Former WA junior girls were well represented this week in US Colleges as teams commence conference play. WA has four exciting freshman playing their first year of college Basketball.
In NCAA Div 1 6’3 Freshman Meagan Mckay (St Mary’s University) and 6’2 Tayla Hepburn (San Diego State) squared off against each other for the first time in the West Coast Conference. Both players recorded over 10 mins of action with St Mary’s getting the win 73-68.
Hepburn (Wanneroo) has played 12 games so far this season averaging 7 mins of play. McKay (Perry Lakes) has quickly moved into a prominent back up role at the Gaels averaging 18 minutes of play in 15 games and pulling down 5 rebounds per game.
Former Stirling Junior Maddy Dennis is also entering her freshman season with Dayton. They highly fancied Flyers are 7-5 with the team playing in front of 3,700 fans each game. Dennis is averaging 5 points per game with a season high of 13 points v Wisconsin.
Former Kalamunda Eastern Suns 6’3 Centre Jessie Edwards is entering her Sophomore season with Minnesota Golden Gophers. Edwards has started 5 of 13 games averaging 7.2 ppg and 5.4 rebounds in 16 minutes of play.
Former Stirling Centre 6’3 Sam Roscoe is in her Junior year with North Dakota. The post player is averaging 7.1ppg and 4.4 rpg and had a season high of 14 points and 7 rebounds against Omaha.
Finally in Junior College, Willetton junior Hayley Winter is having a standout freshman season at Mineral Area College helping the team to a 8-3 record. Winter is second in team scoring with 11.8ppg in 28 minutes of play. She had a career high of 23 points 6 rebounds and 6 assists v Des Moines.
Best of luck Girls on the season ahead.