• May 21, 2022
 Miner Women’s Basketball adds transfer from TCU, Former McDonald’s All-American nominee

Adhel Tac | Graphic courtesy UTEP Athletics

Miner Women’s Basketball adds transfer from TCU, Former McDonald’s All-American nominee

Former TCU forward and McDonald’s All-American nominee Adhel Tac is the latest addition to the UTEP women’s basketball team as a transfer, head coach Kevin Baker announced Friday.

“Adhel was one of the top forwards in the country coming out of high school. We are very excited to know that she will be joining the Miners this fall. In addition to being a strong forward, Adhel has really improved her skills on the perimeter,” Coach Baker shared.

“She can now handle the ball like a guard and is even a three point shooting threat. Adhel can guard with great defensive energy and purpose. She will be a great fit in all that we do on the floor. Adhel is a very intelligent player and this will allow her to do even more within our system.”

Tac will have four years of eligibility with the Miners.

Adhel Tac  |  6-0 Forward  Freshman   |   TCU   |   Garland, Texas

Tac played in 14 games, logging a total of 55 minutes of action as a freshman with TCU in 2020-21, connected on 41.7 percent (5-12) of her shots, grabbed 19 rebounds (1.4 rpg), including 14 at the defensive end and also had a pair of steals and a block.

Rated a three-star prospect by both ESPN and Prospects Nation after starring for Sachse High School in Sachse, Texas; she led the squad to the state semifinals as a junior on the way to being named a TGCA All-State selection.

Tac was a 2019-20 McDonalds All-American nominee as a seniorand helped lead her team to an undefeated season in district play, while being ranked No. 17 overall in the state of Texas.

She was tabbed the District 10-6A MVP and was a TGCA All-State selection for a second straight season,  averaging 12.5 points and 8.5 rebounds.

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