2019 Class: Recruiting News/Updates, July 2019

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.

Columbia (Ivy) announces its three-member 2019 recruiting class: Kaitlyn DavisAbbey Hsu, and Carly Rivera.

Columbia women’s basketball head coach Megan Griffith ’07CC announced the program’s 2019-20 recruiting class on Wednesday. The Lions welcome a trio of newcomers in Kaitlyn Davis, Abbey Hsu and Carly Rivera.

“It is my great pleasure to announce the Columbia women’s basketball Class of 2023,” said Griffith, who enters her fourth season as head coach. “Carly, Abbey and Kaitlyn add depth at every position, as well as elite playmaking abilities on both ends of the floor. This group’s presence will be felt as soon as they step on campus. We are looking forward to seeing them mesh with our returning members and are excited to see how they can help take our program to the next level.”


Taylor Boruff, 5-11 W, Taylor HS (Kokomo, IN): is now headed to Miami (OH) and the MAC, after signing in the fall with High Point (which changed coaches this spring).

Head Coach DeUnna Hendrix announced the addition of Taylor Boruff to the Miami roster on Tuesday. The incoming freshman will be eligible immediately.

“I’ve known Taylor and her family a long time and have been able to see Tay develop as a player,” said Hendrix. “She has an extremely high basketball IQ, makes everyone around her better, and knows what it takes to win.  She has proven to be the utility piece needed to win championships and I foresee her being the same at Miami. I’m excited to have her as a RedHawk.”


Yale (Ivy) announces three signees for their 2019 recruiting class: Klara Astrom, Jenna Clark, and Ayla Elam.


Colorado announces the addition of De’Ayra Davis, a juco transfer out of Iowa Western CC. A 5-7 guard originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Davis spent her freshman year at Florida A&M.

Colorado women’s basketball head coach JR Payne announced the addition of De’Ayra Davis for the 2019-20 season on Tuesday.

Davis, an Omaha, Neb., native, comes to the Buffaloes after spending last season at Iowa Western CC.

“We are excited for De’Ayra to join our family,” Payne stated. “She will come to Boulder with experience and a very competitive spirit. De’Ayra loves the game of basketball and plays with a tremendous passion.”

The 5-foot-7 guard played in 32 games last season for the Reivers, averaging 10.0 points per game.


Alana Denson, 5-7 PG, Forest Park HS (GA): committed to Coastal Carolina (Sun Belt).


Diamond Christian, 5-5 PG, Pennington HS (NJ): committed to Merrimack (NEC).


Jo’Nah Johnson, a 5-9 juco sophomore point guard out of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, has announced her commitment to Texas Tech. She had signed with Western Kentucky in May but then received her release from that school a month later.

UPDATE: official press release from Texas Tech


Bryant (NEC) announces two additions to its 2019 recruiting class: Blanca Chasco, a 6-2 forward out of Barcelona, Spain, and Abbie Eads, a 6-3 center out of TPLS Christian Academy (Woodlake, VA).



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