Sunday, August 17, 2008

Delle Donne Done, Skriba Verbals, Bjork to MD

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The #1 recruit in the nation in the 2008 class 6-5 Elena Delle Donne of Delaware has decided not to play college basketball. She will not be attending UConn. Here is a timeline of Delle Donne and her UConn connection. From the Hartford Courant.

Anne Skriba of Fond du Lac has verballed Concordia St. Paul. The 5-7 guard averaged 3.6 ppg for the 15-8 Cardinals last winter. Skriba played with HLC in the summer season.
Skriba is the 13th player overall in the Wisconsin 2009 class to verbal and the 5th to verbal a D2 program.

The Lincoln Journal Star looks at the Nebraska girls class of 2009 over a variety of sports. The basketball portion is midway down the article.

Lori Bjork of Johnston, IA left Illinois earlier this spring. She has landed at Maryland. From the Des Moines Register ---last item.

Stacy Schutjer of WCLT, IA was named female athlete of the year by the Mason City Globe Gazette. She is headed to Simpson for her collegiate experience.

Kaitlyn Kopke of Hope College has made good progress on her knee surgery. From the Grand Rapids Press.

Alaska Anchorage and Colorado State have released their 2008-09 schedule.

Augustana is now in the Northern Sun and will be looking for new rivals. The likely choice---Northern State.

Next up: later today with the Summer of 2008 wrap up. I hope to have it up near 9 pm