Schrann signs letter of intent to Vanderbilt
York Catholic hoops standout Kady Schrann made her commitment to Vanderbilt official on Wednesday, signing a national letter of intent to play for the Commodores. The university announced the signings of Schrann and another recruit -- Archbishop Spalding (Md.) guard Maggie Morrison -- in a release sent out Wednesday, the first day of basketball's early signing period.
The news doesn't come as much of surprise: Schrann announced her commitment to Vanderbilt in late September. Verbal commitments, however, are non-binding, and Schrann's letter of intent makes her commitment official.
The 5-foot-9 senior is ranked the No. 48 prospect in the country by ESPN HoopGurlz, and the No. 9 point guard in the 2011 class.
Commodores head coach Melanie Balcomb said of Schrann in the Vandy news release:
"With the signing of Maggie and Kady, our backcourt has a chance to be one of the strongest and deepest we have had at Vanderbilt. I love the fact that each can handle the ball, score off the dribble and shoot the three. Kady and Maggie are capable of playing any of the three guard positions, and I expect these two to be a dynamic combo."Kady has an uncanny ability to make things happen on both ends of the floor. She can impact a game with or without the ball in her hands, and that is a rare skill."
Here are a few quick facts on Schrann and Morrison, according to the press release:
Maggie Morrison, G, 5-7
Archbishop Spalding High School
• Ranked No. 108 by Blue Star Basketball
• 45th-best point guard, ESPN HoopGurlz
• 13 ppg, 5 assists in 209-10
• 2-time first team All-Met, Baltimore Sun
• 2010 First team All-Met, Washington Post
• 2-time first team all state selection in soccer
• AAU team is seven-time Maryland State/Regional Champions
• Oldest brother, Patrick, plays lacrosse at Maryland and sister plays lacrosse at Oregon
• Peer mentor and tutor.
Kady Schrann, G, 5-9
York Catholic High School
• Ranked No. 48 by ESPN HoopGurlz
• No. 9 point guard, ESPN HoopGurlz
• 18 ppg in 2009-10
• 3-time first team all state, Associated Press
• 3 straight state championship games
• 3-time state qualifier in cross country
• Big Brothers and Big Sisters tutor
• Won the AAU regional championship and the Penn State Blue Chip Tournament last year