Afoa will stay home and join the UAA women's basketball team

AnchorageSeptember 10, 2013 

Former Dimond basketball standout Sierra Afoa will continue her playing career with the UAA women this season. 

The 5-foot-9 forward spent four years on varsity with Dimond and helped claim four straight Cook Inlet Conference titles for the Lynx. She was named conference MVP as a senior last season. 

Afoa also made the final four of the Class 4A state tournament each year with Dimond and made the All-State tournament team the past three years. The multi-sport star also lent her talents to the Dimond volleyball team and softball team, contributing to state volleyball title runs in 2010 and 2012 and a CIC softball title in 2011.  

 “From the beginning of the recruiting process, it was clear that UAA was her dream school,” said UAA coach Ryan McCarthy in a press release. “That kind of passion really sets a positive tone and will help her as she adjusts to the college level.”


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