ANGRA DO HEROISMA, Portugal – Former Rogers State women's basketball standout Nikola Nedoroscikova signed a professional contract to continue her basketball career with Boa Vlagem Juvenil Club in the Women's Basketball League of Portugal.
"I am thankful for the opportunities I have been fortunate to receive in my career playing basketball," Nedoroscikova said. "After four years playing basketball in college, I'm excited to play on the professional level. I'm looking forward to the new chapter in my life, not only in my professional basketball career, but for the new experiences in a new country. I can't wait to lead this team and help work to make this team successful."
Nedoroscikova, a native of Kosice, Slovakia, was a two-year starting guard for the RSU women's basketball program from 2016-18. She appeared in 55 games with 54 starts, leading the team in assists and steals both seasons. In her senior season in 2017-18, Nedoroscikova averaged 7.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.4 steals in 27.9 minutes per game. She was second on the team in free throw shooting at 73.5 percent. In her first season in the navy and red, Nedoroscikova led the team in 3-point field goal percentage at 33.3 percent and ranked second on the team in scoring at 7.4 points per game. She added 2.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game in 28 games during the 2016-17 season. In the two seasons, she totaled an average of 7.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
For her career, Nedoroscikova ranks second all-time in RSU women's basketball history in assists average at 4.0 per game. She is third all-time in total assists with 218 in two seasons. The Slovakian is eighth in career steals with 77 and a 1.4 steals average per game. Nedoroscikova's 54 starts is 10th all-time along with her 1,446 career minutes.
She ranks seventh all-time in minutes per game at 26.3. In the 2017-18 season, she totaled 13 assists in one game, the second-most all-time in an RSU women's basketball contest.
Nedoroscikova started her collegiate career at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M where he helped the team to a Region II championship and a berth in the national tournament.
The Women's Basketball League is the main division of the Women's Basketball of Portugal. From 1954 to 1998 the league was called the National Championship of First Division. Since 1999 the league has been called the Women's Basketball League, organized by the Portuguese Federation of Basketball. Boa Viagem was founded on July 16, 1976. The 2018-2019 season starts for Boa Viagem at the Vitor Hugo Cup on Sept. 21-23.
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