INSIDE THE MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS' CLASS
Suzy Merchant and the Spartans secured signatures from five players ranked in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100. Three members of her class are from Michigan: point guards Moira Joiner, ranked 57th, and Alyza Winston, ranked 70th, as well as wing Julia Ayrault, ranked 75th.
Joiner, a three-time all-state player, led Saginaw Heritage to the Class A state championship in 2018, averaging 16 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Her Saginaw Heritage team topped Ayrault's Gross Pointe North in the state semifinals.