Lady Monarchs Sign Three During Early Period

November 21, 2002
By ODU Athletics

Nov. 21, 2002


NORFOLK, VA (November 21, 2002) -- Old Dominion women's basketball Wendy Larry has announced that 6-5 center Angela Brown (Albany, KY/Clinton County), 5-10 forward Tish Lyons (Newport News, VA/Woodside), and 6-1 forward Sherida Triggs (Atlanta, GA/Meadowcreek) have all signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Lady Monarchs beginning in the fall of 2003.

"Angela has great size, good hands, and a soft touch,"said Lady Monarch head coach Wendy Larry. "She is a welcome edition to our front court. Tish has a tremendous shooting ability, Additionally her skills as a rebounder will be a valuable asset."

Brown averaged 17.0 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocks for Clinton County High School last year as a junior. She has been a member of the varsity team since eighth grade and last season guided her team to its first-ever Sweet 16 appearance. Brown,s teams over the last four years have recorded 20 or more win including last year's 29-5 record as a First Team All-State honoree. Brown has also been considered among the top shot blockers in the state.

Hampton Roads native Lyons from Woodside High School averaged 16.4 points and 8.6 rebounds for the Wolverines. Her squad reached the region semi-finals with a 23-5 record. Lyons is already the school?s all-time leading scorer having netted over 1,400 career points. Last season as a junior, Lyons was an All-District and Second Team All-State selection.

Triggs recorded 12.2 ppg and 7.9 rebounds last season, as her Meadowcreek squad was a AAAA runner-up. Triggs has been named a Street & Smith All-American-Honorable Mention, AAAA All-State Honorable Mention, and First Team All-Gwinnett County.

The Lady Monarchs begin their season on November 22nd when they host in-state rival, Virginia, at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

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