USA 2017 Tour

Aussie Prospects took their inaugural USA touring team to compete in some of the best nationally recognised tournaments in the USA in 2017. The team comprised of both national and state representative players from Western Australia and Victoria and were successful in showcasing elite Australian talent as they went deep into the playoff rounds of these tournaments, knocking off numerous highly ranked programs as they did so.

USA Tour - 2017 Roster

#1 Joel Capetola: 6'4 G-Victoria

Height: 6”5 (196cm)
Weight: 88kg (194 lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Bulleen Boomers
School: Marcellin College
Position: Guard/Forward
Wingspan: 6”6 (198cm)
Class: 2020
Highlights: 2016 VJBL Highlights

#4 Connor Mincherton: 6'0 G-Western Australia

Position: Guard
Class: 2020
Height: 6”1 (185cm)
Wingspan: 6”1 (185cm)
Weight: 71kg (156lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Willletton Tigers
School: Wesley College
Highlights: 2017 WABL Highlights

#9 Lachlan Forrest: 6'4 G-Western Australia

Height: 6”3 (191cm)
Weight: 82kg (181 lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Willletton Tigers
School: Willetton Senior High School
Position: Guard
Wingspan: 6”4 (193cm)
Class: 2020
Highlights: 2016 Highlights

#10 Marshall Kearing: 6'7 F/C-Western Australia

Position: Forward
Class: 2020
Height: 6″6 (197cm)
Wingspan: 6”8 (202cm)
Weight: 83kg (183 lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Mandurah Magic
School: Willetton Senior High School
Highlights: TBA

#11 Mark Steiner: 6'5 F-Victoria

Position: Forward
Class: 2020
Height: 6”5 (196cm)
Wingspan: 6”6 (198cm)
Weight: 95 kg (210lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Nunawading Spectres
School: Carey Baptist College
Highlights: 2016 Nationals Highlights

#13 Tim Komaiya: 6'4 G-Western Australia

Position: Guard
Class: 2020
Height: 6”2 (188cm)
Wingspan: 6”4 (192cm)
Weight: 73kg (161lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Cockburn Cougars
School: Rehoboth Christian College
Highlights: TBA

#15 Jasper Gibson: 6'5 F-Western Australia

Position: Forward
Class: 2020
Height: 6”5 (196cm)
Wingspan: 6”5 (196cm)
Weight: 84kg (185 lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Lakeside Lightning
School: Aquinas College (WA)
Highlights: 2016 WABL Highlights

#20 Daniel Foster: 6'4 G-Victoria

Position: Guard
Class: 2020
Height: 6”4 (193cm)
Wingspan: 6”5 (196cm)
Weight: 77kg (170lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Bulleen Boomers
School: Marcellin College
Highlights:
2016 VJBL Highlights
2016 Phenom San Diego CampHighlights

#21 Nathan Poelsma: 6'2 G-Victoria

Position: Guard
Class: 2020
Height: 6”0 (183cm)
Wingspan: 6”0 (183cm)
Weight: 66kg (146 lbs)
GPA: TBA
Representative Team: Bulleen Boomers
School: Marcellin Colllege
Highlights: 2016 VJBL Highlights

2017 USA Tour Summary

Double Pump Summer Tip Off - (July 13-16) Anaheim, California

Result: Top 8 finish out of 64 teams.

West Coast Elite Summer Classic Showcase - (July 19-22) Pomona, California

Result: (no playoff structure) 3-1 record

West Coast Elite Top 100 Camp - (July 21-23) Pomona, California

4 Games: Players mixed into various teams

Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic - (July 26-30) Las Vegas, Nevada

Result: Top 16 finish out of 192 teams (Platinum)