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Girls’s Basketball brings in Central Arizona switch Seairra Hughes

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Girls’s Basketball brings in Central Arizona switch Seairra Hughes

Girls’s Basketball brings in Central Arizona switch Seairra Hughes

CARBONDALE, Ailing. — SIU ladies’s basketball coach Kelly Bond-White introduced this system has added Central Arizona switch Seairra Hughes.

Hughes mentioned she felt at dwelling with the workforce and knew she wished to be a Saluki. 

“The individuals and the teaching workers made me really feel like they had been greater than only a workforce, however a household,” she mentioned. “I wished to be part of it.”

Bond-White mentioned relationships are what introduced Hughes to Carbondale. 

“On this enterprise, relationships and observe through are the whole lot. Not simply when coaches, directors, workers, evaluators, or trainers have gamers,” she mentioned. “Be in contact after they do not. You lose a younger girl in recruiting, be gracious, not bitter. You by no means know who you’ll cross paths with once more in life. My workers has been distinctive in simply that.”


“A full qualifier going into CAC, we reached out early after we first bought right here, however one in every of Seairra’s best belongings is her loyalty. She loved her workforce, faculty and coaches and determined to remain one other 12 months. Seairra’s excessive vitality, relentless work effort, contagious angle, and need to be a Saluki, was a no brainer for us.”

A local of Aurora, Colorado, Holmes involves Carbondale after spending final season with the Vaqueras, the place she averaged 15.6 ppg, 11.6 rpg and 1.8 asp as a freshman. 

“Seairra brings the identical ardour to the ground,” Bond-White mentioned. “She rebounds out of house very effectively and may create mismatches along with her energy beneath. Her means to defend a number of positions, stretch the ground from the excessive put up,  and fast first step create a twin menace versatility that may carry nice depth to our workforce.”

Hughes mentioned she’s prepared for the competitors of not solely her opponents in video games however her teammates in follow as effectively. 

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