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Freshman Yolanda Whigham Named To Big East All-Star Squad

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

Name School Class Pos. Hgt. Hometown/High School
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)