The Canadian Mennonite University Blazers have announced the signing of 2015 and 2016 Manitoba High School 'AAA' Girls Provincial Champion, Caitlin Fennell (pictured above, left with coach Sara Gillis and teammate Adrianna Proulx). The 5'11 R.D. Parker graduate averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds in her Grade 12 year, earning selection to the Basketball Manitoba Graduating All-star Game earlier this year.

"Caitlin is a really exciting player," said head coach Joe Di Curzio, "She is an effective player both inside and outside and has wonderful skill to be a force for us on the court."

Selected as the MHSAA Athlete of the Week in March 2015, Fennell was also recognized as a 'AAA' Girls Provincial All-Star in 2016 and was chosen for the All-Manitoba first team in 2015-16 and second team in 2014-15.

"Caitlin is a very tough competitor who has a real passion for the game," added Di Curzio, "I think she will be a big contributor to our success this season and in the years to come."

The Thompson, Manitoba product was also a member of the Team Manitoba under-15 girls provincial team and won a bronze medal at the under-16 level.

The CMU women's basketball team tips off their 2016-17 preseason at home on September 23rd when they host the Briercrest Clippers of the Alberta Collegiate Athletic Conference as part of Fall Festival activities.

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