Nashville, Tenn. - Women’s Basketball head coach Larry Joe Inman announced the signing of Naomi Bolasingh to a National Letter of Intent. Bolasingh will join early signees, Jordan Brightwell, Franceska Brown, Tyesha Hood, Tiana Parker and Asia Sims as the class of 2019.
"Naomi is a great addition to an already strong recruiting class,” Inman said. “It has been an exciting time for our program and I believe this group will help the program continue to grow.”
Bolasingh is a 5'8 guard from Long Island, New York and Valley Stream Central High School. Bolasingh averaged 12.5 points per game as a senior for head coach Melissa Thorngren.
As a sophomore, Bolasingh was named All-Conference and followed it up with All-County selection as a junior. In her final year, she was a member of the All-County team and earned MVP honors at the All Long Island All-Star game.
Bolasingh played select ball for Dave Johnson and Tony Jones of the Lady Lions. The Valley Stream native played softball for VSCHS her freshman year and was a part of the Language Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).
The athletic guard chose Tennessee State over Ball State, Georgetown University, University of Richmond, ETSU, North Florida, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Jacksonville University, Indiana University, Colgate University, Canisius University, Utah Valley University, Adelphi University, Central Arkansas & UNC Asheville.
“Naomi is the type of player who can come in and contribute right away,” Inman said. “She loved the chance to come in and have the chance to help the program. She is a great young lady and she felt right at home with our team and staff.”
2014-15 Signing Class
Naomi Bolasingh – 5’8, Guard, Long Island, N.Y./Valley Stream Central HS
Jordan Brightwell - 6’1, Forward, Bowie, Texas/Bowie HS
Franceska Brown - 6’1, Forward, College Park, Ga. /West Lake HS
Tyesha Hood - 6’5, Post, Detroit, Mich. /Detroit Mumford HS
Tiana Parker - 6’4, Post, Chehalis, Wash. /William F. West HS
Asia Sims - 5’9, Point Guard, Paris, Ky. /Bourbon County HS