vaitekunaite performed at florida tech for 3 seasons
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Former girls’s basketball participant, Aiste Vaitekunaite will proceed her enjoying profession after she signed an expert contract with Bursa Uludağ of the Turkish Ladies’s Basketball League.
“Since I used to be a child, it’s all the time been a dream of mine to play professionally,” stated Vaitekunaite after her signing. “I’m grateful for this chance and excited to begin my skilled profession.”
Bursa Uludağ is an expert girls’s basketball group based mostly in Bursa, Turkey. The group was based in 1994 and has change into one of the vital profitable groups in Turkey. Bursa Uludağ competes within the Turkish Ladies’s Basketball League, which is the top-tier girls’s basketball league in Turkey.
“One among her targets was to return to Europe and play professionally after commencement,” stated Florida Tech head coach John Reynolds. “I’m glad that her onerous work and dedication to the sport has supplied Aiste this chance.”
“She joins a choose group of Florida Tech girls’s basketball gamers which have continued to compete professionally in Europe.”
Vaitekunaite wrapped up her profession with Florida Tech after three seasons wherein she appeared in 56 video games with 44 begins. She contributed 473 factors, 279 rebounds, and 45 blocks. Her 80.3% capturing on the free-throw line is fourth greatest in program historical past.
Through the 2022-23 season with Florida Tech, Vaitekunaite appeared in 22 video games with 17 begins. She led the group with 99 rebounds and 17 blocks.
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