Felicia Ragland Invited to World University Games Trials

April 19, 2001

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University's women's basketball player Felicia Ragland has been selected to participate in the 2001 World University Games Trials as was announced by USA Basketball and the Women's Collegiate Committee on Thursday.

Ragland, a 5-9 guard, is one of an anticipated 35 athletes to compete in the trials held from May 18-21 in Colorado Springs, CO. At the conclusion of the trials, the Women's Collegiate Committee will select finalists to attend a 10-day training camp in the second week of August from which a 12-member team will be chosen to compete in the World University games (Aug. 22-Sept. 1) in Beijing, China.

Debbie Ryan of University of Virginia will coach the World University Games Team.

The Pacific-10 Conference Player of the Year, Ragland averaged 19.7 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per contest. Her .466 3-point field goal percentage ranked first in the Pac-10 while her 2.61 steals ranked second.

One of just eight OSU players to score 1,000 career points (1,165) and grab 500 career rebounds (527), the Tulare, CA native was a finalist for the prestigious Kodak Women's All-America Basketball team and received District All-America honors.

Last year Ragland was one of 45 players chosen to compete in the 2000 USA Basketball Women's Summer Development Camp/R. William Jones Cup Trials, also held in Colorado Springs.

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