Blazers News · Galindo to Continue Academic, Hoops Career at Bethel


For the fourth consecutive year, a Marquette girls basketball player will pursue a basketball career at the collegiate level.

Flanked by family, friends, and teammates, senior Izabel Galindo made her commitment to Bethel University official Tuesday afternoon. Galindo amassed 209 career points in 38 career games with the Blazers. She pulled down 172 rebounds and dished out 53 assists during her tenure at Marquette. Her career-high 20 points (6-11 FG) recorded back on January 6th guided the Blazers to a 58-51 triumph at Calumet New Tech. As a senior, Galindo averaged 6.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest.

Beginning with Mackenzie Marovich (Centre College) in 2018, at least one Blazer has gone on to compete at the next level. Emma and Sophia Nolan inked their National Letters of Intent (NLIs) with St. John’s University in Queens, New York in 2019, the same year point guard Emmery Joseph committed to Baker University. Ally McConnell signed with Indiana University-Northwest following the 2019-2020 campaign.

Located in Mishawaka, Bethel University is an NAIA institution that competes in the Crossroads League.