Western PA Bruins players continue to gather basketball offers

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 7:18 PM


An extended “dead” period in NCAA recruiting during the covid-19 shutdown did not stand in the way of the Western PA Bruins girls AAU basketball program.

The Bruins continue to be a prime target for Division I college coaches who know where to take their scholarship offers.

Those offers have been coming in at a torrid pace.

Since mid-July, several Bruins who double as WPIAL standouts have received numerous opportunities to play at the D-I level.

Here are the players and their most recent offers:

• Ashleigh Connor (Jr., Mt. Lebanon) — Cleveland State, Oakland.

• Kaili Doctor (So., Pine-Richland) — Marshall.

• Eve Fiala (So., Indiana) — Minnesota.

• Dacia Lewandowski (So., North Catholic) — Marshall, Toledo, Akron.

• Aislin Malcolm (Jr., Chartiers Valley) — Boston College, Richmond.

• Reilly Sunday (Jr., Moon) — Massachusetts, Florida International, Cleveland State, Holy Cross.

• Emma Theodorsson (Jr., Moon) — Cleveland State, American, North Dakota, Navy, Lafayette, North Florida, Wofford, Western Michigan.

• Journey Thompson (Jr., Peters Township) — Cleveland State, Oakland, Stony Brook, Florida International, Wofford, Massachusetts.

• Jasmine Timmerson (So., North Allegheny) — Akron, Minnesota.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a TribLive reporter covering local sports in Westmoreland County. He can be reached at bbeckner@triblive.com.

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