ROME, Ga. — Berry College head women's basketball coach, Thomas Johnson, has announced the newcomers for the upcoming 2018-19 season.
"We're excited about this group that we have coming in," Johnson said. "I'm looking forward to getting them to campus and getting to work."
Brief bios and photos of the newcomers can be found below.
(F, 5-9, Allardt, Tenn., Central Magnet High School)
Sandman joins the Vikings after building an impressive athletic resume at Central Magnet. As a Tiger, Sandman earned All-District honors and was named All-District Most Improved Player. A four-year varsity athlete, Sandman served as team captain in her senior year and was given the title of Team MVP. Sandman was also the captain of the soccer and track teams at Central Magnet, and held the school record in the 1,600m.
The daughter of Laquita and Scott Sandman, Madeline plans to major in biochemistry.
(F, 5-10, Buford, Ga., Buford High School)
As a two-time state champion, Walter joins the Vikings after a standout career at Buford. Serving as a three-year varsity player, Walters helped her team to two regional championships, a Final Four appearance in 2016 and two state championships (2017, 2018) in addition to being a member of the Craig Sager Memorial tournament championship squad. Walters was also a member of the Georgia Hoopstars club team.
The daughter of Becki and Todd Walters, Mary plans to major in pre-law.
(G, 5-8, Chattanooga, Tenn., East Hamilton High School)
Zeh comes to Berry after a four-year varsity career at East Hamilton. Serving as team captain, Zeh led her team to the Sub-State game in her senior year, which set a school record for the most wins in a season (25 games). Individually, Zeh held the school record with 43 charges taken in her career. She also competed with the Lady Mustangs AAU club team.
The daughter of Paula and Brian Zeh, Carli plans to major in early childhood education.
(F, 5-10, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Riverdale High School)
Moore joins the Vikings after leading her team to three consecutive State Championships. A four-year varsity player for Riverdale, Moore also competed on the track & field team. In addition, Moore was a member of the Tennessee Shock club team.
The daughter of Tiffany and Donald Moore, Kennedy plans to major in exercise science.
(F, 6-1, LaFayette, Ga., LaFayette High School)
Serving as a four-year varsity starter, Oxford comes to Berry with an extensive resume. Oxford boasted the highest free throw percentage on the team, and earned a spot on the Walker County Dream Team twice. She also served as captain for the Ramblers in her junior and senior seasons. In addition, Oxford was a member of the LaFayette tennis and cross-country teams, and was named Walker County Tennis Player of the Year. Oxford was also a member of the Elite 77 Lady Dynasty club team for four years, and won three NTBA national championships.
The daughter of Miranda and David Oxford, Skylar plans to major in psychology.