CANADA WINS THIRD CONSECUTIVE FIBA 3X3 WOMEN’S SERIES TITLE IN MONTREAL | Canada Basketball

CANADA WINS THIRD CONSECUTIVE FIBA 3X3 WOMEN’S SERIES TITLE IN MONTREAL

MONTREAL, QC (September 7, 2019) – Team Canada picked up their third FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series title on Saturday at home at the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Montreal

After defeating USA (21-16) for the second time in as many days, Canada defeated Japan 21-13 for their third FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series title in as many appearances.  Canada has now won 15 consecutive games and has not lost since the Prague Stop opener against Russia.

Katherine Plouffe, Michelle Plouffe, Paige Crozon, and Catherine Traer represented Canada this weekend in Montreal.

Montreal Standings
1. Canada
2. Japan
3. USA
4. Switzerland
5. Poland
6. Netherlands
7. Romania 
8. Mexico

Canada (510 points) is currently ranked second in the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Tour Standings.  France (670 points) has captured five titles to lead all teams in the standings.

The Women's Series Montreal is the 12th event of the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series 2019. The 2019 season will consist of 13-15 events from May to September. The FIBA 3x3 Women's Series is the first-ever FIBA 3x3 competition dedicated to women.  Each national federation can register one team at the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series. Teams then qualify for individual events based on the number of events they have already been allocated to and their team ranking.

Canada has now placed in the top four in each tournament they've entered this season.

Canada finished fourth overall in their FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series debut in Turin. Following their debut, Canada has finished second in the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Poiters, and third in the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Lignano. Most recently, Canada finished first in both the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Prauge and Bucharest stops.

Canada is currently ranked 27th (4th Americas) in the FIBA 3x3 Federation Rankings.