Rohanee Cox will celebrate her 300th WNBL game this weekend against the SEQ Stars in Logan.
Rohanee, who is currently playing her fourth year with Brydens Sydney Uni Flames, earned a scholarship with the Australian Institute of Sport in 1996, playing her first years of professional basketball with the AIS. She also played with the Perth Lynx, West Coast Waves and Townsville Fire before making the move to Sydney 2012. During her time in Townsville, Rohanee was awarded the WNBL MVP (2008) and WNBL All-Star five (2008 & 2009), asserting her status as an eminent figure in Australian basketball.
Discussing Rohanee’s playing style, current coach Shannon Seebohm commented, “Roey has a unique skill set and incredible athlete abilities.” He continued, “she has been an exciting player for a number of years and brings a really great energy to the court.”
Cox debuted for Australia’s Junior National Team at fifteen years of age, going on to earn a silver medal with the U19s squad at the 1997 FIBA World Championships. A proud Indigenous Australian, Rohanee was one of the first Indigenous athletes to represent Australia in basketball at the Olympics, winning a Silver Medal with the Australian Opals at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
Off the court, Rohanee is beloved by family, friends and fans alike. She is a foundational member of the Flames family, who is known for not only her tremendous success in basketball, but for her warmth and affability. Rohanee is passionate about her sport and her team, which makes honouring this weekend’s milestone extremely special to everybody at the Flames.
Congratulations on 300 games, Roey!
Brydens Sydney Uni Flames will play SEQ Stars in Logan this Sunday at 4:00pm (QLD local time).