Written by Carleton Sports Information
Photo by Valerie Wutti
Name: Teresa Donato
Position: Point Guard / Guard
Club: Ottawa Elite Juel
High school: Glebe Collegiate Institute
Short Bio: Hi my name is Teresa Donato and I was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. I have been playing basketball since I was 5 years old. I enjoy listening to pop and country music and my favourite basketball team is the Raptors. I will be studying Childhood and Youth Studies in the fall.
I chose Carleton because I loved the coaching staff, the team, and the environment. They make me feel like family already and I can’t wait to be a Raven. – Teresa Donato
Teresa is a dynamic and quick guard that will compliment our backcourt very well. She has great instinct, skill and feel for the game. We are ecstatic to welcome her to our program. – Head Coach Dani Sinclair
Name: Trudi Vaugahn
Club: Transway Juel
High school: St. Thomas More
Bio: I was born and raised in Hamilton. I’ve been playing basketball since I was 7. I love to travel, read and listen to music. I will be studying Commerce in the fall.
I chose Carleton because of the strong sense of family and togetherness. I am looking forward to becoming apart of that family and building my game. – Trudi Vaughan
Trudi is a tough and skilled guard who’s game will transfer well to the next level. She has good length and athleticism and a great understanding of the game. We are pleased to welcome Trudi and look forward to working with her. – Head Coach Dani Sinclair
Name: Alannah Exelby
Position: Small Forward
High school: Brantford Collegiate Institute
Club: Transway Juel
Bio: I am from Brantford Ontario and started playing basketball six years ago. I have always loved participating in many different sports but fell in love with basketball because of the energy of the game. During my spare time I love to be outside playing games with my siblings or going on walks. Come the fall I with be studying Human Sciences and looking to become an Occupational Therapist.
I chose to attend Carleton because of the tight family bond within the women’s basketball program and an education first mindset. I can’t wait to contribute and become a better basketball player as a Raven. – Alannah Exelby
We are very excited to welcome Alannah into our Ravens family this coming season. Alannah has great instincts, skill and athleticism. We have a strong young core and good veteran leadership and look forward to see how Alannah can contribute. – Head Coach Dani Sinclair