Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Overton's Jasmine Robinson is going to Japan

from herhoops.com

Late Wednesday Afternoon Lady Bobcats Director Rod Echols received a phone call from Adidas officials. It was breaking the news to him that one of his players will be representing the United States in August in Japan. Robinson the #28 Player in the Country and the #9 Combo Guard according to ESPN has done quite a job representing Memphis and Adidas in 2008. 2009 will be promising for her as well. When the news was relayed to Robinson, she was excited to know she is one of twelve young ladies to be on the Adidas Candace Parker Aces Global Travel Team.

The Aces will depart Los Angeles August 9th to Tokyo and return to the United States on August 18, 2009. Another Bobcat is listed as an alternate for the Aces. First year participant Shae Nelson who is committed to Ole Miss will serve as an alternate and honorable mentioned. Nelson displayed a great exhibition in Atlanta. The 6'0 Player put on a shooting clinic in games at the Southern Premier Hoops Spring Classic. Robinson is still undecided of her collegiate career but have major offers on the table. Congrats to these young Ladies.

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