Chattahoochee sophomore commits to Lady Dogs

By DARRYL MAXIE / dmaxie@ajc.com

Chattahoochee sophomore shooting guard Erika Ford knows what she wants in two years, and apparently doesn’t have a procrastinating bone in her 5-foot-9 body. She has committed to play for Georgia, according to her coach, Eric Herrick.

“She always wanted to be a Bulldog, she wanted to stay close to home and so she figured why not get it out of the way now,” Herrick said.

Ford averaged 24 points, eight rebounds and three assists for Chattahoochee. Her commitment, of course, isn’t binding, but Herrick doesn’t expect anything to change her mind i

Erika Ford, a sophomore, committed to the Lady Dogs after averaging 24 points a game this past season at Chattahoochee.

Erika Ford, a sophomore, committed to the Lady Dogs after averaging 24 points a game this past season at Chattahoochee.

n the next two years.

“They saw her play, although I don’t think they were there to see her,” the coach said. “They started contacting me and she made several unofficial visits and saw several games and they built a relationship.”

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Dawgtime

May 4th, 2009
5:10 pm

As a UGA fan, I’m excited about this young lady. She sounds like a great player with room to improve. As a parent, I am concerned about someone so young making such an early decision. I pray that it works out for this young lady.

Lil Q

May 5th, 2009
12:08 am

To Dawgtime, honestly what is there to be concerned about? She made a NON BINDING decision. Hopefully she won’t change her mind but if she does she wouldn’t be the first and certainly wouldn’t be the last. Anybody that knows recruiting knows that these “decisions” don’t mean anything until the LOI is signed anyway.

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