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Alberta Pandas - 2015-16 Season

Head Coach:Scott Edwards (10th season)
Other staff: Kelly Haggstrom (Assistant Coach), Shavaun Reaney (Assistant Coach), Robyn Fleckenstein (Assistant Coach), Drew Hanson (Assistant Coach), Michael Cook (Fitness Coach), Amy Kobzey (Assistant Coach), T.J. Mussbacher (Varsity Therapist), Alex Yaworski (Varsity Therapist), Stacey Slick (Varsity Therapist), Quinton Lam (Varsity Therapist), Brennan Mahon (Varsity Therapist)
League:CanWest Pioneer
Website:Team website link

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIS RecordOverall Record
W-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPGW-LPctPointsPPG
17-30.8501454-115672.7 - 57.826-70.7882350-193671.2 - 58.729-80.7842675-212572.3 - 57.4

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
1Briana Carlyon Forward6-03Dapp, ABRichard F. Staples Secondary (Lakeland College)
2Vanessa Wild Guard5-91Spruce Grove, ABSpruce Grove Composite High
3Elle Hendershot Forward6-03Lubbock, TXCoronado High
5Jessilyn Fairbanks Guard5-75Edmonton, ABHarry Ainlay High
6Tess Heinricks Guard5-92Edmonton, ABStrathcona Composite
7Maddie Rogers Guard5-104Calgary, ABWestern Canada High
8Megan Wickstrom Guard5-105Sherwood Park, ABArchbishop Jordan High
9Renee Byrne Guard5-105Devon, ABSpruce Grove Composite High
10Brooklyn Legault Forward6-11North Vancouver, BCWindsor Secondary
11Sydney Kumar Guard5-92Stony Plain, ABSpruce Grove Composite High
12Megan Tywoniuk Guard5-111Edmonton, ABArchbishop O'Leary High
13Arianne Sakundiak Forward6-33Calgary, ABSaint Francis High
14Mackenzie Cook Forward6-01Edmonton, ABHarry Ainlay High
15Marinya Marcichiw Forward5-111St. Albert, ABSt. Albert High

Awards presented

Jessilyn Fairbanks Ruby Anderson Trophy (Women's Basketball Team MVP), Canada West First Team All-Star, Canada West Defensive Player of the Year, CIS Second Team All-Canadian
Brooklyn Legault Canada West All Rookie Team, Canada West Rookie of the Year, Kathy Shields Award (CIS Rookie of the Year), CIS All-Rookie Team
Megan Wickstrom Canada West Third Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Oct 1, 2015Edmonton, ABAmbrose CollegeWin103-31 CanadaWest/ACAC Showcase
Fri Oct 2, 2015Edmonton, ABRed Deer CollegeWin91-33 CanadaWest/ACAC Showcase
Thu Oct 8, 2015Calgary. ABCalgaryWin74-67 Calgary Cup
Fri Oct 9, 2015Calgary. ABMount RoyalWin90-40 Calgary Cup
Fri Oct 16, 2015Halifax, NSCape BretonWin64-60 Dalhousie Centennial Tournament
Sat Oct 17, 2015Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss64-71OTDalhousie Centennial Tournament
Sun Oct 18, 2015Halifax, NSDalhousieWin72-48 Dalhousie Centennial Tournament
Fri Oct 23, 2015Helena, MTCarroll CollegeLoss52-59  
Sun Oct 25, 2015Butte, MTMontana TechWin79-66  
Sat Oct 31, 2015UnknownSaskatchewanLoss64-71  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Nov 6, 2015Vancouver, BCUBCWin72-67  
Sat Nov 7, 2015Vancouver, BCUBCWin69-54  
Fri Nov 13, 2015Edmonton, ABWinnipegWin70-52  
Sat Nov 14, 2015Edmonton, ABWinnipegWin84-63  
Fri Nov 20, 2015Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin64-44  
Sat Nov 21, 2015Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin81-48  
Fri Nov 27, 2015Edmonton, ABReginaLoss50-71  
Sat Nov 28, 2015Edmonton, ABReginaWin70-63  
Sat Dec 5, 2015Calgary. ABCalgaryWin70-64  
Fri Jan 15, 2016Edmonton, ABVictoriaWin77-55  
Sat Jan 16, 2016Edmonton, ABVictoriaWin99-60  
Fri Jan 22, 2016Brandon, MBBrandonWin64-54  
Sat Jan 23, 2016Brandon, MBBrandonWin59-44  
Fri Jan 29, 2016Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin75-53  
Sat Jan 30, 2016Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin86-36  
Fri Feb 5, 2016Edmonton, ABTrinity WesternWin83-63  
Sat Feb 6, 2016Edmonton, ABTrinity WesternWin81-46  
Fri Feb 12, 2016Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin78-77OT 
Sat Feb 13, 2016Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss61-73  
Sat Feb 20, 2016Edmonton, ABCalgaryLoss61-69  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Mar 3, 2016Edmonton, ABThompson RiversWin77-48StatsCanada West Quarterfinal (best of 3)
Fri Mar 4, 2016Edmonton, ABThompson RiversWin62-56StatsCanada West Quarterfinal (best of 3 final)
Fri Mar 11, 2016Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss68-78StatsCanada West Semifinal
Sat Mar 12, 2016Saskatoon, SKMacEwanWin66-55StatsCanada West Bronze Medal
Thu Mar 17, 2016Fredericton, NBSaint MarysLoss52-53StatsCIS Quarterfinal
Fri Mar 18, 2016Fredericton, NBOttawaWin69-60StatsCIS Consolation Semifinal
Sat Mar 19, 2016Fredericton, NBReginaWin74-73StatsCIS Consolation Final

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Jessilyn Fairbanks2053526.818-5731.697-22742.7103-13874.617-56733.649825495831515.8
Megan Wickstrom2054627.335-10334.077-24431.643-5676.819-53723.625354742423211.6
Maddie Rogers2054727.422-5540.079-17644.930-4665.216-67834.229716553721010.5
Elle Hendershot2050225.10-10.071-12955.027-4264.356-1191758.847312814151698.4
Renee Byrne2035017.525-7334.249-12240.29-1752.97-28351.83025304141326.6
Brooklyn Legault2045522.80-00.053-9854.123-3076.738-53914.54011720151296.5
Megan Tywoniuk2031315.710-2638.533-8737.98-2236.413-20331.633920413844.2
Briana Carlyon2034517.21-333.324-5048.014-2263.627-46733.629121256633.1
Vanessa Wild6355.83-742.95-1435.75-683.30-881.3821015183.0
Marinya Marcichiw161227.60-00.013-2454.26-875.012-15271.71501111322.0
Tess Heinricks161167.22-633.39-1947.49-1275.03-9120.88111305291.8
Sydney Kumar171046.14-1040.011-3135.53-475.02-680.51671824291.7
Arianne Sakundiak10525.20-00.05-1241.72-2100.02-570.7131822121.2
* Team Totals204022201.1120-34135.2526-123342.7282-40569.6212-48569734.934229732371199145472.7

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Jessilyn Fairbanks27 on Mar 11, 2016 vs Saskatchewan9 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers7 on Mar 17, 2016 vs Saint Marys
Megan Wickstrom22 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers9 on Mar 17, 2016 vs Saint Marys3 on Mar 4, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers
Maddie Rogers18 on Mar 4, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers7 on Mar 18, 2016 vs Ottawa7 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers
Renee Byrne17 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina3 on Mar 11, 2016 vs Saskatchewan3 on Mar 12, 2016 vs MacEwan
Elle Hendershot14 on Mar 18, 2016 vs Ottawa16 on Mar 17, 2016 vs Saint Marys4 on Mar 17, 2016 vs Saint Marys
Brooklyn Legault11 on Mar 12, 2016 vs MacEwan8 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina1 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers
Megan Tywoniuk8 on Mar 18, 2016 vs Ottawa2 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers1 on Mar 12, 2016 vs MacEwan
Arianne Sakundiak4 on Mar 12, 2016 vs MacEwan2 on Mar 11, 2016 vs Saskatchewan 
Briana Carlyon3 on Mar 4, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers5 on Mar 4, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers 
Tess Heinricks2 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers1 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina1 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers
Marinya Marcichiw2 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina1 on Mar 18, 2016 vs Ottawa 
Sydney Kumar1 on Mar 18, 2016 vs Ottawa1 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers1 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina


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