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    March 10, 2020

    Abby Benson Named Recipient of Sport Manitoba Women to Watch Grant


    Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce that Abby Benson of Petersfield, MB has been named a recent recipient of the Sport Manitoba 'Women to Watch' athlete grant!  Abby has been active in basketball for 9 years now and is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team and Targeted Athlete Programs.  She currently in grade 12 at Lord Selkirk Regional School.  

    SUMMER 2019 PLAYER PROFILE

    TEAM
    17U Female
    POSITION
    Guard
    FIRST NAME
    Abby
    LAST NAME
    Benson
    PRESENT AGE
    16
    CITY/TOWN
    Petersfield
    PRESENT GRADE
    Grade 11
    YEARS IN BASKETBALL
    8 years
    SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
    Lord Selkirk Regional School
    SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
    Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School
    BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
    Centre For Performance
    FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
    Kawhi Leonard
    SUMMER GOALS
    To improve my skills and medal at nationals
    BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
    To play CIS university basketball
    FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
    Making a provincial team and playing with the Wesmen
    BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
    My dad
    AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
    Play University Basketball
    WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
    Pursue a career in science



    Past basketball recipients of this award include...  VIEW MORE ON PAST RECIPIENTS
    • Beth Dueck
    • Aira Abello
    • 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 ABBY!
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