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Seward County sophomore point guard Hannah Rotolo has become the second Lady Saint to be selected for the 2010 NJCAA All-Star Event scheduled for mid July in Pensacola, Florida. Rotolo, the Liberal native will head down to the Sunshine State to compete against the best players in the country on July 9th when the teams will practice before playing in two games each on July 10th and 11th.

Rotolo joins Toby Wynn and the Lady Saints after playing her freshman season at Barton County last year. Rotolo was one of the top players for the Cougars averaging 8.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game while leading the team with 98 assists and 97 steals. She will come aboard along with returning sophomores Morgan Skomal, Sumr Robinett, and Kendra Spresser as the Lady Saints look to defend their 2010 Jayhawk West Championship in 2010-2011.
A red hot job as soon as it opened, the Seward County Menís Basketball program has found its new assistant coach. Jay Cyriac, a New Jersey native has been formally introduced as Head Coach Bryan Zollingerís new assistant and is already on the recruiting trail around the country to try and restock one of the Jayhawk Westís perennial powers.
Cyriac has a plethora of coaching experience on many different levels. He started off as an assistant at national power College of Southern Idaho where he worked from 1999-2003, helping the Golden Eagles to an average of 27 wins per season during his tenure. After leaving Twin Falls, Cryriac worked for one year as a scout for the Philadelphia 76ers. While there, Cyriac was part of the first efforts to evaluate and scout high school and junior college prospects around the country. After one year with the 76ers Cyriac moved on to Mobile, Alabama where he was an assistant coach and assistant to the Athletic Director at the University of South Alabama. During his three seasons with the Jags, Cyriac had a widespread job list, doing everything from on court coaching to game operations for all South Alabama athletic contests, to supervising special projects assigned by the Athletic Director. In late January of 2009 Cyriac switched his attention to the gridiron where he worked as a media relations assistant for the Senior Bowl where he helped arrange player interviews and game day operations for the yearly classic. Most recently Cyriac was employed by the New York Knicks Al Harrington where he helped the NBA star oversee his newfound business ventures.
Seward County Lady Saints Sophomore guard Kendra Spresser has been selected to play in the 2010 NJCAA All-Star Event slated for Mid July in Pensacola, Florida. The event starts on July 9th when Spresser and other invitees will participate in two practices before participating in two games on both the 10th and the 11th.

During her freshman season at Seward County in 2009-2010, Spresser helped the Lady Saints to a 31-3 record and a Jayhawk West Conference Championship while averaging 9.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. Spresser played in 32 games in her first season and was the only Seward freshman to average over 20 minutes per game.
Former Saints right hander Bobby Doran has become the highest ever player drafted with Seward County ties after being selected in the 4th round, 123rd overall by his hometown team, the Houston Astros. This season while at Texas Tech, Doran impressed scouts with a 5-4 record and a 4.35 ERA while striking out 81 and walking just 23 in 89 innings of work. Last season as a sophomore at Seward, Doran went 10-3 with a 2.58 ERA, anchoring the front of the Saints rotation and was drafted in the 36th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates. A big part of Doran moving up nearly 1,000 picks in the draft from 2009 to 2010 was his performance against the University of Missouri this Spring in which he struck out 16 Tiger hitters en route to being named the NCAA National Pitcher of the Week.

Doran has officially signed with the Astros and has been assigned to the Tri-City Valley Cats of the New York Penn League. The Valley Cats will start their season at home on Friday when they host the Connecticut Tigers.