Go Utes!
Go Utes!
Plouffe Leads Canada to Bronze at FIBA Americas U18 Championship

Michelle Plouffe averaged 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship.

Michelle Plouffe averaged 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship.

June 27, 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Incoming women's basketball player Michelle Plouffe led the Canadian Junior Women's National Team to a bronze medal at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship over the weekend.

After starting the tournament 3-0 to reach the medal round semifinals, the Canadians suffered a heartbreaker to Brazil, 50-49. Plouffe tied for the team lead with 12 points and had eight rebounds.

In the bronze medal game, Canada beat Chile for the second time in the tournament, 81-42. Plouffe had her second double-double of the tournament with 10 points and a game-high 12 rebounds with five steals.

Plouffe averaged 14.4 points and 9.4 rebounds over the five games to rank among the tournament leaders.

 

 

Utah.edu Pac-12 Utah Utah Sports Properties