Press Box

November 21, 2005


MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Troy Mattson, the headwomenâ€Â™s basketball coach at Northern Michigan University, has announced thatthe following student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to attendNMU and play basketball for Wildcats:  Angie Leckson from Garden, Mich. andStephanie Piotrowski from Ida, Mich.


 Leckson, a 6-1 center, played at Big Bay de Noc High Schoolwhere she averaged 21.5 ppg and 14.7 rpg her senior season.  She was a firstteam all-conference and all-U.P. (Class D) selection for this past season. Ã¢Ã‚€Ã‚ÂœAngie will add much needed size and scoring ability to our inside game.  Sheis also an outstanding rebounder and passer with a really good understanding ofthe game,â€Â Mattson said.


Piotrowski, a 5-7 guard from Ida High School, averaged 15.2ppg, 2.5 apg, 3.0 spg and 4.0 rpg during her senior season.  During her prepcareer, she scored over 1,000 career points. Ã‚  Piotrowski was named to the Top100 Best Players in Michigan list by the Detroit News/Free Press. Ã‚  Shewas a unanimous first team all-conference selection and was chosen to theall-region team as a first team pick.  â€ÂœStephanie will add depth to our backcourt.  She is an outstanding shooter and ball handler with a greatunderstanding of the game,â€Â Mattson added.



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Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director