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Erica Ogwumike

College/Country: Rice
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9
Birthdate: September 26, 1997
Birthplace: Tomball, Tex.
High School: Cypress Woods (Cypress, Tex.)

2x POY in Conference USA and 3x C-USA First Team pick looks to be 3rd Ogwumike sister in WNBA, joining No. 1 overall picks Nneka (2012) & Chiney (2014). Rice’s career ppg leader. Also No. 2 in rpg. 2019-20: Earned 2nd-straight conf. POY honor; led C-USA in ppg and Owls to reg-season title for second year in row.  2018-19: C-USA’s Female Athlete of Year across all sports. Led conf. in double-doubles (18), tot. rebs, def. rpg. 2017-18: C-USA Newcomer of Year, All-CUSA First Team, All-Def. Team in first season of action after sitting prior campaign following transfer from Pepperdine, where she was All-WCC First Team as frosh. PREP: 2015 Greater Houston Area POY for 6A State Champ (title game MVP). School’s career pts leader (2,227). PERS: Graduated from Rice in Dec. 2019. Valedictorian in class of 796 students; class President final 2 years. Parents Peter & Ify. Shortest of the Ogwumike sisters (Chiney/6-4, Nneka/6-2; Olivia/5-11).

Career Statistics

ppg
17.7
stl
1.6
reb
10.1
blk
0.5
ast
2.4
fg%
47