RAVENS TRIO TO SUIT UP FOR TEAM CANADA

OTTAWA - Three members of the four-time CIS National Champion Carleton University Ravens - fifth-year guard Osvaldo Jeanty, fourth-year guard Ryan Bell and third-year forward Aaron Doornekamp - have been selected to the 2006 Canada Basketball Men's Senior team for their European trip to participate in eight games from July 21 to August 6, 2006. They will join their head coach, Dave Smart, an assistant coach for Team Canada.

The three Ravens were the only Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) student-athletes selected out of the 15 players traveling to Europe. The team will travel to Italy, Germany and Slovenia during their 17-day trip.

For further information on Canada Basketball's Senior Team, please visit http://www.basketball.ca

Team Canada Roster

Name - Position - Height - School/Pro Team - Hometown

Anderson, Jermaine* - Guard - 6'2" - Fordham (NCAA) - Markham, ON
Anthony, Joel - Guard - 6'9" - UNLV (NCAA) - Montréal, QC
Bell, Ryan - Guard - 6'5" - Carleton (CIS) - Orleans, ON
Brempong, Rans - For/Centre - 6'9" - Matrixx Magixx (Holland) - Brampton, ON
Bucknor, Jermaine* - Guard/Forward - 6'7" - Richmond (NCAA) - Edmonton, AB
Doornekamp, Aaron# - Forward - 6'7" - Carleton (CIS) - Odessa, ON
Doornekamp, Nate* - Centre - 7'0" - Trier (Germany) - Odessa, ON
English, Carl* - Guard - 6'5 - Vidivici Bologna (Italy) - Patrick's Cove, NF
Jeanty, Osvaldo - Guard - 6'0" - Carleton (CIS) - Gloucester, ON
Kendall, Levon*# - Forward - 6'9" - Pittsburgh (NCAA) - Vancouver, BC
Kuljanin, Vladimir# - Centre - 6'10" - UNC Willimington (NCAA) - Toronto, ON
Rautins, Andy# - Guard - 6'5" - Syracuse (NCAA) - Toronto, ON
Shepherd, Jevohn^ - Guard - 6'5" - Michigan (NCAA) - Scarborough, ON
Thomas, Dave - Forward - 6'8" - Melbourne (Australia) - Brampton, ON
Young, Jesse - Forward - 6'10" - Joventut (Spain) - Peterborough, ON

* Member of 2005 Senior Men's National Team
^ Member of 2005 Development Men's National Team
# Member of 2005 Young Men's National Team

Coaches:
Leo Rautins - Head Coach
Dave Smart - Assistant Coach
Sherman Hamilton - Assistant Coach

Support Staff:
Paul Elliot - Team Manager
Sam Gibbs - Athletic Therapist
Dr. John Philpott - Team Physician
Steve Foxcroft - Referee

(Source: David Kent, Carleton Sports Information.)

(Photo: Carleton big man Aaron Doornekamp is one of three Ravens to join Canada's senior men's hoops squad for an eight-game tour of Europe. Ryan Bell and reigning CIS MVP Osvaldo Jeanty were also selected by head coach Leo Rautins. File photo.)
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