Updated Oct. 24, 2007
Hails from the Salem High School, the same as former Saluki Danette Jones...an explosive guard that will play the perimeter...has an unbelievable vertical, great speed and has a great ability to break down defenders...a very competitive and tough-minded guard.
As a PrepSalem Community High School held a 91-31 record during Young's high school career...four-time All-Apollo Conference pick...holds Salem's career scoring record for both boys and girls with 2,498 career points...averaged 25 points, 11.1 rebounds and 4.5 steals per game as a senior...three-time all-state honoree...as a senior named the Champaign News Gazette first team all-state, Southern Illinois Coaches Association First Team and IBCA All-State first team...was the three-time Centralia Sentinel AA "Player of the Year."
PersonalFull name is Ellen Marie Young...born October 1, 1988 in Mt. Vernon, Ill....majors in Business..daughter of Ronald and Teresa Young...has one brother.