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    December 10, 2018

    Emily Johnson Named Recipient of Sport Manitoba's Women to Watch Grant


    Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Emily Johnson has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Emily has been active in basketball for 10 years now and is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team and Centre for Performance program.  She is currently in grade 12 at Oak Park High School.  


    SUMMER 2018 PLAYER PROFILE
    TEAM 17U Female
    NAME Emily Johnson
    POSITION Guard
    HEIGHT 5'11"
    PRESENT AGE 17
    CITY/TOWN Winnipeg
    PRESENT GRADE Grade 11
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL 10 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING Oak Park High School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL Oak Park High School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME Centre For Performance
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
    SUMMER GOALS My goals for the summer are to win a bronze medal at nationals, as well as work on my outside shooting.
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS In the future I would like to play university basketball.
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL My fondest memory in basketball is winning bronze at the Canada Summer Games.
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE My two brothers Ryan and Owen.
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL After high school I would like to go to university and pursue a career in medicine.
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER When my basketball career is over I would like to stay involved in the basketball community and possibly do some coaching.


    Past basketball recipients of this award include...  VIEW MORE ON PAST WINNERS

    • Abby Smith
    • Anna Kernaghan
    • Maltha Uwambajimana
    • 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.

    MORE INFORMATION ON WOMEN TO WATCH GRANT





    CONGRATULATIONS EMILY!
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