September 13, 2011

Tall Ferns swept by Australian Opals

The New Zealand women's basketball team will have to go through a tough qualifying tournament next year if they wish to make their fourth consecutive Olympic Games.

New Zealand lost all three games of the Oceania Olympic women's basketball qualifying series to Australia:
77-64, Recap, Stats
92-73, Recap, Stats
82-57, Recap, Stats

Jillian was a strong defensive force for the Tall Ferns with the team-high 20 rebounds. She scored in double-digits in each of the three games and was the Tall Ferns' third-best scorer.

Jillian may have tried another sport while the Tall Ferns were in Sydney for the third game of the series.

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