Taylor Signs Elite 2023 Recruiting Class – Texas A&M Athletics

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION, Texas Texas A&M women’s basketball and head coach Joni Taylor signed three top 100 players in 2023, including the No. 1 player in the state of Texas for the first time in program history during the early signing phase.

This is the first signing class of the Taylor era. The class is highlighted by the #1 players in Texas and Ohio. The Aggies are one of four Southeastern Conference schools to land three or more top 100 players in this year’s class.

Erica Moon | St Francis High School | Atlanta, GA | 5-6 | Point Guard

Moon is the 76th player in the class of 2023 according to the espnW HoopGurlz rankings. The four-star prospect helped propel her team to a perfect 12-0 record in the region last season and a 25-4 -To hold an overall record. Her team made it to the third round of the state playoffs last year, where she received All-State Second Team recognition.

“Erica is one of the few true point guards in the Class of 2023,” Taylor said. “She has all the qualities that allow her to lead a team effectively while also having the ability to improve on her teammates. She is able to score on all three levels and her impact in Aggieland is felt immediately be.”

Kylie Marshall | Lake Ridge High School | Mansfield, Texas | 5-11 | Guard
According to espnW HoopGurlz, Marshall joins Texas A&M as the #1 player in Texas and the #35 player in the country. The 5-11 combo guard averaged 21.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and shot 47% from field and 39% from off the arc for Lake Ridge last season. Marshall is the first #1 player in the Lone Star state to sign the Aggies. The four-star contender was recognized as a second team in all areas last season and led her team to the third round of the state playoffs.

“Kylie is our first native Texas signing and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she has chosen us,” said Taylor. “She is an athletic wing who is versatile and has top-notch ability. We are excited to see her grow over the next four years and how she will help improve our program.”

Only Williams | Princeton High School | Cincinnati, Ohio | 5-9 | Guard

Williams comes in as the No. 51 player in the country based on the latest espnW HoopGulz list. The four-star recruit was named Greater Miami Conference Player of the Year after averaging a league-high 23.2 points per competition and a conference-best 3.8 assists per game. Williams also secured a spot on last year’s All-Ohio First Team while leading her school to the Division I regional semifinals.

“Sole is a dynamic scoring combo guard from Ohio,” said Taylor. “We are very lucky to have her in our first signing class at Texas A&M. Her ability to create her own elite-level shot instantly boosts our offense. We are very excited to welcome her to our Aggie family!”

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