Recent Creighton commit Molly Mogensen said she opened the summer recruiting season with the intention of taking her time. But then the CU scholarship offer came.
The 5-foot-7 point guard, a senior-to-be from Farmington, Minnesota, found that she didn’t need to do any more deliberating. After she received the offer nearly two weeks ago, Mogensen announced her commitment two days later.
“This is a great opportunity for me, to go to Creighton and to try to do great things there,” she said.
Mogensen is the fifth known member — and perhaps the final piece — of the Bluejays’ 2020 recruiting class.
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Creighton has already secured commitments from in-state products Jayme Horan (Millard South) and Morgan Maly (Crete). The two 6-footers joined CU’s class seven months ago. Horan was a first-teamer in Class A, while Maly earned a spot on the Class B first team.
Emma Ronsiek, out of O’Gorman High in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, picked CU in late December, as well. The 6-1 forward was a first-team all-state performer in Class AA last season.
It was in April when Mallory Brake tweeted that she planned to attend Creighton. The 6-foot wing averaged 20.5 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game for Hastings High in Minnesota’s largest class.
And now, it’s Mogensen.
The Class 4A honorable mention selection said she has been following Creighton’s program in recent months but wasn’t thinking too seriously about her next move until she received the scholarship offer mid-July.
She and her family drove to Omaha the next day for an impromptu campus tour from the admissions office. She committed soon after.
“I was trying to keep my options open for where I wanted to go — I was looking for the best opportunity for me,” Mogensen said. “But I just fell in love with the place. That’s the main part about it.”