Women’s Basketball Adds Washington Transfer Collier

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first_imgCollier is from Kansas City, Mo., and lettered three seasons for Truman High School in Independence, Mo. and one season at Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park, Kan. She was a three-time all-conference, all-district and all-state selection at Truman, including being named Missouri Class 5 First Team All-State as a junior. Collier was a two-time finalist for the prestigious DiRenna Award presented annually to the Kansas City Metro Area Player of the Year. She scored more than 1,200 points in three seasons at Truman behind shooting 49.0 percent from the field. Collier recorded double-figure points in 53 consecutive contests and scored more than 20 points in 20-plus games. She scored 30 or more points on three occasions. As a sophomore, Collier led the Patriots in scoring (15.8) and assists (4.4) and helped her team qualify for the state playoffs. She followed that season with 22.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.3 steals and 2.5 assists per game as a junior. Collier was named The Examiner’s Player of the Year twice in her prep career. Print Friendly Version Collier, a 5-6 guard, played in 25 games with 14 starts for the Huskies in 2017-18. She averaged 6.6 points, 2.1 assists, 1.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game and earned Pac 12 All-Freshman Team honorable mention honors. Collier suffered a wrist injury in early January that limited her playing time for the next month before she was shut down for the season in mid-February. Prior to the injury, Collier was the team’s fourth-leading scorer at 8.4 points per game. She scored 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting in her first collegiate game against Idaho State and scored double figures in five games, including a career-high 18 points against Idaho.  DES MOINES, Iowa –  The Drake University women’s basketball team has added Washington transfer Kierra Collier to the program, head coach Jennie Baranczyk announced today. Collier will sit out the 2018-19 season and have three seasons of eligibility starting with the 2019-20 season.last_img

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