CANADA DEFEATS BELARUS 66-49 IN EXHIBITION PLAY

DATE

TIME

OPPONENT

LOCATION

Friday, July 7, 2017

9:30 AM EST

Belarus

Liupanshui, Guizhou, China

 

LIUPANSHUI, GUIZHOU, CHINA (JULY 7, 2017) - Team Canada defeated Belarus 66-49 in their fifth exhibition game in China. Canada is currently in a six-game exhibition series in China for training en route to the FIBA Women's AmeriCup 2017 in August.

Shay Colley had 22 points and 5 rebounds while Jamie Scott added 14 points and 3 rebounds. Nirra Fields also had 12 points in Canada's win. 

Shay Colley, Laura Dally, Ruth Hamblin, Nirra Fields and Quinn Dornstauder started for Canada.

Click here for the full team roster.


 

QUOTES

"It wasn't our best performance tonight, despite the win. Thankfully, we have another tough game against China tomorrow to see if we can bounce back with a more focused performance." - Lisa Thomaidis, Head Coach

"It wasn't our best game but our youth showed when things got hard. I'm excited to see how we respond tomorrow because bad games are always a great opportunity to learn and grow." - Nirra Fields

UP NEXT

Canada finishes off their China exhibition series tomorrow on July 8 against host China at 7:30 AM EST. Follow us on Twitter for game updates.

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Matt Walker, mwalker@basketball.ca