University of BC Women's Basketball Team

UNIVERSITY OF BC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM won the world championship in 1930. After taking the 1929–30 VANCOUVER and District Women's Basketball Championship, the team—captain Claire Menton, Rettie Tingley, Jean Whyte, Rene Harris, Mary Campbell, Lois Tourtelotte, Thelma Mahon, Marian Shelly, Florence Carlisle and coach Jack Barberie—narrowly lost to Percy Page's famed Edmonton Grads at the western Canadian championships. However, Edmonton declined to represent N America at the 1930...

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