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Duquesne Guard Tess Myers Enters the Transfer Portal

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The ever-growing NCAA transfer portal has impacted the Duquesne women’s basketball program.

Thursday evening, Duquesne guard and North Catholic graduate, Tess Myers announced her intentions to leave Dan Burt’s program.

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Myers released a statement announcing her somewhat surprise decision.

“First, I’d like to express how thankful I am for every opportunity Duquesne has brought me the past four years. I owe so much to my coaches, trainers, support staff, and my teammates who have pushed me to grow, both on and off the court. Playing in my hometown of Pittsburgh has been a dream. The unconditional support from my family and fans is something that I will always hold close to my heart.

With that being said, I’ve decided to enter the transfer portal for my last year of eligibility. I’m excited for this new chapter and the opportunities ahead.”

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This past season, Myers started 33 games and averaged 7.9 points and 3.4 rebounds in 30.4 minutes per game. The sharpshooter shot 36.1% from 3-point range. In 2022-23, Myers averaged 11.7 points per game and shot 38% from 3-point range. In 2021-22, Myers averaged a career-high 12.7 points and shot 39.1% from 3-point range.

Myers had a career-best game this past season against Longwood as she scored 35-points, including 11 3-pointers.

 

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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