COLE INKS FIRST RECRUITING CLASS FOR WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire women’s basketball head coach Kristin Cole has announced that Kelsey Hogan (Nashua, N.H.), Lauren Wells (West Chester, Pa.) and Kelley Flynn (Hopinkton, N.H.) are going to attend UNH and play basketball for the Wildcats beginning in the fall of 2008.
    “I’m incredibly excited to welcome these three young ladies into the UNH family,” Said Coach Cole. “Each of them will add to our program. They are very dedicated to being good basketball players and they are great people with strong academic backgrounds. I couldn’t be happier about our first recruiting class.”
    Hogan, a 5-foot-6 guard, is currently a senior at Nashua North High School. The three-year captain was the first-ever 1,000-point scorer in school history as she accumulated 1,032 points, 362 steals and 282 assists in her career. Hogan received All-State and All-Area Team nominations in each of her four seasons and was selected to the All-Academic Team her junior year. The guard was a McDonald’s All-American nominee and is ranked 153rd overall in the Blue Star Index. Hogan, who played for the New England Crusaders AAU program, also played softball in high school.
    Wells is a 5-7 guard from Archbishop Carroll High School. She played her freshman and sophomore seasons for West Chester East High School. Upon transferring to nationally-ranked Archishop Carroll, Wells helped the Patriots to back-to-back conference title games, winning the Philadelphia Catholic League title in 2007. She was instrumental in her team’s victories over two of the best teams in the country as she tallied 13 points, five assists and four steals against No. 2 Notre Dame Academy. Wells then helped
 the Patriots past eighth-ranked Ursuline Academy and finished with 12 points and seven assists. She also played for the Chester County Wizards AAU program.
    The Wildcats also welcome, Flynn, a 6-5 transfer from the University of Richmond. The center, who played 21 collegiate games for the Spiders, notched 1,820 career points while leading Hopkinton High School to the State Semifinals and State Championships. Flynn was a McDonald’s All-American nominee, as well as a Street & Smith All-American Nominee. The four-time Monabnock All-Star and All-State nominee was named to the All-State First Team her junior and senior seasons. She ranked as a Top-10 Player in Varsity New England Magazine for two straight years and was rated the 48th-best center in the country by the All-Star Girls Report Recruiting Service. Due to NCAA transfer regulations, Flynn will not be eligible to participate until the 2009-10 season.
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