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Northside's Wolfenbarger commits to Razorbacks

Jersey is ranked as nation's No. 18 recruit
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FORT SMITH, Ark. — The pipeline from Fort Smith Northside to the University of Arkansas has been a good one in recent years for the Razorbacks' basketball squad and now the same can be said on the women's side.

Northside's Jersey Wolfenbarger announced her commitment to the Razorbacks on Monday afternoon. The 6-foot-4 junior has offers to Oregon, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and many others.

Wolfenbarger averaged 18.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game for the Lady Bears last season as they won 26 games and reached the 6A state semifinals. 

Northside is no stranger to producing to Razorbacks on the hardwood as current Arkansas men's player Isaiah Joe and signee Jaylin Williams played for the Grizzlies. On the girls side, coach Rickey Smith has now sent four players to Fayetteville as Red Coleman, Shenita Arnold, Kendra Roberts and now Wolfenbarger have gone from playing for the Lady Bears to the Razorbacks.