CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS)- With the Olympics right around the corner, one former and one incoming Redhawk Women's Basketball player have a chance to put their name on the international scene.
Incoming guard Jordan Hunter and former forward Natalie Purcell made the final cut for the New Zealand Women's National Basketball Team.
Purcell, who played for the Redhawks during the 2004-2006 season averaged over 10 points per game during her career. Her most notable game came in her senior season when she scored 17 points and 13 rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game against Stanford. She was also named to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Team in 2005.