WSU women's basketball signs two
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University women's basketball Head Coach June Daugherty announced the signing of two student-athletes to National Letters of Intent on the first day of the early signing period, Wednesday.
Daugherty and her staff anticipate more signings before the conclusion of the early signing period, which ends Nov. 19.
Carly Noyes (Moses Lake, Wash./Moses Lake HS) and Ki-Shawna (Ki-Ki) Moore (San Francisco, Calif./Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep) were each named honorable mention Preseason All-America by The Sporting News headed into their senior campaigns, and are each McDonald's All-America nominees.
Bio information on each of the signees follows:
Carly Noyes (6-foot-5, center), the defending two-time Columbia Basin League Player of the Year out of Moses Lake, Wash., led Moses Lake High School to the 4A State Championship game this past season as a junior. Entering her senior campaign, Noyes is already Moses Lake's all-time leader in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots as a three-year starter, and was named preseason All-America honorable mention by The Sporting News and was a McDonald's All-America nominee.
Noyes averaged 18.9 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game as a junior en route to being named first-team all-state by both the Seattle Times and Tacoma News Tribune. Noyes also garnered Tri-City Herald All-Area Most Valuable Player accolades, and was named first-team all-league and most valuable player on both offense and defense. As a sophomore Noyes was named the Columbia Basin League's Most Valuable Player on offense, and garnered first-team all-league on both offense and defense after averaging 18.4 points, 9.0 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game. As a freshman Noyes averaged 13.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game en route to first-team All-CBL honors. Noyes was named to the Tri-City Herald All-Area team both her freshman and sophomore seasons, and has been awarded the Chiefs' most valuable player award all three years.
Noyes has also started for the Spokane Stars elite summer basketball team each of the last two years, and was named team captain this past year. She was named to the End of the Trail All-Tournament team in 2008.
"I chose Washington State University because of the enthusiastic coaching staff and the positive atmosphere of the Women's basketball program," Noyes said. "I also would love the opportunity to help build a winning program."
Ki-Shawna (Ki-Ki) Moore, a 5-8 guard out of San Francisco, Calif., led Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep to the USA Today National Championship this past year with an undefeated record (33-0) and its third consecutive California Division III State Championship. A preseason honorable mention All-America from The Sporting News and a McDonald's All-America nominee, Moore was named to the ESPN-HoopGurlz Top 100.
Following this past season, Moore took home a plethora of accolades, including: first-team All-WCAL, San Francisco Examiner All-City First Team, San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro First Team, second-team all-state and third-team All-NorCal. Moore also garnered San Francisco Examiner All-City First Team honors as a sophomore, and was named second-team All-WCAL as a sophomore and garnered honorable mention All-WCAL as a freshman. She played in the Sac vs. Bay All-Star game in both 2007 and 2008.
Moore played for Bay Area Lady Warriors and was a member of the San Francisco PAL Pop Warner Tackle Football Junior Pee Wee League from 1999-2001. In 2008, she was named to the Nike Northwest Invitational All-Tournament team and was named most valuable player of the Oregon Trails. In 2007 Moore was named most valuable player of the River City Classic. And in 2006 Moore was named to the all-tournament teams at both the River City Classic and the Oregon Trails.
"I chose Washington State University because I like what I saw," Moore said. "I felt the whole college town feel was best for me. I liked the coaches and players a lot, and I felt they could help me better my game the most. I also chose WSU because I wanted to go to a program where I could make my own mark."