CANADA DEFEATS LITHUANIA 74-62 IN EXHIBITION PLAY

DATE

TIME

OPPONENT

LOCATION

Thursday, July 6, 2017

9:30 AM EST

Lithuania

Liupanshui, Guizhou, China

 

LIUPANSHUI, GUIZHOU, CHINA (JULY 6, 2017) - Team Canada resumed exhibition play today and defeated Lithuania 74-62. Canada is currently in a six-game exhibition series in China for training en route to the FIBA Women's AmeriCup 2017 in August.

 

Nirra Fields had 23 points and 9 assists while Bridget Carleton added 10 points and 2 rebounds. Ruth Hamblin and Laura Dally each added 7 points in Canada's win. 

Shay Colley, Samantha Hill, Ruth Hamblin, Nirra Fields and Alex Kiss-Rusk started for Canada.

Click here for the full team roster.

QUOTE

"Solid performance by Nirra Fields tonight impacting the game at both ends of the floor. We continue to work on our ability to disrupt on the defensive end and we took another step forward finishing with 14 steals." - Lisa Thomaidis, Head Coach
 

UP NEXT

Canada continues their China exhibition series tomorrow on July 7 against Belarus at 9:30 AM EST. Click here for the complete China exhibition schedule and follow us on Twitter for score updates.

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Matt Walker, mwalker@basketball.ca