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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 High
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. ABCalgaryWin74-67StatsCalgary Cup
Fri Oct 9, 2015Calgary. ABMount RoyalWin90-40 Calgary Cup
Fri Oct 16, 2015Halifax, NSCape BretonWin64-60StatsDalhousie Centennial Tournament
Sat Oct 17, 2015Halifax, NSSaint MarysLoss64-71OT, StatsDalhousie Centennial Tournament
Sun Oct 18, 2015Halifax, NSDalhousieWin72-48StatsDalhousie 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, BCUBCWin72-67Stats 
Sat Nov 7, 2015Vancouver, BCUBCWin69-54Stats 
Fri Nov 13, 2015Edmonton, ABWinnipegWin70-52Stats 
Sat Nov 14, 2015Edmonton, ABWinnipegWin84-63Stats 
Fri Nov 20, 2015Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin64-44Stats 
Sat Nov 21, 2015Winnipeg, MBManitobaWin81-48Stats 
Fri Nov 27, 2015Edmonton, ABReginaLoss50-71Stats 
Sat Nov 28, 2015Edmonton, ABReginaWin70-63Stats 
Sat Dec 5, 2015Calgary. ABCalgaryWin70-64Stats 
Fri Jan 15, 2016Edmonton, ABVictoriaWin77-55Stats 
Sat Jan 16, 2016Edmonton, ABVictoriaWin99-60Stats 
Fri Jan 22, 2016Brandon, MBBrandonWin64-54Stats 
Sat Jan 23, 2016Brandon, MBBrandonWin59-44Stats 
Fri Jan 29, 2016Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin75-53Stats 
Sat Jan 30, 2016Lethbridge, ABLethbridgeWin86-36Stats 
Fri Feb 5, 2016Edmonton, ABTrinity WesternWin83-63Stats 
Sat Feb 6, 2016Edmonton, ABTrinity WesternWin81-46Stats 
Fri Feb 12, 2016Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanWin78-77OT, Stats 
Sat Feb 13, 2016Saskatoon, SKSaskatchewanLoss61-73Stats 
Sat Feb 20, 2016Edmonton, ABCalgaryLoss61-69Stats 
--- 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

Overall scoring summary for the season

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Jessilyn Fairbanks3186928.025-9825.5155-37641.2139-19172.830-921223.98112290118247415.3
Megan Wickstrom3188728.658-17732.8134-40133.460-7975.934-821163.744527384338612.5
Maddie Rogers3186127.833-8538.8114-26543.047-7067.122-1051274.154101937523089.9
Elle Hendershot3183426.90-10.0121-21456.537-6160.787-1922799.068543719282799.0
Renee Byrne3155517.939-11234.871-17939.719-2965.59-39481.53734466262006.5
Brooklyn Legault3168622.10-10.071-13851.431-4372.156-801364.463171824181735.6
Megan Tywoniuk3146615.016-4535.649-13237.120-4247.620-30501.64511315201344.3
Vanessa Wild6355.83-742.95-1435.75-683.30-881.3821015183.0
Briana Carlyon3148015.51-333.329-6743.319-2770.442-601023.340122059782.5
Marinya Marcichiw221567.10-00.016-3053.39-1369.215-16311.41711421411.9
Sydney Kumar241425.96-1442.913-3834.210-1471.43-8110.52092524421.8
Arianne Sakundiak191377.20-10.013-3240.64-4100.09-20291.53321425301.6
Tess Heinricks241586.62-728.69-2045.013-1681.24-11150.612131707331.4
* Team Totals316266202.1183-55133.2800-190642.0413-59569.4331-743107434.652243048892300219670.8

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 Legault2045522.8  53-9854.123-3076.738-53914.54011720151296.5
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 Marcichiw161227.6  13-2454.26-875.012-15271.715 1111322.0
Tess Heinricks161167.22-633.39-1947.49-1275.03-9120.881113 5291.8
Sydney Kumar171046.14-1040.011-3135.53-475.02-680.51671824291.7
Arianne Sakundiak10525.2  5-1241.72-2100.02-570.7131822121.2
* 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 Fairbanks33 on Feb 5, 2016 vs Trinity Western9 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers10 on Jan 16, 2016 vs Victoria
Megan Wickstrom22 on Mar 3, 2016 vs Thompson Rivers9 on Mar 17, 2016 vs Saint Marys4 on Feb 12, 2016 vs Saskatchewan
Elle Hendershot19 on Jan 30, 2016 vs Lethbridge16 on Mar 17, 2016 vs Saint Marys7 on Nov 13, 2015 vs Winnipeg
Maddie Rogers19 on Feb 6, 2016 vs Trinity Western11 on Feb 6, 2016 vs Trinity Western8 on Jan 16, 2016 vs Victoria
Renee Byrne17 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina4 on Nov 21, 2015 vs Manitoba3 on Nov 6, 2015 vs UBC
Megan Tywoniuk13 on Oct 18, 2015 vs Dalhousie4 on Nov 13, 2015 vs Winnipeg2 on Nov 13, 2015 vs Winnipeg
Brooklyn Legault12 on Nov 21, 2015 vs Manitoba8 on Mar 19, 2016 vs Regina2 on Nov 20, 2015 vs Manitoba
Vanessa Wild11 on Jan 30, 2016 vs Lethbridge5 on Feb 6, 2016 vs Trinity Western1 on Nov 20, 2015 vs Manitoba
Tess Heinricks9 on Nov 21, 2015 vs Manitoba3 on Jan 23, 2016 vs Brandon4 on Jan 16, 2016 vs Victoria
Sydney Kumar9 on Jan 29, 2016 vs Lethbridge2 on Oct 18, 2015 vs Dalhousie2 on Jan 16, 2016 vs Victoria
Briana Carlyon8 on Feb 13, 2016 vs Saskatchewan8 on Jan 22, 2016 vs Brandon2 on Jan 16, 2016 vs Victoria
Marinya Marcichiw8 on Nov 20, 2015 vs Manitoba5 on Nov 20, 2015 vs Manitoba1 on Oct 18, 2015 vs Dalhousie
Arianne Sakundiak8 on Oct 17, 2015 vs Saint Marys7 on Oct 17, 2015 vs Saint Marys1 on Oct 16, 2015 vs Cape Breton


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