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2006 Commitments

 

The following top Indiana high school girls basketball players have agreed to accept basketball scholarships from the corresponding institutions of higher learning as shown below:

 

(Yellow background indicates new commitments since last update)

  Division I signees  

  

 

Player Name

Pos.

Hgt.

High School (Class)

Honors & Stats

Colleges/Commitment

Amanda Allen

 

 

Roncalli

Marian

Hannah Baker 6'3 C Brownsburg (4A) Central Junior All Star, Indianapolis Star West First Team
15.0 ppg, 7.4 rpg and 1.8 bpg, 52% fgp
Bowling Green State
Ashley Barlow 5'10 G Pike (4A) Indianapolis Star Super Team; AP All-State Honorable Mention
15.4 ppg, 4.7 apg, 2.6 rpg
Notre Dame
Brittney Bateman 5'5 G Lakeland

NECC First Team All-Conference two years

12.6 ppg, 5.7 rpg

Huntington

Ryleigh Carr

 

 

 

St. Joseph's

Courtney Beerbower

5'11

C/F

DeKalb (4A)

19.1 ppg, 8.3 rpg, .590 fg

Huntington

Danielle Ben-Tsvulun 6'2

 

F Ft. Wayne Harding (2A) First Team SAC, Ft. Wayne All-Area, Junior All-Stars
12.4 ppg, 9.2 rpg, 2.9 bpg, 2.8 spg, 77% ft, 54% fg
Notre Dame
Kelsey Bess 5'11 G Danville (3A)

4-year starter, helped lead team to back-to-back Sagamore Conference championships her freshman and sophomore year. All-Hendricks County and All-Sagamore Conference selection.
10.3 ppg, 5.9 rpg and 3.4 apg

St. Joseph's
Laura Bugher 6'1 F Indianapolis Lutheran (1A) All-Area Second Team (2003)
16.0 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 2.9 spg, 2.7 apg
Bowling Green State
Angie Bush 5'9 G Morgan Township (1A)

PCC All-Conference, All-Area

21.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg and 2.8 spg

St. Xavier
Megan Bunch 5'8 G Bedford North Lawrence

9.0 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 1.8 spg and 2.5 apg

Indiana-Southeast
Burnett, Meranda 5'5 PG Tri-Central (1A) 2003, 2004, 2005 State Champion, 2003, 2004, 2005 Kokomo All-Area, 2003, 2004, 2005 All-Hoosier Heartland Conference, 2003, 2004, 2005 All-Sectional, Regional & Semi-State Teams, 2003, 2004, 2005 State Finals All-Tournament Team, 2004 State Finals Game Associated Press MVP2004 Hoosier Basketball Magazine All-State-3rd team
15.9 ppg, 7.9 apg
Gardner-Webb
Jessica Canary G 6'0 South Putnam(2A)

All-Putnam County frosh, soph & jr

11.8 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 5.7 apg and 3.9 spg

Indianapolis

Karen Carson

 

 

Union County

Marian

Ashley Chase 5'10 G/F Switzerland County (2A)

South Junior All-Star

18.0 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 1.8 apg

Evansville
Katie Dewey G 5'6 Franklin Central (4A)
6.2 ppg, 4.0 apg, 2.5 rpg
Indianapolis

Erika Dobbs

 

 

Center Grove (4A)

Marian

Jenna Donaldson

5'11

G/F

DeKalb (4A)

12.9 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 4.6 apg, .470 3pt

Huntington

Megan Egenolf

5'9

G

Plainfield

Marian

Theresa Fairbrother 5'10 G Danville

Sagamore Conference First Team

14.9 ppg, 7.0 rpg

Marian
Whitney Farris 5'10 G/F Kokomo (4A) NCC All-Conference
9.2 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 3.1 apg
Valparaiso
Tiffany Finkton F/C 6'0 Warren Central (4A)

All-Marion County Second Team

12.8 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 1.7 apg

IUPUI

Haley Frame

5'7

G

Randolph Southern

Marian

Heidi Freund

5'8

G

Hebron (1A)

Purdue Calumet

Stephanie Gelhausen

5'10

G

Castle (4A)

9.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.8 apg

Alabama-Huntsville

Jennifer Gregg

 

 

Northview

St. Mary-of-the-Woods

Amber Harris 6'6 G/F North Central (4A)

Parade All-America First Team (2005), Third Team (2004); USA Today All-America Third Team (2005), Street & Smith All-America Third Team (2004), HM (2003); Student Sports Freshman and Sophomore All-America, USA Today Freshman and Sophomore All-America, Nike Skills Academy (2005), Nike All-America Camp (2003, 2004), ICGSA All-State First Team (2004, 2005), AP All-State Second Team (2004), Indiana Junior All-Star (Core)

20.0 ppg, 9.1 rpg

Xavier

 

Kristin Houk 6'0 F Brownsburg

7.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg

Marian
Sharon Houston 6'3 F Merrillville (4A) Old Dominion
Jessica Huffman   G Whiteland

Johnson County Player of the Year

19.9 ppg, 4.5 apg, 2.9 spg, 3.1 rpg

Eastern Illinois
Dee Dee Jernigan 6'0 G/F East Chicago (4A)

Nike Skills Acadmey (2005), USA Youth Development Festival, Indiana Junior All-Star, LCJ All-State First Team (2005), AP All-State Second Team (2005)

18 ppg, 10 rpg, 4 apg

Undecided
(received release from Purdue)
Kyleigh Jones 5'8 G Elwood (3A)

Courier & Journal 2nd Team All-State, Junior All Star Central Team

20.1 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 6.0 apg

Ball State

Jamie Jordan

5'6

G

Seeger

Danville ACC

Katie Kane 6'1 F/C Highland (4A) 7.8 ppg, 6.2 rpg and 2.0 bpg Nebraska-Omaha
Chelsea Kilty 5'9 G Hungtington North (4A)

North Central All-Conference

10.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg

Kentucky Wesleyan
Monica Kirschner G/F 5'10 Ben Davis (4A)
5.5 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 2.0 apg
Indianapolis
McCall Kitchel 6'0 F Lewis Cass

15.0 ppg

Olivet Nazarene

Molly Lauck

 

 

 

St. Joseph's

Melissa Lechlitner PG 5'7 South Bend St. Joseph's (3A)

2003-04 1st team All-state selection by Hoosier Basketball Magazine, 2003-04 Warsaw Holiday Tournament All-Tournament Team, 2002-03 State Finals All-Tournament Team - Courier Journal, 2002-03 South Bend Tribune All-Metro team
15.4 ppg, 6.0 apg, 4.0 spg, 4.4 rpg, .410 fg%, .860 ft%

Notre Dame

Susan Lester F/C 6'1 Pendleton Heights (3A)

Indiana Junior All-Star Core Team, 2005 Indy Star Super Team, 2005 Hoosier Hills Conference Co-Player of the Year

18.4 ppg, 10.6 rpg, 2.5 spg and 2.5 apg

Butler

LeShonda Lillard

5'6

G

Bloomington South (4A)

10.3 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.6 apg, 2.7 spg

Mercer

Fakhara Malone 5'4 G Evansville Memorial (3A)   Purdue
Beth Marshall 5'6 PG Hamilton Southeastern (4A) 2005 Junior All-Star
8.0 ppg, 4.2 apg, 2.2 spg, 49.5% 3pt, 72.7% FT
 
Northwestern
Audrey McDonald 5'8 G Kokomo (4A) All-North Central Conference two years in a row, Junior All-Star Central Team, Indiana AAU Outstanding Player Award (2001, 2002), AAU 16U All-America (2004)
15.2 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 3.8 apg
Ball State
 
Brittney Moore 6'3 F/C Merrillville (4A) Duneland All Conference 2003, 2004, South Bend Riley All Tournament Team, The Times and Region Roundball Review First Team All-Area, Post-Tribune 2nd team, Indiana AAU 14U Player of the Year 2002
10.6 ppg 11.6 rpg 3.0 bpg
Gulf Coast Community College
Maria Olsthoorn 6'1 F/C Castle (4A) 2004 1st Team All-Metro, 2004 SIAC 1st Team All Conference, ICGSA Top 100 Workout, 2003-2004 Hoosier Basketball Magazine Second Team All-State, 2004 Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention, led Castle High School in points, rebounds blocked shots, steals and FG percentage,  Indiana's Finest AAU State Champs 2003 (U15) and 2004 (U16). Indiana's Finest finished 5th nationally in 2003.
17.9 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 41 blocked shots, 55 steals, 64.9 fg%
Indiana State

 

Jesse Oxley

5'9

G/F

Tecumseh

17.2 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 3.5 apg

Oakland City

Ashley Pait

5'6

PG

Jeffersonville (4A)

10.0 ppg, 4.0 apg

Kentucky Wesleyan

Amanda Payne

 

 

West Vigo

St. Mary-of-the-Woods

Kelly Peller 5'11 G Chesterton (4A)

17.0 ppg, 5.0 spg

Valparaiso
Alyssa Pittman 5'8 G Elkhart Memorial (4A) 1071 Career Points, 2-time all Northern Lakes Conference 1st team, Top 100, Team MVP, Two time Sports Fest East All Star, All Sectional Back to Back Sectional Champions, 4th in Career Scoring heading into senior year, Started every game all 3 years.
17.8 ppg. 3.5 rpg
Eastern Michigan
Courtney Reed 5'9 G Northfield (2A) 2004 First Team Three Rivers Conference, All Sectional, Wabash County All County, Wabash County Holiday Tournament Team, Team MVP, 3-year varsity, 2-year starter, Indiana Junior All-Star North Team
18.3 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 4.2 apg, 2.9 spg
Miami
Chanell Ridley F 6'0 Ft. Wayne Concordia (3A)

All-City, Street & Smith HM

14.4 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 2.1 apg

Miami
Julie Seiss G/F 5'9 Warsaw (4A)

Junior All-Stars North Team, All-Northern Lakes Conference

17.2 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 3.6 apg

Butler
Erica Simpson 6'0 F Gary West Side (4A) RRR NWI Super Senior Seven, RRR All-Area
8.5 ppg, 4.8 rpg
Birmingham-Alabama
Hanna Singleton 6'2 C South Spencer 12.3 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 4.1 bpg Evansville

Jessica Sheets

5'11

F

Hebron (1A)

Purdue Calumet

Stacia Shepherd 5'9 G Carmel (4A) MIC All-Conference and Noblesville Daily Times All-County two years' running, AP All-State Honorable Mention, Louisville Courier-Journal Honorable Mention, Metro North Honorable Mention Stetson
Brittney Smelser 5'10 F Huntington North (4A)

12.0 ppg

Huntington
Amanda Stull 5'9 G Rushville (3A) Junior All-Star South Team, Heritage Hills Conference Co-Player of the Year, AP All-State High Honorable Mention, Courier-Journal All-State Honorable Mention
23.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 4.6 apg,2.6 spg, 45.3% fg, 87.8% ft
Coastal Carolina
Lauren Sturtevant G 5'10 Cathedral (4A)

2004 IBCA-IHSAA Top 100 Showcase participant, 2004 Indianapolis City Tournament All-Tournament Team, Indianapolis Star All-Area North Team Honorable Mention, Indianapolis Star All-City 2nd Team (only junior named to 1st or 2nd teams)

13.0 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 4.3 apg

Eastern Illinois
Melanie Thornton F 5'11 Carmel (4A)

Indiana Junior All-Star Central Team, All-Metropolitan Athletic Conference, All-County

11.8 ppg, 8.5 rpg and 1.3 apg

Butler
Kelly Watts 5'11 G/F East Chicago Central (4A) The Times Second Team All-Area, RRR Super Senior 25, RRR Super Senior Seven
11.8 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 2.0 spg
Eastern Michigan
Lori Whitaker 5'9 G/F Bloomington North (4A) All Conference Indiana & Herald Times All Area as freshman, sophomore & junior; Blue Star Invitee

11.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 3.2 apg

Coastal Carolina 

White, Valarie

5'8

G

Pike Central (3A)

2003 & 2004 All-PAC honorable mention, 2005 ALL-PAC 1st Team
11.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 1.8 apg

Oakland City

Kylie York 5'8 G Hamilton Southeastern (4A) 4 Year Letter winner, 3 year starter, 2006 All Hamilton County, 2006 Hamilton County Player of the Year, 2006 MVP Hamilton County Tournament, 2006 Indy Star Super Team, 2006 RRR Super Senior 25, 4 Year HCC Conference Champ, 4 Years undefeated in HCC Conference, 2006 Sectional Champ, 2006 Regional Champ (1st Time in school history) 2006 Semi-State Appearance, 2006 Top 40 Selection, 2006 Top 100 Selection, 2005-06 ICGSA All-State 2nd Team, 2006 Hoosier Basketball Magazine North/South All-Star Team Northern Illinois

 Total Player Count - 65

 

2006 Non-Basketball Scholarships

 

Player Name

Pos.

Hgt.

High School (Class)

Honors & Stats

Colleges/Commitment

Funston, Angie F 5'9 Lake Central (4A)   Loyola/Softball
McCarty, Molly F/C 5'9 Perry Meridian (4A)   Dayton/Track & Field

 Total Player Count - 2