Jillian – AAA Player of the Year Signs with the U of W

Published on: April 16, 2018

Congratulations to Grade 12 athlete Jillian D. She was selected as the Basketball Manitoba AAA Player of the Year at the awards ceremony on April 14 and recently committed to Tanya McKay’s University of Winnipeg Wesmen women’s basketball team for 2018-2019!

Jillian averaged 26.6 points, 14.4 rebounds and 11 assists per game in her senior year with the Wings and helped lead her team to the provincial AAA semifinal in February. She has been named AAA Player of the Year, tournament All-Star, Graduating All-Star and helped Manitoba to a bronze medal at the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, a bronze with the U15 team in 2015 as well as placing fourth in 2016 with the 17U team.

Jillian is a three sport athlete (basketball, volleyball and track & field) and also excels in the classroom, having made honour roll with great distinction the past three years.

Read comments from LCS coach Jason Klassen and learn about Jillian’s commitment here.


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