Miah-Marie Langlois Signs One-Year Contract in Russia
TORONTO, July 2, 2015 – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Miah-Marie Langlois has signed a one-year contract with Dynamo-Guvd Novosibirsk in the Russian Premier Basketball League (PBL).
Langlois, a 5’8” point guard, is coming off of her first professional season where she led Northland Basket Lulea to a Damligan Championship in Sweden, while winning the Eurobasket.com All-Swedish Damligan Player of the Year Award. She averaged 10.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals, and led the league with 5.2 assists per game. In addition to her Player of the Year Award, Langlois was also named Eurobasket.com’s All-Sweden Damligan Import Player of the Year, Guard of the Year, and a member of Eurbasket.com’s All-Swedish Damligan First Team.
Originally from Windsor, Ontario, Langlois graduated from Catholic Central High School before playing her collegiate basketball at the University of Windsor in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS). As a Lancer, she won four straight CIS National Championships, winning the CIS Final 8 Tournament Most Valuable Player Award three times. Langlois was also named CIS All-Canadian Defensive Player of the Year in 2012, 2013, and 2014, becoming the first player ever to win that award over three consecutive seasons. In her final season, Langlois averaged 16.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists, and led the country with 3.8 steals per game.
Langlois is also a member of the Canadian Senior Women’s National Team that will compete in the Pan American Games and the FIBA Americas Championship this summer. Last summer, she helped lead Canada to a 5th place finish at the World Championships, the team’s best finish in the tournament since 1986. Langlois was also a member of the Canadian Development Women’s National Team at the 2013 World University Games where she averaged 13.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 3.0 steals per game. She led the tournament in scoring, and ranked 2nd in steals.
“Playing in Russia is a great opportunity for me to compete against some of the top players in the world,” said Langlois. “Every game will be played against great teams, which is something I am looking forward to.”
Dynamo-Guvd Novosibirsk is looking to improve on its 2014-2015 season, when they finished 9th in the PBL with a 3-15 record.
“We are very glad to sign a player of Miah-Marie’s caliber,” said Dmitriy Dudarev, Head Coach of Dynamo-Guvd Novosibirsk. “We expect her to be a leader on the team, and think that she has the potential to be one of the best PG’s in the Russian League.”
For more information and individual box scores for Miah-Marie throughout the season, visit: http://slansportsmanagement.com/miah-marie-langlois.