WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State adds Division I transfer Maddie Schires
Maddie Schires joins Erin Barrette, Ella Giorgi, Talia Pellegrini and Alayna Suprenand as newcomers to the BSU program in 2021-22.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State women’s basketball team will have Division I experience on its roster next winter, as head coach Chelsea DeVille announced the addition of transfer Maddie Schires to the roster on Tuesday.
Schires, a 5-foot-8 guard from Wausau, Wis., played her first two seasons of college basketball at Youngstown State. She was YSU’s Newcomer of the Year in 2019-20 after breaking the program record for 3-pointers made by a freshman. Schires played in 48 games for the Penguins overall, including 32 starts, and averaged 4.7 points per game as a sophomore in 2020-21.
As a high school player, Schires racked up a school-record 1,744 career points at Wausau West High School and was a First-Team All-Wisconsin selection as a senior.
Schires joins Erin Barrette, Ella Giorgi, Talia Pellegrini and Alayna Suprenand as newcomers to the BSU program in 2021-22.