Taja Cole, of Richmond, Va., competes in the three-point shootout during the McDonald's All-American Jam Fest, Monday, March 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Andrew A. Nelles
May 17, 2016

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Taja Cole, a guard who started six games as a freshman at Louisville last season following a celebrated high school career, is transferring to Georgia.

Cole will sit out the 2016-17 season before having three seasons of eligibility at Georgia.

Cole was a McDonald's All-American at Lloyd C. Bird High School in Richmond, Virginia. She averaged 19 points and 5.3 assists and was selected the Gatorade Virginia player of the year.

The 5-foot-7 Cole played in 36 games for a Louisville team that finished 26-8 and 15-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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