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Wilma Afunugo
Player Profile:
Wilma Afunugo 1570137
Position: Post
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano
Experience: 3 Letters

2016-17: Appeared in 31 games, making 17 starts...averaged 8.7 points (third on the team) and 5.6 rebounds (second on the team) per game...logged 95 offensive rebounds, leading the Redhawks...shot team-high 48.8 percent from the floor...blocked 14 shots, tied for third-most on the roster...recorded 12 games with double-digit points...earned All-Tournament Team honors at the WAC Tournament after notching three of the best games of her career...put up season-high 22 points on 11-16 shooting with eight rebounds against Chicago State in first round...followed with 19 points (7-7 free throw shooting) and career-high 15 boards, including 11 offensive, in semifinal win over Utah Valley...closed with 13 points and 10 rebounds in WAC Championship game vs. New Mexico State...shot 6-8 from the field on her way to 19 points against Chicago State (2/9)...named All-WAC Academic...won team's Scholarship, Skill, and Determination award.

2015-16: Played in 25 games, making seven starts ... averaged 12.9 minutes per game, scoring 4.1 points ... pulled down 2.5 rebounds a game ... scored a season-high 14 points at Loyola Marymount on Nov. 27, shooting 5-7 from the field and hitting all four of her free throws ... notched nine rebounds, including four offensive boards, at Idaho on Nov. 23 ... converted 8-8 free throws at Idaho State on Dec. 5 ... earned All-WAC Academic honors.

2014-15: Appeared in 28 contests, starting 20 ... played 25 minutes per game, scoring over 8 points ... provided 6.2 rebounds a game ... recorded a season-high 24 points, along with eight rebounds and three steals vs. Washington on Dec. 4 ... posted 15 rebounds at Texas-Pan American on Jan. 15 ... named All-WAC Academic ... chosen Preseason Second Team All-WAC by conference media.

2013-14: Played in 30 games, making 10 starts ... played 18.6 minutes per game ... averaged 7.3 points and 3.6 rebounds a game ... shot 64.4 percent from the field ... put up a season-high 18 points at Grand Canyon on Feb. 20 ... pulled down a season-high eight boards vs. Chicago State on March 8 ... selected All-WAC Academic.

Career Highs:  Points-24 vs. Washington 12/4/14 ... Rebounds-15 twice (most recently vs. Utah Valley 3/10/17) ... Assists-4 vs. UMKC 1/24/15 ... Steals-3 vs. Washington 12/4/14 ... Made FGs-11 vs. Chicago State 3/8/17.

PLANO HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Plano Senior High School in Plano, Texas ... three-year varsity letterwinner ... team made 2011-12 playoffs ... leading scorer and rebounder in 2011-12 (11 ppg) ... in 2009-10, was the Wildcats' leading scorer with 22 points in a single game ... 2011-12 Academic All-District, All-Region, Plano All-Tournament Team, Sherman Holiday All-Tournament Team, and First-Team All-District ... participated in mixed martial arts all four years, receiving a black belt.

CLUB: DFW Elite club team (summer 2012)

PERSONAL: Wilma Ezinne Afunugo was born in Nigeria ... daughter of Mike and Mary Afunugo ... has one older brother, Michael, an older sister, Stephanie, and a younger sister, Whitney ... interested in pursuing a career in dermatology ... walked to raise money for alzheimers for over seven years ... loves to cook, dance, paint, and listen to music ... majoring in cell and molecular biology

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