Yvonne Ejim

Yvonne Ejim


Yvonne Ejim was with the Canadian team that qualified for Paris 2024 at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Hungary. That was her second major international tournament with the senior national team after she contributed to a bronze medal at the 2023 FIBA Women’s AmeriCup. She had first played with the senior national team in a pair of exhibition games in New York City in 2022. 

As a junior, Ejim competed at the FIBA U19 Women’s World Cup in 2019 and 2021. In her second appearance at the tournament, she was Canada’s number two in scoring and was named a Second Team All-Star. In 2017, Ejim competed with the cadet national team at the FIBA U17 Women’s World Cup. The year prior she won silver with Canada at the 2017 FIBA U16 Americas Championship. 

Ejim played collegiate basketball for Gonzaga University. In her senior year in 2023-24, she was named the Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year in the NCAA and WCC Player of the Year as she led the team and conference in scoring.     

A Little More About Yvonne

Outside Interests: Plans to major in human physiology at Gonzaga University with hopes of becoming a doctor… 

Notable International Results

FIBA AmeriCup: 2023 – BRONZE 

FIBA U19 World Cup: 2021 – 5th; 2019 – 6th 

FIBA U17 World Cup: 2018 – 9th 

FIBA U16 Americas: 2017 – SILVER