Kelcy Ballantyne : Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

Kelcy Ballantyne

Basketball

Kelcy is in her second year of university and is studying towards a Bachelor of Management. Her most recent achievement in basketball is being selected into the Waikato Women's Wizards team who went on to finished second in the national league. Additionally, she was selected into the Waikato U23 Team. This team went on to win the national championships and Kelcy was named in the National Tournament Team (one of the top 10 players at this tournament). Kelcy also played for the University's Team who placed second at the National Championships. Kelcy's career highlights include being selected in the New Zealand u16 team in 2012, New Zealand u17 team in 2013, New Zealand u18 team in 2014, and most recently the New Zealand 3x3 u19 team that competed at the World Championships in Hungary last year. Additionally, in 2016 she was selected into the New Zealand women's final 3x3 trial squad of 5 players. In the future she hopes to play for the New Zealand women's program in either 5x5 or 3x3. Kelcy attended Otumoetai College where she was a prefect. This year she has taken on a number of leadership roles. These include the being selected as the Waikato University Representative on the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand Board, being selected as the Marketing Director on the Waikato Management School Student Association Executive Board and finally, she volunteers her time as a committee member of the Waikato Basketball Club.

Achievements

Waikato Wizards Selection - 22/02/2016

I have been selected into the playing roster of 12 for the Waikato Wizards (open women's team). This section means that I will be competing in the New Zealand New Zealand Women's Basketball Championship (WBC). This is New Zealand's national basketball league for women. We will compete in a number of warm up games as well as the three tournaments:
- 5th to 7th March in Tauranga
- 1st to 3rd April in Nelson
- 12th to 14th May in Porirua

 

Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships - 18/03/2016

I was selecetd into the Waiakto University Women's 3x3 team that competed at the National Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships. 

We trained hard for this event and ended up placing 3rd in the championship. 

 

Waikato Wizards National Final Appearance - 14/05/2016

After competing in National series events we won our semi final qualifying for the national final. 

Unfortunately, we lost this game finidhing 2nd in the national competition which was an outstanding achievemnt for our team.

I this team I played a significant role either starting (in the top 5) or coming in as the 6th man which was one of my main goals for the season. 

Tertiary 5x5 Championships - 05/09/2016

I was selected into the University's 5x5 team who competed at the National Tertiary 5x5 Championships. 

We trained hard for this event and ended up placing 2nd overall losing to Auckland University in the National Final. This was a great achievement for the University. 

Selected into the Waikato U23 Team - 20/07/2016

I was selecetd into the Waikato U23 Team to compete at the Baskteball New Zealand U23 Championships on the 10th of August 2016. 

U23 Basketball New Zealand National Championships - 10/08/2016

After training hard the Waikato U23 Team went on to compete at the Basketball New Zealand U23 National Championships. 

We progressed ot the national final were we played the Otago Team. 

We ended up taking out the championship game becoming national champions. 

I was a member of the starting 5 at this event and played a significant role in this team.

Here is a link that provides more information: 

http://ssl-www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/sport/83178704/Waikato-capture-national-womens-under-23-basketball-crown

 

National U23 Tournament Team Selection - 14/08/2016

After competing at the U23 National Basketball Championships I was selected into the tournamnet team. 

One of my highlights for the season. 

New Zealand Women's 3x3 Trial Squad Selection - 02/09/2016

I was selecetd into the New Zealand Women's 3x3 Trial Squad. 

 This one of my goals for the year and something I am very proud of. 

Selected as the UTSNZ Representative 2016 - 20/08/2016

I was selected at the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand Representative for Waikato University

This is a significant leadership role and one that I hope to make a great difference in.

WMSSA Marketing Director 2016 - 01/06/2016

I was voted by the students of Waikato University to be the Marketing Director on the Waikato Managment School Student Execcutive Board. 

This is a great leadership position as offers me great experience for my future job as I hop to work in the management field. 

Waikato University Basketball Club Coach and Committee Member - 05/10/2016

I volunteer as the Waikato University Women's Basketball B Team Cocah and as a member of the Waikato Uniiversity Basketball Club Commitee. 

Assistant Coach of the Waikato u19 Women's Team - 19/07/2016

I was asked to volunteer as the Assistant Coach of the Waiakto u19 Women's Team. 

We placed 2nd at the National Championships. 

Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships - 09/04/2017

I was selected into the Waiakto University Women's 3x3 team that competed at the National Tertiary 3x3 Basketball Championships, placing 4th at the championships. 

Waikato Wizard Selection - 09/03/2017

I have been selected to play for the Waikato Wizards (open women's team). This selection means that I will be competing in the WBC (national basketball league for women in New Zealand) for a second year running. We will compete in two key tournaments and a series of home and away games. 

WBC Final Placing - 08/07/2017

After competing within the WBC league the Waikato Wizards Recieved a final placing of 6th. 

Starting Five Position in the Waikato Wizards - 08/07/2017

One of my goals in my annual plan was to be selected into the starting 5 for the teams I played for in 2017. I successfully maintained a starting postion for the entirety of the WBC season. As this is an achievement that I was unable to mainatin last year I am proud of my efforts.

WMSSA Marketing Director 2017 - 01/06/2017

I was voted by the students of the University as the Waikato University Marketing Director of the Waikato Management School Students Association. This is a great leadership opportunity and something that I am thoroughly enjoying. 

UTSNZ Waikato University Representative 2017 - 01/04/2017

I have been allowed to carry on with this role in 2017. This is a great opportunity to collected student voice and be an advocate for sport at Waikato University. 

Internship at Practium Consulting - 10/05/2017

I have successfully been employed as an intern at Practium Consulting which is a huge achievement in terms of the progression of my career in business. 

U23 Basketball New Zealand National Championships - 05/08/2017

After training hard the Waikato U23 Team went on to compete at the Basketball New Zealand U23 National Championships. 

We progressed ot the national final were we played the Tauranga City Team. 

We ended up taking out the championship game becoming national champions. 

I was a member of the starting 5 at this event and played a significant role in this team.

Selected into the Waikato U23 Team - 15/07/2017

I was selecetd into the Waikato U23 Team to compete at the Baskteball New Zealand U23 Championships on the 2nd of August 2017.

National U23 Tournament Team Selection - 05/08/2017

After competing at the U23 National Basketball Championships I was selected into the tournament team. 

One of my highlights for the season. 

 

 

 

 

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