College Attended / Played Basketball: Long Island University
Connie (James) Roseman has been playing basketball since she was 11. Although she played many sports as an athlete, basketball and soccer were her favorite. During her high school basketball career she captained her high school team to two state championships. Moreover Connie earned the distinction of being ranked as the top defensive basketball player of the year.
During her senior year, she signed a letter of intent and played with NEC Division I, Long Island University Blackbirds where she started after several games of her freshman year. She would go on to rank in the top ten of LIU Women’s Basketball history in rebounds, assists, and steals. She broke the 900 point mark and was ranked by the NEC as 26th in scoring, 17th in rebounds, 10th in assists, and 3rd in steals.
Connie graduated college with her Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Management and shortly after graduation, signed a contract to play professional basketball overseas spending three years in Germany where she also coached 5th and 6th grade girls and boys, and u17 girls basketball. While overseas, she earned the distinction as being #1 in steals, 4th best scorer, 6th in assists, and 12th best rebounder in her division. She was also honored as Player of the year, Guard of the year, Import Player of the year, and Defensive Player of the year.
Connie was later inducted into her high school’s Wall of Fame next to other athletes who have brought honor to the school in sport, education, and humanity.
Connie moved to Texas after being wed and continues to train, play team events, coach and train future basketball players of all ages