January 6, 2008

Lady Bobcats Sign Emari Ready

Banner Elk, NC--Lees-McRae College women's basketball has signed Emari Ready to join the Bobcats for the 2008-2009 season. The Monacan High School senior from Midlothian, VA brings a welcomed defensive presence to LMC.

"Emari is a solid defender and that is something we are very excited about for next season. She sees the floor extremely well and can distribute the ball proficiently. Her knowledge of the game will help her tremendously as she develops into a great player here at LMC," said Head Coach Wild.

A 5'7 point guard, Ready averaged 6.5ppg, 4.2apg, and 3 steals at Monacan High School her junior year. Her sophomore year Monacan High School made the state quarterfinals. Ready has been the team leader and floor general as a starter since her sophomore year.

Emari will be completing her high-school basketball career at Monacan High School this March. In the classroom Emari has excelled and has a hard work ethic on and off the floor. Ready is the first signee of Coach Wild's 2008-09 class. She will join the Lady Bobcats for their third season under Head Coach Sebastian Wild.