May 16, 2017

Carah Burdette has signed a National Letter of Intent announced Oakland women's basketball head coach Jeff Tungate on Tuesday.

Burdette, a 5-foot-6 point guard from Bryan Station High School in Lexington, Ky., is the fifth addition to the Golden Grizzlies' 2017-18 recruiting class along with Myka Cromwell, Chloe Guingrich and Autumn Kissman and Alabama transfer Lakyesha Stennis.

"It's been a really good week for Oakland Women's Basketball. We really needed to bring in a point guard to add to our depth and give us some flexibility with our lineups," said Tungate. "Carah has seniors to learn from and will benefit greatly from their experience at the point guard position. She is a scoring point guard who can shoot the basketball, loves the game and has a very promising future as a Golden Grizzly."

Burdette averaged 15.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game scoring over 1000 points in her career at Bryan. She was a First Team All-Region and All-City selection during her junior and senior year and was named to the 42nd District All-Tournament Team. She also led the Defenders in scoring during her sophomore campaign at 15.3 ppg.

Additionally, Burdette was a Kentucky High School Athletic Association All-State Academic selection and was named Scholastic Ball Report Athlete of the Week this season.




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