Aussies in College: The Women for 2013/14

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.

Seniors 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

Juniors 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

Sophomores 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

Freshman 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