7 Ontario athletes & 2 Ontario coaches set to represent Canada at FIBA U16 Americas Women’s Championship • Ontario Basketball Association

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Canada Basketball has announced the Team Canada U16 Women’s roster for the FIBA U16 Americas Championship in Mexico next week. Seven Ontario athletes will represent Canada, plus two members of the coaching staff.

The FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2021 will be held August 23 to 29 in León, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Roster:

Name Position Hometown School
Jada Bediako C Brampton, ON Southwest Academy (OSBA)
Summer Bostock F Carlisle, ON The Webb School
Micaela Carter PG Brampton, ON Excel Hoops Prep (OSBA)
Sumer Lee SG Milton, ON Crestwood Prep (OSBA)
Raynne Malik F London, ON A.B. Lucas Secondary School
Bree Robinson PG Mississauga, ON The Webb School
Taija Sta Maria PG Vaughan, ON Crestwood Prep (OSBA)

Team Canada U16 Women will be coached by Cheryl Jean-Paul (Trinity Western University), with assistants Nate McKibbon (Western University) and Fabienne Blizzard (Ottawa BlackJacks / Capital Courts Academy).

Canada will compete in Group A with Brazil, Costa Rica, and Puerto Rico.

Schedule:

Date Time (EST) Opponent
Monday, August 23 3:30PM Brazil
Tuesday, August 24 12:30PM Costa Rica
Wednesday, August 25 12:30PM Puerto Rico

The quarterfinals will take place on Friday, August 27, semifinals on Saturday, August 28, and the final on Sunday, August 29.

Team Canada’s games will be free to watch on the FIBA YouTube channel.

Good luck to all Ontario athletes & coaches on their quest for FIBA U16 gold!

 

Links:

Canada’s U16 Women’s National Team announced ahead of the FIBA U16 Americas Women’s Championship 2021 (Canada Basketball)

FIBA U16 Americas Women’s Championship 2021 (FIBA)





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