The University of Manitoba women’s basketball program has announced the commitment of Garden City Guard Halley Cruz for the 2024-25 Canada West season.

“I’m very excited and grateful for this opportunity and new chapter to my basketball career. I’d like to thank my family, friends and coaches who have helped and guided me along the way to accomplish this goal.” @halleycruz_ 


Name: Halley Cruz

Team: 17U Female

Position: Guard

Age: 17

Hometown: Winnipeg 


Years in Basketball: 11 years

School Attending This Fall: Garden City Collegiate 

Basketball Club: Tap Manitoba, Attack Academy 


Favourite Player & Team: Kobe Bryant, Zia Cooke - LA Sparks

Summer Goals: Continue to improve my quickness and speed and also represent Manitoba to the best of my ability. 

Basketball Aspirations: To reach university level and play globally 

Fondest Basketball Memory: Playing my first game after recovering from an ACL injury 

Biggest Basketball Influence: My family 

After High School, I Plan To: Attend and finish with a university degree

When Basketball Career is Over: Travel the world and coach upcoming players 

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