Women’s Basketball Welcomes Eriel Davis
Champaign, Ill. – Fighting Illini Women’s Basketball and head coach Matt Bollant announce the addition of Eriel Davis to the 2015-16 squad. A graduate student at the University of Illinois, Davis will have one year of eligibility for the Illini.
Davis is a native of Danville, Ill. and served as a member of the women’s basketball practice squad during her freshman year at Illinois. She was then a member of the 2012-13 team during her sophomore year of school, playing in eight games for the Illini, recording two points and one rebound.
“Eriel is a great addition to our team,” head coach Matt Bollant said. “She is a team-first kid that will make us better in many ways.”
At Danville High School, Davis was a three-time All-Area selection and tallied over 1,000 career points. She helped the Vikings to a Big 12 Championship and an IHSA Class 3A regional title during her high school career as well.