Stars sign Jessica Kuster, Karla Gilbert and Heather Butler


img24534059With the WNBA season quickly approaching the San Antonio Stars continue to add to their training camp roster. The team has signed forward Jessica Kuster, center Karla Gilbert and guard Heather Butler to their 2014 training camp roster, Stars head coach and general manager Dan Hughes announced on Monday.

Kuster is a San Antonio native and spent her high school days at Reagan before playing her college ball at Rice University. The 6-2 forward averaged 17.1 points and 11.3 rebounds over her college career and was named AP All-American Honorable Mention after her senior season.

Gilbert is a 6-5 center from Texas A&M University. In 2011 she and current Stars forward/center Danielle Adams led the Aggies to their first national championship in school history. During the 2013-14 season, Gilbert averaged 11.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game.

Butler is a 5-5 guard from University of Tennessee at Martin and finished her college career as all-time leading scorer in Ohio Valley Conference history. During her senior season, she averaged 23.5 points and 3.4 assists per game and ranks fourth on the NCAA all-time three-pointers made.

The Stars will open training camp on April 27 before taking on the Tulsa Shock for two preseason games on May 2 and May 6.

The team will tip-off the 2014 season on the road against the Atlanta Dream at 6:30 p.m. on May 16th and host the Shock the following night for their home opener at the AT&T Center at 7 p.m.

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Stephen Anderson is a writer and editor for the Project Spurs Network. He joined the PS team back in 2014 as a staff writer with Project Spurs and has taken over as editor for network sites Stars Hoops, Rampage Central, and Red Black 90. Stephen graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word in 2017 with a degree in Communications Arts, specializing in Journalism and Public Relations. He is a credentialed media member for the San Antonio Stars, Rampage, and San Antonio FC.


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