Female British Basketball Players in US Colleges 2018-19

By on December 10, 2018
Shanice Norton LSU

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

We have recorded 27 players at DI level this year, down from 28 last season.

You can view the men’s list here.

NCAA Division 1

Toyosi Abiola (Sophomore) – Eastern Michigan University (transferred from Iona, sitting out 2018-19 season)
Evelyn Adebayo (Junior) – Murray State University (sat out the 2017-18 season after transferring from Gardner-Webb University)
Sam Clement (Senior) – Cornell University
Khaleah Edwards (Sophomore) – Wagner College
Emerald Ekpiteta (Sophomore) – Niagara University
Charlotte Ellmore (Freshman) – University of Texas at San Antonio
Chloe Gaynor (Redshirt Freshman) – Long Beach State (redshirted through the 2017-18 season)
Jenelle Grant (Junior) – Purdue University (transferred from University of the Pacific, sitting out 2018-19 season)
Cheridene Green (Redshirt Senior) – University of Tennessee
Nicole Hofmann (Sophomore) – Presbyterian College (redshirted through the 2017-18 season)
Ebony Horton (Freshman) – St Francis Brooklyn College
Abigail Johnson (Sophomore) – St Bonvaenture University
Millie Knowles (Freshman) – Eastern Washington University
Kennedy Leonard (Senior) – University of Colorado
Kyla Nelson (Sophomore) – University of Pittsburgh
Gabby Nikitinaite (Sophomore) – Northern Illinois University
Shanice Norton (Senior) – Louisiana State University
Rachel Odumu (Redshirt Senior) – University of Hawaii
Ire Ozzy-Momodu (Sophomore) – Robert Morris University
Anna Popovic (Sophomore) – Elon University
Paige Robinson (Junior) – University of Florida (from Midland CC, JUCO)
Chyna Sawyers (Sophomore) – Mississippi Valley State
Emily Stradling (Freshman) – Mercer University
Molly Taylor (Junior) – Loyola University Maryland
Ruchae Walton (Sophomore) – Portland State
Imani Whittington (Sophomore) – Colombia University
Savannah Wilkinson (Sophomore) – Florida State University

NCAA Division 2

Dami Adeyinka (Freshman) – Quincy University
Ladun Akako (Sophomore) – Barry University
Gina Brierley (Junior) – Saint Leo University
Freya Cooney (Sophomore) – Franklin Pierce University
Kadija Conteh (Freshman) – Adams State University
Jess Davies (Senior) – Missouri Western State University
Maria Delgado (Senior) – University of Minnesota Crookston
Georgia Elliott-King (Senior) – Newberry College
Melanie George (Senior) – Newman University
Shauna Harrison (Freshman) – California University of Pennsylvania
Chandera Jones (Freshman) – Millersville University
Megan Lewis (Senior) – Bentley University
Dani Lozzi (Sophomore) – Lynn University (transferred from D1 Vermont)
Ibilola Oyedeji (Sophomore) – Palm Beach Atlantic University
Ashleigh Pink (Freshman) – Barry University
Sarah Round (Freshman) – Goldey-Beacom College
Cheyenne Scott (Sophomore) – Florida Tech University
Megan Sheret (Freshman) – Fresno Pacific University
Harriet Swindells (Sophomore) – Barry University
Rebecca Taylor (Senior) – Concordia University-Portland
Loie Webb (Freshman) – Lynn University
Holly Wilkes (Junior) – Cal State LA (transferred from Howard College, JUCO)
Zoe Willis (Freshman) – American International College

NCAA Division 3

Natalie Busch (Senior) – Emerson College
Flora Durgerian (Freshman) – Claremont Mudd Scripps

NAIA

Maggie Gilbert (Sophomore) – Southeastern University (transferred from Lake Region State College, JUCO)

JUCO

Jade Blackburn (Sophomore) – Northeast Community College
Jessica Eadsforth-Yates (Sophomore) – Georgia Highlands (transferred from Cochise College)
Elizabeth Esan (Freshman) – Crowder Colleg
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Monique Esbrand (Sophomore) – State Fair Community College
Georgia Gayle (Sophomore) – Northwest Flordia State College
Naomi McKenzie – Highland Community College
Mia McKenzie – ??
Katie Richards (Freshman) – Northeast Community College

Canada

Eleanor Jones (Year 2) – Ryerson University

Unknown
Rhianna-Mae Laing was a Junior at Florida Atlantic, believe she transferred but can’t be found

Graduated/Left/Other
Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott graduated from University of Toledo, signed in Spain
Leah McDerment graduated from University of Massachusetts, signed in Germany
Grace Sinnott left Colorado Christian University, joined Essex Rebels in the WBBL
Whitney Allen graduated from Edinboro University, now with Leicester Riders coaching and as academic and welfare adviser
Sadie Russell left Texas A&M Kingsville after her junior year and is playing for Nottingham Trent in NBL Division 2
Millie Stevens was a Junior at Illinois State University, won’t be playing for her Senior year but unsure what she is doing now
Abby Lowe remains at San Diego State University, but no longer playing basketball

Who Have We Missed?

Let us know if we have missed anyone – drop an email to team@hoopsfix.com.

Image Credit: LSU/Gus Stark

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