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.
|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.
|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!