WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech)
Uju Ugoka - Virginia Tech
Position:
Forward
Height:
6'1"
Birthdate:
5/24/1993 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Lagos, Nigeria
High School:
Gulf Coast State
College Highlights
Lagos, Nigeria product parlayed a standout junior college career into solid career at Virginia Tech. JUCO: Played one season at Grayson C.C. (Denison, Tex.), which disbanded after 2011 season; then one at Gulf Coast State (Fla.); in soph campaign was Conf. POY, NJCCA All-America First Team, and one of three finalists for National JUCO Player of Year. Va. Tech: After starting just 10 games in 2012-13, earned All-ACC Second Team honors in 2013-14 (Coaches; Blue Ribbon Panel) when she set Techís season mark for double-doubles (16) and toppled the previous mark for made FGs that stood since Ď87. Led Va. Tech in rebounding and scoring (3rd and 8th, in ACC). Double-doubles included a 29/11 outing vs. No. 3 Duke, 22/10 vs. No. 24 Fla. State. MISC: Attended Hope 4 Girls Africa basketball camp in West Africa run by Mobolaji Akiode, a former standout at Fordham and with Nigerian natíl team.
College Statistics
Virginia Tech
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2012-13 17 83 214 .387 46 77 .597 0 5 .000 145 6 8 2 212 12.4
2013-14 29 213 423 .503 105 172 .610 2 6 .333 277 34 27 11 533 18.3
totals 46 296 637 .464 151 249 .606 2 11 .181 422 40 35 13 745 16.1