Canada Basketball has announced the 57 athletes that will be vying for either of the U19 or U16 Canadian National teams that will be competing at FIBA sanctioned events next summer.
This years National Age Group Assessment Camp will be taking place between December 13-18, 2018 and will be based out of Humber College in Toronto, ON, wth the objective of providing a national training environment for top athletes born 2000 and later.
This is the first phase of the national tryout process, which will see players vying for either the U19 National Team that will compete at the FIBA U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, or the U16 National Team that will compete for the FIBA U16 Women’s Americas Championship at a location still to be determined.
“We are excited to see the top nationally identified athletes compete and challenge themselves in our world class training environment”, said Denise Dignard, Director of Women’s High Performance via press release. “As part of their long term development, our staff will provide direction on next steps in their individual performance plans as we prepare for this summer’s U16 and U19 teams”
As part of past experience, subsequent phases of the tryout process will likely to resume in the Spring, with a shortened list, whittled down to about 2 thirds of this group. The final phase of the tryout process will conclude in the weeks approaching each respective FIBA event, and will look to select from a field of around 15 per team.
The following are the list of invitees to the camp:
|First Name||Last Name||Grad Year|
|Ornella Berenice||Niankan Ahou||2019|