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23 Te'ja Twitty

Honors

2016-17

SoCon All-Freshman

2017-18 (Sophomore): Played in all 31 games making 29 starts … Scored an average of 9.5 points per game and grabbed 6.4 rebounds per game … Ranked second in the SoCon in rebounds per game in league games … Shot 44-percent from the field and dished out 30 assists … Blocked eight shots and grabbed 29 steals … Grabbed 87 offensive rebounds during the year and 197 total rebounds … Scored in double figures 15 times … Recorded three double-doubles during the year … Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against Greensboro College (Nov. 12) … Tallied a season-high 20 points against VCU (Nov. 21) and at Wofford (Feb. 9) … Earned a double-double at ETSU (Jan. 6), scoring 10 points and grabbing 12 rebounds … Tallied another double-double against Western Carolina (Feb. 24) with 14 points and 12 rebounds … Dished out multiple assists in seven games … Season-high three assists twice againgst ETSU (Jan. 6 and Feb. 1) … Blocked a pair of shots against Furman (Jan. 13) … Multiple rebounds in 29 of 31 games … Multiple offensive rebounds in 22 games … Season-high seven offensive rebounds against Wofford (Jan. 11) … Season-high eight field goals in the 20-point effort against VCU (Nov. 21).

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: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rutherfordton, N.C.
High School: Rutherfordton-Spindale Central
Major: Undecided