May 4, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Coach Brown commented on the signing of his former player at Northwest High School. He said, “Colleen was a pleasure to coach and that she was a great teammate.” Another important aspect that he noted about Colleen is that she will be a huge asset to the Lady Warriors.
Colleen accumulated 12.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 4.0 steals, and 3.8 assists per game while shooting 49 percent from the field and 42 percent from three-point range during her senior year at Northwest High School.
Tipler made the 2011-2012 City County All-Star Team and won the Three-Point Shooting Contest.
After Colleen signed with the Indiana Tech Lady Warriors, she said she was really excited and proud for her and her family to be a Lady Warrior. She also stated that it’s good to know that hard work and determination pays off. Finally, she concluded that the team chemistry of the Lady Warrior family is amazing and is extremely proud to be a part of the family.
Indiana Tech Head Coach Rodney Hamilton and Assistant Coach Luke Lochhead added, “Colleen adds an attack force to our offense. Colleen is an aggressive driver and has great awareness to make the extra pass, if she becomes closely guarded. Not to mention, Colleen can also shoot the three-point shot well. The Lady Warriors are excited to make Colleen Tipler an official member of the Lady Warrior family.”
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