MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ Troy Mattson, the headwomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball coach at Northern Michigan University, has announced twomore members will be joining the squad.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jacoba Williamson (5-9, G) fromMarquette, Mich. and Cassie Hegbloom (5-10, F) from Ishpeming, Mich. are the two new members.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Both student-athletes will be sophomores.
Williamson, attended Marquette Senior High School, was amember of the NMU womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball team during the 2000-01 season.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sheaveraged 2.4 ppg and 1.4 rpg for the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Williamson lettered that seasonand was named the NMU Top Newcomer.
Cassie Hegbloom played at Westwood High School where she wasa two-time All-U.P. selection and an all-state pick as a senior.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She playedlast season at Michigan Tech where she appeared in 28 games, averaged 1.2points and 1.4 rebounds a game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She must sit out this coming season and willbe eligible for the 2006-07 campaign.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œI am very excited for these two young ladies to join theprogram,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Mattson said.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThey both will add athleticism and scoring ability tothe team.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚