U19 MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM TO HOST OPEN PRACTICE
The U19 Men’s National Team will hold an open practices for media in preparation for U19 World Championships in Heraklion, Greece from June 27-July 5.
WHAT: U19 Men’s National Team Open practice
WHO: Athletes and coaches from the U19 Men’s National Team training camp roster
WHEN: June 10, 2015 – 12:00 P.M. & 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Humber College – North Campus
Both practices on June 10 will be open to media 12:00 P.M. & 7:30 p.m. Coaches and athletes from the training camp roster will be available for post-practice scrums. Please contact [email protected] to confirm attendance.
The U19 team will compete in the FIBA World Championships after finishing 2nd at the U18 FIBA Americas tournament in 2014.
Additional inquiries can be directed to [email protected]
Following training camp, the team will head to Europe to train, as well as compete in exhibition games in Spain ahead of the World Championships. In 2014, the squad finished 2nd at FIBA Americas. Canada is currently ranked 3rd worldwide in the FIBA Men’s age-group rankings.
|NAME||POSITION||HEIGHT||HOMETOWN||CLUB TEAM OR SCHOOL|
|Dillon Brooks||F||6’7||Mississauga, ON||University of Oregon|
|Brody Clarke||F||6’8||Toronto, ON||University of Alberta|
|Jadon Cohee||G||6’4||Langley, BC||Seattle University|
|Stefan Duric||G||6’6||Burlington, ON||Nelson High School|
|Christopher Egi||F||6’8||Markham, ON||Harvard University|
|Jonah Fogg||C||6’10||Sault St. Marie, ON||Algoma High School|
|Jordan Henry||G||5’9||Toronto, ON||Pineridge High School|
|Biniam Ghebrekidian||F||6’9||Gatineau, QC||Ottawa Gaurdsmen|
|Montaque Gill-Caesar||G||6’5||Toronto, ON||University of Missouri|
|Elijah Long||G||6’0||Mississauga, ON||John Carroll High School|
|Justin Jackson||F||6’7||Ajax, ON||Findlay Prep High School (New Jersey)|
|Corey Johnson||G||6’3||Ottawa, ON||Northern Kings|
|Abu Kigab||G||6’6||Toronto, ON||Saint Francis|
|Benjamin Miller||G||6’2||Winnipeg, MB||Acadia University|
|Matthew Neufeld||C||6’10||Victoria, BC||Sunrise Christian Academy|
|Jalen Poyser||G||6’4||Mississauga, ON||Orangeville Prep|
|Nevell Provo||G||6’0||Halifax, NS||Huntington Prep High School (US)|
|Shamiel Stevenson||F||6’6||Toronto, ON||Wasatch Academy (Utah)|
|Drew Urquhart||F||6’8||Vancouver, BC||Eastside Catholic School (Seattle)|
|Roy Rana||Head Coach||Ryerson University|
|Jamie McNeilly||Assistant Coach||Virginia Tech|
|Kirby Schepp||Assistant Coach||University of Manitoba|
|Scott Morrison||Assistant Coach||Maine Red Claws|
|Steve Konchalski||Mentor Coach||St. Francis Xavier|
|James DePoe||Manager||Humber College|
|OPPONENT||DATE & TIME (EST)||LOCATION|
|Spain||June 13 – TBC||Bilbao, Spain (Exhibition)|
|Croatia||June 14 – TBC||Bilbao, Spain (Exhibition)|
|Australia||June 15 – TBC||Bilbao, Spain (Exhibition)|
|Australia||June 27 – 8:15 a.m.||Heraklion, Greece|
|Tunisia||June 28 – 8:15 a.m.||Heraklion, Greece|
|Italy||June 30 – 11:15 a.m.||Heraklion, Greece|
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