Women’s Basketball Inks Two On First Day Of Fall Signing Period
Huntington, W.Va.-Royce Chadwick and his staff have signed two players to National Letters of Intent today on the first day of the national signing day for women’s basketball. Jameka White, a 5’10 guard/forward from H.D. Woodson High School in Washington, D.C., and Kellie Jo Moore, a 6’1 post player from Pilgrim, Kentucky (Sheldon Clark High School) both signed today to compete for the Herd in the fall of 2003.
White comes to Marshall from the same high school as Marshall quarterback Byron Leftwich and current women’s basketball squad member Modupe Ishola. She was voted a top 40 player by the All-Star Girls report, while also leading her team to the state tournament semifinals in 2002. Her H.D. Woodson High School team took the DCIAA Championship in 2001, when she averaged 15 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals.
“Jameeka is an incredible athlete with the ability to play a multitude of positions for us,” said Marshall head coach Royce Chadwick. “She’s real athletic and big, and can play the guard and forward position at the collegiate level. She comes from a good high school that produces a lot of good players.”
Moore is a local product from nearby Pilgrim, Kentucky. She averages 23 points and 12 rebounds per game, and was named to the 15th Regional All-Tournament Team in 2002. She was an all-state honorable mention selection by the Lexington Herald, as well as being named to the Blue Chip Top 20 All-Star Team last season. She was the best post player at the Blue Chip Camp, and a nominee for the McDonald’s All-American team. The All-Star Girls Report also ranked her as a top center in 2002. She is the daughter of Eugene and Sue Moore.
“Kellie is a 6’1 scorer in the post, with a great and supportive family,” said Chadwick. “She just puts up big numbers in the post. She can be our Charles Barkley in the paint.”
The Marshall women had a top 50 recruiting class last season, according to the All-Star Girls Report.