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Former Scarlet Knight Michelle Campbell Signs Training Camp Contract with WNBA’s Chicago Sky
  • Posted on March 27, 2013 8:17:25 PM
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  • Chicago, Ill.  (March 27, 2013) --  The WNBA’s Chicago Sky has announced that the team has signed former Scarlet Knight standout Michelle Campbell to a training camp contract. Campbell, a 6-2 forward, is currently playing for Tarsus Bld in the Turkish League.

    Campbell led the EuroLeague in offensive rebounds (3.7) for the 2012-2013 season playing for Tarsus Bld. She also ranked fifth in field goal percentage (55.9%) and fourth in double-doubles (4). In the Turkish League, Campbell is currently averaging 13.8 points per game and 8.2 total rebounds per game.

    Graduating from Rutgers in 2006, Campbell played in 129 career games for the Scarlet Knights, making 111 starts.  Named the BIG EAST’s Most Improved Player in 2005, she averaged 8.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in her career, posting 46 double-digit scoring games, Her name can still be found in the Rutgers record books ranking 30th in scoring (1,054), seventh in career field goal percentage (.549), and tied for eighth in games played (129).  Campbell helped RU to four NCAA Tournament appearances including the Elite Eight in 2005 and Sweet Sixteen in 2006.

    Following her career with the Scarlet Knights, Campbell has played for several professional teams throughout Europe along working out at the Washington Mystics’ summer camp in 2006 and briefly joining the Detroit Shock in 2008.  Suiting up for Turkish Club Ceyhan Bld, Campbell was named to the 2009 All-Star Team and received All-Turkish League Honorable Mention pouring in 15.5 points per game along with a league leading 10.2 rebounds per contest. In the 2009-10 season, she was the top scorer in the Turkish league with 21.4 points per game, shooting 69.2% from the field, along with 8.9 rebounds per game.

    In 2010 Campbell joined Galatasaray S.K. and during the 2011-2012 season averaged 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. She signed with Tarsus for the 2012-2013 European season.

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