Baylor Women’s Basketball Recruiting

Conference: Big 12

Head Coach: Nicki Collen (2nd season in 2022-23)

Official Bears roster

Unofficial Baylor Women’s Basketball Scholarship Chart

Note: The NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility to 2020-21 D-I winter sports athletes (including women’s basketball players). Until there is definitive word that a player will be taking advantage of this extra year, the WBB Blog scholarship charts will not reflect this extra eligibility.

Personnel Notes:

  • March 2021: Jordyn Oliver enters transfer portal (later committing to Duke)
  • April 2021: Jordan Lewis grad-transfers in from Alabama
  • April 2021: Kim Mulkey leaves for the LSU job (press release)
  • April 2021: Samantha Wagner (2023) decommits from Baylor
  • May 2021: Hannah Gusters transfers to LSU
  • May 2021: Nicki Collen is named head coach (press release)
  • May 2021: Tari Cummings is named an assistant coach (press release)
  • May 2021: Maryam Dauda (2021 signee) gains release from her NLI (and signs with Arkansas)
  • May 2021: Chrislyn Carr transfers to Syracuse
  • June 2021: Moon Ursin grad-transfers to LSU
  • June 2021: Ja’Mee Asberry grad-transfers in from Oklahoma State (press release)
  • June 2021: Tony Greene is named an assistant coach (press release)
  • June 2021: Trinity Oliver grad-transfers to Washington
  • July 2021: Kendra Gillispie (2021) signs with Baylor
  • July 2021: Chloe Pavlech is hired as an assistant coach (press release)
  • October 2021: Kyla Abraham (2022) commits to Baylor
  • October 2021: Andrea Katramados joins the roster as a walk-on
  • November 2021: Ysabella Fontleroy and Catarina Ferriera commit to Baylor as part of their 2022 class
  • December 2021: Darianna Littlepage-Buggs (2022) announces her commitment to Baylor (but actually signed during the early signing period in November)
  • January 2022: Kamaria McDaniel announces she’s no longer part of the Baylor program (and then enters the transfer portal . . .  and eventually lands at Michigan State)
  • April 2022: three are added to the 2022-23 roster from the transfer portal—Aijha Blackwell from Missouri (press release), Dre’una Edwards from Kentucky (press release), and Jana Van Gytenbeek from Stanford (press release)
  • June 2022: Erika Porter transfers in from Illinois (press release)
  • October 2022: Marcayla Johnson (2025) commits to Baylor
  • October 2022: Letycia Vasconcelos (2023) commits to Baylor

2022 Baylor Women’s Basketball Commitments

*Kyla Abraham, 6-5 F/C, Smithfield HS (VA) {previously attended Choctawhatchee HS (Fort Walton Beach, FL)} [committed 10/17/2021; other finalists: Georgia Tech, Miami (FL), Mississippi State, and Oklahoma]

*Catarina Ferriera, 6-1 juco sophomore W, Eastern Arizona College / São Paulo, Brazil

*Ysabella Fontleroy, 6-1 W, Kickapoo HS (Springfield, MO) [offered June 2021; committed 11/1/2021]

Darianna Littlepage-Buggs, 6-0 W, Classen School of Advanced Studies (Oklahoma City, OK) [announced commitment 12/8/2021; signed; other finalists: Alabama, Florida, and Texas A&M]

*announced as signed 11/10/2021

Former Targets

Janiah Barker, 6-3 F, Tampa Bay Tech HS (FL) [Baylor not among five finalists announced in July 2021]

Lauren Betts, 6-7 C, Grandview HS (Aurora, CO) [Baylor among ten finalists announced in July 2020; committed to Stanford, January 2021]

KK Bransford, 5-10 G, Mount Notre Dame HS (Cincinnati, OH) [Baylor among 12 finalists announced in September 2020; not among five finalists announced in September 2021]

Tineya Hylton, 5-7 PG, Royal Crown Academic School (Scarborough, ON) [Baylor among 14 finalists announced in January 2021; not among four finalists announced in August 2021]

Ashlon Jackson, 6-0 G, Hardin-Jefferson HS (TX) [Baylor not among five finalists announced in November 2020]

Ta’Niya Latson, 5-8 CG, Westlake HS (Atlanta, GA) [Baylor among eight finalists announced in January 2021; committed to Florida State, August 2021]

Tonie Morgan, 5-10 PG, Florida HS (Tallahassee, FL) [committed to Georgia Tech, September 2021]

Kyla Oldacre, 6-6 C, Mason HS (OH) [Baylor not among four finalists announced in October 2021]

Ayanna Patterson, 6-3 W, Homestead HS (Fort Wayne, IN) [offered April 2020; Baylor not among five finalists announced in March 2021]

Mya Petticord, 5-8 PG, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep HS (MI) [offered June 2021; committed to Texas A&M, October 2021]

Sa’Myah Smith, 6-4 W/F, DeSoto HS (TX) [offered February 2020; committed to LSU, October 2021]

Hannah Stines, 5-10 CG, Troy HS (Fullerton, CA) [committed to Washington, September 2021]

Grace VanSlooten, 6-3 W/F, IMG Academy (Bradenton, FL) {before senior year, attended Toledo Notre Dame Academy (OH)} [offered October 2020; Baylor among ten finalists announced in November 2020; not among three finalists announced in September 2021]

Ashlyn Watkins, 6-3 C, Cardinal Newman School (Columbia, SC) [Baylor not among four finalists announced in August 2021]

Ruby Whitehorn, 6-0 SG, Detroit Edison Academy (MI) [offered August 2021; Baylor not among her four finalists]

See next page for 2023 commitments and targets for Baylor women’s basketball

Disclaimers: The roster information, offers, and commitments are all unofficial. Offers come and go, so some offers listed may no longer be on the table, and some offers are erroneously reported. In addition, the target lists are inevitably incomplete because offers are not publicly reported for many prospects.

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