Jordan Blackman selects UFV and the Cascades Men’s Basketball Program

Barnaby Craddock, Head Coach, of the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s basketball program is pleased to announce Jordan Blackman of Yale Secondary in Abbotsford, BC has agreed to attend UFV in September of 2011 and play for the Coach Craddock and the Cascades. Jordan-Blackman-UFV


In addition to playing his high school career, at Yale Secondary and leading them to the 2010 AAA BC Boys Championship, Blackman played for Coach Craddock, this past summer, as the BC Under-17 Provincial team, earned the National Bronze Medal in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


“Jordan has a fantastic University career ahead of him, I’m a big fan of both his current skill package and his huge upside for future development,” said Craddock.  “Jordan has been a late bloomer in the basketball world, and I have been most impressed with his work ethic and how much he has improved over the past two years. Guys that work hard like Jordan does are bound to have it pay off in success down the road.”


JordanBlackman-Basketball-UFV“He already shoots the ball well, and with good technique, and has developed the ability to attack of the bounce and make plays.  I think Cascade fans are going to enjoy watching him contribute to our successes over the upcoming years.”


The future Cascade is also very excited about playing his post-secondary career at the Envision Athletic Centre.  “I am really looking forward to playing with the high caliber players currently at UFV,” said Blackman.  “My goals at UFV include winning a national championship and becoming the best player I am capable of being.”


For further information on Jordan Blackman contact Barnaby Craddock, Head Coach, UFV Cascades men’s basketball, 604-851-6310

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