Top prospect Teasley chooses UNC

April 10, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Nicole Teasley, the Gatorade National Player of the Year from St. John's-Prospect Hall in Frederick, signed a national letter of intent last night to attend North Carolina.

Teasley, a 6-foot guard, averaged 27.1 points, 9.3 rebounds, 8.3 assists and 4.4 steals last season and scored more than 2,000 career points. The Associated Press' All-Star Player of the Year as a junior, she chose the Tar Heels over Virginia and Penn State.

Maryland: Ginji Perry of Elizabeth Seton High in Bladensburg, the Washington Post Player of the Year, signed a national letter of intent yesterday to attend Maryland. Perry, a 5-foot-11 guard/forward, averaged 17.2 points, 8.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.2 steals in leading her team to a 29-2 record, the No. 2 ranking in the D.C. area and the city championship.

"We are very excited about Ginji joining our program," Maryland coach Chris Weller said. "She is a national level player who will bring tremendous recognition to both Maryland and the strength of our local high school programs."

Maryland signed one player during the early signing period in November -- Meghan McIntyre of Mainland High in Linwood, N.J.

Pub Date: 4/10/97

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