Baylor Women’s Basketball Recruiting

Conference: Big 12

Head Coach: Nicki Collen (3rd season in 2023-24)

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:

  • 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
  • March 2023: Kendra Gillispie enters her name into the transfer portal . . . and lands at Arkansas State
  • March 2023: Aijha Blackwell announces she will return to Baylor for the 2023-24 season, using her COVID extra year of eligibility
  • March 2023: Belmont transfer Madison Bartley commits to Baylor (signing press release)
  • April 2023: two more transfers commit to Baylor—Yaya Felder (from Ohio) and Jada Walker (from Kentucky; signing press release)
  • April 2023 transfer portal entrants: Jaden Owens (to TCU) and Erika Porter (to Bowling Green)
  • April 2023: Iowa State transfer Denae Fritz commits to Baylor
  • July 2023: Sadie Edwards joins the staff as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator (press release)
  • July 2023 staff promotions: Tony Greene to associate head coach, Tari Cummings to associate coach, Sophia Young-Malcolm to assistant coach and director of player development, and Aaron Sternecker to assistant coach and director of scouting and analytics (press release)

2023 Baylor Women’s Basketball Commitments

Letycia Vasconcelos, 6-7 C, Montverde Academy (FL) [committed October 2022]

Former Targets

Kamorea Arnold, 5-8 PG, Germantown HS (WI) [offered June 2021; Baylor among 12 finalists announced in July 2021; committed to UConn, November 2021]

Chloe Briggs, 5-11 CG, Ontario Christian HS (CA) [offered July 2021; committed to Washington, August 2022]

Chloe Clardy, 5-9 CG, Conway HS (AR) [offered May 2021; committed to Stanford, August 2022]

Maddie Cox, 6-2 F, Flower Mound HS (TX) [committed to NC State, October 2022]

Kymora Johnson, 5-8 G, St. Anne’s-Belfield School (Charlottesville, VA) [offered July 2022; committed to Virginia, September 2022]

Tessa Johnson, 5-10 SG, St. Michael-Albertville HS (MN) [Baylor among three finalists; committed to South Carolina, October 2022]

Reniya Kelly, 5-5 PG, Hoover HS (AL) [offered September 2021; committed to North Carolina, November 2021]

Ciera Toomey, 6-4 F/C, Dunmore HS (PA) [offered July 2021; Baylor not among eight finalists announced in October 2021]

Samantha Wagner, 6-1 SG/W, Reagan HS (San Antonio, TX) [committed to Oregon, November 2022]

Jada Williams, 5-8 PG, Blue Springs HS (MO) [offered July 2020; committed to Arizona, August 2022]

Mikaylah Williams, 6-1 W, Parkway HS (Bossier City, LA) [offered August 2019; Baylor among five finalists announced in June 2022; committed to LSU, June 2022]

See next page for 2024 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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