CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia women’s basketball head coach Amaka Agugua-Hamilton announced today (May 1) the signing of RyLee Grays (Pearland, Texas), who will join the Cavaliers for the upcoming 2024-25 season.

“I’m super excited to welcome RyLee to our program,” said Agugua-Hamilton.

“She fits us on and off the court. RyLee was highly recruited out of high school and is a strong, athletic, and physical post player, who can also defend, run the floor, score, and rebound. She is a great student, who will enhance our culture as well. Wahoo Nation, you will love her game and dynamic personality.”

A 6-3 forward, Grays competed as a true freshman for North Carolina last season.

An espnW HoopGurlz four-star prospect, Grays attended Pearland High School, where she led the Oilers to a state championship appearance in 2023. As a senior, Grays was also named the Houston Chronicle Player of the Year.

On the AAU circuit, Grays competed for CyFair Elite EYBL, which won the 2022 Nike national championship.