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      Finlandia Women's Basketball gets transfer from GCC

      Courtesy: Finlandia University

      Finlandia University womenâ??s basketball coach Terry Klemett has announced that Jeanna Aijala has committed to continue her education and basketball career at Finlandia University starting in the fall.

      Aijala, a 5â??7â?? guard from Hurley, Wisconsin, comes to Finlandia from Gogebic Community College. While at Gogebic, Aijala averaged 13 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals per game. She also shot 38% from the 3-point line and 88% from the charity stripe. Jeanna led Gogebic to a Region 13 championship as a sophomore and was named to the All-Region First Team.

      During her senior year at Hurley High School, Jeanna led the Midgets to a 24-2 record and was named to the All-Indianhead Conference First Team as well as the conference MVP.

      â??Jeanna is a very competitive player who hates to lose,â?? said Coach Klemett. â??She is very good defensively, very skilled offensively, and can flat out play! She is a proven winner and I am very excited to have Jeanna part of this university and program.â??