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Saoirse Power-Cassidy, center, with Sports Information Director Laurel Brown, left, and Athletic Director and girls’ varsity basketball coach Lauren Moore. Courtesy photo.
THOMPSON — Post-graduate Saoirse Power-Cassidy of Dublin, Ireland, signed her National Letter of Intent to play basketball for Division I UMass Lowell on a full scholarship.
Prior to Marianapolis, Power-Cassidy played for the u18 Irish National Team.
This past season, the point guard averaged 8 points per game, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals and had a 44 percent shooting average from the 3-point range making her the leading 3-point scorer.
Power-Cassidy has been playing basketball since she was 6.
It was always her dream to attend college and play basketball in the U.S. On choosing UMass Lowell, she said, “I decided to commit to UMass Lowell because they had my course of study and basketball-wise it’s an up and coming team with a lot of potential. Under the coaching staff and alongside the players there I’m really looking forward to getting started next season and making a splash in the basketball universe.” She will be studying chemical engineering at UMass.
UMass Lowell is a Division I school competing in the America East Conference, located in Lowell, Mass.