Game to be played April 1

Two players each from Connecticut, Duke, Georgia and Michigan State are among the 17 Division I seniors selected to play in the WBCA All-Star Challenge next month.

The game, which will be played April 1 on the Northeastern University campus, is part of a Final Four doubleheader. The WBCA High School All-America game will precede the All-Star Challenge.

The invited players were chosen by a vote of WBCA member coaches,. Those players whose teams reach the Final Four will not compete in the All-Star Challenge.

A complete look at the 2006 WBCA All-Star Challenge roster: La'Tangela Atkinson (North Carolina), Seimone Augustus (LSU), Sherill Baker (Georgia), Nikki Blue (UCLA), Lindsay Bowen (Michigan State), Monique Currie (Duke). Megan Duffy (Notre Dame), Candice Dupree (Temple), Erin Grant (Texas Tech), Alexis Kendrick (Georgia), Cappie Pondexter (Rutgers), Liz Shimek (Michigan State), Ann Strother (Connecticut), Barbara Turner (Connecticut), Mistie Williams (Duke), Sophia Young (Baylor), Shanna Zolman (Tennessee).

Additionally, the players of the year from NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA will also participate in the game.