Army's Aimee Oertner Proving Coach's Instincts Were Right

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Army freshman Aimee Oertner
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Army freshman Aimee Oertner
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Jan. 30, 2013

By Tom Housenick

Army coach Dave Magarity was as nervous about starting Aimee Oertner as she was as she was about to begin her college career in early November.

Magarity eased the Northern Lehigh graduate into her first game by bringing her off the bench.

The 6-foot-2 freshman rewarded him with 18 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots in 30 minutes of Army's win.

"I came in completely blind," Oertner admitted. "I didn't have any military background. I was new to everything."

However, none of that has affected Oertner, who is doing well so far academically, athletically and as a plebe at Army.

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