SWU grad playing pro basketball

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND — The Nottingham Wildcats signed Southern Wesleyan University alumna Noëlle van Zadelhoff to their team recently.

The 6-foot-3 van Zadelhoff, who after graduation from Southern Wesleyan played professional basketball in her native Netherlands, is enthusiastic about joining the Wildcats, one of a dozen teams from across England and Wales in the fledgling Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL), considered the top level for women’s basketball in Great Britain. The WBBL continues to grow stronger since its establishment in 2014, attracting more talented players from across the world every year.

“I feel very privileged to be able to play in this league,” van Zadelhoff said. “I play the center, also known as the five, for the Nottingham

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