WBB: Keough Named 1st-Team All-Canadian

WBB: Keough Named 1st-Team All-Canadian

REGINA, Sask. (U SPORTS) – Cape Breton forward Alison Keough (Marion Bridge, NS) was honoured as a U Sports 1st-team All-Canadian member Wednesday night, as the national award winners were celebrated at the annual All-Canadian gala. This is the second time that Keough has been named a 1st-Team All-Canadian as she received the honour in 2016-17 as well. The 5th-year player joins Kelsey Hodgson as the only CAPERS women's basketball player to earn 1st-Team All-Canadian honors twice. 

 

Keough finished her 5-year university career this season by winning her first AUS league scoring title. She averaged 19.2 points per game to go along with 12 rebounds per game. She is CBU's All-time leading scorer with 1735 pts and All-time leading rebounder with 1022. Her rebounding totals are also the best in AUS history. 

Keough was named AUS Rookie of the Year, U Sports Rookie of the Year and a member of the AUS and U Sports All-Rookie teams as well as AUS 2nd-team All-star in 2013-14. She followed that up by being named an AUS 1st-Team All-star on four occasions (2014-15,2015-16,2016-17 and 2017-18). She was named a U Sports 2nd-team All-star in 2015-16. The nursing student was also a member of the CAPERS AUS Championship team in 2016-17. 

 

 

Acadia's Paloma Anderson was named this year's Nan Copp Player of Year award.  Regina guard Carolina Gonçalves captured the Kathy Shields Award as Rookie of the Year, while UPEI forward Kiera Rigby earned the Sylvia Sweeney Award for Student-Athlete Community Service for her outstanding contribution both on and off the court. Carleton forward Elizabeth LeBlanc is the Defensive Player of the Year, while her bench boss Taffe Charles received the Peter Ennis Award as Coach of the Year. Finally, Winnipeg forward Lena Wenke is the winner of the Tracy MacLeod Award for her courage in overcoming adversity

 

2018 U SPORTS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-CANADIANS

 

First Team

 

Pos.

First Name

Last Name

School

Eligibility

Hometown

Program

G

Paloma

Anderson

Acadia

5

Phoenix, Ariz.

Sociology

C

Alex

Kiss-Rusk

McGill

5

Beaconsfield, Que.

Social Work

G

Antoinette

Miller

Winnipeg

5

Phoenix, Ariz.

Kinesiology & Applied Health/Education

F

Leashja

Grant

Lakehead

4

Nassau, Bahamas

Psychology

F

Alison

Keough

Cape Breton

5

Marion Bridge, N.S.

Nursing

 

Second Team

 

Pos.

First Name

Last Name

School

Eligibility

Hometown

Program

G

Sabine

Dukate

Saskatchewan

3

Ventspiils, Latvia

Arts & Science

F

Lindsay

Shotbolt

York

5

Markham, Ont.

Education

C

Jessica

Lubin

UQAM

5

Montreal, Que.

Cultural Animation

G

Kyanna

Giles

Regina

2

Winnipeg, Man.

Education

F

Sofia

Paska

Ryerson

4

Etobicoke, Ont.

Early Childhood Studies

 

All-Rookie Team

 

Pos.

First Name

Last Name

School

Eligibility

Hometown

Program

G

Carolina

Gonçalves

Regina

1

Oeiras, Portugal

Media, Art & Performance

G

Marin

Scotten

Ryerson

1

Ottawa, Ont.

Arts & Contemporary Studies

F

Coralie

Dumont

Concordia

1

Boucherville, Que.

Marketing

G

Reese

Baxendale

UPEI

1

Sussex, N.B.

Science

G

Brigitte

Lefebvre-Okankwu

Ottawa

1

Gatineau, Que.

Biomedical Science