Thursday, November 19, 2015

UIS women's hoops signs four recruits

Frankfort Lincoln-Way North High School senior forward Lanie Hicks is part of University of Illinois Springfield women’s basketball coach Mark Kost’s first full recruiting class.

The 5-foot-9 Hicks averaged 14.4 points junior year.

Illinois Central College sophomore guard/forward Destiny Ramsey will also join the Prairie Stars in the 2016-17 season. She was a National Junior College Athletic Association Division II third team All-American as a freshman and led the team with 11.3 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game. She has averaged 12.8 points per game and 8 rebounds per game in ICC’s first four games this season.

Chicago Marist High School’s Tehya Fortune, a 5-7 point guard, and Katelyn Rosner, a 6-1 forward, have also signed with the Stars.

The story was reported by The State Journal-Register on November 19, 2015.

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