NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (July 31, 2019) – Head Coach Kymberly Hope announced on Wednesday the signing of Chrystal Pressley to the Johnson & Wales women's basketball program for the 2019-20 season.
"Chrystal will bring us some size and toughness in the paint," Coach Hope said. "What I love the most about Chrystal is her toughness and her strong work ethic, yet she possesses a humble demeanor. That alone will help her reach whatever goal she has in front of her and I am happy that she will be a part of our JWU Family."
Pressley comes to JWU after spending two seasons at Palm Beach State College. During her time with Panthers, Pressley appeared in 49 games, averaging 6.7 points-per-game while shooting 47.6 percent from the floor. The product of Miramar, Florida, registered 58 assists while averaging 8.9 rebounds-per-contest in two years at Palm Beach State.
A graduate of Miami Norland Senior High, Pressley appeared in 28 games for the Vikings during her senior season, averaging 4.3 points-per-game and 8.1 rebounds-per-contest.
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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).
About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.
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