The Mounties Women’s Basketball program is pleased to announce the addition of Torrie Janes for the 2021 season. Torrie is a second year student athlete who joins the Mounties after spending the previous year with the Saint Mary's University Huskies of the AUS. She will be pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree with the future plan of attending law school.
Torrie is a resident of Fredericton, NB where she finished her high school career at Fredericton High School winning back to back NBIAA Provincial Championships and being named a Conference Allstar in her grade 12 season. She also has plenty of experience on the National Stage representing Basketball New Brunswick at four national Championships from 2015-2018 including the 2017 Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.
When asked about making the move to Sackville she noted, “MtA has a very respected academic reputation which was definitely of interest to me. I have heard nothing but great things and look forward to becoming a MtA student.”
There is a level of familiarity between Torrie and Mounties Coach, Ryan Chase through their affiliation with Basketball New Brunswick programming as well as playing for Coach Chase on a club team back in middle school.
“I have played for Coach Chase before and know what he expects from his players. I look forward to being pushed to be the best that I can be on and off the court. It is a goal of mine to help this team succeed and put ourselves in a good position to win over the next few years. I think that this team has a lot of talent and it is a program that I am very excited to be part of.”
Coach Chase added, “Torrie and I have been around each other for a long time and I can’t wait for everyone else in our program to get the chance to know her as well. We believe her leadership, tenacity, and basketball IQ will fit in well right away and be an excellent compliment to our current roster. Anytime you can add a student athlete of Torrie’s character, experience, and skill set you have to be excited. We are all looking forward to having her join us on campus and myself personally for the opportunity to work with her again.”
The Mounties are continuing to train together as a group this fall with the hope of returning to ACAA competition in January of 2021.
Please join us in welcoming Torrie to our Mounties Family!