With an eye to the future, the UNBC Timberwolves women's basketball team has added Carly Corrado to its roster.
Corrado committed to the UNBC program on Wednesday night and will be in uniform for the 2013-14 Canada West Universities Athletic Association season. The five-foot-nine Corrado is currently a point guard for the Kelowna Owls but UNBC coach Loralyn Murdoch sees her developing into someone who could also play at shooting guard or small forward.
Murdoch compared Corrado -- in some respects -- to Mercedes Van Koughnett, the T-wolves' most valuable all-around player. Van Koughnett will be in her fifth and final year of eligibility next season.
"My hope is that she'll be similar in smarts to Mercedes," Murdoch said. "She's not there right now but she has a very good understanding of the game.
"When we're talking about the future and players that are leaving, Mercedes is one that's going to be tough to replace and if I can have someone like Carly come in and play behind or with Mercedes for a year, maybe that's a role she can work her way into."
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