November 21, 2012
Virginia Tech signs two in early signing period
Women's basketball adds Breanna Brown and Samantha Hill for 2013-14

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech head coach Dennis Wolff announced the signing of two players to national letters of intent for the 2013-14 academic year. Breanna Brown and Samantha Hill will join the Hokies in the Fall 2013.

“We’re thrilled to be able to announce the signing of Breanna Brown and Samantha Hill,” Wolff said. “Both girls are very good students and ACC caliber players. The signing of both Breanna and Sami will add two good players to our roster as we continue to improve our team.”

Brown, a 6-3 forward/center out of Bishop O’Dowd High School, has been rated a three-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz and is the 27th ranked forward in the country. The Oakland, Calif. native has helped her team to claim three H.A.A.L. (league) championships, two NCS (sectional) championships as well as a pair of Nor-Cal titles. In addition, the team claimed the 2012 Division III California State Basketball Championship. The team earned a national ranking of seventh and was ranked third in the state. Going into the 2012-13 season, Bishop O’Dowd is preseason No. 1 in the national high school rankings.

Hill, a 5-10 guard from Toronto, Canada, is a four-year starter for Eastern Commerce High School. In 2008, Hill won the provincial gold medal. She has been named the MVP for three years and competed in the All-Canada Classic All-Star game. As a member of North Toronto club team, Hill helped the team win gold at the u19 provincial championship in 2012. She earned all-defensive team and all-star honors. Hill was a member of the Canadian u18 National Team and has qualified for the u19 world championship in 2013.

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