Notable KW Lightning Players


A number of notable players have “graduated” from the KW Lightning program to successful basketball careers with various elite basketball programs throughout North America, including NCAA Division I schools.

 

Name

School

Year

Liz Bellingham

Wilfred Laurier University

1999

Jackie Beitz

University of Guelph

2000

Brianne Henry

Laurentian University

2000

Andrea Hanson

Queens University

2000

Jen Kutchcoski

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

2000

Amanda Kieswetter

University of Waterloo

2000

Kate McCrae

University of Waterloo

2000

Trish Gardi

University of Waterloo

2000

Jen Collins

Wilfred Laurier University

2000

Aaron Jantzi

University of Vermont

2000

Laura Strauss

University of Waterloo

2002

Gillian Maxwell

University of Waterloo

2004

Elise Carruthers

Wilfred Laurier University

2004

Darrah Bumstead

Laurentian University  Coach UOF Waterloo

2005 2011

Nicole Groebecker

University of Chicago Ass’t Coach Uof Guelph

2005

Heather Pietrobon

University of Waterloo, University of Calgary

2005

Teddi Firmi

Queens University, University of Ottawa

2005, 2011

Maddie Soye

Queens University

2006

Katrina Sinclair

University of Waterloo

2006

Megan White

University of Waterloo

2006

May Kotsopoulos

University of Vermont, Greece Professional team Greece National Team  UMass Player Development

2006, 2010 2012

Christine MacDonald

Wilfred Laurier University

2006

Kim Devison

Memorial University

2007

Jade Fair

University of Ottawa

2007

Steph DeBoer

University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa

2007, 2010

Karen Bremner

University of Western Ontario  Coach at Uof Guelph

2007

Jessica Del Signoro

Brock University

2008

Kaila Montgomery

Cleveland State University

2008

Ali Dzkowski

University of Guelph

2008

Laura Rajnak

University of Guelph

2008

Rebecca Moss

University of Western Ontario

2008

Ali Urosevic

Wilfred Laurier University

2008

Brittany Vandyken

Brock University

2009

Rebecca Dietrich

Humber College

2009

Alex Tkaczyk

Ryerson University

2009

Laura Bossers

University of Waterloo

2009

Nicole Roeder

Wilfred Laurier University

2009

Nadia Qahwash

York  University

2009

Emily Voisin

Brock  University

2010

Krista Van Slingerland

Carleton  University

2010

Jen Lennox

NEDA, Canisius

2010

Gemma Bullard

Queens University

2010

Jordan Tomas

Queens University

2010

Lisa Minutillo

Queens University

2010

Rachael Urosevic

Queens University

2010

Jamie Green

University of Guelph

2010

Laura Burnett

University of Waterloo

2010

Sasha Warmington

Concordia University College of Edmonton, Alberta

2011

Janine DeLeon

Fanshawe College

2011

Spencer Mitchel-Becker

George Brown College

2011

Erika French

Lakehead University

2011

Kate Dye

McMaster University

2011

Megan Robinson

Memorial University

2011

Siki Jez

Ryerson University

2011

Skye Johns

Ryerson University

2011

Colleen McNamara

SUNY Postdam

2011

Alison Morris

University of Guelph

2011

Alyssa Shortt

University of Guelph

2011

Camille Gardiner

University of Guelph

2011

Kate McTavish

University of Guelph    OUA Rookie

2011

Erin Robbins

University of Waterloo

2011

Sam McIntyre

University of Waterloo

2011

Carly Tithecott

University of Western Ontario  

2011

Shelby Kurt

Wilfred Laurier University  OUA Rookie

2011

Michelle Hudyn

Missouri

2012

Jacqui Rodrigues

University of Waterloo

2012

Kaitlyn Schenck

Wilfred Laurier University

2012

Lindsay Lessard

ST Francis Xavier University

2012

Aprille Deus

Acadia

2012

Erica McFadden

University of Guelph

2012

Katie Polischuk

University of Regina

2012

Claire Endicotte

Queen’s University

2012

 

 

 

 

If you know of any more KWL alumni who have gone on to play basketball after high school, please let us know!