Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Talented Trio Picks Stanford, November 13, 2019

Stanford's Setsuko Ishiyama Director of Women's Basketball Tara VanDerveer announced the signings of three highly-touted prep standouts to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday. Cameron Brink (Beaverton, Ore./Mountainside), Agnes Emma-Nnopu (Victoria, Australia/Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence) and Jana Van Gytenbeek (Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek) will join the Cardinal ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.
Stanford's class is again one of the nation's strongest, collectively rated No. 5 by espnW HoopGurlz.


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Stanford's Aussie connection grows with Emma-Nnopu's commitment

so excited to announce my commitment to Stanford University. a massive thank you to my family, friends, coaches and everyone who made this dream come true. can’t wait to put on the red and join the card family in 2020 🌲🤓

Lachy France,, October 13, 2019
It hasn’t taken long for legendary head coach Tara VanDerveer and Stanford to find another Aussie following the success of Alanna Smith, with Class of 2020 prospect Agnes Emma-Nnopu announcing her verbal commitment to the Cardinal.
Emma-Nnopu becomes the third Australian in the 2020 class to commit to a Pac-12 school...

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Dan Albano,, June 26, 2019

Mater Dei basketball standout Brooke Demetre found her ideal college.
The Register’s reigning player of the year has committed to Pac-12 contender Stanford, the junior-to-be announced on Instagram on Wednesday night.
“I felt the school was the perfect fit for me,” Demetre said of Stanford. “The coaching staff is great. The academics are incredible and I love the team. I already have close friends on the team.”
Demetre, a 6-foot-2 forward, made an unofficial recruiting trip to Stanford earlier this month and committed Tuesday.

Fran Belibi dunks over two girls at Stanford women's basketball camp

Logan Newman,, June 28, 2019

Just in case you haven’t heard, ALL-USA First Team selection and Stanford women’s basketball signee Francesca Belibi can dunk.
She can dunk with either hand.
She can throw down alley-oops (and completed the first in girls high school history at Regis Jesuit (Aurora, Colorado)).
She can even jump over people.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Belibi: Dunk-ready for Bangkok, drawing inspiration from LeBron and Serena, May 28, 2019

While the team-first concept is rightly at the top of the list for USA rising star Fran Belibi, she might still find herself catapulted further into the limelight by making FIBA U19 Women’s Basketball World Cup history.
The current buzz around the teenager could be about to rocket skywards if she becomes the first player to throw down a dunk at the event – something which is certainly not out of the question. You only have to take a look at her ever-expanding online collection of throw-downs, all of which are a sensation with fans around the globe.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Meet Stanford-Bound Haley Jones, the Top-Ranked High School Women’s Player in the Country

Gary R. Blockus,, May 10, 2019

  • Haley Jones is the little engine that could.

    Check that. Haley Jones is the big engine that can.

    The 6-foot-1 guard, who played four years at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, California, without missing the academic honor roll, is simply spectacular. She creates shots, scores from everywhere and is an enthusiastic rebounder. 

    The Stanford-bound Jones, ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100, won the Naismith Trophy as the Girls’ High School Player of the Year.

    How good is she? Jones passed three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings (beach volleyball) as Mitty’s all-time leading scorer with 2,127 points, and set the school career record for shooting percentage at 63%.

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Cardinals to U19 Trials

USA Basketball invited 30 players to training camp for the women's U19 World Cup team,
including current and future Cardinals Jenna Brown, Fran Belibi, Haley Jones, and Cameron Brink., May 1, 2019

RJ Abeytia,, May 1, 2019
Brown, Jones, and Belibi To Try Out For U19 World Cup Team

Kim Doss,, May 1, 2019
USA Basketball welcomes 30 players to U19 trials

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

With four ALL-USA recruits, is this Stanford women's basketball's best class ever?

Logan Newman,, April 29, 2019

Two days after Stanford bowed out of the Elite Eight, the ALL-USA national teams were announced.
Cardinal signees Haley Jones and Fran Belibi graced the First Teamwhile Ashten Prechtel was a Third Team member. Two weeks later, the ALL-USA California team was announced. The first team featured the fourth Stanford recruit of the 2019 class, five-star Hannah Jump.
Is this the best class the school has had in head coach Tara VanDerveer’s vaunted tenure?

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Archbishop Mitty's Haley Jones is state Max Preps Player of the Year

The Stanford-bound Jones, who was named the top player in the Bay Area by both the Bay Area News Group and the San Francisco Chronicle, has earned the MaxPreps California State Player of the Year honor.

Kevin Askeland,, April 23, 2019

MaxPreps 2018-19 California Girls Basketball All-State Teams

Monday, April 22, 2019

Haley Jones is a special player

David Yapkowitz,, April 22, 2019

Takeaways from the Jordan Brand Classic: Zia Cooke, Haley Jones star

, April 18, 2019