Shae Littleford Declares for Tennessee-Martin


Published on October 18 2019 8:04 am
Last Updated on October 18 2019 8:04 am
Written by Greg Sapp

Charleston High School junior Shae Littleford has declared her intention to play college basketball for University of Tennessee-Martin.

Shae is the daughter of Jim and Karen (Goeckner) Littleford of Charleston. She has many relatives in the Effingham area, particularly in the Altamont community. Her father is also a former Athletic Director for Effingham Unit 40 and former Altamont and Charleston school superintendent, while her mother teaches in the Effingham Unit 40 school district.

In her statement, Shae said, "First off, I would like to thank my parents, my brother, my sister, and all of my family and friends for being the best support system I could ask for. I would like to thank my high school coaches and teammates. I would also like to thank my AAU coaches and teammates. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to play for both my high school team and my AAU team. I would like to thank everyone else who has helped develop me throughout my basketball career. Most importantly, I am thankful for all the amazing schools that have recruited me throughout the process. With that said, I am extremely excited to announce that I am committing to play for Coach McMillan at the University of Tennessee Martin! GO SKYHAWKS"