At Taylor, Ainsley West will study civil engineering but on the floor, she will find herself alternating between small forward and power forward.

After a senior season in which Ainsley West led Manchester High School in scoring and rebounds, she now turns her focus to her collegiate career after committing to play basketball for Taylor University this winter.

Heading into her decision to play basketball at Taylor, the family first atmosphere that she gathered from the Trojans was what drew her in first.

Clay Maxfield, Wabash Plain Dealer freelance reporter, may be reached by email at