Vanderbilt women’s basketball opened up preseason practice on Tuesday in preparation for the 2018-19 SEC season.
NASHVILLE — Vanderbilt women’s basketball opened up preseason practice on Tuesday in preparation for the 2018-19 SEC season.
The Commodores, under the direction of third-year head coach Stephanie White, hit the floor with a mix of new faces and returning players from a year ago. That includes Freshman All-SEC point guard Chelsie Hall, who averaged 11.9 points per game and 3.5 rebounds per game in 31 starts during her freshman campaign. Junior guard Cierra Walker (.425 3-point percentage in 2017-18) and sophomore forward Autumn Newby (team-leading 6.6 rebounds per game) also return.
Vanderbilt adds forward Mariella Fasoula, who is eligible after sitting out the 2017-18 season following a transfer from Boston College. During her sophomore season with the Eagles, the 6-5 Fasoula led the team with16.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. The Commodores also add a pair of Nashville-area freshmen in forward Brinae Alexander and guard Jordyn Cambridge, as well as walk-on Isabella Paldrmic.
The Dores open up the season in exhibition action against the University of Indianapolis on Oct. 28 at Memorial Gym.