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                                        - Disclaimer -
The information listed below on potential WCU recruits is provided for informational purposes only for the target audience of this site.  It has been gathered from many recruiting sites (Rivals, 247, verbal commits, NC Preps, Twitter, etc.)  and consolidated here.  

Notice - The NCAA prohibits WCU boosters from contacting potential WCU recruits to encourage them to attend Western Carolina. To do so is a recruiting violation.

This prohibition includes all manner of electronic communication.  Please do not contact these individuals.  Read the information provided at the end of this article for more information on this subject.  







 - Football -


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WCU Football - Class of 2022






CONSIDERING WESTERN CAROLINA


OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA
CB    Myles Pollard   -  Brentwood, TN   -  Ravenwood HS    -   6'1"   180 lbs   
ATH   Desmond Reid   -   Hollywood, FL   -    Miramar HS   -    5'9"  170 lbs
WR    Antoine Bell   -   Charlotte, NC   -   Berry Academy   -   6'4"  215 lbs  (6-14-21)

COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA



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WCU Football - Class of 2023


OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA
WR   Anthony Benjamin   -   Ft. Myers, FL   -   Dunbar HS   -   5'9"   


COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA



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- Basketball -






WCU Men's Basketball - Class of 2022





OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA
PF    Zach Cleveland    -   Normal, IL   -    Normal Com. High School   -   6'8"   205 lbs  
PF    Daniel Hankins-Sanford   -   Charlotte, NC   -   Vance HS   -   6'8"  230 lbs
SG   Donovan Atwell   -   Huntersville, NC   -   Davidson Day HS   -   6'5"   -  170 lbs    (Rivals 3 star)
SG   Silas Demary   -    Raleigh, NC   -   Millbrook HS   -   6'3"  170 lbs  (6-10-21)
PG   Donald Hand, Jr   -   Virginia Beach, VA   -   Landstown HS   -   6'6"   -   180 lbs
SG   Evan Mahaffey   -   Cincinnati, OH   -   Moeller HS   -   6'6"   185 lbs  
SG   Noah Ross    -    Raleigh, NC   -   Trinity Academy   -   6'6"  180 lbs
SF   Jacob Conner   -   Bellbrook, OH   -   Archbishop Alter HS   -   6'9"   -   
SF   Nate Brafford   -  Waynesville, NC    -   Rabun Gap-Nacoochee HS   -   6'8"  170 lbs


COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA




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WCU Men's Basketball - Class of 2023

OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA
PG   -  Jaylen Currey   -   Charlotte, NC    -   Vance HS     -    6' 0"    140 lbs 
PG   -  Trey Green    -    Mooresville, NC   -   Lake Norman Christian   -   6'9"     155 lbs
SG   -  Silas Demary  -   Wake Forest, NC   -    Milbrook HS   -   6'4"  185 lbs   (6-15-21)
SG   -  Jaydon Yount   -   Greensboro, NC   -   Greensboro HS   -   6'3"  185 lbs  (6-15-21)



COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA




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- Baseball - 




WCU Baseball - Class of 2021




OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA




COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA

RHP  Cole Harding  - Winston Salem, NC  -  North Raleigh Christian  -  6'3"  168 lbs  (9-10-20)
RHP   Lucas Hartman   -   Bradenton, FL   -  Inspiration Academy   -   5'9"  185 lbs  
RHP   J.D. Price   -   Knoxville, TN   -   Christian Academy HS  -   6'3"  185 lbs  
RHP   Stephen West   -  Johns Island, SC  -  James Island Charter   -   6'3"  204 lbs  
RHP   Austin Stephens   -   Westminster, SC   -   West Oak HS   -   6'1"   170 lbs
LHP   John McCormik  - Boynton Beach, FL  -   Somerset Canyons HS   -   6'5"  230 
3B     Dillon Cerone  -  Weston, FL   -   Nova HS  -   5'10"  160 lbs
OF    Nathan McFall   -   Mahomet, IL   -  Mahomet-Seymour HS   -   5'10"  184 lbs
OF    Caden Rector   -   Knoxville, TN   -  Bearden HS   -     5'7"  170 lbs (11-14-19)
OF    Camden Sprague   -   Lakewood Ranch, FL   -   Braden River HS   -   6'0"  160 lbs  
C      Cameron Murray   -   Fredericksburg, VA   - Mountain View HS   -  6'0"  190 lbs   


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                              WCU Baseball - Class of 2022

 COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA

SS     Joseph Phan   -  Boynton Beach, FL  -  Somerset Canyons Academy  -  5'10"190 lbs  

RHP   Shane Huntsberger   -   Coral Springs, FL   -   North Broward Prep   -  6'2"  179 lbs 

RHP   Brandon Eldrige   -   Aynor, SC   -   Conway HS   -   6 1"   186 lbs  (6-13-21)

C        Hayden Friese   -   Morehead, NC    -    Morehead HS   -   6'2"  195 lbs

OF      Buddy Howard   -   Lancaster, SC   -   Rabun Gap-Nacoochee HS   -   5'8"170 lbs  

RHP  Brandon Eldrige  -   Conway, SC  -   Conway HS   -  6'1"  195 lbs
 



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- Women's Basketball - 



WCU Women's Basketball - Class of 2022




CONSIDERING WESTERN CAROLINA



OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA



COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA







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- Women's Golf - 


Women Golf   - Class of 2022


CONSIDERING WESTERN CAROLINA


OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA


COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA




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- Softball - 



WCU Women's Softball - Class of 2022


CONSIDERING WESTERN CAROLINA


OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA


COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA


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- Women's Soccer - 


Women Soccer   - Class of 2022


CONSIDERING WESTERN CAROLINA


OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA


COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA






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- Volleyball - 




WCU Women's Volleyball - Class of 2021


CONSIDERING WESTERN CAROLINA


OFFERED BY WESTERN CAROLINA


COMMITTED TO WESTERN CAROLINA
Bailey Hartsough   -   Null, IL  -   Lakeland HS  -   5'10"   (4-1-20)



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For WCU Boosters

There's lots of misinformation out there about who the NCAA considers a "booster" (officially known as a representative of athletics interest).  Why is this important? The NCAA prohibits boosters from contacting recruits, and this includes all manner of electronic communication. To do so, is a recruiting violation.

Here are three important things to know about the NCAA definition of a booster:
1. A WCU season ticket holder is considered a booster.
2. Anyone who contacts a recruit to encourage that person to attend a particular university (i.e. Western Carolina) instantly becomes a booster of the university.
3. Once a person becomes a booster, they remain a booster forever.

The bottom line is that while fans are not by definition considered to be boosters, they turn into a booster the moment they contact a recruit by trying to influence the recruit to attend that school.

Message Boards:
WCU Boosters participating on a message board are not permitted to write, call, instant message, text, chat with, or e-mail a WCU prospect. Some think that it's okay to contact a prospect once they sign a National Letter of Intent. However, that signing does not change the fact he or she is still a prospect and all prohibitions against booster contact continue to apply until the prospect in enrolled as a student at Western Carolina.. Some people mistakenly think that because a person is not a graduate of the university (WCU) or a season ticket holder, it is okay for them to contact a prospect.

However, part of the NCAA's definition of a booster includes anyone who contacts a recruit on behalf of the institution. Therefore, as soon as someone on a message board e-mails or sends a message out to a recruit, they automatically become a booster and are subject to the NCAA rules prohibiting such contact.

Social Networking:
Boosters are not permitted to use social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace to contact or otherwise attempt to correspond with prospects. This includes, but is not limited to using the inbox/e-mail feature, instant messaging, or direct messaging.

Bottom Line - Please don't make inappropriate contacts with "prospects" you find listed on this forum (or any other prospect, listed here or not).