SEABL Women's Report Cards

Photo Credit: SEABL With the SEABL season coming to a close, Grant Richardson takes an overview of every side's performance during 2014. East Conference Brisbane Lady Spartans 17 wins, 7 losses- Champions Positives After winning just 4 games last year, Brisbane recruited viciously in the off-season. The strategy paid off, bringing in Patrice McKenzie from Frankston who was a solid contributor off the bench and Odette Andrew (11.6 points per game) from Knox who has now won three Championships. The WNBL additions included Tiana Mangakahia who starred at the point, Sarah Graham (15 points per game) and Olivia Thompson who was the stand out of the side. She averaged 17.8 points (sixth in the league) and 9.6 rebounds (eighth), finished sixth for field goal percentage and ninth for blocks, won Player of the Week in Round 4 and Player of the Month for July, was the Youth Player of the Year and finally was named in the second All Star team. She also shone in the Championship game, keeping Cayla Francis quiet as Brisbane won three straight playoff games to bring home the flag.

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