Freshman Yolanda Whigham Named To Big East All-Star Squad
May 1, 2001
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – University of Miami guard Yolanda “Lonnie” Whigham(Plant City, Fla.) has been named to the 2001 BIG EAST Women’s BasketballAll-Star Team that will tour Germany June 10-20.
This marks the 12th consecutive year that The BIG EAST Conference is sendinga women’s basketball all-star squad abroad. Prior to their departure, theplayers will attend a pre-tour training camp at Boston College June 8-10.
The 14-member squad, comprised of one representative from each BIG EASTschool, will play five games against the top club teams in Germany. The teamwill be coached this summer by Syracuse University head coach MariannaFreeman.
2001 BIG EAST Women’s Basketball All-Star Roster
|Adriana Spears||Boston College||So.||F||6-1||Stratford, Conn. / St. Joseph’s|
|Morgan Valley||Connecticut||Fr.||F||6-0||Colchester, Vt. / Rice Memorial|
|Rebekkah Brunson||Georgetown||Fr.||F||6-2||OxonHill, Md. / Oxon Hill|
|Yolanda Whigham||Miami||Fr.||G||5-8||Plant City, FL / Plant City|
|Ericka Haney||Notre Dame||Jr.||F||6-1||Toledo,Ohio / Toledo Central Catholic|
|Sheila Stufflet||Pittsburgh||Fr.||F||6-2||SinkingSpring, Pa. / Wilson Senior|
|Jenese Wilcox||Providence||Fr.||F/C||6-2||PortChester, N.Y. / The Ursuline School|
|Nikki Jett||Rutgers||Fr.||G||5-8||Columbia, S.C. / Columbia|
|Rasheedah Brown||St. John’s||Jr.||G||5-6||Newark,N.J. / Independence (Kan.) CC|
|Leslie Ardon||Seton Hall||So.||F||6-2||Trinite, West Indies / Marguerite de Navarre (France)|
|Julie McBride||Syracuse||Fr.||G||5-4||Mechanicville, N.Y. / Catholic Central|
|Trish Juhline||Villanova||So.||G||5-10||Havertown, Pa. / Cardinal O’Hara|
|Chrystal Starling||Virginia Tech||Jr.||G||5-11||Syracuse, N.Y. / Nottingham|
|Kate Bulger||WestVirginia||Fr.||G||5-11||Pittsburgh, Pa. / Oakland Catholic|
Head Coach: Marianna Freeman (Syracuse)
Assistant Coaches: Michelle Bento (Syracuse), Darren Bennett(Syracuse)