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Bengals Announce Two Additions to Women's Basketball Squad

Idaho State women’s basketball has announced two new additions for the 2022-23 season.

Sydney Bevington a transfer from Santa Clara University after playing her Freshman year and Kacey Spink an incoming freshman out of Spokane, Wash.

Sydney Bevington

Bevington comes to the Bengals as a transfer from Santa Clara University. The 6-0 guard appeared In 10 games for the Broncos and averaged 1.2 boards per game.

“We've known Syd and her family for a few years now,” remarked Head Coach Seton Sobolewski. “They are wonderful people. We took a one-year detour, but I'm glad we have Sydney heading to Pocatello now. Sydney is a tall, talented, hardworking guard who has a chance to make an immediate impact on our program.”

Sydney had a strong career out of Ralston Valley Senior High School. Bevington was named first team all-conference, team MVP, and was a Colorado "The Show" all-star pick each year from 2018-20.

In 2020, she scored over 1,000 points and grabbed over 500 rebounds, as a junior, she scored 16.1 ppg and grabbed 9.6 rebounds per game

Bevington was a three-time USJN Pool All-Star.

In the classroom, she made the honor roll in 2018, '19, '20 and was named named Colorado Academic All-State in 2019-20.

Coming out of high school, Bevington had offers from ISU, Idaho, Santa Clara, Northern Colorado and Denver.

Kacey Spink

Spink is joining the Bengals from Joel E Ferris High School in Spokane, Wash.

We are thrilled to bring Kacey into our Bengal family!” said Head Coach Sobolewski. “When we saw Kacey play for the first time, we were super impressed with her competitiveness, physicality, and talent. She is our type of kid!"

As a four-sport athlete at Ferris HS, Spink earned honors in Track, Volleyball and Soccer. In Basketball, Spink all GSL honorable mention and 2022 first-team all GSL. She also earned an invite to the 2022 senior all-state game and Washington/North Idaho All-State game.

Spink has also excelled academically. She was named the GSL Scholar Female athlete of the year. Shew as a four-year project Lead the Way student and she won first place at the Washington State science and engineering fair.

Spink’s Father and Uncle played basketball for Gonzaga University and her mother played Volleyball for the Bulldogs.