Area college notebook: Women’s hoops signings, MU volleyball on TV Friday

11/13/2013 3:21 PM

11/13/2013 3:21 PM

Women’s basketball signings

• Kansas announced three players who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday: Lauren Aldridge, a 5-foot-7 point guard from Marshfield (Mo.) High School; Terriell Bradley, a 5-9 point guard from Timberview High in Grand Prairie, Texas; and Chayla Cheadle, a 5-11 guard from Columbia Rock Bridge High. Cheadle’s twin sister, Kayla, had verbally committed to play volleyball at KU.

“It’s a group that has tremendous athleticism and ability to score,” KU coach Bonnie Henrickson said in a statement. “They are young women who have played at a high level on their high school teams and AAU teams.”

Collegiate Basketball Report ranked Bradley as the 11th-best point guard prospect in the 2014 class.

• UMKC coach coach Marsha Frese announced a six-player signing class Wednesday: Paige Husa, a 6-2 center from Fairbury High in Gilead, Neb.; Kiana Law, a 6-foot forward from Central Valley High in Beaver Falls, Pa.; Kristen Moore, a 6-foot forward from Homewood-Flossmoor High in Illinois; Chandler Roof, a 6-foot guard/forward from Weatherford (Okla.) High; Aries Washington, a 5-9 guard from North Kansas City High; and Samantha Waldron, a 6-foot forward from Millard West High in Omaha, Neb.

MU volleyball on TV

Seventh-ranked Missouri volleyball’s match at Florida at 6 p.m. Friday will air on Fox Sports Midwest in Missouri and Kansas, including Fox Sports Kansas City. MU, 29-0 overall and 13-0 in the SEC, beat then-No. 2 Florida in Columbia this year and is looking for the program’s first road win over a top-five team. Florida has only lost five conference matches at home since 1991.

Women’s soccer title

Park plays at Columbia at 5 p.m. Thursday for the American Midwest Conference women’s soccer championship and an automatic berth in the NAIA tournament.

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