Shepherd University head women's basketball coach Melanie Ford announced recently that five student-athletes have signed letters-of-intent to play basketball for the Rams in the 2011-12 season.
Gabrielle Flinchum (North Potomac, Md./Wootton), Rachel Johnson (Frederick, Md./Frederick), Priscilla Moseh (Springfield, Va./Robert E. Lee/FCC), Alexandra Weakland (Camp Hill, Pa./Cumberland Valley) and Gaby Dugan (Kearneysville, W.Va./Greenbrier East) will join the Rams.
Flinchum, a 6-3 forward/center, was a four-year letterwinner in basketball at Wootton High School. A three-time All-County selection, Flinchum also gained honorable mention All-Met Honors. She averaged 15.1 points, 13.0 rebounds and 3.9 blocks as a senior.
Johnson, a 5-6 guard, lettered in basketball, soccer, and track at Frederick High School. Johnson led Frederick to the 2011-12 3A state championship. A three-time All-Area choice, Johnson was a First Team selection for the past two seasons. She also garnered All-MVAL honors and MVAL Scholar-Athlete accolades. A four-year standout for the Cadets, she scored over 1,000 points in her career and was voted as Outstanding Senior Athlete and Athlete of the Year for 2011-12.
Moseh, a 5-8 guard, lettered in basketball and track at Robert E. Lee High School. She was a three-time All-District player, who also earned second team All-Region accolades. Moseh gained MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors. She is a transfer from Frederick Community College.
Weakland, a 5-9 guard, lettered three years in basketball at Cumberland Valley High School. She gained Patriot News Big 15 Second Team honors and was among the Patriot-News and The Sentinel three-point leaders. A senior team captain, Weakland was her team's leading scorer last season.
Dugan, a 5-3 guard, lettered in basketball, track, and cross country at Greenbrier East High School. She was a team captain and was named Best Offensive Player. Dugan was a Second Team All-MSAC selection as a senior.