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Stars sign Jessica Kuster, Karla Gilbert and Heather Butler


img24534059With the WNBA season quickly approaching the San Antonio Stars continue to add to their training camp roster. The team has signed forward Jessica Kuster, center Karla Gilbert and guard Heather Butler to their 2014 training camp roster, Stars head coach and general manager Dan Hughes announced on Monday.

Kuster is a San Antonio native and spent her high school days at Reagan before playing her college ball at Rice University. The 6-2 forward averaged 17.1 points and 11.3 rebounds over her college career and was named AP All-American Honorable Mention after her senior season.

Gilbert is a 6-5 center from Texas A&M University. In 2011 she and current Stars forward/center Danielle Adams led the Aggies to their first national championship in school history. During the 2013-14 season, Gilbert averaged 11.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game.

Butler is a 5-5 guard from University of Tennessee at Martin and finished her college career as all-time leading scorer in Ohio Valley Conference history. During her senior season, she averaged 23.5 points and 3.4 assists per game and ranks fourth on the NCAA all-time three-pointers made.

The Stars will open training camp on April 27 before taking on the Tulsa Shock for two preseason games on May 2 and May 6.

The team will tip-off the 2014 season on the road against the Atlanta Dream at 6:30 p.m. on May 16th and host the Shock the following night for their home opener at the AT&T Center at 7 p.m.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.


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