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Top 100 Women’s Basketball Players of the Century

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of U SPORTS women’s basketball, the Top 100 players were chosen for recognition. The list was chosen by a committee of U SPORTS women’s basketball coaches and partners. The selected players were announced starting on February 6, 2020 and culminating in the national championship game on March 8, 2020. For further details, see the U SPORTS press release.

Player Hometown Seasons Schools More information
Ruth Wilson Vancouver, BC1937-41UBCUBC Hall of Fame
Nora McDermott Vancouver, BC1945-49UBCUBC Hall of Fame
Patricia Lawson Saskatoon, SK1947-50SaskatchewanSaskatchewan Hall of Fame
Arlene Raycroft McGinn Saskatoon, SK1950-54SaskatchewanSaskatchewan Hall of Fame
Mary Macdonald Toronto, ON1951-53TorontoToronto Hall of Fame
Linda Winter Barrett St. John's, NL1956-58MemorialSport NL Hall of Fame
Darlene Currie Calgary, AB1956-68CalgaryBC Sports Hall of Fame
Ann Mosher MacVicar Yarmouth, NS1957-61AcadiaAcadia Hall of Fame
Barbara Robertson Ocean Falls, BC1959-64UBCUBC Hall of Fame
Sandra Barr St. Stephen, NB1964-68UNBUNB Athletics News
Marg Curry Sihvon Moose Jaw, SK1964-68SaskatchewanSaskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame
Mary Pearson Coutts Victoria, BC1965-67VictoriaVictoria Sports Hall of Fame
Pauline Gensick 1966-69UBC 
Betty Ross 1966-71UBC 
Joanne Sargent Salmon Arm, BC1968-73UBCUBC Hall of Fame
Terri McGovern 1969-72UBC 
Kathy Williams Shields West Vancouver, BC1969-76LaurentianU SPORTS story
Bev Barnes Gibsons, BC1970-74UBCUBC Alumni Spotlight
Debbie Phelan New Westminster, BC1970-75UBC 
Joyce Douthwright Slipp Moncton, NB1971-74UNBUNB Archives
Angela Johnson Straub Winnipeg, MB1971-77WinnipegManitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
Coleen Dufresne Halifax, NS1971-80Ottawa, McGillU SPORTS story
Liz Silcott Montreal, QC1972-79UBC, Loyola, Concordia, Waterloo 
Sylvia Sweeney Montreal, QC1973-79McGill, Concordia, LaurentianU SPORTS story
Carol Turney-Loos Chilliwack, BC1973-80UBC, Saint Mary's, VictoriaUBC Hall of Fame
Chris Critelli St. Catharines, ON1974-78Winnipeg, LaurentianU SPORTS story
Deb Huband Ottawa, ON1976-80Concordia, Bishop'sUBC article
Luanne Hebb Krawetz Prince Rupert, BC1977-82VictoriaVictoria Hall of Fame
Janis Paskevich MacDonald Calgary, AB1977-82CalgaryCalgary Hall of Fame
Candi Clarkson Lohr Hamilton, ON1977-84Guelph, BrockOntario Basketball Hall of Fame
Tracie McAra Sibbald Victoria, BC1978-83VictoriaVictoria Hall of Fame
Anna Pendergast Stammberger Kensington, PE1978-83DalhousieDalhousie Hall of Fame
Andrea Blackwell Calgary, AB1979-84Bishop'sCanada Basketball Hall of Fame
Lynn Polson Hamilton St. Catharines, ON1980-84Bishop'sBishop's Hall of Fame
Patricia Melville Timmins, ON1980-86TorontoToronto Hall of Fame
Sandy Espeseth 1981-88Victoria 
Angela Orton 1982-86TorontoToronto Hall of Fame
Beth Cochran Hamiota, MB1982-87WinnipegManitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
Karla Karch Calgary, AB1982-88Calgary, VictoriaU SPORTS profile
Lori Clarke Abbotsford, BC1984-87VictoriaVictoria Hall of Fame
Janet Fowler Victoria, BC1984-87Victoria 
Carol Hamilton Goodale Sudbury, ON1984-87LaurentianOntario Basketball Hall of Fame
Mary Ann Kowal Sudbury, ON1984-89TorontoToronto Hall of Fame
Kathy MacCormack Spurr Sydney, NS1985-89DalhousieNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame
Veronica VanderSchee Den Oudsten Lacombe, AB1985-90CalgaryCalgary Hall of Fame
Kelly Boucher Calgary, AB1985-91Calgary, VictoriaFirst Canadian in WNBA
Kim Bertholet Winnipeg, MB1986-91ManitobaManitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
Jodi Evans Calgary, AB1986-91CalgaryCalgary Hall of Fame
Cynthia Johnston Rothesay, NB1986-91Bishop'sBishop's Hall of Fame
Shawna Molcak Kolaczek Cardston, AB1986-91LethbridgeLethbridge article
Jackie Moore Regina, SK1986-91Regina 
Andrea Hlady Pincher Creek, AB1987-93LethbridgeLethbridge Sports Hall of Fame
Denise Scott Toronto, ON1988-93TorontoToronto Hall of Fame
Dianne Norman Fredericton, NB1989-95LaurentianCanada Basketball Hall of Fame
Susan Stewart Mississauga, ON1989-95LaurentianStory for Hall of Fame
Sandra Carroll Winnipeg, MB1991-95WinnipegManitoba Sports Hall of Fame
Michele Vesprini Hamilton, ON1991-96Western 
Theresa MacCuish Balls Creek, NS1991-97StFXNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame
Justine Ellison Sharp Hamilton, ON1992-96TorontoToronto Hall of Fame
Vicky Tessier Chateauguay, QC1992-97McGillMcGill article
Terri-Lee Johannesson Winnipeg, MB1993-97ManitobaManitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
Lisa Koop Victoria, BC1993-98Victoria 
Stephanie Harrison Dongelmans St. Catharines, ON1995-00LaurentianLaurentian article
Jessica Mills Stanstead, QC1995-00UBCUBC Hall of Fame
Jackie Simon Sherwood Park, AB1995-01AlbertaAlberta article
Anne Smith Laval, QC1995-01ManitobaManitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
Carol-Ann Tull St. Hubert, QC1996-00Concordia 
Leighann Doan Reimer Halkirk, AB1996-01CalgaryCalgary Hall of Fame
Erin Soroko-Drazic Winnipeg, MB1996-01WinnipegManitoba Basketball Hall of Fame
Corrin Wersta Regina, SK1996-01ReginaRegina Hall of Fame
Isabelle Grenier Sainte-Foy, QC1998-03Laval 
Cymone Bouchard Bernauer Regina, SK1999-04ReginaRegina Hall of Fame
Teresa Kleindienst Gabriele Mission, BC2000-02Simon FraserSimon Fraser article
Jessica Kaczowka Regina, SK2000-03Simon FraserSimon Fraser article
Jenine Browne MacFadden St. Bride's, NL2000-05MemorialNews article
JoAnne Wells Small Bedford, NS2000-05Winnipeg 
Sarah Crooks Fife Lake, SK2002-07SaskatchewanNews for number retirement
Cassandra Carpenter Kanata, ON2003-08Laurentian 
Lani Gibbons Salmon Arm, BC2003-08Simon FraserSimon Fraser article
Katherine Quackenbush Morrow Halifax, NS2005-08MemorialNews article
Lindsay DeGroot Sutherland Thedford, ON2005-10McMaster, SaskatchewanNews for Hall of Fame
Kelsey Hodgson Fredericton, NB2005-10Cape BretonCape Breton article
Robyn Buna Kelowna, BC2006-10Simon FraserSimon Fraser article
Kayla Dykstra Calgary, AB2006-11Victoria 
Marie-Michelle Genois Cap-Sante, QC2006-11Laval 
Hannah Sunley-Paisley Toronto, ON2007-12OttawaAlumni profile
Jessica Clemencon St. Rambert, France2009-14Windsor 
Justine Colley-Leger East Preston, NS2009-14Saint Mary'sNova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame
Miah-Marie Langlois Windsor, ON2009-14Windsor 
Korissa Williams Windsor, ON2010-15WindsorJourney to police officer
Kristjana Young North Vancouver, BC2010-15UBC 
Keneca Pingue-Giles Winnipeg, MB2011-16Ryerson 
Danielle Boiago Hamilton, ON2012-17McMaster 
Jylisa Williams Atlanta, GA2013-15Lakehead 
Alison Keough Marion Bridge, NS2013-18Cape BretonCape Breton article
Alexandria Kiss-Rusk Beaconsfield, QC2013-18McGillMcGill article
Antoinette Miller Phoenix, AZ2013-18Saskatchewan, Winnipeg 
Paloma Anderson Phoeniz, AZ2014-18AcadiaBLG nominee
Sarah-Jane Marois Quebec City, QC2014-19Laval 
Jenna Mae Ellsworth Charlottetown, PE2016-20UPEI 


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