CANADA BASKETBALL BRINGS 14 PLAYERS TO EDMONTON FOR FINAL TRAINING PHASE

 Team Canada prepares for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women

EDMONTON, AB – Canada Basketball has announced  the roster of 14 athletes who are currently training at the team’s training facility in Edmonton in preparation for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women that will be held in Turkey from September 27th  to October  5th.

2014 Senior Women’s National Team 3rd Phase Training Camp Roster

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Miah-Marie Langlois

Guard

5'7"

Windsor, Ont.

Kia Nurse

Guard

5'10"

Hamilton, Ont.

Shona Thorburn

Guard

5'9"

Hamilton, Ont.

Courtnay Pilypaitis

Guard

6'0"

Orleans, Ont.

Kim Gaucher

Guard

5'11"

Mission, B.C.

Miranda Ayim

Forward

6'2"

London, Ont.

Nirra Fields

Guard

5'7"

Montreal, QC.

Katherine Plouffe

Forward

6'3"

Edmonton, AB.

Lizanne Murphy

Forward

6'0"

Beaconsfield, QC.

Tamara Tatham

Forward

6'0"

Brampton, ON.

Krysten Boogaard

Centre

6'5"

Regina, SK.

Michelle Plouffe

Forward

6'3"

Edmonton, AB.

Ruth Hamblin

Centre

6'6"

Houston, BC.

Kayla Alexander

Centre

6’4”

Milton, ON.

 The team will be departing Edmonton on September 13th for the upcoming exhibition games:
 
Upcoming Team Canada Competition Dates

September 2014

Event:

Location

14th

Scrimmage vs. Team USA

Connecticut, USA

15th

Exhibition Game vs. Team USA

(Televised on ESPN2, 7pm ET)

Connecticut, USA

19th

20th  

Exhibition Game vs. Cuba

Exhibition Game vs. Spain

Logrono, Spain

 
The FIBA World Championship for Women is set to take place September 27th – October 5th in Turkey.