Daughter Of Former Maryville Superintendent Signs To Play Basketball At Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Women’s Basketball head coach Robin Pingeton announced the addition of Micah Linthacum to its recruiting class on Tuesday. Linthacum joins Aijha Blackwell and Hayley Frank in Mizzou’s Class of 2019, which is ranked 11th overall in the nation by espnW.

A 6-foot-3 post player from Jefferson City High School, Linthacum will add size to the Mizzou women’s squad. Linthacum helped lead the Lady Jays to a Class 5 District 7 title as a junior in 2017-18, and is the No. 18-ranked player in the nation at her position, according to espnW.

“I am now a fourth generation Tiger and have always loved the family atmosphere within the team and coaching staff,” said Linthacum. “I feel blessed, and am excited to become a Mizzou Tiger.”

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Micah is the daughter of former Maryville R-2 Schools Superintendent Larry Linthacum.