Tiffany Brown Signs Professional Contract
Brown, who finished her career ranked 13th among the Eagle career scoring leaders with 1,154 points, will leave next month. She becomes the 15th player to sign a professional contract since head coach Rusty Cram joined the
The process started when Brown traveled to an exposure camp.
“I went to
Not only did Brown finish among the
“One of Tiffany’s goals coming here was to play at the next level, for her to continue playing is a great accomplishment. Overseas it’s hard for a guard, you have to be someone pretty special to make it. It has to be a feather in Tiffany’s cap to sign a professional contract, they must have really liked her ability,” said Cram. “Being away from home in a strange, foreign land will be different for her. Tiffany is from a small town, so going off to an unknown territory and speaking a different language she will have to adjust to all of those factors in addition to understand playing in that professional league. But this is great for Tiffany and also great for our program.”
Brown said her career highlight came last year when she joined the 1,000-point club. She is looking forward to the new opportunity.
“It’s going to be a lot of fun. I am looking forward to playing with new people and getting to know the members of the organization,” said Brown, who plans on taking two on-line classes during the fall and spring in order to graduate in May. “I’m both excited and nervous being over there for a year.”
- Category: Women's Basketball
- Published on Thursday, 17 July 2008 00:10