Raven Women’s Hoops Announces Summer Signing

Raven Women’s Hoops Announces Summer Signing

RINDGE, N.H. (July 7, 2017) – Franklin Pierce University women's basketball head coach Jeanette Wedo is proud to announce one more signee for the programs 2017-18 season.

Claudia Tucci (Trumbull, Conn.) will join Hannah Everidge (Wachusettt, Mass.), Hannah Martin (Calabasas, Calif.), Sophie Holmes (Oakland, Maine) and Freya Cooney (Ipswich, England) on Coach Wedo's first recruiting class in Rindge.

"We are very excited to add Claudia to our Raven family, said Coach Wedo."  "I have had the opportunity to watch Claudia play over the past year at Trumbull and her work ethic and persistence stood out throughout the season.  We are extremely excited to have her join us at Franklin Pierce University and are looking forward to her bright future."

Tucci, a 6-0 forward averaged a double-double 16.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game during her final season at Trumbull. The Hearst Connecticut Media Girls Basketball MVP led the Eagles to the FCIAC Championship and the Class LL Title Game. She was a Two-Time All-State Class LL and All-FCIAC First Team selection, a member of the USA Today All-USA Connecticut Girls Basketball team and a Two-Time MVP of the Masuk Holiday Tournament. Tucci finished her high school career with a total of 1,008 points.  

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