Daugherty looks to France for newest Coug; G Johanna Muzet joins program this fall

WASHINGTON STATE women’s basketball coach June Daugherty announced Wednesday the addition of guard Johanna Muzet to the 2016 recruiting class. Muzet, a 6-0 guard from Lyon, France will join the team this fall.

Muzet in the fifth member of the signing class, joining guards Chanelle Molina (Kailua Kona, Hawaii) and Cameron Fernandez (Makawao, Hawaii) and forwards Kayla Washington (San Bernardino, Calif.) and Jovana Subasic (Sabac, Serbia).

Muzet has spent the past four years playing in Lyon’s basketball program, part of France’s Ligue Feminine de Basketball (LFB) and helped ‘La Griffe’ finish runner-up in the French 3rd Division this June.

She averaged 10.4 ppg and 2.8 rpg in 24.5 minutes of play.

In 2014, Muzet competed with France at the FIBA U17 World Championships, averaging 4.6 ppg and 1.4 rpg.
“Johanna is a great addition to this talented group of freshmen,” Daugherty said in a release from WSU SID. “She has tremendous experience playing at a high level in European and world championships. She’s a fundamentally sound player with great length and quick feet. We’re excited to welcome her to our Cougar family.”

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