Cavalier Signees Earn Several Postseason Honors
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia women’s basketball signees Ataira Franklin, Jazmin Pitts and Kelsey Wolfe have all been honored following the conclusion of outstanding high school seasons. The trio, collectively tabbed among the top 20 classes in the nation, have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Cavaliers beginning in the fall of 2010.
Kelsey Wolfe (Germantown, Md.), a 5-9 guard out of Seneca Valley High School, was named the Washington Post’s All-Met Player of the Year after leading the Screaming Eagles to a 27-0 record and the Maryland 3A State Championship. Wolfe was also the Gatorade Player of the Year in Maryland after averaging 20.0 points (29.8 in the postseason), six rebounds and four assists per game. Her 1,809 career points while at Seneca Valley are a school record.
Ataira Franklin (Bowie, Md.), joined Wolfe on the Washington Post All-Met First Team. She averaged 16 points per game and had five 20-point performances during her senior season. Franklin was a member of the Capital Classic All-Star Game roster.
Jazmin Pitts (Mosely, Va.), a 6-1 forward out of Cosby High School, was a first team All-Metro selection by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The newspaper’s player of the year in 2009, Pitts is a three-time, first-team All-Metro choice. As a senior at Cosby, Pitts averaged 15 points, nine rebounds and three blocks while setting school records for career points (1,825) and surpassing the 1,000-rebound mark.