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Simone Egwu
Simone Egwu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Odenton, Md.

High School:
Arundel

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center



08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

06/18/2013

Six Cavaliers Earn VaSID Academic All-State Honors

Amirault, Cowburn, Egwu, Keveren, Snyder and White named to the VaSID Academic All-State team

03/06/2013

Scholar-Athlete Makes Most of College Experience

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

03/07/2013

WBB vs. Boston College - ACC Tournament (by Jim Daves)

WBB vs. Boston College - ACC Tournament (by Jim Daves)

03/03/2013

Senior Day vs. Florida State (by Thomas Wilson)

Senior Day vs. Florida State (by Thomas Wilson)

02/17/2013

Pink Game vs. Maryland (by Thomas Wilson)

Pink Game vs. Maryland (by Thomas Wilson)

02/03/2013

Women's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Women's Basketball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

01/24/2013

Women's Basketball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

Women's Basketball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

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Cavalier Career
2012-13
  • Recipient of the ACC's Weaver-James-Corrigan Postgraduate Scholarship, just the second Virginia women's basketball player to earn the honor
  • Also earned the Life Skills Scholarship which is a scholarship to be used for graduate school that is awarded to a student-athlete, manager, athletics trainer, or cheerleader who has exemplified leadership through their contributions to the University, SAM program, community service, team and/or athletics department
  • ACC Top VI Award winner, which is presented to the six UVa student-athletes who have given the most in terms of service to the University and Charlottesville communities
  • 2012-13 SAAC President
  • The Politics (Government) major spent her fourth academic year finishing her Bachelor's degree while simultaneously working on her Master's at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
  • Suffered a leg injury in preseason camp that caused her to miss the first three weeks of the season (5 games)
  • Returned to action at Minnesota, scoring five points in eight minutes
  • First start of the season came at Maryland
  • Had a double double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Coppin State
  • Converted 10 consecutive field goal attempts spanning three games including back-to-back 4-for-4 performances (12/18-28)
  • Went 8-for-8 from the free throw line as part of a 16-point performance against Norfolk State
  • Scored 12 points, going 6-of-8, at Boston College
  • Had her second double-double of the season, scoring 17 points with 11 rebounds, on senior day against No. 24 Florida State
2011-12
  • Named to the All-ACC Women's Basketball Academic Team for the second-consecutive season
  • Also earned the team's Academic Award
  • Started 34 games and appeared in 36, averaging 4.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game
  • Had two of the team's seven double-doubles: 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Wagner (Dec. 28) and 11 points and 10 rebounds at Clemson (Jan. 8)
2010-11
  • Named to the 2010-11 All-ACC Academic Women's Basketball Team and the 2010-11 ACC Honor Roll
  • One of two Cavaliers to start all 35 contests in 2010-11
  • Averaged 6.0 points per game
  • Ranked first on the team by averaging 5.2 rebounds per game
  • Scored at least 10 points on six occasions, including a season-high 16 points against UMBC (Dec. 18)
  • Posted the second double-double of her career in the season-opener at Hofstra (Nov. 12) with 14 points and 14 rebounds
2009-10
  • The only freshman to see action in all 31 of the Cavaliers' game, starting 29
  • Recipient of the Bob Williams Award, given to the student-athlete that best exemplifies the spirit of Bob Williams and the partnership of academics and athletics
  • Shared the team's Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Player Awards with classmate Telia McCall
  • Averaged 4.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game
  • Scored in double digits five times and had double-digit rebounds twice
  • Named the ACC Rookie of the Week on Nov. 23 after averaging 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week for UVa against USC Upstate (Nov. 18) and No. 6 Tennessee (Nov. 22)
  • Set a career-high with 19 points against USC Upstate, while hauling down seven rebounds
  • Pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Longwood (Feb. 16)
  • Added 18 points against the Lancers for her first career double-double
High School
  • The 15th-ranked center in the class according to the Collegiate Girls Basketball Report
  • Captained Arundel and led the Wildcats to the Class 4A state championship game as a junior
  • Averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds
  • A first team All-Metro selection by the Baltimore Sun
  • Played AAU basketball for Boo Williams Elite
Personal
  • Daughter of Brigitte Bivens-Egwu and Chukwuemeka Egwu

EGWU'S CAREER STATS

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EGWU'S CAREER HIGHS

Points 19 vs. USC Upstate, 11-18-09
3-Pointers -
Rebounds 16 vs. Longwood, 2-16-10
Assists 3 (2x), last at Fla. State, 2-26-12
Steals 3 (2x), last at Miami, 1-10-13
Blocks 3 (3x), last at NC State, 2-5-12
Double-Doubles 5, last vs. Coppin State, 12-18-12