SAN MARCOS (KXAN) - A former Texas State student claimed her spot in the Harlem Globetrotters 2014 rookie class.
Joyce “Sweet J” Ekworomadu is the 12th women to ever step on the court and take part in the tricks and thrills Globetrotter fans flock to see.
Ekworomadu shined as a Bobcat in 2008 receiving the titles of Southland Conference Player of the Year and Student Athlete of the Year. She averaged 18.7 points per game and led the team to the university’s first postseason win, in the opening round at the Women’s National Invitational Tournament.
During her senior year, she set a school-record by making 82 three-pointers and getting third in the 2008 College 2-Point Championship.
After her collegiate career, Ekworomadu played for teams in Poland and Italy. She has also been on the Nigerian national team since 2007.
The Dallas native is one of four 2014 rookies. She joins Corey “Thunder” Law from High Point University in N.C., Jonathan “Hawk” Thomas from Marshall University in W. Va. and Saul “Flip” White from Moraine Valley Community College in Ill.
“The Globetrotters are primed to make 2014 even more successful, and these terrific rookies will be a big part of that success,” said Globetrotters Legend Sweet Lou Dunbar, the team’s director of player personnel.
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