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    July 30, 2018

    Emily Potter Selected to Join Senior National Women's Team in Asia Exhibition Series


    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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