Amongst people on hand to witness Kelly Karlis’ previous-2nd heroics for the College of Wisconsin women’s basketball group Sunday was a collection of prime recruiting targets seated behind the Badgers bench.
The group provided two in-point out 2020 guard prospective buyers, 5-foot-9 Jaddan Simmons of Eco-friendly Bay Southwest and 5-8 Natalie McNeal of Germantown.
They ended up joined by a trio of 2021 prospective buyers, 5-10 guard Maty Wilke of Beaver Dam, 5-11 guard Sydney Affolter of Chicago Marist and 6-2 ahead Jenna Johnson of Wayzata, Minnesota.
Also in attendance ended up a pair of upcoming Badgers, 2019 recruits Sydney Hilliard of Monroe and Tara Stauffacher of Beaver Dam.
Simmons, daughter of Eco-friendly Bay Packers secondary mentor Jason Simmons, is averaging 21.8 points this time for Southwest. She was participant of the calendar year in the Fox River Common Conference previous time when she averaged 21.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and shot 44 percent from 3-stage array. A member of the Purple Aces AAU software, she has scholarship features from all four of the state’s Division I packages, along with a checklist that incorporates Nebraska, Illinois, Arizona Condition, Houston, South Dakota, Bradley, Brown, Utah, Tulsa, Penn and Kansas Condition.
McNeal, who is averaging 19.6 points and 11 rebounds for Germantown, also has drawn desire from the other point out and Big 10 packages. She was the Greater Metro Conference participant of the calendar year as a sophomore. She also performs for the Wisconsin Lakers AAU group.
Wilke, a regular customer to the UW campus, is deemed a single of the prime sophomore prospective buyers in the country. She is averaging 13 points for the Golden Beavers, who will be going for their third consecutive WIAA Division 2 point out title. She received her 1st scholarship offer from North Dakota while however in seventh quality and that checklist has grown to about 30, including Marquette, Eco-friendly Bay and Big 10 rivals Iowa, Indiana, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan Condition, Michigan and Nebraska.
Affolter, ranked as the No. 2 sophomore prospect in Illinois by Prep Girls Hoops Illinois, is averaging 16.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2. 3-ideas for Marist. A member of the Illinois Elite AAU software, she has received features from Marquette, Illinois, DePaul and Butler, between other folks.
Johnson is averaging 16 points for Wayzata, which is undefeated and ranked No. 2 between Class 4A teams in Minnesota. She performs for the North Tartan AAU software and is the reigning point out winner in the 400 meter run.