@JCU Garbin off to the World University Games
Congratulations to JCU student Darcee Garbin who has been selected in the Australian Women’s basketball team to compete at the 29th Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games).
Garbin has been named in the Emerging Opals team that have been drawn into Group D where they will face Russia (2015 bronze medalists), Lithuania, and Argentina.
The JCU Student Association (JCUSA) has taken Darcee into their SSAF funded Elite Athlete Program and have pitched in to get Darcee to the games to be held from 20-29 of August in Taipei.
Darcee is currently rostered to the JCU Townsville Fire in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) and will be heading into her third season with the club.
The Emerging Opals team is seen as a stepping stone to the national team with the World University Games a great tournament to showcase their skills against some of the best students from around the world.
We wish Darcee all the best at the World University Games in August.