Brianne Stiers of Highlands Ranch commits to UMKC for basketball

Highlands Ranch athletic director Bruce Wright announced on Twitter Friday morning that forward Brianne Stiers has committed to the University of Missouri-Kansas City to play basketball.

Stiers played in 25 of 26 games for the Falcons last year. On top of being a force in the post for the Falcons, she was clutch for the team at the free throw line, hitting 72 percent of her shots from the charity stripe. She also helped the Falcons reach the Class 5A Great 8 last season.

Stiers played in 25 of 26 games for the Falcons last year. On top of being a force in the post for Highlands Ranch, she was clutch for the team at the free throw line, hitting 72 percent of her shots from the charity stripe. She also helped the Falcons reach the Class 5A Great 8 last season.

She is the latest basketball player from the recruiting Class of 2016 to declare her commitment. Stiers joins her teammate, Blaire Braxton, in committing to a Division I school.