JUNIOR WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCES ROSTER

(Toronto, Ont.) – Canada Basketball has announced the 2014 Junior Women’s National Team. The team will compete in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Women in Colorado Springs, USA. The competition runs from August 6 to August 10.

"The coaching staff is very excited with the team that has been selected, as they are extremely hardworking and they love to play the game,” said Rich Chambers, Head Coach. “We feel in the training camp that we can make great improvements and get ourselves prepared for the FIBA Americas tournament."

The full team list and coaching staff can be found below.
 
2014 Junior Women's National Team Roster

Name

Position

Height

Hometown

Bridget Atkinson

Guard

5-5

Welland, Ont.

Christina Buttenham

Guard

5-9

Hamilton, Ont.

Bridget Carleton

Guard

6-1

Chatham, Ont.

Shay Colley

Guard

5-7

Brampton, Ont.

Cheyenne Creighton

Forward

5-10

Ajax, Ont.

Rachel Fradgley

Forward

6-2

London, Ont.

Mael Gilles

Guard/Forward

6-0

Montreal, Que.

Linnaea Harper

Forward

5-9

Newmarket, Ont.

Barbara Johnson

Guard

5-6

Toronto, Ont.

Nancy Kessler

Post

6-2

St. Catharines, Ont.

Daneesha Provo

Guard

5-8

Dartmouth, N.S.

Lauren Yearwood

Forward/Post

6-3

Victoria, B.C.

  

 

2014 Junior Women’s National Team Coaching Staff
 

Name

Position

Hometown

Rich Chambers

Head Coach

Port Moody, B.C.

Scott Edwards

Assistant Coach

Edmonton, AB.

Scott Reeves

Assistant Coach

Kamloops, B.C.

Nate McKibbon

Performance Analyst (competition)

Hamilton, Ont.

Danielle Dobney

Therapist

Aurora, Ont.

Elaine Sun

Team Manager

Thornhill, Ont.

Mireille Beland

Head of Delegation

Montreal, Que.

 
2014 Junior Women’s National Team Schedule                   

July 22-31 – Training Camp continues at Durham College in Oshawa, Ont.

August 1 – Travel to Colorado Springs

August 2 –Exhibition vs. USA –7:00 p.m. MT

August 4—Exhibition vs. Brazil—12:00 p.m. MT

August 6 – Canada vs. El Salvador – 5:15 p.m. ET

August 7 – Canada vs. Mexico – 5:30 p.m. ET

August 8 – Canada vs. United States – 7:30 p.m. ET

August 9 – TBD Semi-finals

August 10 – TBD Finals