WBBL newcomer Caledonia Pride landed 27-year old American center Tricia Oakes (193-89, college: Colgate). She has played for the last two years at Visby Ladies in Swedish Damligan. In 25 games she averaged 13.7ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.4apg and 1.2bpg last season. It was a very successful year in her career as she was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Swedish Damligan Honorable Mention.
Oakes graduated from Colgate University in 2011 and it will be her sixth season in pro basketball.