The George Washington University: Women's Basketball

Ivy Abiona
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Ivy Abiona

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cherry Hill, NJ

High School:
Cherry Hill East

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
10/15/1988



01/15/2011

GW Women's Basketball vs. St. Bonaventure (1/15/11)

GW Women's Basketball vs. St. Bonaventure (1/15/11)


JUNIOR YEAR (2009-10)
Did not play, redshirted season while rehabbing torn ACL suffered during Summer 2009.

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008-09)
One of two players to appear in all 31 games ... Made 16 starts ... Finished second on team in rebounds (5.8 rpg), blocks (0.9 bpg) and field-goal percentage (.493) ... Averaged 5.3 points in 20.7 minutes per game ... Reached double-digit scoring four times, double-digit rebounds three times ... Recorded two double-doubles - 10 points, career-high 12 rebounds versus Loyola (MD) (12/27); career-best 14 points, 12 rebounds in Postseason WNIT First Round at Florida Gulf Coast (3/19) ... Blocked career-high four shots against Troy (12/16) ... Named to A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for spring semester ... Recipient of team's Abbie Oliver Smith Award, recognizing athletic, academic and civic excellence.

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE YEAR (2007-08)
Did not play, redshirted season while rehabbing knee injury ... Recipient of team's Courage Award.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2006-07)
Led rookies is games played (23), minutes (140), rebounds (34) and steals (7) ... Also led freshmen and ranked fourth on team with 14 blocks ... Scored career-high seven points on 3-of-7 shooting, blocked career-high three shots and added five boards and an assist in Surf `N Slam Classic title game against San Diego State (12/30/06) ... Pitched in six points and three rebounds in victory at Dayton (1/26/07) ... Grabbed career-high six boards in 14 minutes against St. Bonaventure (2/11/07) .., Career-best two assists versus Saint Joseph's (2/23/07) ... Added five points, three boards and career-high two steals in A-10 Tournament quarterfinal victory against Dayton (3/3/07) ... Scored first collegiate point on free throw at No. 6/5 Tennessee (12/7/06) ... Chosen team's Rookie of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL
Third team All-New Jersey Group IV honoree by Newark Star-Ledger and first team All-South Jersey Group IV by Courier Post and Philadelphia Inquirer as a senior ... Averaged 13.0 points and 15.0 rebounds per game to lead Cherry Hill East High School to its second consecutive appearance in South Jersey Group IV Finals ... As a junior, averaged 12.5 points, 14.2 rebounds, 4.4 blocks, 3.2 assists and 1.8 steals per game as Lady Cougars won the Olympic Conference's American Division and advanced to South Jersey Group IV Championship ... Set Ventor City Shootout single-game record with 23 rebounds as a junior ... Played two years with Philadelphia Belles AAU team ... Also All-Conference and All-South Jersey track and field performer in the triple jump.

PERSONAL
Ivy Abiona ... Born October 15, 1988 in New York, NY ... Daughter of Olu and Folu Abiona ... Has two brothers, Gamal and Rotimi, and one sister, Lara ... Earned bachelor's degree in speech and hearing science, currently pursuing master's degree in health policy.

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CAREER HIGHS
Points 14 at Florida Gulf Coast (WNIT) (3/19/09)
Minutes 32 at Richmond (1/10/09)
Field Goals Made 5 at Florida Gulf Coast (3/19/09) (2)
Field Goals Attempted 9 vs. Loyola (MD) (12/27/08)
3-Pt Field Goals Made
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted
Free Throws Made 4 at Florida Gulf Coast (WNIT) (3/19/09)
Free Throws Attempted 7 at Florida Gulf Coast (WNIT) (3/19/09)
Rebounds 12 at Florida Gulf Coast (WNIT) (3/19/09)
Assists 2 vs. Massachusetts (2/18/09) (5)
Blocks 4 vs. Troy (12/16/08)
Steals 3 vs. Richmond (2/4/09) (2)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO B S Pts-Avg
2006-07 23-0 140-6.1 11-31 .355 0-0 .000 4-12 .333 34-1.5 23 6 8 14 7 26-1.1
2007-08 Did Not Play
2008-09 31-16 642-20.7 67-136 .493 0-0 .000 31-57 .544 181-5.8 60 17 38 27 20 165-5.3
2009-10 Did Not Play
TOTAL 54-16 782-14.5 78-167 .467 0-0 .000 35-69 .507 215-4.0 83 23 46 41 27 191-3.5
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