Junior Griffins Girls Basketball Tryouts

February 12, 2016

MacEwan University department of athletics is pleased to announce tryouts for the 2016 Junior Griffins Spring season!

This year there will be two Junior Griffins teams on the girls’ side, one at the Under-17 level and another at the Under-15 level. Both teams will participate in the Prairie Elite Basketball League (PEBL) www.pebl.ca. This is a university run league involving teams from MacEwan University, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina.

Further information on each team is below. Please direct any questions to Dave Oldham, Head Coach MacEwan University Griffins women’s basketball team, at oldhamd2@macewan.ca or 780-916-2828.

U17 PEBL Team
The Under-17 team will be conducting a combined tryout with the U of A Pandas. Coaches from both institutions will select the top 24 players and divide them into two equal teams. The tryout for this team is set for:
Date: Monday February 15th, 2016
Venue: Saville Center- Competition Court
Meeting Time: 4:00pm
Tryout Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm

U15 PEBL Team
This team will have a Griffins-only tryout at the City Centre Campus gymnasium.
Date: Sunday February 28th, 2016
Venue: City Centre Campus gymnasium- MacEwan University
Meeting Time: 4:30pm
Tryout Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

The MacEwan University Griffins are the 14 athletic teams that represent MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, in seven sports. The university's teams are members of Canadian Interuniversity Sport and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association, and compete in the Canada West Universities Athletics Association and Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.

Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Fifty-four members, 10,000 student-athletes and 550 coaches vie for 19 national championships in 11 different sports. The CIS also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, and 27 World University Championships.

For further information on the MacEwan University Griffins please contact David Kent, at 780-497-5324 or by email at kentd22@macewan.ca and Junelle Mah, at 780-289-3037 or by email at mahj67@macewan.ca.

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