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30 Felicia Aiyeotan
Felicia  Aiyeotan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lagos, Nigeria

High School:
Blair Academy (N.J.)

Height:
6-9

Position:
Center


02/27/2018

Felicia Aiyeotan Named to the ACC All-Defensive Team

Sophomore center earns her first conference honor

11/12/2017

Virginia Downs Central Connecticut 103-59

Felicia Aiyeotan had her second career double-double

ESPN Video Feature | 2018 Feature

2017-18

  • ACC All-Defensive Team, the fifth Virginia player to earn the accolade, joining Renee Robinson (a member of the inaugural team in 2000), LaTonya Blue (2004-05), Monica Wright (2008, 10) and Lexie Gerson (2012, 14)
  • Finished the season as the ACC leader in blocked shots (2.09 per game) and ranked 11th in rebounding (6.9 per game)
  • Seven double-doubles
  • Her 69 blocked shots is the fourth-highest single-season total in program history. She has 123 blocked shots in her career, tied for fourth most in the UVA record book
  • Was the tallest active player in NCAA women’s basketball this season. The next tallest is Sara Hamson of BYU at 6-7. Nancy Mulkey of Rice is also 6-9, but she is a sophomore transfer from Oklahoma and is sitting out the season
  • Started 27 of 33 games, averaging 7.4 points per game with seven double-doubles
  • Made her first career start at Mississippi State (11/10)
  • Had her second career double-double against Central Connecticut with 12 points and 10 rebounds (11/12)
  • Came off the bench to score 10 points with six rebounds and six blocked shots in the game against Maryland, going 5-of-7 from the field (11/29)
  • Had a career-high 14 rebounds with 10 points in 22 minutes against Ohio (12/17)
  • Back-to-back double-doubles against Pitt and Syracuse to start ACC play. Added a third double-double against Clemson, giving her three in the first four ACC contests of 2018
  • Scored a then- season-high 15 points with 13 rebounds at Florida State (2/8) only to top it a week later with 17 points and 11 rebounds against Notre Dame
  • Scored 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting in the NCAA Tournament first-round victory over Cal (3/16)


2016-17

  • Appeared in all 33 games, averaging 4.6 points and 3.7 rebounds per game
  • Ranked third in the ACC in blocked shots (54, 1.64 per game)
  • Her 54 blocked shots ranks seventh in the Virginia record book for blocked shots in a single season.
  • Made her collegiate debut in season-opener against Middle Tennessee, scoring four points with four blocks in four minutes (11/11)
  • Came off the bench to log a double-double with 23 points and 12 rebounds in 22 minutes against Coppin State (11/13)
  • Made her first seven field goal attempts against UIC, going 8-of-9 overall for 16 points in 16 minutes (12/16)
  • Scored 10 points in 11 minutes at Syracuse (1/2)
  • Scored 10 points with five rebounds and six blocked shots in ACC Tournament game against Wake Forest (3/2)


HIGH SCHOOL

  • Played her senior season at Blair Academy (N.J.), averaging 14.0 points per game
  • Mid-Atlantic Prep League First-Team All-League
  • NJISAA First-Team All-Prep
  • As a junior at Nuemann Goretti High in Philadelphia, Pa., won the national title with the team going 30-0 and finishing as the top-ranked high school team in the country
  • Rated as the No. 87 overall prospect and No. 14 at her position by ProspectNation and No. 15 among all 2016-17 centers by ESPN HoopGurlz
  • Played on the Nigerian U16 National Team

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Wemimo and Moses Aiyeotan
  • Has a older brother, Remi, and a younger brother, Segun
  • Undeclared major

AIYEOTAN'S CAREER STATS

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