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Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Adds Ingram to Roster

The App State women’s basketball team will add junior transfer J’Mani Ingram to its 2023-24 signing class, head coach Angel Elderkin announced on Thursday. Ingram is the fifth addition to the incoming class and joins the Mountaineers after making stops at Winthrop and Pearl River Community College.

J’Mani Ingram | 5’7 | Guard | North Augusta HS | Winthrop | Pearl River CC | North Augusta, S.C.
During the 2022-23 campaign, Ingram collected Player of the Week, All-Region, First-Team All-State, and Region 23 All-Tournament team accolades at Pearl River Community College. The North Augusta, S.C. native started 15 of the 27 games she appeared in and averaged 13.6 points per game. She also totaled 163 rebounds on the season.

Ingram was a three-time Player of the Game and earned Hercules Tire Move of the Week recognition while at Winthrop. In her two seasons with the Eagles, she started 26 of 53 games and pulled down a total 211 rebounds and 65 assists. During the 2021-22 season, she recorded double-figures in 17 games, averaging 10.9 points per game. She also led the Garnet and Gold in points and steals in 2021-22.

Ingram intends on pursuing a degree in education at App State.

Why Ingram Chose App State: She “loved the campus and people as a whole.”

Elderkin on Ingram: “We are really excited about the opportunity to add J’Mani Ingram to our Appalachian State Women’s Basketball family. J’Mani will make an immediate impact to our program with her ability to rebound, attack the rim and defend multiple positions. She is someone of high character with a passion for growth on and off the court.”

Ingram joins sophomore transfer Rylan Moffitt and true freshmen Lexi Bugajski, MaKenzie Drout, and Anaya Harris as part of the Mountaineers’ 2023-24 signing class.