Competing as Team Canada, members of Team Edmonton 3x3, won the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series event in Montreal on Sept. 7, giving them an incredible third straight FIBA 3x3 Women's Series title.
The team of Alberta Basketball alumni Katherine Plouffe and Michelle Plouffe, along with Paige Crozon, and Catherine Traer represented Canada over the two-day event in Montreal, where they defeated USA 21-16 in the semi-final and then beat Japan 21-13 in the championship game.
The victory gives the team tremendous momentum as they prepare to compete for the first time in Edmonton when the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series comes to the West Edmonton Mall Ice Palace on Sept. 21 and 22.
The team has now won 15 consecutive games and is currently ranked second in the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series tour standings, trailing only France. They have placed in the top four of every tournament they've entered this season, finishing overall in their FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series debut in Turin, followed by finishing second in the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Poiters and third in the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Lignano, before beginning their current streak by placing first in both the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Prauge and Bucharest stops.