Women's Hoops Blog

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Saturday, March 06, 2010

The New York Daily News lets Kristie Ackert write about a local kid who done good:
Less than three miles down the road from Gampel Pavilion and just off the campus of the University of Connecticut where she stars on the women's basketball team,Tina Charles disappears several times a week inside the razor-topped fences of the Bergin Correctional Institution and thinks a lot about second chances.

As an intern at the Level-2 minimum security prison, working six hours a week to earn two college credits, Charles helps prisoners begin the process of adjusting to life back in society.