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Facing stiff odds, rookie Poole is ready to work hard








By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer


The 2012 Minnesota Lynx training camp opened last week with eight rookies vying for possibly two spots on the 11-player regular season roster. Only one of these first-year players — Devereaux Peters, the club’s 2012 top draft pick — is all but assured one of the spots. That leaves just one spot still to fill. Guard Porsche Poole, who just a couple of months ago completed her four collegiate playing years at Michigan State, is one of those remaining rookies in the “longshot” mix. A 5-8 shooting guard who set career highs in points, rebounds, assists and steals in her senior season, Poole is competing for a backup point guard spot. Continue Reading →

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