MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer University women’s basketball head coach Jill Thomas announced the addition of Becca Walters as assistant coach with the Lady Falcons basketball program on Thursday morning. Walters joins Pfeiffer after a successful playing career at Black Hill State University and working career at some of basketball’s top levels.
Walters graduated from Black Hills State in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science after an Academic All-American performance with the Yellow Jackets. Walters played on the ’08 team her senior season that progressed into their first conference championship with a school-record 28-win season.
Walters moves to the Village after a two-and-a-half year stint with the NBDL’s Sioux Falls Skyforce as an in-season staff member working with media, fans and clients. Walters also brings experience after working with the Minnesota Lynx (WNBA) and Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA) in sales and public relations after starting her post-playing days with the Indiana Pacers in the same field.
The 2011-2012 season opener for the Lady Falcons is currently set to begin the second weekend of November at the Lenoir-Rhyne tournament.