Article: “Courtney Vandersloot starting to soar”

Great article from EspnW about our super ‘rook…

* A R T I C L E * Courtney Vandersloot starting to soar

She’s just a rookie, but Chicago Sky point guard Courtney Vandersloot is already making her mark in the Second City. Ten games into the season, the Gonzaga product is tops on the team in assists per game (5.2) and third in points (8.7) and minutes (28.5). She has started all but one game, and an injury to backup point guard Dominique Canty means she will be counted on even more over the next few weeks.

Vandersloot is comfortable handling more than her share of the load but admits she hasn’t adjusted to the WNBA schedule.

“I’m used to more preparation and practice time in between games,” she said. “It’s not so much the amount of games, but the prep that I still need to adjust to. As soon as you play, it feels like you just have a quick walk-through and play another game.” (read more…)

The article goes on to talk more about Sloot’s transition to the pros and how she spends her time in and around the city. There’s even some talk about Twitter and the awesome “Salt & Pepper” backcourt 🙂 Great read!

This article is part of a series of articles on ESPNW called “Adventures with Sloot.” If you haven’t checked out the other articles, you should…

Adventures with Sloot

Vandersloot

Chicago Sky rookie Courtney Vandersloot will be checking in periodically with espnW contributor and Chicago native Sarah Spain as the point guard plays her first season in the WNBA and learns the ins and outs of the Windy city.

• Chicago takes Courtney Vandersloot by storm
• Courtney Vandersloot adjusting quickly
• Courtney Vandersloot starting to soar

~ Chicago Sky Hoops ~

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~ by audsquad on July 9, 2011.

5 Responses to “Article: “Courtney Vandersloot starting to soar””

  1. […] is a new Post at Article: “Courtney Vandersloot starting to soar” « Chicago Sky Hoops. She's just a rookie, but Chicago Sky point guard Courtney Vandersloot is already making her […]

  2. My fave Sky player going in! Good read.

  3. Good to see a West Coast baller gettin the press. ‘Sloot has been the real deal since a freshman at Gonzaga. You can see her growing as a W pg in every game!

    • I didn’t watch her at Gonzaga except for her last college game, but, yeah, I can see the potential. Great draft pick by Pokey!

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