Stella Beck Makes Roster For Olympic Qualifying Series

Saint Mary’s women’s basketball star and WCC Newcomer of the Year Stella Beck has earned a spot as one of the 14 players to attend a preparation camp for the New Zealand Tall Ferns.

Beck is one of the youngest players on the team which ranges from collegiate players, players with Australian clubs and uncapped players.

The 14-player roster will be narrowed down to 12 near the end of the week. The Ferns leave on Saturday for the William Jones Cup in Taiwan July 27-31. Following the series with Japan on August 5-9, New Zealand will play in the FIBA Oceania Series vs. Australia with the winner earning a spot on the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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