After losing three players to the transfer portal, Ohio State earned one back on Friday, with Providence guard/forward Hevynne Bristow announcing on Instagram that she would be transferring to the Buckeyes. She will have three years of eligibility remaining.
“I promise you, this story will be one to remember,” Bristow wrote in the post. “Thank you Coach (Kevin) McGuff and the entire coaching staff.”
In her freshman year with the Friars, Bristow played in 29 games and started in three, averaging 2.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game while shooting 37.0 percent from the field.
Bristow is leaving a Providence team that went 13-19 overall and 3-15 in the Big East Conference, while averaging just 59.8 points per contest.
With Bristow’s transfer, Ohio State now has 11 members on its 2020-21 roster, with six active members of the team returning, along with five-star guard Rikki Harris, who redshirted in her first year with the program, as well as a trio of freshmen in five-star guard Kateri Poole, three-star guard Anyssa Jones and three-star forward Gabby Hutcherson.
Bristow, a Brooklyn, N.Y. native, played with Poole at the AAU level, and will be reuniting with her in Columbus. Currently, the 6-1 guard/forward will have to apply for a waiver of immediate eligibility in order to be able to play with the Buckeyes next season.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Providence Athletics
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