Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Were You Watching?

     Women's basketball continues to gain recognition thanks to the outstanding play of the college elite. This year's NCAA tournament provided upset and superior athleticism, as well as showcased a blend of talent and dedication to academics offering positive examples to women of all ages.

     Were you watching? You may be reminding yourself at this point that you came across a game or two by accident while you were watching the men's tournament. Unfortunately this may be the case for many as the women's games were not easily found on the major networks until the final four. However the women of college basketball certainly made sure that someone was watching this year. The defeat of UConn in the semi finals shocked every sports fan as it opened up the door for an unlikely champion. Texas A&M took the title this year defeating Notre Dame 76-70.

     If you were wondering what became of the UConn women after their loss...you likely missed the WNBA draft on April 11th. Senior, Maya Moore took the number one pick sending her to the Minnesota Lynx where she'll begin a lengthy professional career. Continue to follow and support these amazing athletes and amazing women as they begin their WNBA season this Spring! Viva women's sports!

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