Lady Chiefs’ Shumaker signs with Edison State

Lady Chiefs’ Shumaker signs with Edison State
Posted on 05/27/2022
Carmen Shumaker signs with Edison State.

Bellefontaine girls basketball standout Carmen Shumaker recently signed her letter of intent with Edison State.

Shumaker’s performance on Senior Night vs. Benjamin Logan sparked her recruitment.

The Edison State coaches noticed her energetic, versatile style that night.

Shumaker was a three-year varsity player for the Lady Chiefs.

She played small forward/wing for head coach Meghan Ashcraft.

The Chargers plan on using Shumaker at the same position.

The coaches noticed her energy, defense, and driving ability.

She averaged 8 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 steals per game during her senior season.

Shumaker was named Second Team All-CBC and played in the District 9 All-Star Game.

Shumaker was a four-sport athlete at Bellefontaine High School.

She also competed in soccer, softball, and track.

Shumaker plans to study psychology at Edison State.

She also considered Ohio Northern.

Shumaker had a 3.8 grade point average at BHS.

Her parents are Aaron and Andrea Shumaker.

Shumaker reflected on her signing, “I chose Edison State because of their interest in me following Senior Night. I also fell in love with the way they play. It looked like a really good fit for my style of basketball.”

Bellefontaine varsity girls basketball coach Meghan Ashcraft added, “I’m super excited for Carmen. She has come a long way in the last couple of years. I think she’ll blend in well at Edison State.”

Shumaker comes from a very athletic family.

Her older sister, Caitlyn, plays Division I softball at Northern Illinois.

Her father, Aaron, helped lead Upper Scioto Valley to a state basketball title in 1994.

Photos: Carmen Shumaker is joined by her family (left to right): Andrea Shumaker, mother; Callie Shumaker, sister; Carmen; and Aaron Shumaker, father.

Shumaker is joined by her family and high school coaches.

She is joined by her teammates.

Carmen is joined by her family and Edison State coaches.

Carmen Shumaker signs with Edison State.

Carmen Shumaker signs with Edison State.

Carmen Shumaker signs with Edison State.

Carmen Shumaker signs with Edison State.

Carmen Shumaker signs with Edison State.
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