Aussies in College: The Women for 2013/14

Sheedy in action against California - Courtesy of Fresno State Athletics

Damian Arsenis provides a comprehensive listing of all the Australian women playing in the 2013/14 NCAA division 1 college basketball season, complete with links to each player’s official profile, team and conference websites!

We have also compiled a Twitter list of female Aussie college basketball players (accurate as at 29 Dec 2013.)

If you are interested in Australian women playing college basketball, this is one web page that you should bookmark!

Australian basketball continues to have a widespread influence within US college basketball, and the 2013/14 remains no different.  There will be 39 talented young Aussie women taking to the hardwood in Division 1 this season across 27 schools and 14 conferences. Furthermore, 7 schools have 2 or more Aussies on their rosters; with Fresno State boasting 4 from the land Down Under, whilst Saint Mary’s College and Virginia Tech feature 3 of their own.

So sit back, put your feet up and check out the next crop of talented players from Australia who are set to make their mark on US college basketball this coming season.

2013/14 NCAA Division 1 College Basketball: The Aussie Women

The player listing was last updated on 29 October 2013.


Name State Height Pos. School Conference
Emily ALLEN QLD 6’0” G Montana State Big Sky
Kiara BOMBEN ACT 5’10” F Massachusetts Atlantic 10
Bree FARLEY SA 5’10” G Fresno State Mountain West
Kate GAZE VIC 5’8” G Saint Mary’s   College West Coast
Kate OLIVER NSW 6’4” F Southern   California Pac-12



Name State Height Pos. School Conference
Stacey BARR VIC 5’8” G Idaho Western   Athletic
Chantelle BROCKETT VIC 6’1” C Lamar Southland
Bianca DUFELMEIER ACT 5’6” G Alabama-Birmington Conference USA
Ashleigh KARAITIANA NSW 6’0” G Hawaii Big West
Jessica KAUFMAN VIC 5’11” F St.   Francis-Brooklyn Northeast
Mollie MCKENDRICK VIC 6’0” F Boston Patriot League
Simone RUEDIN VIC 5’8” G New Mexico   State Western   Athletic
Nicole SEEKAMP SA 5’10” G South Dakota Summit League
Alex SHEEDY VIC 6’1” F Fresno State Mountain West
Eilidh SIMPSON VIC 5’7” G St.   Francis-Brooklyn Northeast



Name State Height Pos. School Conference
Maddison ALLEN QLD 6’4” F Cal Poly Big West
Bianca BABIC VIC 6’0” F Murray State Ohio Valley
Stephanie BAIRSTOW QLD 6’2” G Utah State Mountain West
Hannah KASER VIC 5’10” G Saint Mary’s   College West Coast
Lauren NICHOLSON NSW 6’0” G Saint Mary’s   College West Coast
Claire Maree O’BRYAN NT 5’10” G Bucknell Patriot League
Chelsea ROBERTS SA 5’11” F Texas-Martin Ohio Valley
Emily SCHILL VIC 6’2” F San Jose State Mountain West
Jacinta VANDENBERG VIC 6’6” C Fresno State Mountain West
Marena WHITTLE VIC 5’11” F North Dakota   State Summit League
Hannah YOUNG NSW 6’1” F Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast



Name State Height Pos. School Conference
Courtney GAZE VIC 6’0” G Fresno State Mountain West
Josie GREENWOOD TAS 5’11” F New Mexico Mountain West
Amy KIDNER WA 6’0” F Northern Colorado Big Sky
Aleisha MYERS QLD 5’8” G LIU-Brooklyn Northeast
Soraya PAGE QLD 6’0” F Houston Baptist Southland
Vanessa PANOUSSIS NSW 5’7” G Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast
Madison PENN NSW 6’0” G Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast
Samantha ROSCOE WA 6’3” F North Dakota Big Sky
Emily SIMONS VIC 5’10” G Pacific West Coast
Demi TOMLINSON NSW 5’6” G LIU-Brooklyn Northeast
Bree WHATMAN VIC 5’7” G North Dakota   State Summit League
Madeleine WHITE VIC 5’11” F South Dakota Summit League


If we have inadvertently left someone out, please let the author know by sending a message or via Twitter at @DamianArsenis

Damian Arsenis

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A patriotic and passionate follower of all things #AussieHoops. With a Master of Marketing, I am a Life Member of the Warrandyte Basketball Association, Level 2 qualified coach and referee, podcaster, and proud father of three girls.

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