FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team and head coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry are proud to announce the first spring signee for the 2018-19 season, DePaul transfer Claire McMahon.
“Claire has the ability to be a high impact player in our system after playing at DI power DePaul University and the high-level AAU program Midwest Elite,” explained Freeland-Curry. “She has great size, skill and versatility which fit our offensive system well. With her knack for blocking and altering shots, she should help our help side defense improve immediately.”
McMahon only saw action in two games as a sophomore at DePaul, but during her freshman season she played in 26 games for their 27-8 squad. She scored a career-high 12 points against UT-Martin, had a career-high eight rebounds vs. Appalachian State and posted a career-high four assists against Loyola.
Playing for Lincoln Way East High School, she averaged 13.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists, earning Associated Press and Chicago Tribune All-State special mentions during her senior season.
“Claire is also excellent in the classroom she was named to the Big East All-Academic Team at the conclusion of her freshman season,” Freeland-Curry boasted. “Our coaching staff and players are excited to announce Claire McMahon is a Shark.”