Lady Roadrunners sign three transfer players
The State Fair Community College Lady Roadrunners have signed three transfer student-athletes for the 2011-2012 school year.
Ariel Easton, a 5’ 7” guard from South Bend, Ind., comes to SFCC from Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Fla.
Easton led her team in scoring as a freshman, averaging 16.8 points per contest. She also contributed 3.2 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.9 assists per game last season while playing for Head Coach Kris Ruffo. She was named NJCAA Player of the Week twice at Palm Beach State.
Easton played high school basketball at Clay High School, where she was a McDonald’s High School All-American nominee as a senior. She set school records for points, assists and steals there.
Easton plans to major in criminal justice at SFCC.
“I’m looking for a school where I can possibly win a national championship,” said Easton. “I’m also looking for a school that is caring, family oriented and somewhere where I can be successful.”
Dameika Mitchell, a 5’ 8” guard from Parsons, Tenn., comes to SFCC from Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, Ill.
Mitchell, who sat out last season, earned honorable mention All-American honors in 2009-2010 as a freshman at Southeastern Illinois. She led her team in scoring, averaging 16.8 points per contest. She also led her team in rebounds per contest with 8.5. Mitchell finished third on the team in steals with 1.88 per game.
Mitchell played prep basketball at Riverside High School in Decaturville, Tenn., where she earned all-state honors as a junior.
Cheyenne Williams, a 6’ guard/forward from Sacramento, Calif., is a Division I transfer from the University of San Diego, where she played in eight games during her freshman campaign for Head Coach Cindy Fisher.
Williams played her junior and senior seasons of prep basketball at Bradshaw Christian School.
Williams was named the Sacramento Metro League Most Valuable Player as a junior, averaging 22 points and 17 rebounds per game. She also contributed 5.2 blocks and 4.1 steals per contest while helping lead her team to the California Division V Semifinal.
She finished her junior campaign as the 16th-ranked rebounder in the nation. She led her league in scoring as a junior and earned Maxpreps.com Division V all-state honors. Williams earned all-state honors in her senior year.
Williams plans to major in chemistry or biology at SFCC.
“I’m looking for a school that will challenge me academically, but will also have the support to help me when I need it,” said Williams.
SFCC Athletics Department