Wingate leads Lady Techsters with 17 points and 12 rebounds
Newest addition brings newcomers total to eight
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
Culture change still a process as second year begins
Techsters open up exhibition play Saturday at 7 p.m. at TAC
High School: Sat out the majority of the 2012 season due to season-ending knee injury, but was named second team All-State by the Illinois Coaches Association ... Named a McDonald's All-American nominee as a senior ... A four-year starter and letter-winner ... Four-time all-area selection by both the Daily Herald and the Kane County Chronicle and was named to the Upstate Eight River Division All-Conference Team following the 2010 and 2011 seasons ... MVP as a senior in the Upstate 8 Conference ... Helped Geneva to the class 4A super-sectional qualifier ... Member of two regional and sectional championship teams, including an undefeated season as a sophomore ... As a junior, she led her team in rebounding and was second in scoring at 15.8 ppg .. She reached the 1,000 career point plateau mid-way through the 2011 season ... Earned all-tournament team honors at the Geneva Invite and was the Most Valuable Player at the Benet/Naperville North Holiday Tournament in 2010 ... Listed as the No. 89 overall prospect and 34th at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Member of the U-18 and U-16 Puerto Rico National Team and has played with club teams Georgia Ice and Illinois Lighting Elite Platinum ... Represented Puerto Rico and was a top five player at Centro Basket.
Personal: Full name is Ashley Celeste Santos ... Daughter of Jose and Lori Santos ... Has three siblings in Sidney, K.J. and Nathaniel ... Sidney also played on Puerto Rico's national team ... Mom played Division I basketball at Wichita State ... Father and uncle played in professional leagues and on Puerto Rico's national team ... Born April 21, 1994 in Queens, New York ...