Manitoba's Olivia Weekes has announced her recent commitment to attend the University of British Columbia Women's Basketball Team for the upcoming 2022-21 Canada West season.  Olivia is finishing her grade 12 year at Vincent Massey Collegiate in Winnipeg and is a member of the Manitoba Provincial Team and Centre for Performance / Targeted Athlete Programs.  She was named to the 2020 All-Manitoba Team at the Basketball Manitoba Awards and MHSAA Player of the Week in January 2020.  

Olivia has also been recently named by Sport Manitoba their Women to Watch Grant.  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.

CONGRATULATIONS OLIVIA!

2019 PROVINCIAL TEAM PROFILE

TEAM
17U Female
POSITION
Guard
FIRST NAME
Olivia
LAST NAME
Weekes
PRESENT AGE
15
CITY/TOWN
Winnipeg
PRESENT GRADE
Grade 10
YEARS IN BASKETBALL
11 years
SCHOOL PRESENTLY ATTENDING
Vincent Massey Collegiate
SCHOOL ATTENDING THIS FALL
Vincent Massey Collegiate
BASKETBALL CLUB NAME
Centre For Performance
FAVOURITE PLAYER & TEAM
Toronto Raptors
SUMMER GOALS
Becoming more confident in my ability to score, becoming a starter at some point this season, win a medal at nationals
BASKETBALL ASPIRATIONS
Playing university basketball in the future
FONDEST MEMORY IN BASKETBALL
Winning the 2018-2019 AAAA Provincial championship with my JV Girls Vincent Massey team
BIGGEST BASKETBALL INFLUENCE
Kia Nurse, and Shaylee Gonzales
AFTER HIGH SCHOOL
Go into some sort of medical science for university and play university basketball
WHEN BASKETBALL CAREER IS OVER
Still be involved with the basketball community by becoming an athletic therapist, or a sports nutritionist, or like a sports doctor

   
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