SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Under new head coach JR Payne, Santa Clara women's basketball signed its first two National Letters of Intent on Wednesday. The Broncos will welcome Savanna Hanson of Edmonds, Wash. and Nicole Vander Helm of Surrey, British Columbia for the 2015-16 season.
"We are thrilled to announce the signing of both Savanna and Nicole to our Bronco family," said Payne. "They display tremendous character, work ethic and desire to be great and are a great fit for the culture that we are working to establish in our program. I expect Savvy and Nic to be a dynamic duo in our back court for many years to come."
Check back to SantaClaraBroncos.com starting on Mon., Nov. 17 to learn more about each individual player!
Name Pos Ht Hometown / High School
Nicole Vander Helm G 6-0 Surrey, British Columbia / Holy Cross Regional HS
Savanna Hanson G 6-0 Edmonds, Wash. / King's HS
The Broncos open the regular season Fri., Nov. 14 at 5 p.m. at UC Riverside after taking a pair of exhibition contests from Notre Dame de Namur and Dominican.