---NKU women’s basketball
head coach Nancy Winstel announced the signing of Xenia High
School standout Kendra Caldwell on Wednesday. Winstel’s
Norse posted a 21-8 record in 2006-07.
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball head
coach Nancy Winstel announced Wednesday that she has signed Xenia
High School standout Kendra Caldwell to a national letter of intent.
6-foot post player, averaged identical numbers of 6.3 points and
6.3 rebounds per game as a senior for Xenia. She blocked 94 shots
during her career for the Lady Buccaneers and earned honorable mention
All-Greater Western Ohio Conference accolades as a senior.
is a very strong inside player whose best basketball is ahead of
her, and we are really happy she has chosen to attend Northern Kentucky
University,” Winstel said. “She is a talented young
lady, and we think she is going to help us.”
a four-year varsity player for Xenia, which was 57-29 during her
career. Xenia finished with winning records in all four of Caldwell's
years on the team.
484 career points and grabbed 419 rebounds. Defensively, she made
her presence felt with 85 career steals. She also dished out 64
assists during her four-year career.
join an NKU program that posted a 21-8 record this past season.
The Norse advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the eighth
time in the past nine years.
NKU will return
three starters - post players Angela Healy and Cassie Brannen, along
with guard Nicole Chiodi - in 2007-08. The Norse must replace five
seniors from this season’s team, including All-Great Lakes
Valley Conference standout Brittany Winner and 1,000-point career
scorers Karyn Creager and Karmen Graham.
Cincinnati prep star Diondra Holliday of Clark Montessori as NKU
signees for next season. Holliday, who signed with NKU during the
fall, is a 5-foot-5 point guard who averaged 16.8 ppg this season
at Clark Montessori.