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Women's Basketball Adds Lonnie Whigham To Roster

Sept. 8, 2000

CORAL GABLES, Fla.– The University of Miami’s head women’s basketball coach Ferne Labati announces the signing of 5-8 guard Yolanda “Lonnie” Whigham (Plant City, Fla).

Whigham, a freshman transfer from Georgia was touted as the No. 24 prospect in the nation by Blue Star Recruiting Service.

“Lonnie is a wonderful player, we are very pleased to have the opportunity to coach her,” said Labati. “I am extremely excited about bringing her into our program.”

She was a four-year starter and four time Most Valuable Player at Plant City High School.