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Girls’s Basketball | 9/26/2023 1:27:00 PM

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MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – First yr head coach Heather Macy welcomes within the newcomers for the upcoming 2023-24 season.

Sanaya Shrader, Madison McFerrin, Rachel Murray, Kayla Lindsey, Andreonia Doe, Audrey Jennings, Lauren Livingston, Holly Davies, Aijah Palmore, Britney Mapang and Mya Lewis spherical out the category.

Of the 11 newcomers, 9 are transfers and two are freshman.

BRITNEY MAPANG Mapang (5’9, Guard, JR) is an skilled guard with 4 years of expertise on the collegiate degree. She is thought for her protection, being named the KJCCC Defensive Participant of the 12 months within the 2021-22 season at Backyard Metropolis CC, averaging a steal a sport. In her three stops at Colby CC, Backyard Metropolis CC and Arkansas-Little Rock, she performed in 72 video games, beginning in 21 of them. She didn’t take part within the 2022-23 season at Arkansas-Little Rock on account of being red-shirted. Up to now in her profession she has averaged 3.2 factors per sport, 0.8 help per sport, 2.1 rebounds per sport and a steal per sport.

“Britney is a excessive power participant and can be an asset for us on the defensive finish of the ground this yr,” Macy stated.

“I selected Barry due to its deep dedication to tutorial athletic excellence and cultural range,” Mapang stated . “After speaking with coach for a number of days, I believe Barry goes to be an amazing match for me.”

LAUREN LIVINGSTON Livingston (5’7, Guard, JR) is a switch that adopted coach Macy to Barry from Greensboro School. In her three seasons at Greensboro, she began in all 70 video games. Within the 2020-21 season, she was named All-USA South East Division after averaging a team-leading 18.6 factors per sport. Within the 2021-22 season she averaged 16.7 factors per sport and led the Pleasure to a 25-2 document, and earned a spot on the All-USA First Staff and was rewarded with the Kim Strable MVP Award. The 2022-23 season included her being chosen Second-Staff All-USA South after main the Pleasure to a 26-3 document, a USA South Match Championship and a NCAA Match bid. Her profession averages embrace 15.6 factors per sport, 2.9 rebounds per sport and 5.3 help per sport.

“I selected Barry as a result of its an amazing alternative,” Livingston stated. “I even have an amazing relationship with coach Macy and grown right into a mature particular person and due to her, my basketball sport has elevated.”

“Lauren has confirmed to be a mature and constant level guard and I’ve confidence her sport will proceed to evolve,” Macy stated.

SANAYA SHRADER Shrader (6’1, Middle, JR) transfers in from Butte School, the place she performed two seasons. In her freshman season (2021-22), she led the Roadrunners to a 23-7 document and was named the GVC Freshman of the 12 months. Within the 2022-23 season she began all 31 video games, main Butte to a 28-4 mark and a berth within the CCCAA championship sport. She was named honorbale point out All-Golden Valley Convention. Her profession averages are 7.5 factors per sport and eight.4 rebounds per sport.

“I selected Barry as a result of I fell in love with the atmosphere and the folks,” Shrader stated.

“Sanaya has the athletic potential to increase our protection and provides us a bonus on the glass,” Macy stated.

MADISON McFERRIN McFerrin (5’8, Guard, JR) is a switch from John Wooden CC, the place she performed two seasons. She performed in a complete of 48 video games, beginning in 38 of them. Within the 2022-23 season she earned each All-Area 24 and All-Midwest Athletic Convention honors, averaging 18.7 factors, 6.2 rebounds, 3.0 help and a pair of.0 steals per sport. Her profession averages are 12.3 factors, 4.7 rebounds and a pair of.2 help per sport.

“I selected Barry as a result of I liked the tradition of the group and it felt like house after I visited the varsity,” McFerrin stated.

“Madison can rating the three-ball and permit us to house in a different way on offense,” Macy stated.

RACHEL MURRAY Murray (5’7, Guard, SR) is a switch from convention foe Embry-Riddle, the place she performed three seasons. She has performed in a complete of 77 video games, beginning in 51 of them. Within the 2022-23 season, she was third on the group in scoring, averaging double digits at 10.4 per sport. She recorded a profession excessive of 25 factors towards Florida Tech on Jan.11. Her profession averages embrace 6.8 factors, 2.1 rebounds and 1.5 help per sport.

“I selected Barry as a result of the coaches and athletic workers have been very useful in my transition these previous few months,” Murray stated. “I can’t look forward to this upcoming yr and season!”

“Rachel’s maturity and expertise within the convention can be a invaluable benefit for us in yr one,” Macy stated.

KAYLA LINDSEY Lindsey (5’9, Guard, FR) is one in every of two freshman becoming a member of the Bucs, coming from Norcross HS in Norcross, GA. Lindsey is an achieved highschool participant, being named three-time All-County, All-Area and All-State. As a senior she led the Blue Devils to a 7A state championship berth and a 29-3 document. As a junior, the Devils went 26-5 and gained a state title. For her profession she ranks top-10 at school historical past for steals (182-4th) and help (218 – sixth).

“I selected Barry as a result of as quickly as a stepped on campus I felt at house,” Lindsey stated. “I liked the varsity, and the professors I met have been nice.”

“Kayla is a winner and can deliver a defensive presence for us instantly,” Macy stated.

ANDREONIA DOE Doe (6’0, Guard/Ahead, FR) is the second incoming freshman that can be becoming a member of the Bucs from Mill Creek HS in Buford, GA. She led the 13-12 Hawks to a 7A regional match. For her profession she averaged 6.0 factors, 6.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per sport, capturing 40 % from the ground.

“I selected Barry as a result of I’m excited for brand spanking new beginnings that I’ll expertise at Barry,” Doe stated.

“AD will instantly deliver the power to create mismatches inside our system,” Macy stated.

AUDREY JENNINGS Jennings (5’9, Guard, JR) is one other switch from Greensboro, following coach Macy to Barry. Jennings could be very achieved on the collegiate degree, in her sophomore season she earned First-Staff All-Area honors from, named USA South Participant of the 12 months and First Staff All-Convention whereas averaging 17.4 factors per sport whereas capturing 86 % from the free-throw line and 31 % from three. She was named the Pleasure’s rookie of the yr in her freshman season.

“I selected Barry due to the challenges and alternatives it gave me,” Jennings stated. “Attending Barry will permit me to be part of a various neighborhood and expertise in Miami Shores. I imagine Barry will problem academically and permit me to pursue an expert profession.”

“Audrey is pushed, skilled, and ready to expertise great success instantly,” Macy stated.

HOLLY DAVIES Davies (5’7, Guard, SR) is a switch from Newberry School the place she performed the final two seasons. She performed in a complete of 56 video games, beginning in 55. Within the 2022-23 season she scored double-digits in 13 video games whereas capturing 80.6 % from the free-throw line. In her two seasons at Newberry she averaged 7.7 factors, 3.6 rebounds and a pair of,2 help per sport. She was additionally named to the South Atlantic Convention Commissioner’s Honor Roll each seasons.

“I selected Barry as a result of with one yr of eligibility left, I needed to go someplace that I’d be pushed as a participant and I imagine that is the proper match,” Davies stated.

“Davies will thrive within the system, plus her understanding of the sport will elevate us instantly,” Macy stated.

AIJAH PALMORE Palmore (6’1, Middle/Ahead, JR) is the third switch to comply with coach Macy from Greensboro. In her lone season at Greensboro. Palmore performed in 28 video games, coming off the bench. She averaged 6.8 factors per sport to associate with 9.9 rebounds per sport, which led the group and was good for second within the convention. She rebounded in double figures 15 instances, and recorded 23 towards Pfeiffer on Feb. 11. Earlier than Greensboro she performed two seasons at St. Andrews, the place she averaged 9.9 factors per sport and seven.5 rebounds over her two seasons there.

“I selected Barry as a result of I noticed this as a chance I couldn’t cross up,” Palmore stated . “Coach Macy believed in me, noticed my max potential and helped me enhance on and off the court docket.”

“Aijah is essentially the most bodily rebounder I’ve ever coached,” Macy stated.

MYA LEWIS Lewis (5’8, Guard, JR) transfers in from Much less McRae, the place she performed final season in 24 video games, averaging 1.6 factors and 1.0 rebounds per sport. Earlier than her cease at Much less McRae, Lewis performed a yr at Guilford Technical CC, beginning 20 video games and averaging a team-high 11.4 factors per sport.

“I selected Barry due to the various alternatives I’m supplied with to do nice issues and off the court docket,” Lewis stated.

“Mya is a well-rounded participant who is a good addition to our group and program,” Macy stated.

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