CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Friends of Harvard Women's Basketball Head Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith has announced the addition of McKenzie Forbes to the program's 2020-21 roster. Forbes, who spent the past year with the California Golden Bears women's basketball team, will join the Crimson's Class of 2023.
"We are excited to welcome McKenzie to our program", stated Delaney-Smith. "She had an incredible high school career, including being a McDonald's All-American and a Jordan's Brand All-American. She just finished a very successful freshman year at the University of California at Berkley and will bring some PAC-12 experience to the Ivy League. She has an outstanding all-around game as well as the ability to score on all three levels. We are very excited about what we think McKenzie can accomplish."
Read about Forbes and her path to Harvard below:
McKenzie Forbes | Guard | 6-0 | Folsom, Calif. | Folsom/California
Spent her freshman season with the California Golden Bears women's basketball program … Two-time Freshman of the Week honoree … Named to the All-PAC-12 Freshman Honorable Mention Team … Four-year letterwinner and captain at Folsom … Named a McDonald's All-American … Named a Jordan Brand Classic All-American … McDonald's All-American Three-Point Shooting Champion … Selected to the Canada Ballin' Across Borders Global Games … Named the Sacramento Player of the Decade for 2010-20 … 2018 Sacramento Player of the Year … Named to the First Team All-City from 2016-18 … Three-time Sierra Foothill League MVP from 2016-18 … Named to the First Team All-State and First Team All-Northern California in 2018 … Earned an ESPN 5 Star ranking in 2018 … Selected as an alternate for the 2018 USA U19 Team … Folsom all-time leading scorer … Played AAU for the Cal Stars … Folsom Hope STARS After School Program volunteer … Participant in the Hooked on Books Literacy Campaign … Coaches 13U travel girls basketball … Brother, Mason '22, plays on the Harvard men's basketball team.