FREMONT, Neb. (KMTV) - A former Husker and Fremont native is talk of the town today after helping her team claim an NCAA national championship title in women’s college basketball.
Now, she’s in the national spotlight following a big win for Notre Dame during last nights women’s NCAA championship win.
Fremont girls basketball coach Tony Weindandt says it’s no surprise that Shepard is a national champion, adding she was an excellent player and friend to all her teammates during her time at Fremont High.
According to ESPNW, leaving Fremont, Shepard was a five-star recruit and third-ranked high school player nationally.
Shepard played her first two seasons of high school basketball at Lincoln Southeast.
Shepard went on the play college ball for the Huskers for two seasons before leaving for the Fighting Irish.