Athletes in action: Women's basketball
The following athlete with a local high school tie is scheduled to compete this week in the following event:
Veja Hamilton, Texas Christian University
Position: Forward and guard
High school: Klein Collins High School
This week: Saturday, Jan. 19, versus Kansas State University
About Hamilton: Hamilton is a freshman at Texas Christian University. She is a 2012 graduate of Klein Collins High School, where she was a McDonald's All-American nominee. Hamilton was ranked the No. 18 overall wing in the country, according to ESPN. A four-star rated combo guard, she was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-State list in March, scoring 2,228 points. Hamilton is from Spring.