August 20, 2011

Ros is one of three New Yorkers on Nigerian team

Joseph Staszewski (New York Post) writes about three former New York high school basketball players who are members of the Nigerian national team that is hoping to compete in the 2012 Olympic games.

Adeola Olanrewaju quickly learned this was going to be a different go around with the Nigerian women’s national basketball team.

At the team’s tryouts in July, the former all-city standout at Bishop Loughlin, who made the squad for the third time, was approached by one of her new teammates. Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, a former Archbishop Molloy and Stanford star, recognized Olanrewaju and told her she was a fan growing up. Read more...

No comments: