Women’s Basketball

The Georgetown University in Qatar women’s basketball team competes in the annual HBKU collegiate basketball league in Education City, Qatar. They play in competitive league games against the teams from the following universities in Qatar: Weill Cornell Medical College, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University, and College of the North Atlantic. The regular season games culminate with an annual playoff tournament & championship.

The GUQ women’s basketball team is composed of dedicate student athletes who represent all four class years. Players dedicate their free time to practices, games, and representing the university in league events.

Team Roster

  • Aya Sharkas, Class of 2017 (co-captain)
  • Nicole Suarez, Class of 2017 (co-captain)
  • Noor Al Thani, Class of 2017
  • Roudha Al-Suwaidi, Class of 2017
  • Rania Sohail, Class of 2017
  • Nayab Rana, Class of 2018
  • Hala Al Attar, Class of 2019
  • Riham Mansour, Class of 2019
  • Hala Eid, Class of 2019
  • Maryam Al-Wehaibi, Class of 2019
  • Fatemeh Salari, Class of 2020
  • Salma Hassan, Class of 2020
  • Sara AlHaj Abed, Class of 2020
  • Fatima Fakhroo, Class of 2020


  • Jacqui Snell, Educational Enrichment Manager at Georgetown University in Qatar