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Aneka Yelverton
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Aneka Yelverton 3011845
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Suffolk, Va.
High School: Naval Academy Preparatory
Major: Accounting
Experience: High School

2017-18 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 28 games making one start … Scored an average of 2.7 points per game … Hit 14 3-pointers during the season … Dished out 11 assists … Grabbed five steals and played an average of 11.3 minutes per game … Scored a season-high 13 points against Wofford (Jan. 11) in her only double figure effort …Sunk multiple 3-pointers in back-to-back games against ETSU (Jan. 6) and Wofford (Jan. 11) … Grabbed multiple rebounds in two games … Season-high three assists against Chattanooga (Feb. 3) … Scored six points in a season-high 24 minutes in her only start against Samford (Feb. 15).

2016-17 (Freshman): Did not see action during her freshman season, earning a redshirt.

High School: Yelverton comes to UNCG after earning four letters under head coach Calvin Mason… Named the team's Most Valuable Player three times… Three-time team captain… First team all Conference 10 performer in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons… Second team all-region as a junior… First team all-region in her senior year… Three-time academic athlete honors… Played in the Virginia High School Coaches Association all-star game as a senior… Led the Nansemond River HS Warriors to a Conference 10 Championship as a senior… 1,000 career point club… Holds Nansemond HS women's basketball scoring record, scoring 1,202 points… Competed with TYO Lady Neptunes Select for three seasons under head coach Wesley Grady.

Personal: Aneka is the daughter of Anthony Williams and Niketa Bailey… She is majoring in accounting. 

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