TORONTO, ON – The 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women begins this weekend and will take place in Turkey from September 27 to October 5.
NBATV Canada will be airing all of Canada’s games live with Sportsnet1 providing tape-delayed coverage (Check your local listings).
The #9 ranked Canada team looks to improve on their 2010 FIBA World Championship 12th place finish with a roster composed of veteran leaders and talented young players.
2014 Canadian Women’s Basketball Team Roster
|Ayim, Miranda||Forward||6’2″||London, ON|
|Boogaard, Krysten||Centre||6’5″||Regina, SK|
|Fields, Nirra||Guard||5’7″||Montreal, QC|
|Gaucher, Kim||Guard||5’11”||Mission, BC|
|Langlois, Miah-Marie||Guard||5’7″||Windsor, ON|
|Murphy, Lizanne||Forward||6’0″||Beaconsfield, QC|
|Nurse, Kia||Guard||5’10”||Hamilton, ON|
|Pilypaitis, Courtnay||Guard||6’0″||Orleans, ON|
|Plouffe, Katherine||Forward||6’3″||Edmonton, AB|
|Plouffe, Michelle||Forward||6’3″||Edmonton, AB|
|Tatham, Tamara||Forward||6’0″||Brampton, ON|
|Thorburn, Shona||Guard||5’9″||Hamilton, ON|
Team Canada Schedule at 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women
Games live on NBATV Canada and tape-delayed on Sportsnet
|Sept 2014||Preliminary Round – Group B||Location|
|27||Canada vs. Mozambique, 7amET||Ankara|
|28||Canada vs. Turkey, 12pmET||Ankara|
|30||Canada vs. France, 2:15pmET||Ankara|
|1||Qualification to Quarter-Finals||Istanbul|
Post-Game Media Conference Calls
After each game, we will hold a media conference call with Coach Thomaidis and/or players. Media are asked to RSVP in advance to join the call.
Please contact Jeff Aylen at [email protected] or [email protected] to register.
For the complete 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women schedule, go tohttp://www.basketball.ca/2014-fiba-world-championship-for-women-schedule-p156923.
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