(Toronto, Ontario)
Canada Basketball has announced the roster for the Senior Women’s National Team who will begin their summer competition as they
will take part in the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Winnipeg native 
Uzo Asagwara is part of the final roster that will mark the beginning of a busy summer as they will participate in a
four-team exhibition tournament in August and the FIBA Olympic Qualifier
Tournament in September. The women’s basketball competition at the Pan American
Games will begin on July 20 and end on July 24.


Canada will tip-off against Mexico on Friday,
July 20 at 2:30 pm EST. Their next game will be on Saturday, July 21 against Jamaica at 9:00 pm EST, and will finish off the
preliminary round against host Brazil
on Sunday, July 22 at 9:00 pm EST.


will be great preparation against FIBA America’s opponents who we will face at
the Olympic Qualification Tournament,” said head coach Alison McNeill. “Playing
in a multi-sport event like the Pan Am Games is great simulation for Olympic
Games competition.”





Uzo Asagwara


Name Pos Height Last
Jordan Adams F 6’3 Birmingham
Power (NWBL)
Overton, Nevada
Kelsey Adrian (*) G 6’1 Brookswood
Secondary (HS)
Langley, BC
Uzoma Asagwara G 5’9 University of
Winnipeg (CIS)
Winnipeg, MB
Chelsea Aubry (*) F 6’2 University of
Nebraska (NCAA)
Kitchener, ON
Amanda Brown (*) F 6’4 Penn State
University (NCAA)
Montreal, QC
Devon Campbell (d) G 5’10 ADBA EMFO.com (Spain) Langley, BC
Sarah Crooks (*) F 6’1 University of
Saskatchewan (CIS)
Fife Lake, SK
Teresa Gabriele (Kliendienst) (*) G 5’5 Simon Fraser
University (CIS)
Mission, BC
Lizanne Murphy (d) F 6’1 Hofstra
University (NCAA)
Beaconsfield, QC
Tamara Tatham (d) F 6’1 University of
Massachusetts (NCAA)
Brampton, ON
Sheila Townsend (*) G 5’8 Valosun KP Brno (Czech Republic) Maple Ridge, BC
Carrie Watson (*) G 5’10 University of
British Columbia (CIS)
Chiliwack, BC


(*) = Played
for Team Canada at 2006 World Championships

(d) = Played
for Women’s Development Team



Canada Basketball is a private, not-for-profit corporation that is
committed to the growth of the sport in Canada. 
Just as important, Canada Basketball
is focused on the development and preparation of Canada’s national teams for
the Olympic; Pan American and FISU Games as well as the World
Championships.  The aspiration of Canada Basketball is to instill the pride,
commitment, passion and respect that Canadians personify into the development
of basketball across the country and internationally. 

The schedule for 2007 Canadian
National teams is as follows: Senior
Men’s National Team
- Pan-Am Games July 25-July 29, FIBA America’s Olympic
Qualifying Tournament Aug.22-Sept.2: Senior
Women’s National Team
- Pan-Am Games July 25-July 29, FIBA America’s Olympic
Qualifying Tournament Sept.23-Sept.27: Development
National Team
(Men and Women)- World University Games/Summer Universaide Aug.8-Aug.18:
Young Women’s National Team- FIBA
U21 World Championships June 29-July 8: Junior
Men’s National Team
- FIBA U19 World Championships July 12-July 22: Junior Women’s National Team- FIBA U19
World Championships July 26-Aug.5: Canadian
Wheelchair Basketball
- VISA Paralympic World Cup May 7-May 13, Rio ParaPan
American Games Aug.12-Aug.19


For more
information please contact:

Canada Basketball                                                        

Denise Dignard                                     

of Women’s Elite Performance                          

Tel:  416.614.8037 x 204                                               


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