Elmhurst duo chooses HU

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2008-06-09
Huntington University women’s basketball coach, Lori Culler, announced the addition of two more recruits who will bolster an already strong incoming class this fall. The Elmhurst High School duo of Teirenney Fincher and Ebony Robinson has chosen to continue their careers in the Foresters’ program. As seniors, both played instrumental roles in helping lead the Trojans to a 23-3 record and a Summit Athletic Conference championship.

Fincher, a 5-2 shooting guard, averaged 12.6 points and 3.9 assists as a junior and knocked down 55 3-point field goals. She also earned First Team All-SAC honors. In her final campaign, Fincher posted averages of 9 points and 2.8 assists per game as well as hit 42 treys. She was a Second Team All-Conference selection and was selected to play in the Nancy Rehm All-Star game. For her career, Fincher scored 781 points and finished with 285 assists and 118 3-point field goals.

"Teirenney has good knowledge of the game, and coming from a winning program, she understands what it takes to be successful,” said Coach Culler. “She is a very hard worker and a great team player. Her ability to shoot the three will help fill a void on our roster. Aside from her basketball skills, Teirenney is a quality individual that every coach would love to have.”

At 5-5, Robinson played the point guard position for the Trojans. During her junior season, she led the team with 6.8 assists per game and chipped in 8.7 points as well. Her performance earned her Second Team All-SAC honors. As a senior, Robinson averaged 8.7 points, 4.9 assists and 4 steals per game to earn First Team All-Conference honors. She completed her Trojan career with 519 points, 306 assists and 256 steals.

"Having played point, Ebony brings tremendous court awareness and vision with her game,” said Culler. “She is adept at handling the ball and her quickness and ability to apply full court pressure will be an asset to the aggressive, up-tempo style of play we like to use. Ebony’s character and work ethic would make her a valuable addition to any program. We’re glad she chose HU.”
 
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