The Oregon women’s basketball team announced the signing of Fresno State transfer Jacinta Vandenberg to an aid agreement Tuesday afternoon.
Thrilled 2 have @Jizzzcinta join our Duck family. Love her combination of length & athleticism along w/her work ethic & personality
— Kelly Graves (@GoDucksKG) May 20, 2014
Vandenberg, a 6-foot-5 center originally from Melbourne, Australia, will redshirt during the 2014-15 season. Vandenberg will have two years of eligibility remaining with the Ducks.
“I am super excited to be a Duck and I can’t wait to see how I’ll be used in coach Graves’ program,” Vandenberg told GoDucks.com. “The coaches and players have been so welcoming and I’m thrilled to join a team with such a positive culture.”
This is the second addition new Oregon women’s head coach Graves has made since joining Oregon. Graves also added Willamette High School guard Lexi Bando earlier this year.
“Jacinta has tremendous athleticism for a player her size,” Graves told GoDucks.com. “I’m very excited to add a player of her caliber to our roster.”
As a sophomore at Fresno State, Vandenberg started all 33 games, averaging 6.5 rebounds and 5.7 points per game. She was also fifth in the Mountain West Conference in blocks with 43. Former Fresno State head coach Raegan Pebley left the school in April.
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