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Breland, Westergaardwill play for Yellowjackets

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Rochester Community and Technical College women’s basketball coach Steve Hucke has announced his signees for the 2007-2008 season, which includes a pair of guards from Rochester, Ashley Westergaard of Mayo and Anne Breland of Lourdes.

Breland graduated from Lourdes last year but did not play collegiately during the 2006-2007 season.

The Yellowjackets are coming off a 19-9 season, finishing as runner–up to Anoka-Ramsey in the Minnesota Community College state tournament. RCTC finished 7-2 in the Southern Division of the MCCC.

"We are extremely excited about this year’s recruiting class,’’ Hucke said. "We will have top–notch players at each position and depth in all positions.’’

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"Anoka-Ramsey has set the bar high and we feel that we are going to be able to be more competitive next season.’’

The RCTC signees include Cori Robinson, a 6-foot post from Triton; Courtney Jones, 5-7 guard from Kingsland; Amanda Degnan, 5-11 forward from St. Charles; Hannah Glor, 5-11 post from Lanesboro; Melissa Streit, 5-7 guard from Maple River; Jenna Anderson, 5-9 forward from Washburn (Wis.); Kendra Heitkamp, 5-8 guard from Rosemount; Kristina Thompson, 5-9 forward from Elk River; Leah Peterson, 6-0 post from Lewiston-Altura; Erin and Megan Maurer, both 5-8 forwards from McLeod and Breland, a 5-11 guard and Westergaard, a 5-7 guard.

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