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    March 30, 2017

    Maltha Uwambajimana Named Recipient of Sport Manitoba Women to Watch Grant

    Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Maltha Uwambajimana has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Maltha is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team and Centre for Performance program.  She is currently a grade 9 student at Acadia Junior High.

    Past basketball recipients of this award include...
    • Claire Signatovich
    • Niyah Becker
    • Raizel Guinto
    • Jordan Tully
    • Robyn Boulanger
    • Kerilynn MacLennan
    • Atoosa Jalayeri
    • Jasmine Ibrahim
    • Sara Ibrahim
    • Kerri Kuzbyt
    • Emily Potter
    • Brittany Wiebe
    • Danielle Baril
    • Adele Baril
    • Morgan Cross
    • Danielle DeGagne
    • Krystal Schouten

    In partnership with Provincial Sport Organizations and Coaching Manitoba, Sport Manitoba provides a monthly grant of $500 to a female athlete, team, official or volunteer to assist them in enhancing their women in sport career.



    Full Name: Maltha Uwambajimana
    Image result for claire signatovich basketballTeam Position: Guard
    Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
    Present Grade: Grade 9
    Years in Basketball: 3 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.
    Basketball Aspirations: Play University basketball.
    When Basketball Career is Over: Coach.

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