Warner Women’s Basketball – Jessee adds four transfers to join Royal Family


VSN (admin) Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 – 7:30 PM

LAKE WALES, Fla. – Warner University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Nikki Jesse announced the addition of four new players, Sierra Moore, Chyna Bullard, Tatiana Ortiz and Emani Theodule.

Moore, who is from Cape Coral, Fla., comes to Warner after originally signing with Division I Nicholls State University. The transfer comes after seeing action in six games last fall before being transferred at the Christmas break.

The 6’0 foot forward is a graduate of Cape Coral High School where she averaged 21 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals while shooting 44% from the field and 70% from the free throw line . She led her team to over 80 wins during her high school career, two district championships and a regional final. Moore was a 2021 Miss Florida runner-up, Lee County Player of the Year runner-up, and 1st Team All-Around.

She was also a member of the National Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 3.7 gpa. Moore plans to study psychology and said: “I’m most excited to play the game I love
again and to reach the potential that we have as a group.” Moore will have four more years of eligibility.

Bullen, who hails from Exeter, New Hampshire, comes to Warner after initially signing with Division II Florida Southern College. The transfer comes after seeing action in 14 games, and
averaged 12.5 minutes per game his second season while shooting 40% from the field.

The 6’0-foot forward is a graduate of Marianapolis Prep where she helped lead them to a pair of NEPSAC Class A championships and a second-place finish while knocking down over 40% of her shots. She was a NEPSAC star on the hardwood and was named the team’s MVP as a senior. Bullen also competed in track and dance for the Golden Knights, helping his team win a NEPSAC title in track and field.

Bullen plans to study business and said: “I chose Warner for the opportunity it gives me to grow on and off the pitch as a player and as a person. This season I am very excited to further develop my basketball skills and make an impact as a player and a leader.” Bullen will have two more years of eligibility.

Ortiz, originally from Orlando, Florida, comes to Warner from Fort Scott Community College. As a freshman, she started 23 of 25 games averaging 18.8 minutes per game and averaging 8.4 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.0 steals per game.

The 5’4 point guard is a graduate of Timber Creek High School where she helped lead them to a State Final Four appearance her junior season with a 23-8 record and back-to-back district championships. She also scored over 1,000 points during her high school playing career.

Ortiz plans to study sports medicine and said: “I chose Warner because it suited me well, in terms of the team and the coaching staff. I feel like I’m in the right place. I’m very excited to improve my game and work with my team to have a winning season.”

Theodule, who is from Miramar, Fla., comes to Warner from Heritage High School where she led her team to two state championships. Overall, Théodule won an incredible four state championships during his high school career.

The 5’7 fullback brings great success to Warner after leading his team his senior season to a 25-4 overall record averaging 18.5 points per game, as well as 4.0 assists, 3, 0 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game. The deadly shooter shot 42% from the 3-point line and 82% from the FT line. She was selected to the Kreul Classic All-Tournament Team and was selected to the Sun Sentinel 1st Team.

The incoming freshman’s success doesn’t stop on the field. Théodule was a member of the honor roll and graduated from high school with honors with an average of 3.6. She says, “I chose Warner because it was a good choice and a second home for me. I can’t wait to create great moments with my team and to win!”

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