Utah Women’s Basketball G Brynna Maxwell Transfers To Gonzaga

Apr 20, 2022, 12:06 PM
Brynna Maxwell...
Utah guard Brynna Maxwell dribbles against Saint Mary's. (Photo courtesy of Nick Grace, Utah Athletics)
(Photo courtesy of Nick Grace, Utah Athletics)

SALT LAKE CITY – University of Utah women’s basketball guard Brynna Maxwell has transferred to Gonzaga after three seasons with the Utes’ program.

Brynna Maxwell was moved to the bench in the middle of the season with Utah in 2021-22 and now she is going closer to home to play for Gonzaga.

The Bulldogs announced the addition of Maxwell to their roster on Wednesday morning.

“Brynna is going to be a great addition to our team,” Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier said of Maxwell. “She is a great shooter, and has a team mentality. She is coming to us with three years of college experience, and is ready to expand her game. She is a tireless worker with goals we can help her achieve. We can’t wait to get to work. Welcome to the family Brynna!”

During her three seasons at Utah, Maxwell started in 63 games in 85 contests played. She was named All-Pac-12 honorable mention twice and ranks fifth in program history in threes made in a season with 83 during the 2019-20 campaign.

The Gig Harbor, Washington native averaged 10.5 points in 20.5 minutes per game this past season. Her best scoring performance was in 2020 when she dropped 34 points against Oregon State.

Maxwell reached double figures in 52 of her 85 games played with the Utes. She is graduating from Utah with a degree in communications and will have two years of eligibility.

Gonzaga finished the 2021-22 season with a 27-7 overall record and 15-2 in WCC play. They beat BYU in WCC tournament championship game and received an eight seed in the NCAA Tournament The Bulldogs knocked off Nebraska in the first round of the tournament before falling to No. 1 seed Louisville in the second round.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASports.

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