30 AM EST

Montenegro

Bordeaux, France

BORDEAUX, FRANCE ­ - Ruth Hamblin and Katherine Plouffe led the way with 12 points each as Team Canada’s comeback effort against Montenegro fell short in a 67-66 loss. The game was the third of a 5-game European exhibition tour as the Women's National Team Program looks to set benchmarks and assess athlete performance heading into the next stage of training. Click here for the box score.

Bridget Carleton, Shay Colley, Miah-Marie Langlois, Katherine Plouffe and Michelle Plouffe started for Canada. Click here for the full team roster.

QUOTES

“I think our team battled back hard and created opportunities through our defensive intensity. Lots of lessons to be learned from today’s game playing against a very experienced team, and we look forward to playing a very tough France team tomorrow.” – Lisa Thomaidis, Head Coach

“It’s good to play against these teams in this environment while we’re still learning. We’re learning each game…we’re going to take some lessons from this and move forward.” – Katherine Plouffe 

UP NEXT

Canada's next game is against 3rd-ranked France on Thursday, June 1 at 1:00 PM EST. Click here for the complete European exhibition schedule.

-30-

Ceci est disponible egalement en francais. Contactez Bailey Williams ci-dessous pour l'obtenir.  
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Bailey Williams, bwilliams@basketball.ca