Brookings standout joins with Lady Hardrockers
By Brad Blume
Sports Information Director
South Dakota School of Mines
RAPID CITY ‐‐‐ The South Dakota School of Mines women’s basketball program along with head coach Barb Felderman are pleased to welcome Maria Luze as the newest member of the Lady Hardrocker hoops team.
Luze is a 5‐foot‐8‐inch guard from Brookings, S.D., who is multi‐sport athlete. She is a four‐time letter winner in basketball and track as well and five‐time letterwinner in cross country.
Playing for the Brookings Bobcats, Luze earned the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award, was selected at Most Inspirational in track, was a co‐captain for basketball as a senior and most recently was on the South Dakota All Star Basketball (south team).
She also shines off the court earning an Honor Merit Scholar award, is an Honor Scholar Student selection and was Academic All‐State from 2004‐2008 in basketball track and cross country.
“Maria has the desire to get better and better. She moved up to class AA Brooking in high school to play at the tougher competition,” Felderman said. “Maria has developed into an excellent shooter ‐‐‐ something any team can use. We look forward to coaching this positive young lady.”
While attending South Dakota School of Mines Luze plans to pursue a degree in Chemical Engineering.
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has a proud heritage of preparing graduates to serve as leaders in engineering and science. At the School of Mines every student has the opportunity to participate in research and test classroom learning through hands‐on experience. The university offers a total of 33 degree programs in engineering and science at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. A public university with approximately 2,000 students, the School of Mines provides award‐winning education, research and development in areas of critical need to our nation, and technology‐based economic development to our region and state. The School of Mines is located in historic Rapid City, S.D. at the edge of the beautiful Black Hills.
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