Stepping Stones: Dawn Gipson, Morgan State

Dawn Gipson
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (August 13, 2018) – Tallahassee Community College women's basketball standout Dawn Gipson has signed a national letter of intent with Morgan State University. 

Gipson, a native of Jacksonville, Fla., transferred to Tallahassee in 2017 after spending the two previous years at Louisiana Tech University. She played in seven games as a true freshman in 2015-16 but redshirted during the 2016-17 season. 

With Tallahassee, the six-foot forward appeared in 32 games during the Eagles' national championship season and averaged 4.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists. In five games at the national tournament, she averaged 6.6 points and 4.6 rebounds, including a 14-point effort in the team's opening round win vs. Western Nebraska Community College. 

Morgan State, located in Baltimore, Md., is a Division I program competing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.  

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