News on women’s basketball transfers (including additions to the transfer portal) from NCAA D-I schools. Items listed in reverse chronological order.
UConn-to-Virginia transfer Mir McLean (5-11 SO wing, Baltimore, MD) has been granted an immediate-eligibility waiver, despite having played for UConn earlier this season.
McClean played her freshman season with the Huskies as the squad advanced to the Final Four and appeared in three games for UConn this season before transferring to Virginia.
McLean has been granted a waiver by the NCAA and is immediately eligible to play. She will be in uniform for tonight’s game against Virginia Tech.
Rhode Island transfer Giana Hernandez-Boulden (6-0 SO guard, Hamilton, NJ) has landed at Canisius. She previously transferred from West Virginia to URI and has yet to play in a college game.
Canisius women’s basketball head coach Sahar Nusseibeh announced Wednesday that Giana Hernandez-Boulden has joined the program as a mid-year transfer.
Due to NCAA transfer regulations, Hernandez-Boulden is not eligible to participate in any games for the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
“We are excited to welcome Giana to our Griffs family,” Nusseibeh said. “Giana is an extremely versatile guard who can score at all three levels and will fit our up-tempo vision. Her length and athleticism contribute to her ability to add significant value with rebounding and on the defensive side of the floor. She is someone who will help elevate our program with her natural ability, strong desire to grow her game and she will add value to our team however she can. Canisius women’s basketball just got better and we look forward to having her officially compete in the 2022-23 season.”
Hernandez-Boulden arrives on Main Street after starting the 2020-21 campaign at West Virginia before later transferring to Rhode Island. She has yet to appear in a collegiate game.
Grand Canyon transfer Ambranette Storr (5-9 SO guard, Bradley, IL) has landed at Detroit Mercy.
The Detroit Mercy women’s basketball team has added transfer Ambranette Storr announced Head Coach Latanya Collins. Storr comes to the Titans from Grand Canyon University.
Ambranette Storr (5-9) – G
Hometown: Bradley, Ill.
High School: Kankakee
Previous School: Grand Canyon
• Saw action is two games scoring two points with two assists and a steal
Moberly Area Community College:
• Named the Newcomer of the Year as a freshman averaging 9.6 ppg, 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists for the Greyhounds as a mid-season transfer from Drake.
Rickea Jackson (6-2 JR wing, Detroit, MI) has announced that she is entering her name into the transfer portal, out of Mississippi State. She’s their leading scorer (20.3 PPG) this season and second in rebounding (6.8/game) and becomes the third Bulldog to enter the portal this season
Mississippi State women’s basketball forward Rickea Jackson plans to enter the transfer portal, she announced Monday, leaving the Bulldogs without their top scorer for the rest of the season.
“She just wants out for mental health reasons,” Caryn Jackson, the player’s mother, said in a text message to the Clarion Ledger.
Kaliah Henderson (5-10 JR guard, Tampa, FL) has entered her name into the transfer portal, out of Saint Joseph’s. She played in 12 games this season, starting 4 and averaging 10.2 PPG and 5.0 RPG.
Junior Kaliah Henderson will transfer from the Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball program, head coach Cindy Griffin announced Monday.
“We want to thank Kaliah for her time on Hawk Hill,” Griffin said. “Our program wishes her the best in her future endeavors.”
TCU transfer Aaliyah Morgan (6-1 SO forward, Tyler, TX) has landed at Louisiana Tech.
Louisiana Tech head coach Brooke Stoehr announced today that Aaliyah Morgan has been accepted to the University and has signed her financial aid agreement.
Morgan, a 6-foot-1-inch forward out of Tyler, Texas, will enroll at Tech in the spring and will join the program and prepare for the 2022-23 season with the Lady Techsters. She will have three years of eligibility remaining.
“We are excited to welcome Aaliyah to Ruston and Louisiana Tech. She will be a great addition to the program and can’t wait for her to join this group in the spring quarter,” said Stoehr. “Aaliyah is a versatile scorer and rebounder. She has the ability to score both facing the basket and inside the paint. Aaliyah plays with a high motor and will bring that energy on both ends of the floor. We look forward to having Aaliyah as a part of the Lady Techster family.” . . .
“As soon as I stepped foot in the Thomas Assembly Center, I was welcomed with open arms,” said Morgan. “As a person who is relationship-driven, the environment and campus itself allowed me to feel at home. I also clicked very well with the team and coaching staff.
“I was really able to see what Coach Brooke and Scott Stoehr are doing to keep this organization successful while still bonding and getting to know players on a personal level. I’m super excited for my journey as a Lady Techster.”
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