Keely Froling and Kelsey griffin named in Australian 3×3 squad

February 19, 2020 | UC Capitals news

UC Capitals’ Keely Froling and Kelsey Griffin have been named in the Australian women’s 3×3 squad for the upcoming FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament to be held in India on March 18 – 22.

Froling and Griffin join WNBL players Rebecca Cole, Maddie Garrick and Lauren Nicholson in the squad.

The Australian women’s side will compete against 19 teams for a top 3 finish to book a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where 3×3 basketball will be featured for the first time with eight men’s and eight women’s teams competing for Gold.

Australia has been placed in Group B, along with Iran, Japan, Ukraine and Turkmenistan.

Froling participated in FIBA 3×3 World Cup last year alongside Alice Kunek, Cole and Garrick where Australia finished fourth.