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Played in the first nine games of the year before suffering a season-ending knee injury on Dec. 11 against UC Santa Barbara ... Averaged 1.9 points and 1.2 rebounds in 7.0 minutes per game ... Logged double-digit minutes three times, spending a season-high 12 minutes on the floor in the Seton Hall Thanksgiving Classic finale, a win over Central Connecticut (11-27-16) ... Knocked down a pair of field goals three times, going 2-for-4 for five points in a win against San Diego Christian (11-14-16) ... Pulled down a trio of rebounds twice: at San Diego (11-17-16) and UC Davis (12-2-16).
At Potter's House Christian Academy
A native of Lagos, Nigeria, who competed for three years as a prep at Potter's House Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Was a member of two state championship teams and helped the Lions secure a national title in the National Christian School Athletic Association tournament as junior ... Averaged 3.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.5 blocks during the 2014-15 campaign, posting four or more rejections in eight different games, according to MaxPreps ... Was named her squad's most improved player ... Received a scouts grade of 89 and was rated a three-star recruit by espnW ... Also drew interest from Virginia Tech, East Carolina, Prairie View A&M and Maryland-Eastern Shore during the recruiting process ... National Honor Society member and Good Citizenships award recipient.
Naomi Kelechi Ekwedike was born in Lagos, Nigeria ... Parents are Raymond and Bukola Ekwedike ... Has an aunt who played for the Nigerian national soccer team ... Majoring in business adminstration with a concentration in human resources at SDSU.