Forward Claudia Brassard-Riebesehl played professionally last season in
Limoges, France where she averaged 7.7 points per game. She enjoyed a
successful college career at Southern Methodist University advancing t the
NCAA tournament in 1999. She was a first team all star in her conference
in 1999, second team in 1998 and was SMU's player of the year in 1997-98.
She majored in mechanical engineering and holds a Masters in liberal arts.
She has played in 28 international games including 17 last season with Team
Canada in the Pan Am Games and Olympic qualification tournaments.
Canada lost 67-58 to Cuba to finish in 10th place overall.
Canada def. Brazil 61-60 to finish with 2-3 record in round-robin play.
Canada lost 68-56 to Slovakia, dropping to 1-3 record in Pool A.
Canada lost 70-58 to France in round-robin play, dropping to 1-2 record.
Canada def. Senegal 62-41, moving to 1-1 in preliminary round.
Canada lost 78-46 to Australia in opening round game.
The Canadians react to their loss
Cal Bouchard and Claudia Brassard-Riebesehl
2000 Games Basketball Coverage