Merry Christmas! Iowa State women's basketball lands commitment during holiday
Izzi Zingaro had the perfect Christmas gift for Iowa State women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly.
Zingaro, a 6-foot-3 post player from Canada, committed to Fennelly and the Cyclones on Christmas Eve.
“I wanted to bring joy to people on Christmas Eve because Christmas is my favorite time of year,” Zingaro said. “So, I thought I would do that.”
Zingaro brought plenty of joy to Fennelly, FaceTiming the coach on Christmas Eve to let him know she’d be coming to Ames.
“He was kind of emotional,” she said. “He was very happy about it.”
Zingaro waited to announce the move until Tuesday so she could alert other coaches of her plans. She is the first commitment for Iowa State in the class of 2021.