Toronto, ON — Canada Basketball is excited to announce the 12 women who will represent Team Canada at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in the Czech Republic. The Cadette Women’s National Team will look to build off their recent success, which included a bronze and silver medal in the past two years respectively.

“We are thrilled with our team. Over my four years, this was the toughest year for selection. It is always an honour to be a part of the athletes first experience at a World Championship,” said head coach Carly Clarke.

“All of our athletes have put in a tremendous amount of work to prepare themselves for the World Championship experience. Every world championship presents different challenges game to game – the cohesiveness, IQ and diversity of our athletes skill sets will present challenges for our opponents.”

First, Canada will play in an exhibition tournament in Nogent-sur-Seine, France in order to prepare for the World Championships.

At the Championships, Canada will compete in Group A. The group features the Hungary, Korea and the host nation, Czech Republic. The CWNT’s first game will be on Saturday, June 28 against Hungary.

2014 Cadette Women’s National Team

Name Position Height Hometown
Chelayne Bailey Guard 5’5″ Pickering, ON
Mikaela Brewer Guard 5’9″ Barrie, ON
Hailey Brown Forward 6’1″ Hamilton, ON
Bridget Carleton Guard 6’1″ Chatham, ON
Julia Chandler Forward 6’2″ Toronto, ON
Maurane Corbin Forward/Post 6’3″ St-Bruno, QC
Danielle Garven Guard/Forward 5’9″ Scarborough, ON
Mael Gilles Guard/Forward 6’0″ Montreal, QC
Jaelyne Kirkpatrick Guard 5’5″ Oakville, ON
Kendra Van Leeuwen Guard 5’10” Brantford, ON
Eternati Willock Forward/Post 6’1″ Scarborough, ON
Lauren Yearwood Forward/Post 6’3″ Victoria, BC

2014 CWNT Game Schedule

Date Opponent Time (ET)
Friday, June 20 France 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 21 United States 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, June 22 China 9:00 a.m.
Saturday June 28 Hungary 2:15 p.m.
Sunday, June 29 Korea 2:15 p.m.
Tuesday July 1 Czech Republic 12:00 p.m.

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Drew Ebanks