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Carey Adds Third Transfer to WVU this Spring, Oregon State Guard Savannah Samuel

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West Virginia women’s basketball coach Mike Carey has added a third transfer to the Mountaineers this offseason, announcing the addition of Savannah Samuel Friday morning.

Samuel (6-foot-1) will come to WVU as a sophomore after spending her freshman season at Oregon State. Samuel, a guard, averaged 3.4 points and 1.1 rebounds in 19 games for the Beavers this season. She shot 32.8% from the floor and 14.3% from 3-point range and scored in double figures twice.

A Georgia native, Samuel played as both a ball-handler and a shooter at OSU.

Samuel is the third player to transfer to the Mountaineers this spring, joining All-BIG EAST forward Ari Gray from Xavier and center Yemiyah Morris from Mississippi State.

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Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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