Player Profiles

Men's Roster (pdf)

Women's Roster (pdf)

Player Profiles


Women's Team

Megan BlairName: Megan Admussen-Blair

Position: Shooting Guard

Hometown: Penticton, BC

 “What I love the most about basketball is the overall dynamic of the sport; practices, training, and games are a place to clear my head and being surrounded by teammates who share the same passion and goals as you.”  

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know.
“My grandma made me a blanket when I was 8 and still to this day I sleep with it every night and take it on every trip I go on”


ciara bamford

Name: Ciara Bamford

Position: Guard

Hometown: Princeton, BC

 







Anna Carter

Name: Anna Carter

Position: Guard

Hometown:  West Kelowna, BC

 







Dez Day
Name: Dez Day

Position:  Point Guard

Hometown:  Kelowna, BC

 







Sapna Deo

Name: Sapna Deo

Position:  Point Guard

Hometown:  Abbotsford, BC

 








madison dickie

Name: Madison Dickie

Position: Guard

Hometown:  Kelowna, BC

 








Sarah dumas

Name: Sarah Dumas

Position: Guard (redshirt)

Hometown: Creston, BC

What do you love most about the game?

“The clarifying feeling when all the hard work and low moments are completely worth it. This could happen in game, or simply whenever I take the time to step back and appreciate what I have.”

Plans for after college?

“After OC I hope to make my way down to Kansas City, MO. There I will attend IHOPU for a two- year music program. My ultimate career goal is to be an artist manager. 



Hannah Feller

Name: Hannah Feller

Position: Post

Hometown: Barriere, BC

 “The thing I love most about basketball is that for me it is an escape.  When I am playing, I am able to escape the real world and just focus on basketball.”

What do people not know about you?

“I was raised on a small farm where I showed sheep and cattle for 12 years.  I still have my flock of sheep at home and hope to become a livestock and crop farmer at some point in my life.”

 

Nicole Hart

Name: Nicole Hart

Position: Power forward

Hometown: Kelowna, BC 

“I love being a part of a team and making new friends. I enjoy the technicality of the sport where you’re always learning new skills and how there is always stuff to do and places to improve so it never gets boring." 

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know!

“Very random but I have a good memory for classic rock facts ... at least better than I do for school!”

Alexandra Henne
Name:  
Alexandra Henne

Position:  Post  (redshirt)

Hometown: Christina Lake, BC

 

 

 




Elizabeth Henne

Name:  Elizabeth Henne

Position: Power forward

Hometown: Christina Lake, BC 

 “I first joined the basketball team in grade 8 to make friends/my parents made me (they thought it would be a good way to make friends). I also played Soccer and Volleyball and was the Captain of both my Volleyball team and Basketball team my senior year.”

What do people not know about you?

“I am a triplet!!!”



victoria henne

Name: Victoria Henne

Position: Guard

Hometown: Christina Lake, BC


 

 

 

 

Anika Holowaty


Name:
 Anika Holowaty

Position: Guard

Hometown:  Penticton, BC

 

 

 

 


Jenna MaclennanName:
Jenna Maclennan

Position: Point guard

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

“I love the speed of the game. So many things are happening at once that it’s impossible to get bored of the game. I also love the team atmosphere that basketball creates” 

Career plans after you leave OC?

“Right now I’m working on an associate of arts degree majoring in psychology, but my goal is to get into the ultrasound program at BCiT or SAIT in the next few years. “



Kasey Patchell

Name: Kasey Patchell

Position:  Point Guard

Hometown:  Kelowna, BC 

 







Maddy Postnikoff

Name: Madelaine (Maddy) Postnikoff

Position: Post

Hometown: Kelowna, BC 

“I actually figure skated for about 4 years before basketball was introduced to me.  I tried but was beyond terrible. But when I was in the 6th grade, I decided to give it a try and never looked back.”

What do you love most about the game?
“I love the team aspect of the game. I always have. Your team is your family and it's the most amazing support system. Being surrounded by people who share the same passion and love for the game is the most amazing feeling.”

 

Danielle Roucco

Name: Danielle Ruocco

Position: Guard

Hometown: Penticton, BC

“When I was just a youngster my dad would bring me on road trips with the senior boys basketball teams he coached.  Since then I was always intrigued by the sport. In eighth grade, I officially started playing basketball and my dad took a break from coaching the senior boys to coach my team. 

What do people not know about you?

“I’m scared of the dark.”

 

Taya Vissia

Name: Taya Vissia

Position: Guard 

Hometown: Keremeos, BC

 “I grew up with 3 older brothers and was always around sports, especially basketball!  I started playing basketball as soon as I could in elementary school, along with many other sports."

What do you love most about the game?

“The challenge it presents. Growing up, soccer came naturally to me, whereas basketball was a challenge that I fell in love with. Also, when I’m on the court, the game is all I think about, it’s pretty much a form of meditation.”

 


Claire Young

Name: Claire Young 

Position: Forward

Hometown: Nelson, BC 

“I started playing basketball in grade 9 because my gym teacher asked me to play because I was tall and we needed enough people for a team. After graduation, I attended Camosun College for 2 years playing on the women's team.” 

Plans after OC?

“Personal training or athletic therapy. And having a lot of fur babies (dogs)” 

 

Men's Team:

Trajan Boyd
Name:
 Trajan Boyd

Position:  Guard

Hometown:  Salmon Arm, BC

 

 





Seth Blundell

Name:
 Seth Blundell

Position:  Forward

Hometown: Vernon, BC

 







Davide CiancioName: Davide Ciancio   

Position: PG

Hometown: Parma, Italy

“I love the friendships that I’ve built through the game and also the competitiveness of it because I can use the skills I’ve learned in the sport and apply them to my everyday life.

What do people not know about you?

“I was born and raised in Italy!  After OC, I want to study architecture.




Jacob Dumas
Name:
 Jacob Dumas

Position: Guard

Hometown:  Creston, BC

 

 





MGini
Name: 
Michael Gini

Position: Guard

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

 







Hunter Hughes
NAME: 
Hunter Hughes

POSITION: Forward

HOMETOWN: White Rock, BC

Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know:

"I have never eaten a banana." 

 

 


Matt LafontaineName: Matt Lafontaine

Position: Point guard 

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

“I was born into basketball.  Both my parents played in high school, and have coached me since I was three years old.  My grandpa was a referee and the coordinator for Kelowna – he passed that along to my mom and my twin who is the current coordinator."  

What do people NOT know about you?

I went to nationals to play racquetball when I was in grade 9.”



Eric Langlois

Name: Eric Langlois

Position: Guard 

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

 





Name: Shak NasimShak Nasim

Position: Point Guard  (redshirt)

Hometown: Victoria, BC

What do people NOT know about you?

I was a nationally-ranked chess player”

 Your plans after you leave OC?

“Own a sports clothing brand.”

 

Tye Oddy


Name: 
Tye Oddy

Position: Point Guard

Hometown: Coldstream, BC

 







Tanner Sandberg

Name: Tanner Sandberg

Position: Guard

Hometown: Fort St. John,  BC

 

 







Jackson StrothersName: Jackson Strother

Position: Forward 

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

“I love the game; the feeling of working your hardest with a team of brothers with one mindset and goal is inspiring, I thrive in that kind of culture, it makes me feel alive.”

What do people not know about you?

“Last fall I bought a camper van and lived in it for a few months when I had no idea what my next step in life was. I realized I wanted more basketball, so then I recruited myself to the OC basketball program and decided to enroll in the business program!”  

 

ka ho sum2 Name: Ka Ho Sum           

Position: Forward  (redshirt)

Hometown: Hong Kong

“I was a soccer player when I was young before I started getting taller. After Grade 6, I met my basketball coach in Hong Kong then I started my journey.”

Tell me us something about yourself that most people don’t know:

“Without basketball, my favourite things would be cooking, baking and feeding my pets.”

 




Seckin Topac 
Name:  
Seckin Topac
          

Position:  Forward

Hometown:  Istanbul, Turkey

 













Jeff tubbs

Name: Jeffrey Tubbs

Position: Point guard

Hometown: Kelowna, BC

“The thing I love the most about the game is the relationships you build and the fast pace of the game. My dream after college is to play professional basketball overseas.” 

Tell us something about yourself:
"My brother was an amazing musician. He passed away this year and we found 75 songs that he had recorded and hadn’t shown anyone yet. I used to be into rap but ever since he passed away, I love listening to his music and I’ve branched out into different genres like his."


Derian Valdez 
Name: Derian Valdez

Position: Guard

Hometown:  Calgary, AB

 

 

 



Jesse Vissia

Name: Jesse Vissia

Position: Guard

Hometown:  Keremeos, BC

 






Curtis Wilson

 

Name: Curtis Wilson

Position: Foward

Hometown: Victoria, BC


 






Bensen YoungName: Bensen Young

Position: Forward  (redshirt)

Hometown: Calgary, AB

What do you love most about the game?

“The way people react when the game is played properly. As well as the hours you put in when nobody is around to watch.”

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know:

“I am an elite Fortnite gamer.”

Anna Carter

Name: Anna Carter

Position: 

Hometown: