Cullowhee, N.C. – Former High Point University standout Stacia Robertson joins Western Carolina women's basketball where she will assist the defensive coordinator and coach the post-player. She will also aid in recruiting and handle the program’s alumni relations.
Robertson served as the Director of Basketball Operations at High Point University from 2016 until 2018. She returned to High Point where she was a standout four-year player after playing professionally overseas for two years. Robertson played for the Bendigo Braves in the Southeastern Australia Basketball League in 2015 and Anadolu Universitesi in the Turkish League in 2016.
Robertson stepped away from collegiate athletics for a year working at Bankers Life as an insurance agent in Greensboro, N.C., before deciding to re-enter the coaching ranks at Western Carolina.
A product of Grand Island, Neb., Robertson spent her first collegiate season at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D., before transferring to High Point prior to the 2011-12 season. In just three years in the Purple & White, Robertson was a program-best, six-time Big South Player of the Week. She finished her career ranked among the top five in program NCAA Division I history for points (5th, 1,274); points per game (2nd, 13.7 points per game); rebounds (2nd, 801); blocked shots (3rd, 214), steals (2nd, 217) and field goal percentage (1st, 49.9%).
A two-time, first-team All-Big South selection in 2013-14 and 2014-15, Robertson rounded out her collegiate career averaging 16.3 points and 10.0 rebounds per game en route to being named Big South Player of the Year as a senior in 2014-15. The forward also become the program's first AP All-American earning honorable mention during her redshirt-senior campaign.