Rucker signs with Lady Trailblazers


West Jefferson's Brittany Rucker signed her letter of intent this week to play for the OCU Lady Trailblazers and Head Coach Mandy Wray next season.  Brittany played high school varsity for three years and has played in AAU since 6th grade. She played for John Kusan on the Lady Geico's and most recently for Eddie Guice for the USA Lady Hoopsters.

In her junior season at West Jefferson, Rucker  was her team's second leading scorer  with 9.8 points per game and led the team in field goal percentage (56.6%). This past summer, Brittany was the leading scorer on the USA Lady Hoopsters AAU team, averaging 15 points per game.  Brittany's leadership extends beyond the basketball floor.  She is also a Student Leader of her Youth Group very has been very active in several mission trips and youth camps.

Head Coach Mandy Wray said, "We are very excited to have Brittany next year.  She has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the game and will be a great asset for us.  Brittany is a very hard worker and is the type of young woman any coach would love to have on their  team. She has the versatility to play inside and out on the perimeter.  Brittany will be another piece to helping us reach our goal of winning a National Championship."