Boo Williams Summer League - Maryland: 16U Verbal Commitments

Tuesday, October 11

Ruth Sherrill Commits

HoopGurlz   3-star Ruth Sherrill is fifth commit at CAA school

Ruth Sherrill of Alexandria, VA, has committed to Hofstra University, according to her club coach, Stan Kinf of Cardinal AAU Basketball.

The 6-foot forward, rated a three-star prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz, also considered East Carolina, Loyola (Md.), Penn and William & Mary.

Sherrill was an honorable-mention, All-Met selection by the Washington Post after her unior season at Thomas Edison (Alexandria, VA)

BWSL-MD NOTE:  Ruth Sherrill played her 2011 summer showcase season with BWSL-MD Elite Team.


Tuesday, August 30

Hoopgurlz - No. 85 Kelila Atkinson picks the ACC

Kelila Atkinson, the No. 85 prospect in the ESPNU HoopGurlz 100, has verbally committed to Wake Forest, according to her mother, Janice Atkinson. The senior at Riverdale Baptist High School (Upper Marlboro, Md.) also considered Central Florida, Cincinnati, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Virginia Commonwealth.

"Kelila chose Wake Forest because it fit her academically and the campus size was just right," her mother said in an email to ESPN HoopGurlz. "Being in the ACC gave Wake Forest a huge college feel without being lost in the student population. Also, the close proximity to home and the ability for more family to attend the games was a plus."

Atkinson, the 5-foot-10 wing from Woodbridge, Va., is the highest rated prospect to choose the Demon Deacons in the 2012 class to date with four stars. She joins 6-2 forward Candace Ball, a three-star prospect from Pulaski, Va., and 5-8 point guard Celina Rodrigo, a three-star prospect from Marietta, Ga.

Saturday, August 27

Shianne Goodwin Commits to Furman University


3-star F Shianne Goodwin picks Southern Conference

Shianne Goodwin of Woodbridge, Va., has committed to Furman University, according to her club coach, Diane Richardson of BWSL-Maryland.

The 6-foot-3 forward also considered North Carolina Greensboro, Radford and LaSalle.

Goodwin "was impressed with the academic resume of Furman and the coaching staff," according to Janice Atkinson of BWSL.

Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz, Goodwin made second-team, all-district after her junior season at Potomac (Dumfries, Va.).

Monday, July 4

Lexi Carpenter (2012) Commits to University of Dayton

Lexi is a rising Senior at Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, VA.  An excellent combo-guard with an incredible shooting arsenal, Lexi has a very high basketball IQ.  Dayton is going to enjoy the knowledge she has harvested playing againt the best in the DMV and nationally!

Hoopgurlz gives Lexi "Three-Stars" and reports the following:

Winter 2010-11: Crafty scorer who has improved her 3-point shot, she understands how to set up defenders and creat space. Solid defender with good footwork (Bodine)

She Got Game 09: Has the ability to score from anywhere on the floor, reads the defense well. As a very nice pull up jump shot. Very agile and well balanced when making moves to the basket. High energy player that plays hard through out the games.

Jonquel Jones
Tuesday, May 10
HOOPGURLZ....No. 94 Jonquel Jones gives ACC program its third 2012 verbal
Jonquel Jones, the No. 94 ranked player in the 2012 class according to ESPN HoopGurlz, has committed to Clemson, according to one of her Boo Williams club team coaches, Shawn Wright. She also considered Florida State, George Mason, North Carolina and Virginia Tech.

Jones is the second player in the ESPNU HoopGurlz 100, joining No. 95 Kayla Montgomery from Power Springs, Ga., to commit to the Tigers, and with four-star post Nyilah Jamison-Myers from Orangeburg, S.C., the third overall. Clemson joins Connecticut, Notre Dame and Tennessee, with three commitments in the rising senior class.