Auburn transfer commits to Dayton Flyers women’s basketball team

Dayton huddles before a game against Lipscomb on Nov. 5, 2019, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff
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Dayton huddles before a game against Lipscomb on Nov. 5, 2019, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff

Maliya Perry joins a fellow Pickerington Central grad on roster

Auburn transfer Maliya Perry will join the Dayton Flyers women’s basketball team, she announced Saturday.

Perry, a 2019 graduate of Pickerington Central, is a 6-foot guard/forward.  She ranked 98th in the class of 2019 according to ProspectsNation.com.

Perry appeared in three of Auburn's first four games, seeing a total of 22 minutes and scoring five points. She entered the transfer portal on Nov. 25, according to Al.com.

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Perry joins another Pickerington Central grad, sophomore Kyla Whitehead, at Dayton. They started in the state championship game together in 2018 as Pickerington beat Solon 49-45.

Dayton (6-7) plays Coppin State at noon Tuesday at UD Arena in its final non-conference game.