Loiter nets NCAA scholarship

Ariel Loiter in full flow for the IMG team. She is headed for Colgate University, a private liberal arts college in New York. She made her Singapore national team debut at 15 and is possibly the first local athlete in a team sport to earn a full NCAA
Ariel Loiter in full flow for the IMG team. She is headed for Colgate University, a private liberal arts college in New York. She made her Singapore national team debut at 15 and is possibly the first local athlete in a team sport to earn a full NCAA scholarship. PHOTO COURTESY OF TOMER LOITER

Guard set to be first Singaporean to play hoops at highest level of US college sports

Since breaking into the local basketball scene in her mid-teens, Ariel Loiter is known for being handy at long shots.

Now 18, the national player has overcome considerable odds to earn a full scholarship to play National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 basketball for Colgate University in the United States.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 01, 2020, with the headline 'Loiter nets NCAA scholarship'. Print Edition | Subscribe