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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

2016-17

  • Ranked third in the ACC in blocked shots (54, 1.64 per game)
  • Her 54 blocked shots this season ranks seventh in the Virginia record book for blocked shots in a single season. The Virginia freshman record is held by DeMya Walker who blocked 68 in her rookie campaign in 1996. Aiyeotan already has more blocked shots this season than the entire team did in 2013-14
  • 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

AIYEOTAN'S CAREER STATS

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