Mar 10, 2012; Memphis, TN, USA; UTEP Miners head coach Keitha Adams talks to her players after winning the game against the Tulane Green Wave during the finals of the Conference USA Tournament at the FedEx Forum. UTEP Miners defeated the Tulane Green Wave 69-65. Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-US PRESSWIRE
Yesterday, UTEP women's basketball Coach Keitha Adams announced the signing of six players for the class of 2012. Included in the group were four high schoolers, one juco transfer, and international player from Lithuania. Here's a quick quote from coach Adams on the 2012 class:
Per UTEP Athletics
"I’m very excited about this group of ladies...They will be fine additions to our program, both on the court and in the classroom. I look forward to them being with us."
Of the six signees, three are forwards, and three are guards, with all three forwards standing at least 6'1. Vita Zilinskaite, a forward from Lithunia, happens to be 6'3, and was also named Miss Basketball in her home country. Here's the full list of UTEP signees:
Diamond Posey - 5-7 Guard - Detroit, MI - Cody HS
Jamie Madden - 5-8 Guard - Detroit, MI - Inkster HS
Cameasha Turner - 5-9 Guard - Dallas, TX Lincoln HS
Tommitrise Collins - 6-1 Forward - Macon, GA - Westside HS
Destinee LaFountain - 6-1 Forward - Simi Valley, CA Ventura CollegeVita Zilinskaite - 6-3 Forward - Vilnius, Lithuania
For full coverage on each of these players, make sure to check the UTEP Athletics write up on the 2012 class.
Congratulations to the Miners, Coach Keitha Adams, and the rest of her coaching staff on wrapping up a solid recruiting class for the 2012-13 season. Go Miners!