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September 2, 2009 > Newark Memorial basketball standout joins Urban Knights

Newark Memorial basketball standout joins Urban Knights

Submitted By Darryl Reina

Academy of Art University (San Francisco) Head Coach Lindsey Yamasaki has announced the signing of freshman Danielle Robledo (Newark Memorial High School) to her 2009-10 roster.

As a freshman at Newark Memorial High School, Robledo earned All-League honorable mention in the Mission Valley Athletic League (MVAL). During her sophomore, junior and senior year, Robledo was team captain; earned team MVP honors; and was selected First Team All-MVAL.

Robledo scored 1,384 points during her high school career. And she holds the school record for 3-pointers made with 275 in four seasons.

Last season Robledo helped lead the Cougars to a 20-9 overall record as the team finished first in the MVAL with a record of 10-2. She finished the 2008-09 season averaging 14.6 points per game.

"Danielle is a phenomenal shooter that can launch from NBA three-point range," said Head Coach Lindsey Yamasaki. "She will be a very steady player for our team: She has a great attitude and an innate competitiveness about her."

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