Quickly: Experienced point guard who earned a starting role last season in her first year with the Aztecs ... Junior college All-American at South Plains College ... Good free-throw shooter and also can hit from long range ... Signed with the Aztecs in late April 2010.
As A Junior (2010-11): Was in the starting lineup in 26 of 29 contests ... Third on the team in 3-pointers (17), assists (49) and free-throw percentage (78.0) ... Also added 20 steals ... One of only two Aztecs with an even or positive assist-to-turnover margin ... SDSU debut in the opener vs. UCLA ... Was 2-for-2 from three-point land and perfect from the free-throw line for eight points vs. CS Bakersfield ... Made the Aztec starting five against UC Irvine ... Three assists and three rebounds in her second start vs. Minnesota ... Nine points, five rebounds and seven assists compared to only one turnover in 34 minutes at Nevada ... Nine points for the second consecutive contest in only 12 minutes, helping the Aztecs rally at USD ... Four points and four assists at Pepperdine ... Five points, four rebounds and two helpers in the win over Dayton ... Four boards and two assists in 26 minutes vs. Washington State ... Had a pair of triples and finished with eight points in only 14 minutes vs. UTSA ... Recorded eight points, had four rebounds and posted two assists in the overtime loss to Utah ... First career blocked shot at UNLV ... Scored nine points, all in the first half, and had three rebounds, three assists and two steals in only 18 minutes in the win over UNM ... Notched eight points and four boards against Wyoming ... Six points, four rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals vs. Colorado State ... Came off the bench at TCU ... Made the game-winning free throws and had four rebounds and three assists at Utah ... Notched six points and four assists and four boards vs. UNLV ... Five boards at UNM ... First double-digit scoring outing with 11 to go with a career-best six rebounds at BYU ... Had nine points in her next contest with Wyoming ... Seven points, four rebounds and two steals in 24 minutes in the MWC tournament game with New Mexico.
At South Plains College: Competed for two years at South Plains College in Levelland, Texas, under coach Michelle Wyatt ... Garnered second team NJCAA All-America honors last season, helping the Lady Texans to a 20-10 record and a spot in the NJCAA Region V Division I championship game ... Posted 14.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.2 steals per contest with 25 double-figure scoring outings en route to being named the Western Junior College Athletic Conference MVP ... Led the Region V with an 82.8 free-throw percentage and was key in helping South Plains rank second in scoring defense (55.3 ppg.) ... Her first year, averaged 13.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.7 steals per game, while shooting 75.7 percent from the charity stripe ... Honorable mention all-league in 2009.
At Wagner High School Attended Wagner High School in San Antonio, Texas, playing under coach Christina Camacho ... Team captain as a senior in 2007-08, as her team went to the state semifinals after winning the district and regional titles ... All-region and first team all-district honoree as a senior ... Selected to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Lone Star All-Star games ... Also played volleyball as a prep.
Personal: Sajoyia Griffin was born May 11, 1990, in Atlanta, Ga. ... Daughter of Charletta and Thomas Griffin, Jr. ... Has five brothers ... Intends to major in communications with a minor in sociology.