News on women’s basketball transfers (including additions to the transfer portal) from NCAA D-I schools. Items listed in reverse chronological order.
Denver transfer Meghan Boyd (5-11 JR guard, Eagle, ID) has landed at Colorado State.
Experience at the guard position is en route to the Colorado State women’s basketball program with the signing of Meghan Boyd, a transfer from Denver.
“Megan is an outstanding basketball player who has a great passion for the game,” CSU head coach Ryun Williams said. “Her size and versatile skill set at the guard spot and her ability to score at multiple levels will be a great addition to our team.”
The 5-foot-11 guard started 21 of 30 games played this past season at DU, averaging 30.3 minutes per contest in her third season with the Pioneers. Her 11.1 points per game clip was second on the team and 18th in the Summit League. She tallied 16 double-digit scoring games with a season-high 27 against Oral Roberts. However, her two best performances came in her sophomore season, dropping a career-best 31 versus Omaha and 29 points in an 85-84 upset of Colorado on Dec. 8, 2020.
In her career, the Eagle, Id. native sports a 33.9% field goal percentage and a 31.6% 3-point field goal percentage with a slight majority of her field goals coming from distance (56.6% of all FGM). Among her scoring ability is her precision from the free-throw line where she connected on 91.7% from the free-throw line in 2021-22 and holds an 89.9% career clip.
Another transfer-in for Utah State: Mayson Kimball, 5-11 GR forward, Webster, NH (grad xfer) / Merrimack. They’re now at two transfers in, eight in the portal.
Utah State head women’s basketball coach Kayla Ard announced the signing of Mayson Kimball, a guard transferring from Merrimack College who will use her final year of eligibility at Utah State.
Kimball appeared and started in all 26 games for the Warriors in the 2021-22 campaign, where she led the team in blocks (12) and was second on the squad in both scoring (12.0 points per game) and steals (25). Kimball scored in double figures 15 times in 2021-22, including two games recording 20-plus points. She posted her third career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds against Fairleigh Dickinson….
Over the course of her collegiate career, Kimball appeared in 98 games, including 92 starts, averaging 30.5 minutes per game while turning in 11.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.
“Our staff is incredibly excited to have Mayson joining us,” Ard said. “She fits everything we are about in every way on and off the court. Her size and physicality at the perimeter will be explosive in the Mountain West, and her maturity will be a huge asset for our culture.”
The Texas Tech Lady Raiders and head coach Krista Gerlich have announced the addition of University of Texas at Austin transfer Ashley Chevalier Tuesday.
A native of Chatsworth, Calif, Chevalier was rated the No. 86 overall player in the Class of 2020 by espnW Hoop Gurlz. As a senior, Chevalier averaged 11.7 points per game and 4.3 assists per game, leading her Sierra Canyon squad to the No. 1 seed in the Southern Section Open Division playoffs.
As a junior, Chevalier led Sierra Canyon to the 2019 California Open Division State Championships, as the Trailblazers went 33-1 overall.
Chevalier enrolled at UT ahead of the 2020-21 season and made 28 appearances and two starts. Chevalier averaged 2.9 points per game while shooting 38.4 percent from the floor. Chevalier recorded three games with at least 10 points.
The Californian will enroll at Tech later this summer and will have three years of eligibility.
Chevalier joins Bailey Maupin, Kilgore College product Tara Kessner and high school signee Kilah Freelon in the Lady Raiders 2022 recruiting class.