Fairmont standout Westbeld makes college choice

Fairmont standout Madeline Westbeld has made her college choice.

Westbeld, a 6-foot-2 senior forward, announced Sunday night on Twitter she will continue her basketball career at Notre Dame.

Westbeld chose the Fighting Irish over Louisville, UCLA, Ohio State and Tennessee. She announced those five finalists in July.

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A five-star recruit, Westbeld ranks 23rd nationally on ESPN's HoopGurlz rankings.

She averaged 15.9 points and 10.4 rebounds per game last season.

Westbeld’s older sister, Kathryn, won a national championship at Notre Dame in 2018.

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