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JKL’s Jane Asinde joins US based College

Asinde (left) in action for JKL Lady Dolphins. (PHOTOS/AGENCIES)

KAMPALA – JKL Lady Dolphins Small Forward, Jane Aisnde has secured a four year contract as a student athlete in the United States of America.

Asinde who joined JKL in January will be joining Grayson College in Denison, Texas for a 2-year Business Administration Degree with an opportunity to play with the Dallas Wings who feature in the Western Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

The development was confirmed by JKL Dolphins through a press statement released to the media on Tuesday night.

“We are excited to announce that our Ladies’ #7, Jane Aisnde, who joined us in January this year, will be joining Grayson College in Texas (USA), read part of the statement.

Ever since her move to the JKL Dolphins, Aisnde has featured in all the team’s 9 first round games and has been voted the ‘FUBA Player of the Game’ in three of them.

She has managed to score an impressive 139 points and picked 76 rebounds, 16 assists and 11 steals.

Aisnde was also part of the JKL Lady Dolphins team that won the season opening, 2019 UCU Invitational tournament in Mukono.

Asinde joined JKL from UCU Lady Canons after completion of her high school last year.

About the Grayson College

Grayson College is a public community college in Gryason County, Texas. The main campus is in Denison and it has branch campuses in Denison (west extension, at the site of the old Perrin Air Force Base) and Van Alstyne (south campus).

The college athletics teams are nicknamed the Vikings. Grayson competes in the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference of the NJCAA, and offers athletic scholarships in baseball and softball.

Grayson College is one of the main feeder schools for the Dallas Wings.

For the Dallas Wings, are a professional basketball team based in Arlington Texas. The Wings play in the Western Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).

The team is owned by a group which is led by Chairman Bill Cameron. Greg Bibb is President and CEO. Brad Hilsabeck joined the Dallas Wings ownership group in March 2019 with the acquisition of Mark Yancey’s interest in the Wings.

The team was founded in Auburn Hills, Michigan, before the 1998 WNBA season began and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, before the 2010 season; on July 20, 2015, Cameron announced that the franchise would move to Arlington for the 2016 WNBA season.

The franchise has been home to players such as shooting guard Deanna Nolan, one of women’s basketball’s all-time leading scorers Katie Smith, Hall of Fame NBA player Karl Malone’s daughter Cheryl Ford, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Odyssey Sims, and Australian center Liz Cambage.

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