SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The NBA added a fourth female to its full-time officiating staff for the 2019-2020 season.
Jenna Schroeder spent the past three seasons officiating games in the NBA G League. She was originally named a non-staff official until being promoted Tuesday. Schroeder, along with all NBA referees with fewer than four years of service in the league, will continue to officiate G League games in order to gain additional experience.READ MORE: Texas-Based Photographer Captures Sacramento Couple's Proposal, Calls On Twitter To Track Them Down
Schroeder grew up in Flint, Michigan, and played college basketball at Oakland University and Saginaw Valley State University.READ MORE: Concern From Community After Bullets Fly Through West Sacramento Apartment
She joins Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling (6th season), Ashley Moyer-Gleich (2nd season), and Natalie Sago (2nd season) as the other female NBA officials for this season.MORE NEWS: Husband Pleads Guilty To 2019 First-Degree Murder Of Wife Heather Gumina Waters In El Dorado County
The Sacramento Kings open the 2019-2020 season on Wednesday in Phoenix. The home opener is on Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers.