Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Aira Abello has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Aira has been active in basketball for 9 years now and is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team program.  She going into grade 12 at Sisler High School this fall.   


SUMMER 2019 PLAYER PROFILE

TEAM
17U Female
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Aira
LAST NAME
Abello
PRESENT AGE
16
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 11
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
9 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Sisler High School
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Sisler High School
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Manitoba Magic
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Kyrie Irving/Boston Celtics
SUMMER GOALS
My goals for the summer are to win a medal at Nationals and improve as an overall player.
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
To play for a University basketball.
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Defeating the #2 ranked Tier 1 team and making it to finals.
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
My parents and Michael Tan.
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
After high school, I would like to attend University/College and be a Kinesiologist.
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
When my basketball playing career is over, I'd like to be apart of the Basketball Community.


Past basketball recipients of this award include...  VIEW MORE ON PAST WINNERS
  • Emily Johnson 
  • 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 AIRA!
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