We are please to announce our sponsorship of this young lady and remarkable basket ball player.
Jessica (Jess) Mary Ellen Foley (born 20 April 1983) is an Australian women's basketball player, who has represented the country at both junior and senior levels.
Jess commenced playing in the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) in 1999. Since then, she has played for the AIS , Townsville Fire & Adelaide Lightning.
In season 2007/08, Jess was selected to the WNBL All-Star Five. In 2011 & 2013, she won the Halls Medal for the Best and Fairest player in the South Australian Women's competition.
Between 2002 and 2006, Jess attended Duke University in North Carolina and played for the Blue Devils. As a junior, set a single season record with 68 three-pointers made.
In the 2006 WNBA draft, she was selected in round 3 (pick 38 overall) by the Indiana Fever, but did not play because of injury. In 2008, she was traded to the Connecticut Sun, but returned to Australia without playing a WNBA game.
At official FIBA events, Jess played for Australia at the 2001 World Championship for Junior Women, the 2003 World Championship for Young Women and the 2009 FIBA Oceania Championship for Women, where she won a Gold medal.
**Jess is now the Norwood Premier League Premiership Coach and player from 2015 and continues in these roles in 2016.
She is also in her final year as a Medical Student so will be known as Dr Foley next season.