Maryland women’s basketball received a commitment from class of 2024 prospect Ava McKennie. She announced her decision with a post to her Twitter account Thursday afternoon.
I found my home!! I’m committed to the University of Maryland! FTT @TerpsWBB @BrendaFrese @McDonoghGVBB @philly_rise pic.twitter.com/hTZFoarP5N— Ava McKennie (@AvaMckennie) February 23, 2023
McKennie attends McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland, and also competes for Philly Rise on the EYBL circuit. She is the sister of former Maryland offensive lineman Ellis McKennie, who was a team captain and All-Big Ten honorable mention in his fourth and final year with the Terps in 2019.
McDonogh finished with a 21-2 record this past season, landing just outside of MaxPrep’s national top 25 rankings. The Eagles recently defeated St. Frances Academy in the IAAM Conference championship game.
McKennie is not in ESPN’s HoopGurlz Super 60 recruiting rankings, but she has the tools to be an effective player at the collegiate level. She stands at 6-foot-2 and has the ability to stretch the floor as a wing. She was also considering Penn State, Princeton and Harvard.
In other news
Dylan Manfre and Damon Brooks Jr. previewed No. 7 Maryland women’s basketball’s regular-season finale at No. 16 Ohio State.
No. 13 Maryland baseball is at No. 4 Ole Miss for a series this weekend, and Ben Wolf previewed it.
Terps women’s basketball was named as a No. 2 seed — sixth overall — in the NCAA Tournament selection committee’s latest top-16 reveal.
Projected No. 2 seed in the latest @MarchMadnessWBB Reveal #FTT x #MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/UUjpgsaV9H— Maryland Women’s Basketball (@TerpsWBB) February 24, 2023
Maryland track and field is ready to compete at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.
One day away— Maryland Track & Field (@MarylandTrack) February 23, 2023
Former Maryland field hockey standout Josie Hollamon was included in USA Field Hockey’s starting lineup.
Our girl Josie is in— Maryland Field Hockey (@TerpsFH) February 24, 2023
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Maryland volleyball assistant coach Kyle Thompson is coaching at the USA Volleyball Women’s National Team Open Program.
Kyle Thompson is heading to Colorado Springs this weekend to coach at the USA Volleyball Women’s National Team Open Program! pic.twitter.com/7jDk6qaSWn— Maryland Volleyball (@TerpsVolleyball) February 23, 2023