9.28.11 | Women's Basketball
Local star Ericka Simpson signs with Baker
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Area high school girls basketball standout Ericka Simpson has signed with Baker University, Wildcat head coach Ben Lister announced on Wednesday.
Simpson, a senior point guard from Spring Hill High School, signed her letter of intent with the Wildcats on Sept. 14.
“We could not have been more pleased with the addition of Ericka to our program,” Lister said. “She is an excellent student-athlete. Her ability to play the one or two will allow us to utilize her skill set in multiple ways. We are fortunate to have her join our program.”
As a junior, Simpson averaged 15 points, four assists and three rebounds per game, earning first-team all-Frontier League and first-team tri-county honors and receiving all-state honorable mention. Simpson also took part in two AAU all-star games.
"“We know Ericka had a lot of options and her commitment to us sends the message that she believes in the direction of our program which were are very excited about.”