#THE Bahamas Basketball Federation women’s national team will be competing at the Centrobasket Tournament in Havana, Cuba, this week.
#Team Bahamas will play their opening game on Wednesday against Cuba.
#Following that game, the Bahamas will face the Dominican Republic at 5pm on Thursday and Jamaica at the same time on Friday.
#The playoffs are scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday, July 16-17.
#Donillo ‘Donnie’ Culmer, assisted by Deven Johnson and Di’Asti Delancy, will coach the team.
#The team manager is Anastacia Sands-Moultrie and the trainer is Sasha Ferguson.
#• Here’s a brief
#profile of the players
#selected to the team:
- #Philicia Kelly – 32-year-old 5-9 shooting guard.
- #Roberta Quant – six-foot forward. Graduate of St Augustine’s College and an attorney-at-law/ engineer.
- #Valerie Nesbitt – 23-year-old 5-foot, 6 ½-inches point guard.
#Three-time national team member, having played in 2007 and 2021. Currently a pro hooper.
- Latoya Role – 34-year-old 5-foot, 11-inch small forward.
#Graduate of CR Walker and Henderson Community College.
- Lorraine Oliver – 30-year-old 5-foot, 8-inch guard.
#Graduate of Francis University and is currently an entrepreneur and investor.
- #Karolyn Baptiste – 19-year-old 5-foot, 4-inch guard. Currently attends the University of Maine where she is studying kinesiology.
- #Antonicia Moultrie – 16-year-old 5-foot, 10-inch shooting guard. Currently attends St Augustine’s College and one day aspires to become a pilot.
- #Britenique Harrison – 29-year-old 6-foot, 3-inch forward/centre. 2010 graduate of St Augustine’s College and 2015 graduate of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. Banker by profession.
- #La’Tavia Brennen – 22-year-old 5-foot, 11-inch power forward/ centre. Student of St Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina, who hopes to become a physical therapist.
- #Denika Lightbourne – 17-year-old 5-foot, 8-inch point/shooting guard.
#Currently attends Tallulah Falls School and hopes to eventually become a computer technician.
- Tiffany Wildgoose – 31-year-old 5-foot, 10-inch power forward.
#Currently a high school physical education teacher.