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| Ellie Bowers Signs with Lady Celts Basketball Team |
Ellie Bowers signed a letter of intent to play for the University of St. Thomas inaugural women’s basketball team for the 2011-2012 season on May 17.
Bowers comes to UST from Covenant Christian School where she excelled both on the floor and in the classroom. For her team she averaged 13.5 points per game and 6 rebounds per game, leading the team in these categories as well as steals. She led her team to a 25-5 record her senior season and helped them to the regional finals. She was voted to the All Tournament Team for Lifestyle, San Antonio Lutheran and Livingstone tournaments. In the classroom she was awarded Academic All-State honors.
“When I look at Ellie I can’t help but notice her work ethic,” said Mike Ricks, women’s basketball coach. “She comes in and gives 100 percent every day and will definitely help contribute to our success this season.”