Coach Terry Says:
"Erimma has the most post experience of our returning players. She is very versatile, but plays with great power. She gives us another presence on the glass and is very physical in the paint."
As A Sophomore (2012-13)
Was one of five Aztecs to receive all-Mountain West honors after earning third-team distinction ... Topped the league with a 53.2 field-goal percentage in MW games and ranked third with a 50.2- percent clip overall ... Averaged 9.6 points and 6.3 rebounds, with the latter ranking 11th in the league for all games ... Tied for third in the MW with 3.1 offensive boards in conference games ... Finished second on the team behind Chelsea Hopkins with four double-doubles and tied Khristina Hunter for third with 20 blocks ... Was one of five SDSU players to shoot over 70 percent from the free-throw line, draining 64-of-91 attempts (.703) ... Posted double-digit scoring performances on 17 occasions, including five times in a six-game stretch from Jan. 19-Feb. 9 ... Poured in 16 points and set a personal best with 12 rebounds to help the Aztecs knock off UC Irvine (11-14-12) ... Logged a career-high 35 minutes in a victory vs. Auburn at the Omni Hotels Classic (11-23-12) ... Tossed up her first collegiate three-point try with the shot clock winding down at Colorado (11-24-12) ... Was also 7-for-8 from the charity stripe against the Buffaloes ... Led all scorers with 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting in a win over Fresno Pacific (12-19-12) ... Registered a career-high 14 field-goal attempts, finishing with 15 points in a comeback victory against Nevada (1-23-13) ... Totaled 16 points and six rebounds in just 21 minutes at home vs. UNLV on national television ... Helped fuel a decisive win at Fresno State with a collegiate-best 17 points on an 8-for-11 clip from the floor (2-9-13) ... Notched 15 points and 10 rebounds to go with a career-high tying three blocks vs. Nevada in the quarterfinals of the MW tournament (3-14-13) ... Also collected a double-double with 11 points and 11 boards in the championship final against Fresno State two days later (3-16-13) ... Tallied nine points and six rebounds in SDSU's win over UC Santa Barbara in the opening round of the WNIT (3-20-13).
As A Freshman (2011-12)
One of two freshmen and seven players to participate in all 32 contests ... Averaged nearly 11 minutes an outing (10.8) ... Shot 45.6 percent from the field and contributed just under three rebounds a game (2.8) ... Shot nearly 70 percent at the free-throw line (.690) ... Had 10 blocks and nine steals ... Posted team game highs in rebounding and steals in two games apiece ... Played 19 minutes in her first collegiate outing vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Was 8-for-8 from the charity stripe and also had seven rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in her debut ... Six points and five rebounds in the win at Hawai'i ... Was perfect from the field and the line against Portland, notching four points ... Had eight points at UCLA and seven against Washington State ... Grabbed six rebounds in the road win at UC Irvine ... Played 14 minutes vs. Longwood, producing six points, six rebounds and two steals ... Also had two steals and a season-high two blocks at Cal State Bakersfield ... Played a season-high 20 minutes vs. Wyoming on Jan. 24, logging a career-high nine rebounds and seven points ... Had six points and six boards at Boise State ... Was perfect from the field at the 2012 MW Championship ... Made both shots vs. Air Force and ended up with five points and two offensive rebounds ... Ended 2-for-2 from the field and 2-for-2 at the stripe for six points in the victory over Wyoming in the semifinals ... Also hauled in five rebounds and had an assist in 12 minutes vs. the Cowgirss ... Recorded three boards and a steal in the championship contest vs. New Mexico ... Grabbed one rebound in 11 minutes at LSU in the NCAA tournament.
At Vanden High School
Attended Vanden High School in Fairfield, Calif., where she played basketball under head coach Allison Johnson ... Four-time letterwinner and two-time team captain ... Standout senior campaign in which she was tabbed the Solano County Athletic Conference MVP by averaging 22.4 points and 11.0 rebounds per outing ... Second-team all-state among Division III schools by MaxPreps ... 2011 Daily Republic Spring Athlete of the Year for girls' basketball ... Vanden made its first Sac-Joaquin Section title game appearance and went on to reach the NorCal quarterfinals ... As a junior, led her team to a 26-6 overall record, garnering conference MVP honors ... Also named a second-team all-state underclassman by Cal-Hi Sports in 2010, averaging 17.3 points a contest, including a high of 40 points ... The Vikings won their league title each of her campaigns ... Also competed in tennis and track.
Competed for NorCal Elite under coach Davin Johnson from 2008-10.
Erimma T. Amarikwa was born in East Orange, N.J. ... Daughter of Victoria Anthony and Godwin Amarikwa ... Brother, Ugonna, played football as a defensive back at UAB from 2008-10 ... Also lived in Houston, Texas ... Majoring in health communication at SDSU.