Monday, August 25, 2008

Luze Signs, Della Donne Released, SE Signings

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Maria Luze of Brookings, South Dakota has signed with South Dakota School of Mines. Luze is a 5-8 guard. From the Brookings Register.

Luze is the 24th player overall from the SD 2008 class to sign, and the 15th headed to NAIA.

Here is a list of Southeastern Community College of Keokuk, Iowa signings for the upcoming year:
Kelsey Hickey, 5-9 guard from Keokuk, IA
Amanda Winters, 5-10 forward from Clark County, MO
Lindsey Jameson, 5-7 guard from Kindred, ND (transfer from Concordia Moorhead)
Alicea Mason, 5-11 forward from Jefferson City, MO
Gabbie Binnion, 5-7 point guard from Davenport Assumption
Alexys Hatcher, 5-8 guard from Mesquite John Horn, TX
Cobi Wires, 5-3 guard from Quincy, IL (transfer from Mineral Area CC)
Tiffany Williams, 6-5 center from Edmond Memorial, OK
Bernista Frost, 5-8 guard from Putnam City West, OK
Brittany Brown, 6-2 center from Milwaukee King, WI
Kelsey Whitaker, 5-8 guard from Keokuk, IA

UConn has released 6-5 prize recruit Elena Della Donne from her scholarship. EDD will now be able to play any sport. EDD is enrolled at Delaware and it appears will be playing volleyball. From ESPN.

Delaware Online looks at the recruiting process, the pressure, the turmoil. Diana Taurasi is quoted: "If you're not ready for the big time, the pressure, the training, the mental toughness, then you're probably better off not going. You'll be broken. It's only for the tough people."

Kelsie Lliteras is featured in the Chadron News. Lliteras played with CSS Bison this summer. Four potential colleges are listed.

The Grand Forks Herald looks back at former North Dakota player Colleen Chaske. Chaske will be inducted into the UND Hall of Fame.

Next up: Coach Teas & Summer