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23 Te'ja Twitty

2016-17 (Freshman): Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team... appeared in all 35 games, making 31 starts... registered a team-high eight double-doubles on the season... ranked fourth in the SoCon with 7.9 rebounds per game... shot .484 from the field, also ranking fourth in the conference... grabbed the second most offensive rebounds in the league with 3.1 per contest... her 4.8 defensive boards per game ranked seventh in the conference... made 76.9 percent of her free throws, ranking seventh in the league... reached double figure scoring in 18 games... had double-digit rebounds in 11 contests... scored a career-high 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting against Radford (Dec. 2)... scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Eastern Kentucky (Dec. 28)... collected a career-high 16 rebounds and added 14 points against Presbyterian (Dec. 15)... posted 17 points and 10 rebounds at High Point (Dec. 30)... recorded 14 boards and 12 points against Furman (Feb. 4)... posted four-straight double-doubles against Chattanooga (Feb. 16), ETSU (Feb. 18), Western Carolina (Feb. 25) and Furman (Mar. 2). 

High School: played at Rutherfordton-Spindale Central High School in Rutherfordton, N.C.,… named the South Mountain 2A/3A Conference Player of the Year and helped the Hilltoppers to an 18-4 overall record and undefeated conference slate (16-0)…named all-county, all-conference and Most Valuable Player all four years at R-S Central… three-time All-District selection and County Player of the Year in both 2015 and 2016… all-time leading scorer at R-S Central with 2,276 career points and leading rebounded with 1,538 boards… she led her team to a conference regular season and tournament championship as well as back-to-back regional finals, the first in school history…. Selected for the North Carolina East/West All-Star game and represented North Carolina in the North/South All-Star Game…

Personal:… undecided major 

Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rutherfordton, N.C.
High School: Rutherfordton-Spindale Central