LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., (March 1, 2017) – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) is pleased to announce that Alexa Tan of the SAIT Trojans has been selected as the 2016-17 ACAC Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Year.
As a rookie, Tan finished third on her team in scoring with 12.1 points per game. She becomes the first Trojans women’s basketball player to win Rookie of the Year since Logan Moncks won the award in the 2013/14 season.
“Alexa Tan has been playing basketball for a long time, and her history with the game puts her in a position to be a weapon for us,” said Bir Parmar, SAIT Trojans women’s basketball head coach. “From Day 1 with the Trojans, she has been someone we have been able to rely on; she has been a big piece of the team.”
Alexa, a 5’5″ guard, is a first year Business Administration student at SAIT from Calgary, Alberta.
This prestigious award was presented to Tan at the 2017 ACAC Women’s Basketball Championship Banquet held on March 1st at Lethbridge College..