Coverage of the women’s basketball 2019 recruiting class: offers, commitments, decommitments, unofficial and official visits, recruiting updates from news sites and other sources, etc. Items listed in reverse chronological order.
Pitt signs Gabbie Green, a 5-7 juco sophomore guard out of South Plains College.
Green, a 5-7 do-it-all guard originally from Bellville, TX, signs with the Panthers after spending the last two seasons at South Plains College in Levelland, TX where she had an impressive career for the Lady Texans. Green was tabbed as a NJCAA First Team All-American following her superb sophomore campaign that saw her average a team-high 14.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists while ranking second in the region with 197 field goals and fourth in the region with 136 assists. Green started all 35 games for the Lady Texans during her second season on campus.
Princeton (Ivy League) announces its 2019 recruiting class: Maya McArthur, Ellie Mitchell, Maddie Plank, and Nicole Young.
“Every year we aim to bring in the nation’s very best talent,” said head coach Courtney Banghart. “We utilize the Princeton brand to attract the highest caliber student-athletes from anywhere and everywhere. We are thrilled to add Maddie, Maya, Ellie, and Nicole to the Tiger family. They will bring an immediate impact to our team, on both sides of the ball and on the glass. They have played at the highest level in high school and on the AAU club circuit. They are competitors and winners and chose Princeton for all the right reasons. They are already hard at work in preparation for the year ahead.”
North Carolina Central (MEAC) announces four additions to their 2019 recruiting class: Madalyn Anderson, Promise Cunningham, Khadija Demry, and Nyasia Palmer.
Head coach Trisha Stafford-Odom has announced Madalyn Anderson, Promise Cunningham, Khadija Demry and Nyasia Palmer have all signed their National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play basketball and study at North Carolina Central University in 2019-20.
The quartet rounds out a signing class of five after Stafford-Odom inked Anissa Rivera during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Early Signing Period (Rivera Release).
Minnesota adds a juco transfer to its 2019 recruiting class: Maryia “Masha” Adashchyk, a 5-11 guard out of Panola College, originally from Minsk, Belarus.
A 5’11 guard from Minsk, Belarus, Adashchyk has spent the last two seasons playing for Panola College in Carthage, Texas. She averaged 12.7 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 steals per contest in her two seasons and helped the Fillies reach the NJCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship in her freshman campaign.
Maine (American East) announces the official signings of Anna Kahelin and Abbe Laurence.
University of Maine women’s basketball has announced the additions of Anna Kahelin and Abbe Laurence for the 2019-20 season.
Kahelin, a 5-11 guard from Helsinki, Finland and Laurence, a 6-2 forward from Greenland, N.H., will both be eligible to join the Black Bears in the fall of 2019.
Bryn Parker, 6-0 G, Pinnacle HS (Phoenix, AZ): announced her commitment to Ole Miss.
Roxane Makolo, a 5-10 guard out of Dawson College in Montreal, has committed to Purdue, becoming the third member of their 2019 recruiting class. She’s originally from Congo.
Makolo attends Dawson College in Montreal, the same school that produced current Boilermakers Tamara Farquhar and Leony Boudreau. Makolo and her family officially visited Purdue about 10 days ago.
“It was the right place, the right people and I just really liked my visit when I was there,” Makolo said. “I had a good time with the coaches and the players and the people inside and outside the basketball program.”
Zuzia Kulinska, 6-0 G, New York Military Academy (Cornwall, NY): picked up an offer from Fordham.
Natasha Mack (6-4 juco sophomore center, Angelina College) has taken her final official visit, to Virginia Tech. Her other finalists are Missouri, Oklahoma State, St. John’s, and Wichita State.
Buffalo (MAC) announces the addition of two players to its 2019 recruiting class: Dyaisha Fair (5-6 PG, Edison Tech HS [Rochester, NY]) and Jessika Schiffer (5-8 SG out of Iserlohn, Germany).
Sydnee Wynn (6-3 juco sophomore forward/center, New Mexico JC) announced her final four schools: Fresno State, Oklahoma State, Pepperdine, and TCU.
Yanni Hendley, 5-7 PG, Riverdale Baptist School (Upper Marlboro, MD): signed with Virginia.
Dazha Congleton, a 5-7 juco sophomore combo guard out of Wabash Valley College, has committed to Marshall (C-USA), a return to her hometown.