Friday, September 10, 2010

UIS adds Nevins, McConnell to women's hoops roster

University of Illinois Springfield coach Marne Fauser has added Sacred Heart-Griffin High School graduate Cristina Nevins and Stephens College transfer Jessica McConnell to the Prairie Stars’ roster.

McConnell, an Edwardsville native, averaged 10 points, three assists and two rebounds for Stephens last season. The sophomore guard was voted to the NAIA American Midwest Conference honorable mention team.

Nevins, a junior guard, started for Parkland College at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Tournament in March.

The students were featured in a September 10, 2010, article in The State Journal-Register.

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