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R-MWC Alumnae to Make Mark in March Madness

Tune in to see Kai Felton '00 and Amy Dameron '04 coach in the NCAA Basketball Tournament

3/15/2005 4:15:20 PM

   

Randolph-Macon Woman’s College alumnae Kai Felton ’00, assistant coach at the University of Southern California, and Amy Dameron ’04, director of basketball operations at the University of Richmond, will be featured on the national stage in the first round of the 2005 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.

Felton was a standout basketball player for the WildCats. She currently holds nine records for R-MWC, including career records for assists, assists per game, 3-point field goal attempts, and 3-point field goals made. A member of the 1,000 point club, Felton ranks third on the all-time scoring list with 1,147 career points. Felton began her coaching career at SpringfieldCollegeas a graduate assistant coach for the 2001-2002 seasons. She moved onto Cal Poly Pomona and PepperdineUniversitybefore taking on her current position as assistant coach at the Universityof Southern California. The eighth seeded USC Trojans (19-10) will take on the ninth seeded Universityof Louisvillein Minneapolis, MNin the first round of championship action. The game will be shown live on Saturday, March 19th at 12:00 PM ESTon ESPN.

Dameron, the 2004 Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year, was also a key contributor for the WildCats on the court. Dameron is a member of the 1,000 point club and ranks sixth on the all-time scoring list with 1,100 career points. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sports Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth Universityand is in her first year as the Director of Basketball Operations at the University of Richmond. The Spiders earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, the first-ever nod in the history of the program. The eleventh-seeded Spiders will take on the sixth seeded Seminoles from Florida State University on Sunday in Storrs, CT. The game will be aired at 9:30 PM EST on ESPN 2.

Randolph-Macon Woman’s College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women since its founding in 1891. The athletic program currently carries eight intercollegiate sports including basketball, field hockey, riding, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. The WildCat program participates in the NCAA Division III and competes in the nationally respected Old Dominion Athletic Conference. WildCat results can be found on the web at http://wildcats.rmwc.edu.



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