5 Sydney Uni players named in Gliders World Champs squad

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Five Sydney Uni Wheelchair Flames have been selected in the Australian Gliders women’s national wheelchair basketball 20-player squad that will be cut to 12 for the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships to be held in Toronto, Canada in June.

Wheelchair Flames representatives Sarah Stewart (three-time Paralympian, two-time World Championships representative, former SUSF EAP scholarship holder), Katie Hill (two-time Paralympian, one-time World Championships representative), Caitlin Lisle (U25 Australian team in 2011, SUSF EAP scholarship holder), Hannah Dodd (one-time equestrian Paralympian, U25 Australian squad) and Stephanie van Leeuwen have all been selected in the Gliders squad.                                                  

Having just completed a 10-game tour of Canada and the USA, the Gliders (who were represented by Stewart and van Leeuwen) will continue their preparations for the June World Championships when they take on National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) teams in May before heading to Europe for a series of warm-up games and final hit outs.

The European tour will take in Germany and the Netherlands before departing for Canada and their chance at winning the Gliders first World Championship medal since 2002.

A tough pool awaits the Gliders in Toronto, with Netherlands, USA, Mexico, Peru and France.

The 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships to be held in Toronto, Canada from 20-28 June.

For the latest information on the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships visit the official tournament website at http://2014wheelchairbasketball.com/.  

Australian Gliders squad for the 2014 IWBF Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

Mel Adams                      Victoria

Natalie Alexander           The Be Active Western Stars

Shelley Chaplin              Victoria

Cobi Crispin                    Victoria

Shelley Cronau               MineCraft Comets

Leanne Del Toso            Victoria

Hannah Dodd                 Sydney University Flames

Kylie Gauci                      Stacks Goudkamp Bears

Melanie Hall                    MineCraft Comets

Katie Hill                          Sydney University Flames

Georgia Inglis                 The Be Active Western Stars

Bridie Kean                     MineCraft Comets

Caitlin Lisle                     Sydney University Flames

Amber Merritt                  The Be Active Western Stars

Clare Nott                        The Be Active Western Stars

Kathleen O’Kelly-Kennedy  Stacks Goudkamp Bears

Ella Sabljak                      MineCraft Comets

Sarah Stewart                 Sydney University Flames

Stephanie van Leeuwen   Sydney University Flames

Sarah Vinci                     The Be Active Western Stars

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