Published July 30, 2017 for The Summitt Buy Me a Coffee This Sunday, ESPN’s E:60 will bring us the story of University of Virginia standout Schuye LaRue. Reporter Shelley Smith tracks down LaRue 15 years after becoming ACC Rookie of the Year. She led the Cavaliers in scoring and rebounding in her freshman and sophomore year. For … More ICYMI: E:60 tells the story of Schuye LaRue
Published June 18, 2017 for Double G Sports – Photo by Karen King/Double G Media The Sun defeated three-time WNBA champions 98-93 in what may be the upset of the season. Coming into Saturday’s game, Cheryl Reeve and the Lynx were a perfect 9-0 and on track to repeat their 10-0 run from last season. … More Connecticut Sun spoil Lynx undefeated season
I was on-hand at the 2017 Women’s Basketball hall of Fame induction ceremony for the Female Coaching Network. Louise O’Neal was the first inductee I spoke with during the media session. O’Neal chatted about her time with Southern Connecticut and Yale University – including a connection to part-owner of the Seattle Storm, Lisa Brummel. “One of … More Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: Q&A with Coach Louise O’Neal
Anya Battaglino is a professional hockey player with the Connecticut Whale of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL). Battaglino will return for a third season with the Whale as a roster player. New episode of #BeyondTheGame airs tonight at 6pm. https://t.co/y0JTCkrPvs #EndTheStigma @DoubleGSports — Erica L. Ayala (@elindsay08) June 13, 2017 Recently, she opened up … More Beyond The Game Episode 5: Ayna Battaglino talks Mental Health Awareness
After practice on Wednesday, New York Liberty players and coaches traveled throughout the Tri-State area to promote the upcoming season in partnership with Tackle Kids Cancer of the Children’s Cancer Institute of Hackensack University Medical Center. The players were able to participate in selecting the seven different locations in New York City and New Jersey … More New York Liberty light up the Tri-State Area
New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer chats about rookies to watch. Tina Charles and Bria Hartley also weigh in ahead of the 2017 season. This WNBA segment was edited for the May 7th episode of WBAI: Sports Qualified. Catch host and producer M. Saidia McLaughlin every other Sunday from 11-1am on WBAI 99.5FM.
My first piece for Shattered Backboard is up! I give my picks for the Liberty starting five, and offer some insight as the team preps for the final preseason game on Sunday, May 7th. 2017 @WNBA Season Preview – @nyliberty: More Of The Same https://t.co/6SWUUilOTF — Shattered Backboard (@ShatteredBBoard) May 6, 2017 With no Swin … More New York Liberty Preview: Guards on guards on guards!
Last night, the future stars of the WNBA ascended on Samsung 837 to learn their professional fate. As expected, Kelsey Plum was selected first overall by the San Antonio Stars. No. 1 pick @KelseyPlum10 joins the @ESPN set to talk about heading to the @SAStars! #WDraft17 pic.twitter.com/yarfyRpaLY — WNBA (@WNBA) April 14, 2017 See where … More 2017 WNBA Draft: Plum goes #1, SEC has eight players drafted.
March 31, 2017 for Double G Sports Photo courtesy of New York Liberty Hometown: Meriden, CT Profession: Vice President for Team Business Development, New York Liberty College: Canisius College – Business Major and Student-Athlete Favorite Inspirational Female: Nikki McCray All in the Family Manager of Promotions & Fan Development, Keia Clarke, spoke to students at VACS in Newark, NJ, … More Women in Sports: Keia Clarke
On March 11th, 2017, Charlotte Smith led the Elon University to their first ever conference championship. The Phoenix defeated three-time Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Champions James Madison University 78-60. In xx, the newly named CAA Coach of the Year was granted a contract extension through the 2020-21 season. Coach Smith is the sixth coach for … More Get to know Elon University head coach Charlotte Smith