Kilsyth juniors Bree Mackenzie and Jamie Ahale are set to tip-off their 2018/19 collegiate campaigns, with the NCAA season starting next week.
Mackenzie enters her final season with Hawai’i Pacific University, following a redshirt season in 2018/19. The fifth-year senior was named to the All-PacWest First Team in 2017, and will be looking to earn a place on the all-conference team for the third time as she enters the final chapter on what has been a stellar collegiate career to date. If Mackenzie can replicate her career numbers of 13.3 points, 2.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game, she has a chance to break the school records for career totals in each of the three categories.
Mackenzie and the Sharks open their season on November 9 when they take on Cal State – San Marcos on the road.
Ahale is set to make his debut with the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), signing with the Flames following a standout freshman season at Mineral Area Junior College in Missouri. Ahale finished 2018 ranked 17th in the nation in three pointers made (100) – while shooting an impressive 39.8 percent from deep – with his elite shooting tenacity on the defensive end earning him a place on the All-Conference First Team.
The Kilsyth Cobras have bolstered their frontcourt with the addition of Melbourne United forward/centre Tohi Smith-Milner for the 2019 NBL1 season. Smith-Milner gives the Cobras a physical, skilful low post presence, possessing the ability to both bang down in the low post and stretch the floor with his impressive perimeter shooting. Smith-Milner spent the
The Cobra VYC Men and Women have tipped-off their 2019 regular season campaigns in impressive fashion, recording a pair of resounding victories over the Southern Sabres on Saturday night at home. The Cobra Women rode an explosive fourth quarter to open their season in style, dominating down the stretch to defeat the Sabres, 74-58.
The Kilsyth Cobras have signed Melbourne Boomers centre Sarah Booth for the inaugural NBL1 season. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Boothe enjoyed an impressive collegiate career at the prestigious Stanford University, helping the Cardinal reach the NCAA Final Four in each of her three years on court. Boothe then spent time professionally in Europe