Clark University women's basketball coach Pat Glispin has broken tradition with junior captain and three-year starting point guard Ashleigh Condon (Hull, Mass.).
"If I had my preference, I would have a freshman develop at the point behind a senior to help her
learn the system,'' said Glispin
, "but I thought it best to have Ashleigh start right away.
immediately stabilized the position, has taken on more responsibility since then and has been a leader on the court because of her
great will to win.''
Condon was named captain last season and was the first - and only - sophomore given that responsibility during Glispin's
29 years behind the bench at the Worcester school.
team won just five games in 2009-10, went 9-17 in Condon's rookie year, and last season advanced to the Eastern College Athletic Conference quarterfinals.