Cal Women’s Basketball Recruiting

Conference: Pac-12

Head Coach: Charmin Smith (5th season in 2023-24)

Official Golden Bears roster

Unofficial Cal 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:

  • February 2023: Leilani McIntosh announces she will return to Cal for the 2023-24 season, using her extra COVID year of eligibility
  • March/April 2023 transfer portal entrants: Amaya Bonner (to Florida State), Jayda Curry (to Louisville), Sela Heide (grad xfer to Oregon State), and Evelien Lutje Schipholt (to South Florida)
  • April 2023: Ioanna Krimili transfers in from San Francisco (press release)
  • April 2023: Ila Lane grad-transfers in from UC Santa Barbara (press release)
  • April 2023: Kamryn Mafua (2024) commits to Cal
  • May 2023: McKayla Williams transfers in from Gonzaga (press release)
  • May 2023: Anastasia Drosouni (2023) signs with Cal (press release)
  • May 2023: Marta Suárez transfers in from Tennessee (press release)
  • May 2023: Jason Glover joins the staff as an assistant coach (press release); Paul Reed is no longer on the staff (and is hired at Saint Mary’s as an assistant coach)
  • July 2023: Gabrielle Abigor (2024) commits to Cal
  • September 2023: Travon Bryant joins the staff as an assistant coach (press release)

2024 Cal Women’s Basketball Commitments

Gabrielle Abigor, 6-3 C, Berean Christian HS (Walnut Creek, CA) [offered December 2022; committed 7/31/2023]

Kamryn Mafua, 6-2 F, Folsom HS (CA) [offered January 2023; committed 4/30/2023]

2024 Targets

Tabitha Betson, 6-2 F, DME Academy (Daytona Beach, FL) / hometown: Melbourne, Australia [offered July 2023; finalist, along with Alabama, UCF, Clemson, Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, Northwestern, South Florida, Southern Cal, Syracuse, Wisconsin (August 2023)]

Ines Goryanova, 5-7 PG, DME Academy (Daytona Beach, FL) / hometown: London, England [offered July 2023; finalist, along with Auburn, Baylor, Iowa State, Louisville, Mississippi State, Texas A&M, and West Virginia (August 2023)]

Me’Arah O’Neal, 6-3 F/C, Episcopal HS (Bellaire, TX) [offered March 2023; finalist, along with Arizona State, Baylor, Florida, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, LSU, and Tennessee (August 2023)]

Tajianna Roberts, 5-9 SG, IMG Academy (Bradenton, FL) {previously attended La Jolla Country Day School (CA)} [offered November 2021; finalist, along with Duke, Kentucky, Louisville, and Virginia Tech (August 2023)]

Izela Arenas, 5-9 PG, Sierra Canyon School (Chatsworth, CA) [offered June 2023]

Former Targets

Kendall Braden, 5-8 CG, Toledo Christian HS (OH) [offered April 2023; committed to Toledo, July 2023]

Morgan Cheli, 6-0 CG, Archbishop Mitty HS (San Jose, CA) [offered October 2021; committed to UConn, April 2023]

Devin Coppinger, 5-10 CG, Nooksack Valley HS (Everson, WA) [offered December 2022; committed to Washington, August 2023]

Jenessa Cotton, 6-2 F, Mater Dei HS (Santa Ana, CA) [offered August 2022; Cal not among five finalists announced in September 2023]

Katie Fiso, 5-11 PG, Garfield HS (Seattle, WA) [offered February 2021; committed to Oregon, June 2023]

Rian Forestier, 5-11 CG, Brandeis HS (San Antonio, TX) [offered August 2022; committed to Southern Cal, April 2023]

Avery Howell, 6-0 SG/W, Boise HS (ID) [offered April 2023; Cal not among five finalists announced in August 2023]

Shay Ijiwoye, 5-6 PG, Desert Vista HS (Phoenix, AZ) [offered August 2022; committed to Stanford, September 2023]

Vivian Iwuchukwu, 6-3 C, Montverde Academy (FL) [offered August 2022; Cal not among seven finalists announced in June 2023]

Jordan Lee, 6-0 W, St. Mary’s HS (Stockton, CA) [offered April 2021; Cal not among 11 finalists announced in July 2023]

Taliyah Parker, 6-1 G, South Grand Prairie HS (TX) {previously attended Putnam City West HS (Oklahoma City, OK)} [offered December 2022; Cal not among eight finalists announced in August 2023]

Harper Peterson, 6-3 W/F, Whitney HS (Rocklin, CA) [offered April 2021; Cal not among three finalists]

Kennedy Smith, 6-1 F, Etiwanda HS (CA) [Cal not among five finalists]

See next page for 2025 commitments and targets for Cal 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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