Coach Randy Tuggle bringing in five hoopsters at Greensboro College

Posted by Andy Durham on June 14, 2010 at 10:12 am under College, High School | Read the First Comment

Greensboro College has added five new basketball players to it’s womens program for 2010/2011 and check out these good-looking young ladies at Click Here….They should be a strong addition to Coach Tuggle’s team and we welcome them to town……

Jada Alvarado, Stacy Hicks, Lauren Shropshire, Amber Estes and Leah Holle have committed to play women’s basketball at Greensboro College, announced Pride Head Coach Randy Tuggle.

Alvarado arrives from River Mill High School in Alamance County. She was conference player of the year, all state, all region and a first team all conference pick as a prep. Alvarado also ran cross country and played tennis. She plans to work in the dental industry after graduation from Greensboro College.

Hicks played on some very successful teams at East Davidson High School. She was an all conference selection and was named MVP of the State Tournament as a sophomore for her championship team. She was also named all Davidson county and all tournament this past season.

A native of St. Mary’s, Ga., Shropshire prepped at Camden County High School. She played four seasons of basketball. A point guard, Shropshire earned second team all region as a senior. She averaged 15 points, 7 steals, 5 assists and 9 rebounds in 2009-10. Shropshire plans to major in physical education at GC and wants to be a coach.

Estes hails from Bangor, Me. and played three seasons as John Baptist Memorial High School. A guard, she also played four seasons of soccer and earned the coach’s award as a senior. She plans to major in athletic training at Greensboro College.

A native of Maplewood, Minn., Leah Holle was picked valedictorian of her class at Tartan High School. A guard- forward, she was captain of the basketball team and also ran tack. Holle plans to major in psychology and wants to be a missionary after graduating from GC.

The new commits join six others–Hillary Cook, Hannah Holm, Jeana Knappenberger, Megan Whitcomb, Chevena Pickard and Lauren Fisher–who previously were announced.

Greensboro College is primarily an undergraduate college, also offering four master’s degrees. Coeducational and independent, the institution is located near downtown Greensboro. It was founded in 1838 and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

The college enrolls about 1,260 students from about 30 states, the District of Columbia and 21 nations. The school features a strong liberal-arts program and a 16-sport athletic program.


  • tom said,

    Sounds like Randy has brought in a good group of players. The Pride should be back near the top of the conference next year. Hopefully some of the local kids will excel.