Nov. 14, 2007
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego head women's basketball coach Cindy Fisher has announced that Dominique Conners (San Diego, CA - La Jolla Day Country High School) and Morgan Woodrow (Freemont, CA - Washington High School) have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball at USD beginning in the 2008-09 season.
Connors, a 5-10 guard, comes to the Toreros after a stand-out high school career at nearby La Jolla Country Day High School. During her freshman season, she was named second-team All-CIF, was an All-Coastal League honorable mention after helping guide her team to the league championship and a Southern Regional final. As a junior she had a break-out season, as she was tabbed the Division IV CIF Player of the Year, first-team All-Coastal League and was a McDonalds All-American nominee. She held lead her team to a League championship as well as a CIF San Diego Section Division IV championship. As a junior she averaged 11.5 points per game, 4.0 steals per game and racked up 79 assists. She scored a career-high 20 points and career-best 14 rebounds in a game against Highlands Ranch High School on December 21, 2006. Several Pac-10 schools including Arizona State and Oregon State also heavily recruited Connors.
"We are very fortunate to have a student-athlete as talented and gifted as Dominique Connors join our women's basketball program. Dominique not only brings an amazing amount of talent but brings an infectious work ethic and passion for the game," stated Fisher. "Dominique will make an immediate impact on the West Coast Conference and be a significant contributor to our team's success in the future."
Woodrow, a 5-11 guard out of Freemont, Calif., comes to USD after a stand-out career at Washington High School. As a freshman she made an immediate impact on the team as she was selected to the All-Tournament team at both the Amador and Rob Vares Tournaments. She also helped lead her team to a 23-6 overall record. As a sophomore, she took home second-team All-League honors and was named the MVP of the Rob Vares Tournament, while averaging 10.2 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game. During her junior season, she averaged 17.7 points per game and was named first-team All-league, was again selected as the MVP of the Rob Vares tournament and helped lead her team to a 22-5 overall record. Woodrow is a three-sport star at Washington as she is a member of the volleyball team, which is currently in the CIF playoffs, as well as a member of the track team.
"Morgan is a very talented and versatile student-athlete that will bring a lot of excitement and skill to our team next year," said Fisher. "Morgan has great size and can play inside or out and has the versatility to help us in a lot of different areas. I am very confident that Morgan will step in and contribute to our success right away."