Wbball adds to roster

May 22nd, 2011

VIU women's basketball is pleased to announce to the commitments of Viv Veerman, Darcy Bennett and Jamie MacFarlane for the 2011-2012 season.

Viv Veerman comes to VIU from Abbotsford Christian where she compiled an impressive list of accomplishments including winning a provincial championship in 2010 where she was a first team all star.  Viv also appeared in this years High School Provincial All Star game where she scored 14 points.

"I am very pleased that Viv has chosen to join the VIU family.  She has a good feel for the game and will provide us with much needed perimeter shooting"

Darcy Bennett comes to VIU from Ballenas Secondary in Parksville where she was a North Island All Star and played in the Island All Star game.  

"Darcy is a terrific athlete who is very long and has good size and quickness. She will be able to play and guard multiple positions which gives us versatility.  I think she has tremendous upside and has a bright future in our program."

Jamie MacFarlane comes to VIU from Prince George where she led DP Todd to the AA Provincials where she averaged 19 points per game.  Jamie also played in the High School Provincial All Star this season.

"I'm excited to have Jamie join our program. She will provide us with depth on the perimeter and gives us another much needed ball handler.  Jamie is a nice addition to our team and someone who is going to work hard and improve on a daily basis"