Female British Basketball Players in US Colleges 2017-18 - Hoopsfix.com

Female British Basketball Players in US Colleges 2017-18

With the college basketball season already upon us, it is time to take a look at all the Brits who have crossed the pond to hoop this season in the US education system.

We have recorded 28 players at DI level including 15 incoming freshman.

You can view the men’s list here.

NCAA Division 1

Toyosi Abiola (Freshman) – Iona University
Evelyn Adebayo (Junior) – Murray State University (will sit out the 2017-18 season after transferring from Gardner-Webb University)
Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott (Senior) – University of Toledo
Sam Clement (Junior) – Cornell University
Khaleah Edwards (Freshman) – Wagner College
Emerald Ekpiteta (Freshman) – Niagara University
Chloe Gaynor (Freshman) – Long Beach State
Jenelle Grant (Sophomore) – University of the Pacific
Cheridene Green (Redshirt Junior) – University of Tennessee – missed 2016-17 through injury
Nicole Hofmann (Freshman) – Presbyterian College
Abigail Johnson (Freshman) – St Bonvaenture University
Rhianna-Mae Laing (Junior) – Florida Atlantic (from Cowley College, JUCO)
Kennedy Leonard (Junior) – University of Colorado
Abby Lowe (Sophomore) – San Diego State University
Dani Lozzi (Freshman) – University of Vermont
Leah McDerment (Senior) – University of Massachusetts
Kyla Nelson (Freshman) – University of Pittsburgh
Gabby Nikitinaite (Freshman) – Northern Illinois University
Shanice Norton (Junior) – Louisiana State University
Rachel Odumu (Redshirt Junior) – University of Hawaii – sat out 2016-17 after transfer
Ire Ozzy-Momodu (Freshman) – Robert Morris University
Anna Popovic (Freshman) – Elon University
Chyna Sawyers (Freshman) – Mississippi Valley State
Millie Stevens (Junior) – Illinois State University
Molly Taylor (Sophomore) – Loyola University Maryland
Ruchae Walton (Freshman) – Portland State
Imani Whittington (Freshman) – Colombia University
Savannah Wilkinson (Freshman) – Florida State University

NCAA Division 2

Ladun Akako (Freshman) – Barry University
Whitney Allen (Grad Student) – Edinboro University
Gina Brierley (Sophomore) – Saint Leo University
Freya Cooney (Freshman) – Franklin Pierce University
Jess Davies (Junior) – Missouri Western State University (transferred from D1 Lipscomb)
Maria Delgado (Junior) – University of Minnesota Crookston
Georgia Elliott-King (Junior) – Newberry College (transferred from Charleston Southern University, D1)
Melanie George (Junior) – Newman University
Eleanor Jones (Sophomore) – Metropolitan State University of Denver (transferred from DI Colorado)
Megan Lewis (Junior) – Bentley University – missed 2016-17 through injury
Ibilola Oyedeji (Freshman) – Palm Beach Atlantic University
Sadie Russell (Junior) – Texas A&M Kingsville (transferred from Odessa College, JUCO)
Cheyenne Scott (Freshman) – Florida Tech University
Grace Sinnott (Freshman) – Colorado Christian University
Harriet Swindells (Freshman) – Barry University
Rebecca Taylor (Sophomore) – Concordia University-Portland


Jade Blackburn (Freshman) – Northeast Community College
Jessica Eadsforth-Yates (Freshman) – Cochise College
Monique Esbrand (Freshman) – State Fair Community College
Georgia Gayle (Freshman) – Northwest Flordia State College
Maggie Gilbert (Freshman) – Lake Region State College
Paige Robinson (Sophomore) – Midland CC
Holly Wilkes (Sophomore) – Howard College (transferred from Western Wyoming)


Freya Szmidt (Sophomore) – University of Calgary

Graduated or left

Harriet Ottewill-Soulsby (Senior) – Lafayette College, signed for Durham Palatinates, WBBL
Claire Paxton (Senior) – Colorado Christian University D2, signed for Caledonia Pride, WBBL
Janice Monakana (Senior) – University of Toledo, signed for Nottingham Wildcats, WBBL
Shequila Joseph (Senior) – Ole Miss University, signed for Fassi Albino, Italy
Melita Emanuel-Carr (Senior) – University of Illinois at Chicago, signed in France
Flo Ward (Senior) – Florida Southern College – signed for Team Northumbria, WBBL
Beth Dalton (Senior) – West Liberty University
Lana Doran (Redshirt-Senior) – California University of Pennsylvania, signed for Nottingham Wildcats, WBBL
Beth Sarson (Sophomore) – left Pfeiffer University, joined Oaklands Wolves, WBBL
Lauren Milligan (Senior) – Chesnut Hill College, signed for Oaklands Wolves, WBBL
Parris Wilkinson (Sophomore) – left Newman University, now at University of Hertfordshire

Who Have We Missed?

Let us know if we have missed anyone – drop an email to [email protected].

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