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Ex-Geoduck guard Ferguson will play for IBL's Tacoma Thunder

April 13, 2005

OLYMPIA - Chris Ferguson, a 6-0 guard who played at The Evergreen State College for two years, has been signed by the Tacoma Thunder, an expansion franchise in the International Basketball League.

Ferguson, who transferred to Evergreen from West Los Angeles CC, appeared in 25 games for the Geoducks during the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons, averaging 3.4 points per game as a defense-minded backup point guard. He was a redshirt on the Geoducks 2001-02 Cascade Conference championship team that reached the Sweet 16 of the NAIA National Championships and graduated last spring with an emphasis in Liberal Studies.

The Thunder opens its season on Friday night, April 15, 7:30 p.m. at Clover Park High School against the visiting Portland Chinooks.