Finishing second in the NCAA tournament two years in a row continues to pay big dividends for the University of Notre Dame women's basketball team.
According to the South Bend Tribune, the Fighting Irish received a commitment from Taya Reimer
, on Friday. The 6-foot-3 standout is considered to be an elite power forward in the Class of 2013 after averaging 19.4 points and 9.6 rebounds as a junior for 20-1 powerhouse Hamilton Southeastern (Fishers, Ind.)
. She also 60 percent from the field - 59 percent from 3-point range.
Reimer also was recruited strongly by Connecticut, Duke, Georgia, Oklahoma, Stanford, Texas A&M and UCLA.
Her father, Ben Davis, played for the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets of the NBA.
Earlier in the week, Notre Dame landed two more of the top rising seniors in the country with commitments from Lindsay Allen
, a 5-8 point guard who averaged 17 points and six assists for St. John's (Washington, District of Columbia)
, and 6-3 Kristina Nelson
, who averaged 10.1 points and six rebounds for Buford (Ga.)
, despite being hampered by a shoulder injury.
Allen also was recruited by Stanford, Boston College, Syracuse and Virginia, while Nelson was coveted by Duke, UCLA, Auburn, Georgia and Georgia Tech.