Sydney Uni Flames

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The Sydney Uni Flames are a Women's National Basketball League team aligned with the University of Sydney. They have won four titles, in 1993, 1997, 2001 & 2017. They have also finished as runners-up a further ten times.[1]

Sydney Uni Flames
Sydney Uni Flames logo
LeaguesWNBL
Founded1981
HistoryBankstown Bruins
1981–1988
Sydney Bruins
1989–1991
Sydney Flames
1992–2000
Sydney Panthers
2000–2002
Sydney Uni Flames
2002–present
ArenaBrydens Stadium, Sydney Uni Sports & Aquatic Centre
LocationSydney, New South Wales
Main sponsorBrydens Lawyers
Head coachKatrina Hibbert
Team captainSarah Graham
OwnershipTotal Sport & Entertainment
Championships4 (1993, 1997, 2001, 2017)

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

2019–20 Sydney Uni Flames roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht.
F 1   Kunek, Alice 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
G 3   Smart, Brittany 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
G 4   Tupaea, Tahlia 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
G 5   Henderson, Kitty 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
F 7   Hodge, Kim 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
G 8   Wilson, Alex 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
F 10   Greaves, Shanae 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
C 11   Scherf, Lauren 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
F 14   McSpadden, Lara 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
G 21   Graham, Sarah (C) 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
G 22   O'Hehir, Madeleine 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
F 30   Kuster, Jessica 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
F 42   Planeta, Colleen 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Development player
  • (I) Import player
  •   Injured

Updated: 11 October 2019

Coaches and staffEdit

Head coachesEdit

Sydney Uni Flames head coaches
Name Start End Seasons Regular season Finals
W L PCT G W L PCT G
Kevin Landon 1983 1983 1 5 12 29.4 17 0 0 0.00 0
Steve Farnham 1984 1984 1 12 6 66.6 18 0 0 0.00 0
Alan Morris 1985 1985 1 7 12 36.8 19 0 0 0.0 0
Rick Bywater 1986 1986 1 8 16 33.3 24 0 0 0.0 0
Robbie Cadee [a] 1981 1989 5 54 32 62.7 86 1 2 33.3 3
Bernie Slattery 1990 1992 3 30 36 45.4 66 0 0 0.0 0
Carrie Graf 1993 1996 4 64 8 88.8 72 3 4 42.8 7
Murray Wardle 1998 1999 2 20 13 60.6 33 1 1 50.0 2
Bill Tomlinson [b] 1997 2000 2 28 11 71.7 39 2 1 66.6 3
Karen Dalton 2000 2014 14 185 122 60.2 307 11 11 50.0 22
Shannon Seebohm 2014 2016 2 24 22 52.2 46 1 1 50.0 2
Cheryl Chambers 2016 2019 3 34 32 51.5 66 4 2 66.6 6
Katrina Hibbert 2019 Current 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0
Notes
  • a Across the years of 1981–1989, Robbie Cadee coached four seasons (1981–1982, 1987–1989)
  • b Across the years of 1997–2000, Bill Tomlinson coached two seasons (1997 & 1999–00)
  • Win/Loss statistics stand as of the end of the 2018–19 WNBL season

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