WVU scores recruiting win as Fairmont Senior’s Marley Washenitz stays home

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Halfway through her high school career, Marley Washenitz has her college destination picked out. The Fairmont Senior rising junior guard has verbally committed to join the Class of 2022 at West Virginia University.

WVU was the first ‘Power 5’ conference school to make a scholarship offer to Washenitz last July. Virginia Tech and Boston College soon followed with offers and strong interest.

As a freshman, Washenitz helped the Polar Bears to the 2019 Class AA state championship, averaging 15 points per game and earning third-team all-state honors. As a sophomore, Washenitz earned first-team all-state distinction. She averaged 24 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists per game as the Polar Bears returned to the state tournament.

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