Canada Basketball announced today the 12 athletes who will represent Canada in a four-game Asia Exhibition series in China and Japan from August 1-7. Winnipeg's Emily Potter has been selected as part of the roster.  She recently signed a professional contract to play in Poland and finished her career at the University of Utah.  Read more on Emily...




2018 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM ASIA EXHIBITION ROSTER
#
Name
Position
Height
Hometown 
Club / School
9
Miranda Ayim
Forward
6'3"
London, ON
Basket Landes (France)
6
Bridget Carleton
Guard
6'1"
Chatham, ON
Iowa State (NCAA)
13
Shay Colley
Point Guard
5'9"
Brampton, ON
Michigan State (NCAA)
7
Abigail Fogg
Centre
6'4"
Sault Ste Marie, ON 
BBC Troistorrents (Switzerland)
15
Saicha Grant-Allen
Power Forward
6'4"
Hamilton, ON
Bembibre (Spain)
22
Ruth Hamblin
Centre
6'6"
Houston, BC
Castor Braine (Belgium)
5
Sami Hill
Guard
5'10"
Toronto, ON
Donau-Ries (Germany)
8
Alyssa Jerome
Forward
6'2"
Toronto, ON
Stanford (NCAA)
11
Alex Kiss-Rusk
Centre
6'4"
Beaconsfield, QC
BC Marburg (Germany)
4
Miah-Marie Langlois
Point Guard
5'8"
Windsor, ON
Novosibirsk Dynamo (Russia)
14
Emily Potter
Centre
6'4"
Winnipeg, MB
Politechnika Gdanska (Poland)
10
Daneesha Provo
Guard
6'0"
Dartmouth, NS
Utah (NCAA)
2018 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM ASIA EXHIBITION COACHES & STAFF
Name
Position
Hometown
Affiliation
Steve Baur
Head Coach
Wolfville, NS
Canada Basketball
Carly Clarke
Assistant Coach
Halifax, NS
Ryerson University
Max Hirst
Coordinator, Performance Analysis
Collingwood, ON
Canada Basketball
Lauren Buschmann
Sports Scientist & IST Manager
St. Catherines, ON
Canada Basketball/CSI-Ontario
Rhonda Shishkin
Physiotherapist
Saskatoon, SK
University of Saskatchewan
Danielle Dobney
Athletic Therapist 
Toronto, ON
N/A
Olesia Markevych
Physician 
Edmonton, AB
University of Alberta
Anne Marie Thuss
Team Manager
Hamilton, ON
McMaster University
2018 WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM ASIA EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
DATE
ITEM
Location
July 19 - July 27
Phase 2 Training Camp
Saville Community Sports Centre - Edmonton
August 1
Canada vs. China
Zhangjiang, China
August 3
Canada vs. China
Guangzhou, China
August 5
Canada vs. Japan
Nagaoka, Japan
August 7
Canada vs. Japan
Takasaki, Japan
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As preparations continue ahead of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018, Canada will face 10th ranked China and 13th ranked Japan.  At the FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2017, Japan (champions) and China (3rd place) both qualified for this September's World Cup. 

Steve Baur (Canada Basketball) will assume head coaching duties for the series and will be joined by fellow assistant Carly Clarke (Ryerson University).

Canada is currently ranked a program-high 5th in the FIBA World ranking presented by Nike.

Source: http://basketball.ca/en/news-article/12-athletes-selected-for-senior-womens-national-team-asia-exhibi
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