Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Power Forward Is Coming to UNM.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

Daja Adams, a 6-foot, 2-inch power forward from Temple (Texas) Community College, has given a verbal commitment to play for the University of New Mexico women's basketball team the next two seasons.

Adams, known as a rebounder and shot blocker, averaged close to eight points and eight rebounds this season.

"Defense is coach (Don) Flanagan's objective, and I like the way they play it," Adams said. "I like to steal the ball and get some blocked shots."

Adams attended the Lobos' victory over Wyoming on Feb. 24 and said she came away impressed. "They played with good teamwork, and the fans were awesome. …

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