Former Virginia Tech player Sierra Votaw has signed with Mercer (Southern) as a juco transfer. She played for Eastern Florida State College during the 2018-19 season.
Votaw is the fifth newcomer that Gardner and her staff have added for the 2019-20 season, joining fellow transfer Kiana Barkhoff – who joined the team this past spring – and three incoming freshmen, Jill Harris, Jordan McLaughlin and PJ Wintermyer. Votaw has three years of eligibility remaining.
Votaw averaged 12.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per game while earning All-Suncoast Conference First Team honors at Eastern Florida State College. She shot 51.6 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free-throw line.
Long Beach State (Big West) picks up a commitment from Danelle Arigbabu, a 6-4 center out of Germany.
Eternati Willock, 6-4 juco sophomore center, New Mexico JC, has reportedly committed to Middle Tennessee (C-USA). She started her college career at Kansas State but was dismissed from the team.
Willock, who committed on Tuesday, will join a recruiting class headlined by Anastasia Hayes, her sister Aislynn Hayes and Rellah Boothe. Willock will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.
Willock, a 6-foot-4 post player, averaged 12.5 points and 7.4 rebounds for New Mexico Junior College this season.
UPDATE: Official press release on her signing with MTSU.
Shemera Williams, 5-9 CG, Milwaukee Academy of Science (WI): will visit Kentucky this weekend. They were in her final six during her original recruitment but did not make the cut to her final three. A previous report suggested that Missouri is also in the mix.
Williams recently reopened her recruitment following the coaching change at Marquette, her original choice. She’s ranked #54 in the 2019 class by espnW.
Khadija Demry, 5-6 SG, Christ the King HS (Queens, NY): announced her commitment to North Carolina Central (MEAC).
Dekeriya Patterson, 5-9 juco sophomore guard, Chipola College: committed to West Virginia. Hailing from Fort Myers, FL, Patterson started her college career at LSU.
Shayla Nelson, 5-11 F, Goose Creek HS (SC): committed to North Carolina A&T (MEAC), per a source.
Khyra Williams, 6-1 F, Potter’s House Christian HS (Jacksonville, FL): committed to Towson (CAA), per a source. The Tigers’ 2019 recruiting class also includes Brielle Bisogno, 5-6 PG, Toms River North HS (NJ) and Maggie Sharp, 5-5 PG, Mountain View HS (Stafford, VA).
Indiana State (MVC) picks up a commitment from juco sophomore Marie Hunter:
2 time All-Conference/All-Region selection. 62-4 record at WVC. #warriorway
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