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Newsletter. Issue 2004-10. May. 14, 2004
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Anita is Queen of the Hoops
Anita de Menezes a 6'.1"forward is the latest import recruit of the Preik Jumpers Netherlands Women's basketball league First Division team. With impressive statistics in most rebounds, she is poised to make a difference on the boards for her new team.

Preik Jumpers have been in the finals of the league for the last three years. At mid point this season they have had a slow start. Coach Sybe Melis is making changes to boost Canadian import Rhona McKenzie from crosstown rivals Calgary's SAIT Trojans, and two locals formerly with University of Calgary point guard - Natalie Hudec and guard Julie Smulders.

Anita, 23, is a Kinesiology major. She was captain of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns, in 2002 and 2003 and among others was:

$ selected to the 2003 Canada West "All Star" Women's Basketball Team.

$ co-winner, in 2002, of the 'Lethbridge Women's Associated Canadian Travellers-Athlete of the Year' Award.

$ gold medal winner in the 2000 CCAA National Basketball Championship with the Calgary's Mt. Royal College Cougars

$ silver medal winner in the1998 CCAA National Basketball Championship with the Calgary's Mt. Royal College Cougars

 


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