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2023 Recruiting

Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2022 8:38 am
by Old Cage
Dallas Pierce @_DallasPierce Β· Apr 13
First I just want to thank my family and village God has put in my life and I am honored to announce my commitment to the reigning A10 champs the University of Massachusetts @UMassWBB @CoachVerdiUMass

5'9" guard who one website I found ranks as the #1 guard in her class in Delaware.

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2022 10:28 am
by TruBluMaroon
If the state of Delaware had the same quantity as a California, Texas, Florida, UM would be a national player 😁

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2022 9:10 pm
by wmmmfan
Some offers for 2023 to keep an eye on:
Grace Oliver 6’2” F Norwell HS MA
Julie Bahati 6’2” F Springfield Central MA
Anna Foley 6’3” F Andover HS MA

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2022 10:25 am
by 69MG
Some news on Bahati. She would be a good get for Verdi. She averaged 13.1 points, 8.5 boards and 5.8 blocks for the State Champion Central team. She was their leading scorer at 13.1, but they are a very balanced team so I'm not thrown by that number.
https://www.masslive.com/highschoolspor ... gland.html

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:03 pm
by Old Cage
Maddie lists us in her final eight:

Prospect Media @prospectmedia_ Β·Jul 25
Maddie Webber WENT OFF for 40PTS including 9 (3 Pointers) in her AAU Finale impressing college recruiters in attendanceπŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Her stock just went WAY UP β¬†οΈπŸ€― @MaddieAWebber @SLAAMBASKETBALL @

Tory is making finalist lists against the likes of Villanova, St. John's and Penn. Outstanding.

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2022 10:24 pm
by 69MG
^ Maddie committed to Villanova tonight. From her video it looks like we were her 2nd choice, or maybe the second hat means nothing. Anyhow, she's pretty good but Verdi really doesn't need to recruit much more for 2023 with 1 commit already and possibly 12 of the 14 coming back.

For certain we lose Sam and Destiny and no two players can duplicate what they bring. Sid and Angelique both have their Covid extension available so maybe they come back. I'll worry about 2023 when this season is over. Top 25 is not out of the question.

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 7:55 am
by Old Cage
Boston Showstoppers @B_Showstoppers Β· 15m
Chinenye Odenigbo had a great official visit at Umass Amherst

(6'6" center at Noble and Greenough with offers from Michigan State, Ohio State, and Pitt among others. Interesting that we are one of her five "officials.")

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2022 6:35 pm
by 69MG
^ Good call, Cage. We got her.
Fight Massachusetts
@FightMA247
#UMass WBB with a big local commitment (pun intended) from 6-foot-6 Nobles center Chinenye Odenigbo

2023 C recently OV'd UMass, reportedly held several HM offers

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2022 7:39 am
by Old Cage
^ Tory's WAGON could be rolling for a long time!

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2022 12:03 pm
by Uminuteman
This is a huge get!! Congrats to her and to us!!!

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2022 11:59 am
by 69MG
Another one for Tory:

Camden Catholic and New Heights NYC’s Aaryn Battle commits to UMass hoops.


Class of 2023 New Heights NYC and Camden Catholic High School’s Aaryn Battle has verbally committed Division I University of Massachusetts Women’s basketball program, yesterday her South Jersey high school Tweeted.

The 5-10 guard, who Camden Catholic calls β€œan incredibly disciplined and self-motivated player who’s consistently hungry to get better and help the team win,” in a Tweet, drained 348 points (14.0 ppg), dished out 124 assists (5.2 apg) and had a team-high 74 steals (3.2 spg) last season
.

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:31 am
by 69MG
Has anyone seen anything on Chinenye Odenigbo? She's the key to next year's class. No LOI yesterday as far as I can see.

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2022 9:39 am
by UMassTom'91
Pierce and Battle officially signed yesterday. Keep it up, TV!

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2022 4:10 pm
by 69MG
69MG wrote: ↑Thu Nov 10, 2022 8:31 am Has anyone seen anything on Chinenye Odenigbo? She's the key to next year's class. No LOI yesterday as far as I can see.
I have - this just in:
UMass Women's Basketball
@UMassWBB
πŸ†‚πŸ…ΈπŸ…ΆπŸ…½πŸ…΄πŸ…³:
@ChinenyeJO_

πŸ“ 6'5"
πŸ€ Center
πŸ“ Walpole, Mass.
🏫 Noble & Greenough School
πŸ… First Team Bay State Conference All-Star

Re: 2023 Recruiting

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2022 5:38 pm
by TruBluMaroon
Old Cage wrote: ↑Mon Oct 03, 2022 7:39 am ^ Tory's WAGON could be rolling for a long time!
There are seven (7) Sophomores and Freshman on this years squad. Through one (1) game , the total contribution from the seven (7) is 11 minutes and no points ( it is one (1) player). I know that there are injuries in those two (2) classes; but there are always injuries in those two (2) classes in the TV era.