Canadian Debbie Ruiz Leads Vanier Lady Cheetahs to
Bronze Medal in Provincial Basketball Championships,
Coach Mireille Beland Named Quebec Coach Of The Year
Debbie receives the
Al Silverman Memorial Award
Debbie (right) poses as
a First Team All Star
Vanier Cheetah Women's Basketball Team
Debbie Ruiz completed a highly successful
year with the Vanier Cheetahs Women's Basketball team by receiving
the honour of being named to the All Canadian squad, designating
her as one of the top five basketball student athletes in the
country. As team captain, she lead the Cheetahs to a bronze medal
in this year's Provincial Championships, held March 4-5, 2000.
Apart from winning a position on the First Team All Star squad,
Debbie also won the Al Silverman Memorial Award at the event.
This award is given to the "Player of the Year" in
Other highlights of this year's season included the Cheetahs
winning the Seneca College Tournament, where Debbie was named
Debbie is receiving lots of attention from NCAA and CIAU schools.
She will probably got to play in the U.S on a scholarship next
year. Way to go, Debbie!
Coach Mireille Beland receives
Quebec Coach Of The Year Award
In a related story, Debbie's coach, Mireille
Beland was awarded for the second time in her career the Quebec
Coach Of The Year Award.
Ms. Beland had also previously won the Canadian Coach Of The
Year Award in 1997-1998.
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