Biography:

Please note: the information below is accurate as of the London 2012 Olympic Games and will be updated in advance of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Shooting-guard Courtney Pilypaitis made her first appearance at an Olympic Games in 2012 and helped Canada reach the quarter-finals for the first time in the Basketball program’s history, finishing eighth.

The native of Orleans, Ontario has been playing professionally in Lithuania since graduating from the University of Vermont in 2010. She currently plays for VICI Aistes Kaunas where she was the 2010-11 Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian LMKL Import Player of the Year.

Pilypaitis had a great college career at Vermont and was the America East Most Outstanding Player for two straight seasons between 2008-2010.

London 2012 marked Canada’s first Olympic appearance since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, when it finished in tenth place.