UTPA Women's Basketball Adds Three Locals To Roster

When the Texas-Pan American women's basketball team gathers for their 1st practice of the fall this Sunday morning, there will be three recent Rio Grande Valley graduates hitting the floor for the Broncs. Edinburg graduate Micheline Mercelita, Edinburg Vela alum Emily Azubell, and former Hidalgo Pirate Nikki Sanchez have all made the UTPA roster. New Pan-Am head coach Larry Tidwell talked glowingly about each of the locals, and emphasized his committment to recruiting the Valley.