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Hedderson to play in Finland

Hedderson-20120125wbb-120Women's professional basketball seaon overseas is just beginning and another former Big 4 standout has signed a contract. Brittany Hedderson will play for Turun Riento, a top-division team in Finland. Her season begins on Oct. 6.

Hedderson was a first-team All-Mid American Conference selection from the University at Buffalo. She fnished second in the league last year averaging 20.4 points a game and set a school record with 39 points in a win over Oakland.

Her senior year was her best, scoring 631 points -- the second most points in a season in program history. Her 1,462 career points ranks fourth and she is one of only two players in school history to record 1,400 points and 300 assists. (Brenna Doty is the other.)

St. Bonaventure's Jessica Jenkins has landed in Iceland where she will play for the Keflavik club.

You can follow Jenkins on Twitter at @jessjenks14 and Hedderson at @bhedderson.

--- Amy Moritz
Twitter: @amymoritz 

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Bob Dicesare

Bob DiCesare

Western New York native Bob DiCesare covers UB football, Big 4 basketball and writes an occasional column. He still holds a grudge against Chris Ford who, he's convinced, cost St. Bonaventure the 1970 NCAA basketball championship.

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Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.

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