CORPUS CHRISTI – The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi women's basketball team started official practices this week for the 2011-12 season. Head coach Robert Robinson and his coaching staff, along with seven returning letterwinners and seven newcomers have been in full swing at Moody-Sustainers Fieldhouse this week.
Robinson enters his sixth year as head coach and welcomes three true freshmen and four junior college transfers to this season's roster, adding depth to a team that lost five letterwinners and two starters a year ago.
The Islanders open the 2011-12 season at home against Missouri on Sat, Nov. 12, at the Dugan Wellness Center.
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Check out what the players had to say after Wednesday's practice: