OTTAWA - The Carleton Ravens have received a commitment from Champlain-Lennoxville swing Tamia LeBorde-Sutton. Laborde-Sutton, of Toronto, is currently in the top ten in the RSEQ college division in shooting percentage and rebounds.
Joining the Ravens in 2022-23, Laborde-Sutton admits the programs strength and reputation were a bit part of her decision making process. "I decided to attend Carleton because they have an amazing program and reputation that I would love to be apart of." With the decision to attend Carleton now made, LeBorde-Sutton can't wait to play in front of the loudest and proudest fans in Canadian university sports. "I am most excited to play home games in front of Carleton’s supportive and energetic crowd."
Having played basketball since the age of 8 years old, LeBorde-Sutton admits she dreams of playing in the WNBA, but for now, is committed to improving daily. "At first basketball was just an extracurricular sport just to keep me busy. The more I played the sport the more the game became apart of me. I now work everyday as if it was a 9-5 job to perfect my craft and improve."
A consistent scorer, Laborde-Sutton is averaging 9.6 points per game for Champlain-Lennoxville while shooting 40.8%. Averaging over 6.8 rebounds per game the 5'9" LeBorde-Sutton has collected 23 rebounds in 5 games this season.
Raised in an athletic family, LaBorde-Sutton was always encouraged to participate in sports. "I come from a family of athletes. My dad played basketball and ran track, my mother played net ball, and my sister played volleyball and was a swimmer."
LeBorde-Sutton will study psychology when she attends Carleton in the fall.