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NUNAWADING BASKETBALL | The Nunawading Spectres continue to build momentum ahead of their pre-season campaign with Sherry Glennie a confirmed returnee to the programs South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) women’s team.

A product of the Nunawading Spectres Junior Program and Melbourne East Basketball Association (MEBA) pathway, Glennie returned to Nunawading in 2017 playing a pivotal support role in the Spectres front court rotation.  

"I'm excited to be coming back for this upcoming season at Nunawading,” Glennie said on re-signing for the year ahead. “After not playing for a few years and coming back to Nunawading last season, it feels good to be wanted back home again."

Glennie adds to the Spectres’ veteran stocks, having already announced Izzy Chilcott and Hanna Zavecz to their 2018 roster. Off-season conversations with incoming coach Paul Flynn providing Glennie the confidence in the role she would be required to play.

"After chatting with Flynnie I believe he is making some great moves with putting the team together for next season and I'm happy to share the veteran status with a few of the other girls that will be joining us this season."

"I'm looking forward to starting things off in preseason with intense motivation and also the impressions we can leave in the league this upcoming season."

Flynn’s excitement on Glennie returning for another season with the Spectres also evident.

“It’s great to have Sherry on board for the upcoming season. Her experience and leadership are essential component of how we’ll build this team across the year.”

“Sherry played a vital role off the bench last season and adds depth to our teams’ front court. She’s efficient and reliable on the offensive end and has an ability to play bigger opponents defensively. I can’t wait to get on court and start working with her in the areas I believe she can best influence our team.”

Glennie takes the Spectres roster to five, with Chilcott, Zavecz, Trotto and Cochrane already confirmed ahead of the 2018 SEABL season. The team is expected to add in a number of key players and introduce a strong contingent of players that have progressed through the junior and youth team ranks in the very near future.

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