The Auburn women’s basketball team signed five players to National Letters of Intent in the 2019-20 early signing period, coach Terri Williams-Flournoy announced.
The Tigers will welcome Lauren Hansen (5-8, G, Setauket, N.Y.); Annie Hughes (5-9, G, Pisgah, Ala.); Maliya Perry (6-0, G/F, Pickerington, Ohio); Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu (5-8, G, Norcross, Ga.); and Sania Wells (5-7, G, Hurley, Miss.) to The Plains beginning in the fall of 2019.
“We are very excited about this group of players that are joining the Auburn Family,” Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy said. “I’m very thankful to the hard work of my coaching staff to help secure this class. We were able to fill some needs with three of our seniors graduating this year, and more importantly, we were able to add to our depth.”
The Tiger's five signees:
Lauren Hansen from Setauket, New York. She is a 5-8 guard ranked as the No. 73 prospect nationally and the No. 20 guard by ESPN/HoopGurlz. She chose Aubrun because it was the perfect fit and "it felt like home in every aspect.”
Annie Hughes from Pisgah, Alabama. She is a 5-9 guard named to 2017-18 USA Today All-Alabama first team and averaged 24.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 steals, 3.5 assists as a junior. She chose Auburn because "I love the atmosphere!”
Maliya Perry from Pickerington, Ohio. She is a 6-0 guard/forward ranked as the No. 98 prospect nationally by Prospects Nation and rated the No. 28 guard nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz. She chose Auburn because she loved the staff as well as “It felt like home".
Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu from Norcross, Georgia. She is a 5-8 guard ranked as the No. 28 guard nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz and averaged 15.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 4.1 steals and 1.1 blocks per game as a junior. She chose Auburn because she liked the coaches and "I was impressed with the academic facilities and the campus.”
Sania Wells from Hurley, Mississippi. She is a 5-7 guard ranked as the No. 27 point guard nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz and was named to USA Today All-Mississippi team. She chose Auburn because she enjoyed the environment and style of play.