Women's Basketball

Nyjah Porcher
Nyjah Porcher

Class: SR

Hometown: New Britain, CT

Height: 5-10

NYJAH AT A GLANCE: Has the ability to get to the basket as well as shoot from long range…Excellent rebounder…Physically strong and athletic, solid on-ball defender and an even better help/weak side defender…Can defend post players or guards.

JUNIOR (2013-14): Played in all 27 games, making eight starts...Averaged 5.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists...Second among returners with 18 steals...Shot 42.4 percent from the floor...Scored in double figures four times, including a season high of 15 points against Saint Leo on Feb. 8...Had nine rebounds against Lynn on Jan. 22...Had six assists against Saint Leo on Jan. 11.

PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Played two seasons at the Community College of Rhode Island for coach Kate Lynch.SOPHOMORE (2012-13 - CCRI): Started in all 32 games as a sophomore...Averaged 14.6 points, while shooting 47.8 percent from the field, and 10.7 rebounds per game…Led the Lady Knights to a 25-7 record and their 10th consecutive Region XXI title and the District O Championship...Earned a berth in the NJCAA Division II women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament, reaching the “Elite Eight”…Named NJCAA National Player of the Week (March 7, 2013) during which she averaged a double-double (21 rebounds) for that week…An All-Region and All-Star selection…Finished third on the CCRI all-time rebounding list. FRESHMAN (2011-12 - CCRI): As a freshman, averaged 10 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.8 steals per game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at New Britain High for coach Tasha Manzie ... Averaged 15.9 points and 9.9 rebounds per game as a senior with the Hurricanes ... Earned all-conference honors.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Christopher Porcher and Lasandra Thompson ... One of five siblings including Christopher, Jr., Kaylon, Dorian and Jahai ... Majoring in physical education.

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds 
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg 
2013-14  27-8 607 22.5 56 132  .424 18  .222 25 44  .568 32 100 132 4.9 39 60 41 18 141 5.2 
TOTAL 27-8 607 22.5 56 132  .424 18  .222 25 44  .568 32 100 132 4.9 39 60 41 18 141 5.2 


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 15, at Saint Leo -- 02/08/14
Rebounds: 9, Lynn -- 01/22/14
Assists: 6, Saint Leo -- 01/11/14
Steals: 2, at Saint Leo -- 02/08/14 ; at Palm Beach Atl. -- 02/12/14
Blocks: 1, Florida Tech -- 01/29/14 ; Rollins -- 02/22/14
FG made: 5, Palm Beach Atlantic -- 01/08/14 ; at Saint Leo -- 02/08/14
FG attempts: 9, vs Florida Tech -- 03/05/14
3FG made: 1, 4 times
3FG attempts: 2, 5 times
FT made: 4, at Eckerd -- 01/17/14 ; at Saint Leo -- 02/08/14
FT attempts: 6, Palm Beach Atlantic -- 01/08/14

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