School: Rice University
Year: Graduate Student
Major: Kinesiology and Policy Studies
Rice University’s Erica Ogwumike has garnered an extensive list of awards throughout her basketball career. To name a few, she’s been named the 2018-19 C-USA Player of the Year, the 2018-19 C-USA Preseason Player of the Year and the 2017-18 C-USA Newcomer of the Year. Notably, in 2018-19, she was Rice’s first student-athlete to receive the C-USA Female Athlete of the Year award. On the court, she’s averaged 16.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game. Her impressive stats have led her to be ranked 29th in the NCAA for rebounds per game, 12th in the NCAA for defensive rebounds per game and 43rd in the NCAA for free throws made. All the while, this kinesiology & policy studies graduate student has maintained a cumulative GPA of 4.0 and has logged more than 500 community service hours.