Rocklin, Calif. - William Jessup University women's basketball coach Guin Boggs announced his first signings of the 2013 recruiting season with the signing of high school senior Shannon Postle, transfers Kaitlyn Lendrum and Jackie Sanchez.
A native of Santa Cruz, California, Postle joins the Warriors from after a four year varsity career at Harbor High School. She served as team captain and earned Santa Cruz Coast All-Conference honors in her final two seasons. The 6'1 center averaged ten points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots a game for the Pirates. Postle stated: "I chose WJU because it is a thriving university where I can excel spiritually, academically and athletically. I enjoyed my visit and coach Boggs has the program headed in the right direction."
Lendrum, a native of El Dorado Hills, California, comes to the Warriors from NCAA DIII Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. As a freshman, she helped led the Seahawks to a 17-12 season by averaging nine points, 3.5 assist and two steals per a game. A 5'8 guard, she played at perennial power Oak Ridge High School. As three year varsity player, the Trojans went 77-23 with a CIF Division One State Championship in her sophomore year. She earned the Delta River League sportsmanship award as a senior. Lendrum stated: "I chose WJU because it has given me the opportunity to continue my basketball career as well as pursue my educational goals at a quality Christ-centered University."
Sanchez, a native of Sylmar, California, transfers to the Warriors from Los Angeles Valley College. Last season, the 5'10 guard led LAVC to the Western State Conference Championship with a 23-9 record. She averaged seven points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals. With her stellar play, Sanchez earned first team all-conference honors. In high school, she was a three year varsity player at Bishop Alemany High School. She was a three time all-league player. Sanchez stated: "I am excited to join the Warriors with all the success they had last year. Coach Boggs has done a great job of building the program. WJU is great fit for me to finish my education."
The Warriors are coming off one of their most successful seasons in school history as they went 15-15 before a tough loss in the conference tournament championship game.