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Syracuse women’s basketball: Maryland forward Alaysia Styles announces transfer to SU

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Styles spent last season at Maryland after three years with the California Golden Bears

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The Syracuse Orange women’s basketball team signed its seventh transfer and likely final player of the 2021-22 roster on Friday. Forward Alaysia Styles will transfer from the University of Maryland to Syracuse next season for her graduate year.

Last season at Maryland, the 6’3” forward averaged 4.9 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest. She shot 60.5% from the field and 71.% from the free throw line.

Styles spent her first three college seasons at California. The San Diego native averaged 4.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 88 career games. Styles started in 30 games her junior year and averaged 8.4 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest.

A four-star recruit out of La Jolla Country Day, Styles was ranked the No. 90 overall prospect in the nation and 16th-ranked wing in the 2017 recruiting class by ESPN. Styles averaged 20.9 points and 12.8 rebounds per game during her senior season of high school.

Fun Fact: Styles has her own clothing brand that is aimed at helping single-parent households. Learn more about MyOWN here.

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Quick Look at the 2021-22 Roster

Alaysia Styles, F, Fifth Year - Transfer from Maryland

Najé Murray, G, Fifth Year - Transfer from Texas Tech

Jayla Thornton, G, Fifth Year - Transfer from Howard

Shalexxus Aaron, G, Redshirt Senior - Transfer from USC

Christianna Carr, G, Senior - Transfer from K-State

Chrislyn Carr , G, Senior - Transfer from Baylor

Eboni Walker, F, Junior - Transfer from ASU

Teisha Hyman, G, Redshirt Sophomore

Priscilla Williams, G, Sophomore

Ava Irvin, G, Sophomore

Latasha Lattimore, F, Freshman

Shayeann Day-Wilson, G, Freshman

Amani Bartlett, F, Freshman

Nyah Wilson, G, Freshman

Julianna Walker, G, Freshman

Laura Salmeron, G, Freshman