Roosevelt High School’s Paige Mriden Commits to University of Sioux Falls Cougars
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (November 21, 2013) – University of Sioux Falls head women’s basketball coach Travis Traphagen announced that Roosevelt High School’s Paige Mriden committed to USF on Tuesday and will join the Cougars’ program next fall.
“We are excited that Paige has decided to join the Cougar basketball family,” said coach Traphagen. “She is one of the better shooters in the state of South Dakota and we are glad to her in our program.”
Mriden is a 4-year varsity letter winner, averaging 11.4 points per game with a career high of 26 points. After the 2013 season, she was selected to the South Dakota AA All-Tournament team while helping the Rough Riders finish 6th at the State Tournament
“Not only is Paige a very good basketball player, but she is also an outstanding student-athlete,” added Traphagen.
Mriden has made her mark in Roosevelt High School history as she is currently ranked as the number 17 leader scorer all-time. She also led her team in free throw shooting and three-point shooting with marks of 75% and 36% respectively.