High School: Cannon School (Concord, NC)
Recruiting Status: Verbally committed to Georgia
Notes: She attended Hickory Ridge HS (Harrisburg, NC) as a freshman. Her mother, Angelina McCall, played basketball at USC Upstate.
Recruiting Summary for Reigan Richardson
offers as of early November 2018: Auburn, Charlotte, Georgetown, Georgia, North Carolina (previous staff), North Carolina State (source)
offers in 2019:
- May: Clemson
- June: East Carolina, Rutgers, Virginia Tech
- July: North Carolina (new staff)
- August: Miami (FL)
- September: Kentucky
offers in 2020:
- January: Alabama, Virginia
*offers from Georgia Tech and Wake Forest have also been reported
May 3, 2020: narrowed her list to a top six: Georgia, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech
June 13, 2020: committed to Georgia
Cannon’s Richardson makes her college choice (Independent Tribune, 6/16/2020)
According to Richardson, what truly set Georgia apart was persistence from head coach Joni Taylor.
“I would always see (Taylor) at my games,” Richardson told the Independent Tribune. “It always meant a lot to me.
“Even when I didn’t have a great game, she was there. She has always been consistent with me.”
Taylor was the first coach to offer Richardson a scholarship, all the way back when Richardson was in eighth grade.
Who are the top girls basketball stars in the Charlotte region? The 2019-20 All-Observer team (Charlotte Observer, 4/12/2020)
Averaged 23 points, eight rebounds, three steals and shot 47 percent from the field. Richardson, a top 50 national recruit, led Cannon to a 17-9 record and an NCISAA state semifinal appearance. She has offers from Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Miami, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.
She’s Got Next – and Now: Bulls’ Richardson just a freshman, but her game is mature beyond its years (Independent Tribune, 2/6/2018)
Richardson stands at around 6 feet tall, and although she is just a freshman, she is already one of the toughest and strongest players in the county. On the court, she is a matchup nightmare as she moves like a guard, but she can fight for rebounds and block shots with ease.
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