Pronghorn Women sign on more recruits

GILLETTE, Wyo.-- The signing spree continues for Head Coach Will Rider of the Gillette College Pronghorn Women's basketball team. In the latest round of signees, Rider has brought on Beth Sutter from Miles City, Mont. and Nakedra Burke of El Paso, Texas.

The head man for the women's team also spoke about Ingeborg Gjengsto, a player that signed out of Norway.

Beth Sutter is 5'10 and will play the small and power forward spots for Gillette College.
"You know, I think she's going to be a versatile type of a player that we can play at the three and the four, as well as move her into a post if we get into a mismatch situation with [opponents]," Rider said.

Rider mentioned that Custer County High School, Sutter's alma mater, has a really good basketball program and that Sutter herself has been under some really good coaches.

Nakedra Burke is a 5'10 point-forward. Rider quickly compared Burke to Freya Newton, who played the point guard and small forward positions for the Pronghorns.

"She's a real athletic player. Real long. Moves well. She can handle the ball at the point, she can shoot it from the wing, defends really well. [She] is one of those kids that's just going to help you in a lot of positions and a lot of areas," Rider stated.

Sutter and Burke also excel in the classroom as they are honor scholarship recipients.

Rider signed Ingeborg Gjengsto, a 5'4 guard from Bergen, Norway in early May. She will be the first Pronghorn from a European country. 

Rider added that Gjengsto, "is a wonderful young lady that we feel is going to be a real strong contributor to our program. She shows all the signs of being a great leader, a great team player."

Gjengsto has played in Europe for the last year and will be on the Norwegian 20 and under National team this summer before coming to Gillette.

"[I'm] excited about the flavor that she's going to bring to the program," Rider proclaimed.

The Gillette College women's program currently sits with 11 players on the roster and Coach Rider plans on bringing in one or two more.
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