2017 CCAA Women’s Basketball All-Canadians

2017 CCAA Women’s Basketball All-Canadians

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association is proud to announce the 2017 CCAA Women’s Basketball All-Canadians.

The student-athletes, who are selected by their conference based on performance and contribution to the sport and their team, were honoured at a banquet during the 2017 CCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship at NAIT in Edmonton, AB.

Here are the 2017 CCAA Women’s Basketball All-Canadians:

   

Carmelle M’Bikata


Rachel Beauchamp

 

Capilano Blues

 

Douglas Royals

M’Bikata led the Blues to a 16-2 record and first-place finish in the PACWEST. The fourth-year forward is Capilano’s all-time leading scorer with 916 points. M’Bikata led the conference with 15.78 points per game and was sixth with 7.33 rebounds per game. The PACWEST Player of the Year is a hard-working forward and the leader of a unit that allowed an average of 51.1 points per game, the lowest in the CCAA.

 

Beauchamp led the PACWEST with 10.75 rebounds per game and was second with 15.63 points per game. The third-year forward led the Royals to a 14-4 record and second-place finish in the PACWEST. Beauchamp has been involved in numerous community outreach initiatives; from volunteering at the Gibson, BC Special Olympics, to conducting sport development basketball clinics in the Aboriginal community of Kitimat, BC. She also manages to maintain a 3.40 GPA.


   

Torey Hill


Logan Moncks


 

NAIT Ooks

 

Lethbridge Kodiaks

Hill led the Ooks to a 23-1 record and first-place finish in the ACAC North Division. The fifth-year forward led the ACAC with 11.6 rebounds per game and was first in the North with 15.1 points per game. Hill set a record this season for most offensive rebounds with 142. The NAIT captain has a tireless work ethic and her commitment to her personal fitness speaks of her individual pursuit of excellence that has become a part of the Ooks team culture.

 

The ACAC Player of the Year led the Kodiaks to a perfect 21-0 record as Lethbridge ran the table in Alberta. Moncks, a fourth-year forward, was second in the conference with 22.6 points per game and she was also among the ACAC leaders in steals per game. The Lethbridge captain is an incredibly dedicated student-athlete. Moncks is always readily available to volunteer in the department or community, representing the Kodiaks in a way that is unmatched.


   

Ceejay Nofuente


Lindsay Panchan


 

Humber Hawks

 

Durham Lords

Nofuente captained the Hawks to an 18-0 record and first-place finish in the OCAA West Division. The OCAA Player of the Year took her dominance to a new level this season, setting OCAA single-season records with 124 assists and 101 steals. The fourth-year point guard also ranked fifth in the CCAA with 21.9 points per game. Nofuente, a two-time CCAA All-Canadian, donates her time to multiple basketball camps and inspires countless young athletes.

 

Panchan is now a three-time CCAA All-Canadian. She led the Lords to an 11-6 record and third straight post-season appearance in the OCAA. Panchan broke the conference single-season record for points with 439. The third-year guard led the OCAA with 25.8 points per game and 131 defensive rebounds. She also ranked third in the conference with 63 steals. Panchan volunteers with the Ontario Basketball Association.


   

Carrie-Ann Auger


Mael Gilles


 

Diablos de Trois-Rivières

 

Montmorency

Now a two-time CCAA All-Canadian, Auger led the RSEQ with 22.7 points per game and 35.8 minutes played per game. The third-year point guard also ranked third with 3.5 assists per game and was named the RSEQ Player of the Year. The co-captain’s involvement at Trois-Rivières goes well beyond basketball. In addition to her impressive academic average, Auger always makes herself available to represent the Diablos at different activities.

 

Gilles led the Nomades to a 14-2 record and tie for first place in the RSEQ. The third-year guard led the conference with 10 rebounds per game and was fifth with 14.8 points per game. Gilles also ranked in the RSEQ’s Top 5 in assists, steals and blocks per game. An athletic perimeter performer, she attacks the rim and finishes plays with regularity. Gilles is always all-smiles on the court and represents the values of ethics, effort and commitment.


   

Jayla Verney


Kiersten Mangold


 

Holland Hurricanes

 

Mount Allison Mounties

The ACAA Player of the Year led the Hurricanes to a 17-1 record and first-place finish in the ACAA. Verney led the conference with 18.9 points per game. The sophomore guard is also Holland’s toughest defender, often giving up several inches as she guards the opponent’s biggest players. She ranked third in the conference with 2.7 steals per game. Verney is a hard-working student-athlete who leads by example and pushes her teammates to perform.

 

Mangold ranked third in the ACAA with 14.2 points per game and 9.2 rebounds per game. She was also second in the conference in blocks per game. The sophomore forward led Mount Allison to an 11-7 record and third-place finish in the ACAA. Mangold has a tremendous work ethic, drive and humility. She is a wonderful teammate and has emerged as an important on-court leader at Mount Allison. Mangold is a strong student and epitomizes ‘Mountie Pride’.