Saturday, June 30, 2018

Discovery Canyon girls' basketball standout Ashten Prechtel picks Stanford


Vinny Benedetto, gazette.com, June 27, 2018

Ashten Prechtel got her first recruiting letter from Stanford just after her freshman basketball season at Discovery Canyon. Monday, a phone call from the Cardinal coach ended her recruitment.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Discovery Canyon's Ashten Prechtel announces commitment to Stanford women's basketball

Ryan Casey, chsaanow.com, June 26, 2018

Ashten Prechtel, one of the state's top girls basketball players, has committed to Stanford.
Prechtel will be a senior at Discovery Canyon in the fall. She announced her commitment to the Cardinal on Twitter. 



Tuesday, May 29, 2018

BROWN TO REPRESENT USA


gostanford.com, May 29, 2018

Jenna Brown has been named to the USA Basketball U18 National Team that will compete at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in early August.
 
Brown made the 12-member squad from a pool of 35 hopefuls following three days of camp over the weekend at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The team will reconvene for a training camp on July 20 before it departs for the FIBA championship, which runs from August 1-7 at a location still to be announced. The top four finishing teams at the championship will earn a qualifying berth into next summer's 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup.

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Monday, May 28, 2018

Viral dunker Fran Belibi looks forward, backward and, of course, up at USA Basketball trials


Dan Olson, espn.com, May 26, 2018

Fran Belibi recently crossed a big item off her to-do list. So now is as good a time as any to do some reflection and projection.



Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Regis Jesuit dunking phenom Fran Belibi commits to play college basketball at Stanford


Kyle Newman, denverpost.com, May 21, 2018

Regis Jesuit junior Fran Belibi, one of the top high school girls basketball prospects in the nation, committed to Stanford on Monday afternoon.

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Pinewood’s Hannah Jump picks Stanford


Darren Sabedra, mercurynews.com, February 16, 2018

Pinewood star Hannah Jump, whom her high school coach has called the nation’s best shooter, is traveling all of four miles to play college basketball.
The junior announced Friday on Twitter that she has committed to Stanford.


Cherry Creek point guard Jana Van Gytenbeek commits to play basketball at Stanford


Kyle Newman, denverpost.com, January 8, 2018

Cherry Creek sophomore point guard Jana Van Gytenbeek had a dozen Division I offers — but as soon as she visited Palo Alto, Calif., over winter break, she knew exactly where she wanted to be.
“I went on an unofficial visit on New Year’s Eve, and Stanford has always been my dream school — that’s when they extended the scholarship offer,” Van Gytenbeek said.
“I basically committed on the spot, but wanted to talk it through with my parents and my coaches. Then on my birthday, on (Jan. 3), I called them back and restated my commitment.”

Central Valley's Lexie and Lacie Hull

king5.com, May 1, 2018

The Hull twins led Central Valley basketball to a state and national title. They will play their college ball at Stanford.


Friday, May 04, 2018

BROWN TO USA U18 TRIALS


gostanford.com, May 3, 2018

Incoming freshman Jenna Brown has accepted an invitation to the 2018 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team Trials, which will take place May 26-28 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
 
The 12-member USA Women's U18 National Team is expected to be announced on May 28 and will compete at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship at a date and location to be announced. The top four finishing teams at the championship will earn a qualifying berth into next summer's 2019 FIBA U19 World Cup.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

BROWN WINS NATIONAL POY HONOR


gostanford.com, April 26, 2018

Incoming freshman Jenna Brown has been named the National High School Senior Girls' Basketball Athlete of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association.
 
The award is the latest in a laundry list for the five-star recruit. In addition to appearances at the McDonald's All American Game and the Jordan Brand Classic, Brown was voted to the Naismith High School Girls' All-America first team, the ALL-USA Girls Basketball All-America second team, earned WBCA High School Coaches' All-America honorable mention accolades and was the Gatorade State Player of the Year in Georgia.

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