June 28, 2005
Baltimore, Md. - Head women's basketball coach Joe Logan announced the hiring of Alisha Mosley and Erin Brady as assistant coaches Friday. Mosley, a former Loyola assistant coach and Brady, who played for Logan at Saint Joe's, complete the women's basketball staff.
"Both Alisha and Erin have been successful in the classroom, and on the court in high school, college, graduate school and playing professionally," Logan said. "I look forward to both of them continuing their success on the sideline at Loyola College. To have two accomplished former point guards on staff will be extremely beneficial to our players."
Mosley returns to the Greyhound staff where she was an assistant from 2001-04. Since leaving Loyola in 2004, she has worked as an assistant coach at Georgetown University.
Mosley was a four-year women's basketball letterwinner at Wake Forest University. She was named her team's "Most Valuable Player" at Wake Forest her senior season while also earning All-ACC honorable mention. As a freshman, Mosley was named to the ACC's All-Rookie Team. A point guard, Mosley finished her career third on the Deacons' all-time list in three pointers, eighth in free-throw percentage and 10th in assists.
Mosley then played for the Atlanta Justice of the National Women's Basketball League in 2000-2001 under head coach Jeff Williams. She also worked for FoxSportsNet in Atlanta in 2000-2001 through the ACC Futures Program
A native of Baltimore, Mosley is a 1996 graduate of Mt. Hebron High School in Ellicott City, where she was a record-setting athlete. She was named the Howard County Player of the Year and to the USA Today all-state team in both 1995 and 1996. As a senior, Mosley was the state's scoring leader, averaging 28.4 points per game, also a school record. She was also named to the Baltimore Sun All-Metro Team twice.
"We are extremely excited to have Alisha join us at Loyola," Logan said. "She brings with her a wealth of experience having played in the ACC at Wake Forest and coached in the Big East at Georgetown. In addition, her Baltimore roots will be a great asset to us on the recruiting trail."
Brady played for Logan during the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons at St. Joe's. In those two seasons with the Hawks, she started all but one game at point guard. As a senior she earned third-team All-Atlantic 10, was the team's co-captain, led the squad in assists and steals while scoring 10.7 points a game. The Weatherly, Pa. native transferred to SJU after playing at American University from 1999-01. At American, Brady led the Eagles in her sophomore season with 11.7 points, 3.2 assists and 2.56 steals a game before transferring to St. Joe's. Prior to her college career, she was a first team all-state and USA Today honorable mention All-American at Marian Catholic after scoring 2,089 career points.
After finishing her career with the Hawks, Brady spent a year playing professionally in Ireland with the Bausch and Lomb Wildcats of Waterford.
"Having coached Erin, I know what a hard worker and student of the game she is," Logan said. "The same work ethic and determination which makes her successful on the court will make her successful as a coach."
Mosley and Brady join Marti Whitmore as Logan's assistant coaches.