June 20, 2018

Lili "drafted" by Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters has announced its 2018 player draft. Lili Thompson ('17) is one of five players — and the only female — drafted by the group known for its entertainment and circus-like traveling show.

June 7, 2018

Catching up with Chiney

Catching up with Chiney is not an easy thing to do, but blogger Lindsey Gibbs does a good job of reporting how the 2018 season is shaping up for Chiney in:

Three questions with Chiney Ogwumike: Multitasking with the Connecticut Sun, ESPN and the Marvel Universe

June 5, 2018

Kayla returns to Dandenong

Although Kayla Pedersen ('11) has retired from the WNBA, she's continuing to play professional basketball overseas and has signed with Dandenong for the 2018-19 season.

This will be Kayla's second consecutive season with Dandenong (her third in all) and they're very pleased to have her back: Kayla Pederson back with Dandenong

June 4, 2018

Jillian signs with fifth Italian team

Jillian Harmon ('09) has signed a contract with Passalacqua Spedizioni Ragusa for the 2018-19 season.

Ragusa is located in Sicily (see map).

This will be Jill's tenth season as a professional basketball player, her ninth in Italy (Comense, Parma, Lucca and Naples). She's also played in Australia and New Zealand

Jillian has been a winner wherever she played. Among other honors she's been named to the Eurobasket.com All-Italian 2nd team in 2013 and '14, the Australiabasket.com All-New Zealand 1st team in 2015, and the Eurobasket.com All-Italian 1st team in 2016, '17, and '18. She was named the New Zealand Female Player of the Year in 2017 and '18.

Ragusa sports director Giovanni Criscione comments , "We are thrilled to have added to our group of confirmed athletes Jillian Harmon, player of undoubted quality and experience, but above all an extremely competitive and ambitious professional.