Basketball Manitoba is proud to present the Manitoba Provincial Team program which identifies, trains and develops the top basketball players in the province.  Get to know the current team members below.  Click or tap on an image to view it in full size.


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Manitoba Provincial Team


   

Full Name: Lisbeth Hildebrand
Team Position:  Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade:  Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 4 years.
School: Sargent Park School
Basketball Club: N/A
Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry is my favourite player and Golden State is my favourite pro team.
Summer Goals: To have a more consistent shot and better ball handling skills.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning Cities and Provincials
Biggest Basketball Influence: My coach from school: Colin Mark.
After High School: Go to University and take architecture while on the University Basketball team.
Basketball Aspirations: My basketball aspirations are to play for a Canadian University team, or go down to the states and play for the Tennessee Vols.
When Basketball Career is Over: Have a career in business.


Full Name: Katrina Rogan
Team Position:  Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade:  Grade 8
Years in Basketball: 9 years.
School: Henry G. Izatt
Basketball Club:  Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Cory Joseph - Toronto Raptors
Summer Goals: Continue working on skills and foot speed.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning our first club tournament.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Coach Riley.
After High School: Go to University and study medicine, play basketball.
Basketball Aspirations: To play high school and University basketball.
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach young players to learn the sport and develop.

Full Name: Izabella Marquez
Team Position: Foward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 8
Years in Basketball: 8 years.
School: Grant Park High School
Basketball Club:  Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Paul George and Indiana Pacers
Summer Goals: To improve my shooting skills.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making Centre for Performance.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Father.
After High School: NCAA.
Basketball Aspirations: To be apart of the NCAA.
When Basketball Career is Over: Still be involved (e.g. coaching or reffing)





Full Name: Anna Kernaghan
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 7
School: Grant Park High School
Basketball Club: Center for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Steph Curry - Golden State Warriors
Summer Goals: To win Nationals.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Playing on my backyard court.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My dad.
After High School: Go to University.
Basketball Aspirations: To play basketball in University
When Basketball Career is Over: Be an architect.


Full Name: Lauren Bartlett
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 6 years.
School: Oak Park High School
Basketball Club:  Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Paul George and Indiana Pacers
Summer Goals: To improve my shooting skills.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making Centre for Performance.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Father.
After High School: NCAA.

Basketball Aspirations: To be apart of the NCAA.When Basketball Career is Over: Still be involved (e.g. coaching or reffing)






Full Name: Maltha Uwambajimana
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 8
Years in Basketball: 2 years.
School: Acadia Junior High
Basketball Club: Center of Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry - Golden State
Summer Goals: To become a better ball handler.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making the Centre for Performance Team and the Provincial Team.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Darren and Jodi Sampson.
After High School: Play University basketball.
Basketball Aspirations: Play University basketball.
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach.






Full Name: Lana Shypit
Team Position:  Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade:  Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 10 years.
School: Glenlawn Collegiate
Basketball Club:  Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Tim Duncan - San Antonio Spurs
Summer Goals: Have great tournaments and memories with my teammates.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Watching my sister play when I was 3 years old and knowing I wanted to play that sport.
Biggest Basketball Influence: Pam Danis and all my other great coaches.
After High School: I would like to coach younger girls and get them involved in playing basketball.
Basketball Aspirations: Travel to Europe and play basketball there.
When Basketball Career is Over: Travel the world.



Full Name: Sydney Kreitz
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 3 years.
School: Glenlawn Collegiate
Basketball Club: Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Demar Derozan
Summer Goals: Get a medal at Nationals.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making Centre for Performance.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My teammates and coaches.
Basketball Aspirations: To keep enjoying the sport and improve my game.
After High School: Go to University.
When Basketball Career is Over:  Stay involved in the basketball community by coaching.





Full Name: Rusheda Gibbs
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 4 years.
School: Sargent Park School
Basketball Club: Manitoba Magic
Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry - Golden State
Summer Goals: I want to become a better ball handler and become better on defense.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning provincials, winning cities, and making Team Toba.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My brother, Dwhyte.
After High School: I would like to keep my focuses on basketball and make it as far as I can.
Basketball Aspirations: To continue playing basketball after high school.
When Basketball Career is Over: I would like to become a high school basketball coach.



Full Name: Emily Johnson
Team Position:  Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade:  Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 9 years.
School: Shaftesbury High School
Basketball Club: Centre of Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Lebron James - Cleveland Cavaliers
Summer Goals: This summer I would like to improve my outside shooting and rebounding. I also hope to win a gold medal at Nationals!
Fondest Memory in Basketball: My fondest basketball memory was winning the bronze medal at the national basketball tournament last year.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My brothers.
After High School: After high school I would like to attend university and possibly play university basketball.
Basketball Aspirations: In the future I would like to play University basketball.
When Basketball Career is Over: When my basketball career is over I would like to become a coach and help other people improve their skills.

Full Name: Gurleen Dhillon
Team Position: Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 6 years.
School: Kildonan East Collegiate
Basketball Club:  Winnipeg Wolves
Favourite Player & Team: Kobe Bryant - Lakers
Summer Goals: To win a medal and work harder on my game.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making the game winner in one of my games.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My brother and Dad.
After High School: Play basketball at the University level and pursue a career in the medical field.
Basketball Aspirations: To play college basketball.When Basketball Career is Over: I want to keep working hard on my education and achieve all my goals in life.

Full Name: Alycia Sosnowski
Team Position:  Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade:  Grade 8
Years in Basketball: 8 years.
School: St. Maurice School
Basketball Club:  Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Steph Curry - Golden State Warriors
Summer Goals: To develop as a player and perform well as a team at Nationals.
Basketball Aspirations: Play ball in University.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Winning my school championship
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Dad.
Basketball Aspirations: Play ball in University.
After High School: Go to University.
When Basketball Career is Over: Coach a club team.

 

Full Name: Claire Signatovich
Team Position:  Guard
Hometown: Winnipeg Manitoba
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 9 years.
School: Oak Park High School
Basketball Club: Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Stephen Curry
Summer Goals: To medal at Nationals.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Getting bronze at Nationals last year.
Biggest Basketball Influence: My Mom.
After High School: Play University basketball.
Basketball Aspirations: To play University basketball.
When Basketball Career is Over: Be a doctor.







Full Name: Light Uchechukwu
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 9
Years in Basketball: 2 years.
School: Arthur A. Leach
Basketball Club:  N/A
 Favourite Player & Team: Klay Thompson - Golden State Warriors
 Summer Goals: To win Nationals.
 Fondest Memory in Basketball: When we got third at Nationals last year.
 Biggest Basketball Influence: Lisa Leslie.
 After High School: I would like to go to University. 
 Basketball Aspirations: To make it to a D1 school.
 When Basketball Career is Over: To be finished school and get a job.



Full Name: Abby Smith
Team Position: Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Present Grade: Grade 8
Years in Basketball: 6 years
School: HS Paul
Basketball Club: Centre for Performance
Favourite Player & Team: Steph Curry
Summer Goals: 100 shots per day.
Fondest Memory in Basketball: Making Team Toba and Centre for Performance
Biggest Basketball Influence: Tanisha Greeves.
After High School: Go to University and play for a basketball team.
Basketball Aspirations: Play for U of M.
When Basketball Career is Over: Be a professional in the medical field.





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