Women’s Basketball Transfer News, August 2020

Kaelynn Satterfield, the New York City native who transferred from Ohio State to Xavier (Big East), has been granted an immediate-eligibility waiver by the NCAA.

The NCAA has approved the waiver submitted by Xavier Athletics for Kaelynn Satterfield. The guard is now eligible to play women’s basketball during the 2020-21 season.

“We are very ecstatic for Kae and her family with this incredible news from our compliance office and the NCAA!” said Xavier head coach Melanie Moore. “Kae grew up in the gym and has an amazing basketball IQ and love for the game.  She has the ability to play multiple positions and is an important piece as our program moves forward.”


Hofstra (CAA) has officially announced the addition of Pitt transfer Jahsyni Knight (5-8 SO point guard, Perth Amboy, NJ).

Hofstra head women’s basketball coach Danielle Santos Atkinson announced the addition of University of Pittsburgh transfer Jahsyni Knight to the 2020-21 roster. Knight, a native of Perth Amboy N.J., will begin her career with the Pride as a junior. Though Knight will miss the 2020-21 season due to the NCAA transfer policy, she will have two seasons of eligibility remaining at Hofstra once cleared.

“We are overjoyed that Jahsyni has decided to make Hofstra her home the next three years, and know she is going to have a special career with the Pride,” said Santos Atkinson. “She is a very talented player that can score at the rim with an attacking mindset, hit open shots and deliver the ball where it needs to go with confidence. She has a passion for basketball that excites our staff, and will be a great fit with our players and in our program.”

Knight, a 5-8 guard, saw action in 30 games for the Panthers during the 2019-20 season. Last season as a sophomore, Knight averaged 14.0 minutes per game while adding 1.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists to go along with 16 steals.


Originally planning to transfer to UC Davis, former Oregon player Holly Winterburn (5-10 FR guard, Northampton, England) has instead returned to the UK and signed a pro deal with the Leicester Riders.

Holly Winterburn is back!

Leicester Riders secure a 3-year deal with the former Charnwood player.

Winterburn will be studying a Loughborough University degree at Loughborough College through the Elite Player Pathway programme. This deal will provide her with a full scholarship and a professional player contract.


Rutgers transfer Alexis Morris (5-6 RS SO point guard, Beaumont, TX), who started her college career at Baylor, has returned to her home state, landing at Texas A&M.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Women’s Basketball and head coach Gary Blair have announced the signing of transfer guard Alexis Morris on Saturday.

Morris is a redshirt junior, and is the fourth transfer player landed by the Aggies in this recruiting class (Destiny Pits, Zaay Green & Ella Tofaeono).

Alexis Morris | 5-6 | G | Rutgers/Bayor/Legacy Christian HS | Beaumont, Texas
The Beaumont, Texas, native comes to Aggieland after spending her redshirt sophomore season as a member of the Rutgers women’s basketball program during the 2019-20 campaign. Morris made an appearance in seven games for the Scarlet Knights.

She began her collegiate career in the 2017-18 season at Baylor, playing in 34 contests and earning a spot on the 2018 Big 12 All-Freshman Team. Morris averaged 9.4 points, 3.4 assists and 2.9 rebounds per game. She also led the Lady Bears in three-point field goal percentage (.462), and paced Big 12 freshman in free-throw percentage (.836).

Morris was a five-star recruit coming out of high school. She played her high school career at Legacy Christian Academy, where she led her team to four-consecutive district championships. Morris capped off her time at Legacy Christian Academy by winning the Class 3A State Championship, and by being named the 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year (Texas). She participated in the Jordan Brand Classic and was also a McDonald’s All-American.


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