ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- The University of New Mexico first year women’s basketball coach Mike Bradbury has signed a class of five. Bradbury’s first class at UNM is ranked 28th in the country by Blue Star Basketball.
In a statement about his recruiting class, Bradbury said, “This signing class will ignite the future success of our program and get Lobo women’s basketball back to the level our great fans deserve. We are excited to welcome these five nationally–ranked recruits to the Lobo family.This is one of the deepest and most talented classes I’ve signed in my 26 years of Division I. Each of these players bring strengths that will help build our exciting style of basketball.”
Lobo fans may remember Jaedyn De Le Cerda out of Roswell High School. The Adidas All American is part Bradbury’s first class.
She led the Coyotes to a Class 5A championship last season with 34 points. The 5-foot 8-inches guard averaged nearly 17 points, 3 assists and 2.8 steals. Madison Washington is a point guard out of Red Oak, Texas. She averaged 18 points, five assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals last season.
Washington was also Offensive Player of the Year. The left handed scoring point guard is known for her ability to shot three pointers. Antonia Anderson is a six foot two guard/forward out of Cibolo, Texas.
The back to back Defensive Player of the Year averaged 16 points, six rebounds and four steals per game.
Point guard N’Dea Flye out of Oregon City, Oregon has a career 400 points and 283 rebounds.
Tania Wright is a guard out of McKinney, Texas. She led her team to a state runner up finish in 2014 and regional finals appearance in 2015.