Telge Basketball inks Deva’Nyar Workman (Sweden)

devanyar-workman-iball-unitedDevanyar Workman (SG, SF 5ft 10in / 177.8cm 180lbs / 81.6kg) has signed her first professional contract with Telge Basketball of Södertälje BBK, one of Sweden’s biggest clubs.  Workman will be playing in Eastern Södermanland, 34 km south of Stockholm and in the country’s highest basketball division, Damligan.  The team is led by head coach Hanna Bouldwin.

Workman’s deal manifested after a number of combines and connections. Shortly after an impressive NCAA career came to a close, Workman traveled with iBall founder and CEO, Howard Brown to Indianapolis for the Indy Pro Basketball Combine.  After a solid performance, Workman was named WNBA Top 50 Prospect.

After going undrafted, Workman then attended the 2016 iBall National Pro Combine where her All-Star Performance earned her a First Team All-iBall Pro Combine Selection.  At ibpc16, Workman demonstrated an impressive all-around game.  She ranked #4 overall in Points (11.0 /gm), #8 in Rebounds (5.0 /gm), #2 in Assists (2.6 /gm) and #2 overall in Steals (1.4 /gm).

In the weeks following iBall National, a number of offers were brought to Workman, the best of which was presented by Flash Agency.  Workman has now accepted and signed her first professional contract with Telge for the 2016-17 season.

Workman wrapped up an impressive career at Duquense University where she earned 2016 Atlantic 10 Sixth Woman of the Year, Atlantic 10 First-Team All-Conference, Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team, Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team, and two-time A-10 Player of the Week.  With guidance from Head Coach Dan Burt, Workman claimed American Sports Network Player of the week and College Sports Madness Player of the Week.   In the 2016 NCAAD1 Tournament, Workman had a career-high 25 points and 13 rebounds against Seton Hall in the First Round and followed up with a stellar 17 points and 6 rebounds against UCONN, the 2016 Women’s National Champion.

Prior to joining Duquense, Workman starred for Jacksonville Junior College where she earned 2013 National Junior College Athletic Association Honorable Mention, 2013 NJCAA Region XIV Most Valuable Player, 2013 Region XIV All-Region and 2013 All-Conference, leading Jacksonville in scoring and was 40th in the nation averaging 17.4 points per game. Her 149 assists was 28th in NJCAA.

At Reading High School in Reading, PA,  Workman scored over 1,500 career points and was a two-time All-Berks County Player of the Year.

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