Vaishnavi Yadav joins Pensacola State team in US

Vaishnavi,  a student of St. Anthony Convent from Allahabad had scored a record 71 points in a match during the national junior championship.

Vaishnavi Yadav has joined the Pensacola State women's team in the US.   -  Special Arrangement

Vaishnavi Yadav, a member of the Indian team in the under-18 and
under-16 sections, has been drafted into the Pensacola State women’s
basketball team in the US.

Vaishnavi,  a student of St. Anthony Convent from Allahabad had scored
a record 71 points in a match during the national junior championship.
She had won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards in the National
junior championship as well as the NBA Academy.

"We are very excited to have Vaishnavi join the Lady Pirate family.
She will bring a wealth of experience and excitement for the upcoming
season", said the head coach Penny Belford of the Pensacola State
team.

More than anything, Vaishnavi will have the opportunity to attend the
Pensacola State University and pursue her education along with her
basketball career.

"I thank Indian basketball, NBA Academy Women’s Program and coach
Blair Hardiek for making this possible. I hope to take India to the
next level by learning all I can about the game and then sharing the
knowledge with other basketball players. I hope to inspire others to
work hard and go for their dreams", said Vaishnavi.

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