Mosgrove Continues Professional Career In Luxembourg
Sept. 19, 2012
NEW YORK - Former UMass women's basketball standout Cerie Mosgrove (2007-11) will continue her overseas playing career with Luxembourg's Basket Esch, as announced by the team recently. Mosgrove will add all-around talent to a squad that will look to defend it's country-wide championship this year.
"After an incredible first year here, I couldn't be more excited to be returning back to Luxembourg to live here and play for a second season," said Mosgrove with enthusiasm. "We are now in the midst of preseason preparation games, and since my new team [Basket Esch] is the defending champion of Luxembourg, we have high expectations and are hoping for another successful season this year."
In her rookie professional season in 2011-12, Mosgrove achieved immediate success with T71 Dudelange as a key contributor to the organization's first division finals finish. Mosgrove averaged 24 points and 12.3 rebounds per contest for T71 Dudelange while shooting 88 percent from the free throw line.
During her tenure at UMass, the 6-foot-1 guard played in 113 games and made 53 starts. An exceedingly talented three-point and free throw shooter, Mosgrove finished her collegiate career hitting 39 percent of her attempts from behind the arc while netting 83.7 percent of her free throws.
As a senior during the 2010-11 campaign, Mosgrove established career highs in a multitude of categories, playing 1,002 minutes, contributing 408 points for an average of 13.6 per game and grabbing 195 rebounds (6.5 per game). Following the season, Mosgrove won the Women's National Three-Point Shooting Contest, held during the NCAA Final Four.
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