Naomi Ekwedike
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Naomi  Ekwedike

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Lagos, Nigeria

High School:
Potters House Christian Academy (Fla.)

Height:
6-6

Position:
Center

Experience:
1L

03/05/2018

Women's Basketball-Nevada Postgame Notes

W. Basketball-Nevada postgame notes

02/17/2018

Women's Hoops Rally Falls Short at UNLV

W. Hoops rally falls short at UNLV

12/30/2017

Late Rally Falls Short for W. Hoops at Utah State

WBB falls short at USU, 62-58

12/08/2017

W. Hoops Drops Heartbreaker to UC Irvine, 67-65

WBB falls to UCI in 67-65 heartbreaker

11/10/2017

W. Hoops Blows By Blue Hose in Season Debut, 77-50

WBB tops Presbyterian, 77-50

03/05/2018

Women's Basketball v Nevada - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

MW Tournament v Nevada

12/08/2017

Women's Basketball v UC Irvine - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Women's Basketball drops a close game to UC Irvine 67-65

11/03/2017

Women's Basketball v Cal State Los Angeles - Photos by Derrick Tuskan

Women's basketball beat CSULA 72-50

As A RS Freshman (2017-18 Season)
Appeared in 22 games, while making one start… In 7.2 minutes per game, averaged 2.2 points and 2.5 rebounds… Was 23-for-44 from the field (.523)… Had career-high eight points on 4-for-5 shooting against Nevada in Mountain West Tournament (3/5/18)… Earned start against Santa Clara and scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in season-high 15 minutes… Had six points and career-high seven rebounds (four offensive) at UNLV (2/17/18)… Had five points, two blocks and two steals against UC Irvine (12/8/17).


As A Freshman (2016-17 Season)

Played in the first nine games of the year before suffering a season-ending knee injury on Dec. 11 against UC Santa Barbara... Received medical redshirt ... 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.

Personal
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 administration with a concentration in human resources at SDSU.

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