The San Diego Hall of Champions recognized two local female basketball athletes. The Hall of Champions named La Jolla Country Day School's Kelsey Plum and UCSD's Daisy Feder as Stars of the Month for December 2012. The duo joins 11 other local pro, amateur and high school athletes on the list.
Plum, a senior point guard, lead her team to a 32-1 record last year. The Torreys won the state championship game, where Plum scored 32 points. She also made the Second Team MaxPrep All-American team last year as a junior.
Stars of the Month
- Eric Weddle of the San Diego Changers
- Miles Burris of the Oakland Raiders (SDSU alum)
- Miguel "Chiky" Luna of the San Diego Sockers
- Chase Tapley of San Diego State's men's basketball
- Ken Rancifer of University of San Diego's men's basketball
- Amy Kame of University of San Diego's women's basketball
- Daisy Feder of UC San Diego's women's basketball
- Lee Walker of Madison High School, football
- Kelsey Plum of La Jolla Country Day School, girls basketball
- Jordan Mottershaw of San Marcos High School, girls basketball
- Tirso Lara of Poway High School, wrestling
- Damonte Holiday of Hoover High School, boys basketball
- Andre Nikkita of El Cajon Valley High School, boys basketball
In addition, Camille Gaito of the UC San Diego's softball team was one of 15 professional and amateur athletes to be honored as the San Diego Hall of Champion's Stars of the Year. The group of six professional and nine amateur athletes was release Monday morning.
These athletes will be honored at the 67th Annual Salute to the Champions on Feb. 25 at the Town and Country Convention Center in San Diego.