Women's college basketball analyst puts Elizabeth Kitley on her ACC Mt. Rushmore

ESPN's Kelly Gramlich puts Elizabeth Kitley up with the all-time players in conference history.
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We are just one day away from Senior Day for the Virginia Tech women's basketball teams Class of 2024 and that is hard to believe. It is a class that will always be remembered as a class that along with head coach Kenny Brooks, put Blacksburg on the map for women's college basketball.

Elizabeth Kitley and high school teammate Cayla King along with Georgia Amoore walked onto campus and I am willing to bet that they never envisioned the success that they have had on the court. With three regular-season games remaining until the ACC Tournament and then the NCAA Tournament, Virginia Tech fans only have a handful of time remaining to enjoy watching them as teammates.

ESPN women's college basketball analyst Kelly Gramlich placed Kitley on her ACC Mt. Rushmore of ACC Women's Basketball players. It is an elite class and believe it or not, numbers-wise, Kitley can still move Gramlich's list in a couple of categories.

On Gramlich's list, Kitley is 44 points from tying former Duke star Alana Beard, something she'll likely eclipse before the ACC Tournament. She'll tie former Notre Dame National Champion Arike Ogunbowale against North Carolina Sunday and there is no reason why she can't tie Ogunbowale with her third ACC Player of the Year Award this season.

Watching Kitley's game grow during her time in Blacksburg has been amazing. Right no, she's the hardest player in the conference to guard and she makes it even more difficult with her ability to post up on the block and hit a fade away consistently over her defender. She also changes shots on the defensive end and makes an impact that not many players can on both ends of the floor.

Elizabeth Kitley certainly deserves to be on everyone's Mt. Rushmore of ACC players, but there is no doubt she'll spread the credit around to her teammates, mainly King and Amoore.