Isabella Posset transfers to Saint Francis Brooklyn

Isabella+Posset+transfers+to+Saint+Francis+Brooklyn.+Photo+Credit%3A+Thomas+Ognibene

Isabella Posset transfers to Saint Francis Brooklyn. Photo Credit: Thomas Ognibene

By Tyler Gallo, Copy Editor

A tough start to the Robert Morris women’s basketball season has gotten even tougher as the team has now lost one of their premier players in Isabella Posset after her decision to transfer out of the program.

Posset entered the transfer portal in mid-December and confirmed that she will be joining the Saint Francis Brooklyn Terriers starting next season via her Twitter.

This news comes as a huge blow to the Colonials, who have gotten off to an 0-6 conference start. In a statement to Colonial Sports Network following their loss against IUPUI on Saturday, head coach Charlie Buscaglia remarked that he was surprised to see her leave but wished her the best.

“It was something I wasn’t expecting,” Buscaglia said. “We wish [Isabella] the best going forward. We have to keep moving forward [with our season].”

The junior had spent three seasons in Moon Township, joining the program as a highly-touted recruit out of Beaver and the Drill for Skill program, committing as a sophomore in high school. In her three seasons as a Colonial, Posset averaged 7.4 points-per-game, 3 rebounds-per-game, and became the fourth-fastest player to reach 100 career steals in the program, finishing with 138. Posset had been averaging 2.5 points-per-game and 4 rebounds-per-game in the young season, starting all four games.

Posset picked up hardware during her freshman season, racking up three NEC Rookie of the Week awards and being named to the All-NEC Rookie Team. She was a member of the All-NEC Third Team last season.

She will head back to the Northeast Conference, the conference Robert Morris just left, to join the Terriers, who have started their season 1-3. The Terriers went 8-21 overall last season, including a 4-14 mark in the NEC.

Posset joins two other Colonials to transfer out of the program in the past year, with center Irekpitan Ozzy-Momodu transferring to Eastern Michigan and forward Ramatoulaye Keïta transferring to Buffalo during the offseason.