Canada Basketball Announces Women’s Senior Roster

Canada Basketball’s Women’s High Performance Program is pleased to announce the final roster for the Senior Women’s National Team set to compete at the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“In this first year of the Tokyo quadrennial we have assessed a number of athletes and are pleased to confirm the twelve that will make up the best team for the 2017 FIBA Women’s Americup,” said Denise Dignard, Director, Women’s High Performance. “We look forward to travelling to Argentina to compete for a spot in the 2018 FIBA World Cup.”

Lisa Thomaidis takes the helm in her fifth year as Head Coach and is joined by assistant coaches Shawnee Harle and Steve Baur.

Canada’s Senior Women’s National team is currently ranked 2nd in the Americas and 6th in the world by FIBA.


# Name       Position Height Hometown Club/School (17-18)
9 Miranda Ayim Forward 6’3” London, ON Basket Landes (France)
8 Bridget Carleton Guard 6’1” Chatham, ON Iowa State (NCAA)
13 Shay Colley Guard 5’9” Brampton, ON Michigan State (NCAA)
6 Laura Dally Guard 6’0” Sarnia, ON Unattached
10 Nirra Fields Guard 5’8” Montreal, QC Uni Gyor (Hungary)
22 Ruth Hamblin Centre 6’6” Houston, BC Adelaide Lightning (Australia)
7 Sami Hill Guard 5’10” Toronto, ON Unattached
4 Miah-Marie Langlois Point Guard 5’8” Windsor, ON Enisey Krasnoyarski Kraj (Russia)
5 Kia Nurse Guard 6’0” Hamilton, ON UConn (NCAA)
14 Katherine Plouffe Forward 6’3” Edmonton, AB Bourges (France)
15 Michelle Plouffe Forward 6’3” Edmonton, AB Unattached
12 Jamie Scott Guard 5’10” Clarkston, WA Ferrol (Spain)