2017 Big V Origin All Star Series Players Announced

11.05.2017

Melbourne, Victoria - Big V Basketball have announced this week the second annual Origin All Star Series Women’s and Men's teams, whom will compete against each other on June 10 2017 at the newly developed Casey Indoor Leisure Centre at 6pm and 8pm AEST respectively.

The two teams, Metro and Country, represent the origins in which players were born within Victoria, or named as a member of the Country team if born Interstate.

These select players were chosen by a competition panel who identified and invited these outstanding individuals to take part in the yearly event. In addition, Associations were asked to nominate players before the selection panel was formed to appropriately select the best teams to reflect the competition.

Big V CEO Julie Anderson was overwhelmed with the positive response from players within the league and the result of the two teams.

“Our four selected men’s and women's teams reflect the strength and diversity of the Big V as a whole,” Anderson explained.

“Seeing credible youth league and senior players wanting to represent their Origin, some for the second time, is a credit to their dedication and motivation. I can easily say that this talented group will wow the Casey faithful.”

Tickets are currently on sale via the following link and can also be found via the Big V website: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=269677

 


Full Team Lists  

Men


Metro
Head Coach: Paul Lankford (Blackburn Vikings)

 

Chris Arkell - Waverley Falcons (2nd Origin Selection)

Alex Bogart-King - Hawthorn Magic (2nd)

Jake Heath - Blackburn Vikngs (1st)

Lee Jeka - Hume City Broncos (1st)

Ivan Platenik - McKinnon Cougars (1st)

Jack Roberts - Blackburn Vikings (1st)

Ben Waldren - Eltham Wildcats (1st)

Keenan Gorski - Wallan Panthers (1st)

Ben Louis - Casey Cavaliers (1st)

Brendan Trewella - Blackburn Vikings (1st)

Country 
Head Coach: Matt Alexander (Warrnambool Seahawks)

Jackson Bentley - Geelong Supercats (2nd)
Jordan Canovan - Eltham Wildcats (2nd)
Blake Gallatly - McKinnon Cougars (2nd)
Brent Hobba - Casey Cavaliers (1st)
Jordan O'Leary - Corio Bay Stingrays (1st)
Jason Reardon - Waverley Falcons (2nd)
Michael Rebula - Corio Bay Stingrays (1st)
Jack Saunders - Nunawading Spectres (1st)
Lewis Varley - Geelong Supercats (1st)
Jack Burnett - Geelong Supercats (2nd)
 


Women


Metro
Head Coach: Katrina Hibbert (Eltham Wildcats)

Lucy Dawson - Knox Raiders (1st)
Taylor Lee - Knox Raiders (1st)
Jessica Lineham - Mornington Breakers (1st)
Ellie Locke - Warrandyte Venom (1st)
Alexandra McKellar - Keilor Thunder (2nd)
Rebecca Romeo - Whittlesea Pacers (2nd)
Amy Smith - Keilor Thunder (2nd)
Jackie Vanderzaag - Waverley Falcons (1st)
Rachael Watson - Ringwood Hawks (1st)
Sarah Yousef - Waverley Falcons (1st)

Country
Head Coach: Megan Moody (Bendigo Braves)

Tanarly Hood - Latrobe City Energy (1st)
Lyndsey Hoogenhout - Coburg Giants (2nd)
Kendall King-Hawea - Altona Gators (2nd)
Tamara Knox - Corio Bay Stingrays (1st)
Sarah Mellington - Wallan Panthers (1st)
Rebecca Noller - Ringwood Hawks (1st)
Caitlin Shadbolt - Geelong Supercats (2nd)
Jessica Watson - Geelong Supercats (2nd)
Teagan Tatlock - Corio Bay Stingrays (1st)
Vanessa Power - Mildura Heat (1st)

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