YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region Athlete of the Month: Merissah Russell


Photo: Canada Basketball.

By Ottawa Sportspage

At only 16-years-old, Merissah Russell is the youngest athlete representing Ottawa at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Russell is Canada’s top ranked player of the graduating class of 2020. Last year she laced up for Canada’s women’s cadet team in the 2017 FIBA Americas championship. Canada won silver in that tournament. At press time, Russell had scored 6 points through 3 games for Canada at the Commonwealth Games.

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