The George Washington University: Women's Basketball

Caira Washington
Caira  Washington


Brandywine, MD

High School:
Georgetown Day School





GW Women's Basketball Bows Out at NCAAs

Colonials Fall to Kansas State, 56-51


Colonial of the Week - Caira Washington and GW Women's Basketball

Washington Named MOP as Colonials Won Second Straight A-10 Title


BACK-TO-BACK: GW Women's Basketball Wins Second Straight Atlantic 10 Championship

Caira Washington Named Tournament's Most Outstanding Player


GW Women's Hoops Powers Past VCU Into A-10 Championship Game

Colonials to Play for Second Straight A-10 Title After 72-58 Semifinals Win


GW Women's Hoops Routs George Mason, 78-48, to Advance to A-10 Semis

Washington Continues Dominance of George Mason With 16 Points, 11 Rebounds


@GW_WBB Top 3 Plays: American

@GW_WBB Top 3 Plays: American (11/17/15)


#GWMediaDay - Coach Tsipis & Players

Coach Jonathan Tsipis & WBB players address media during 2014 GW Basketball #GWMediaDay on Tuesday, Oct. 28.


Kansas State 56, George Washington 51

The Colonials lose to Kansas State in the First Round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, on March 18th.


WBB vs. Gonzaga

George Washington v Gonzaga


WBB vs. George Mason

George Washington v George Mason


WBB vs. Fordham

George Washington v Fordham


WBB vs. Dayton

George Washington v Dayton

Enters the season ranking 18th all-time at GW with 567 career rebounds.

Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Championship Team ... Ranked fifth in the A-10 in field goal percentage (.509), sixth in rebounding (7.7 rpg) and 17th in scoring (12.2 ppg) ... Also second in the league in offensive rebounds (3.5 rpg) ... Averaged 13.3 points per game and shot 52.6 percent against conference opponents ... Led the team in field goal percentage and ranked second in scoring and rebounding ... Also tied for third on the team with 34 steals ... Ranked 41st in the nation in field goal percentage ... Her 253 rebounds on the year are the 13th-highest single-season total in program history ... Scored in double figures 22 times with six double-doubles ... First double-double of the season came against No. 9/8 Maryland with 10 points and 10 rebounds (Nov. 22) ... Followed with 17 points and 13 rebounds against Grambling State (Nov. 24) and 13 points and seven boards against N.C. State (Nov. 28) ... Pulled down a season-high 14 rebounds against Fresno State (Dec. 6) ... Averaged 18.7 points per game on 63.2 percent shooting over seven games from Dec. 21-Jan. 15 with three straight 20-point efforts from Dec. 31-Jan. 7 ... Scored 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting and added eight rebounds against Saint Mary's (Dec. 21) ... Followed with 19 points on 7-of-9 from the field plus eight rebounds at Loyola (Dec. 28) ... Tallied 21 points and seven rebounds at Towson (Dec. 31), 23 points at Dayton (Jan. 4) and 23 points against Saint Joseph's (Jan. 7) with nine field goals in all three games ... Tallied 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting and added nine rebounds at Rhode Island (Jan. 15) ... Averaged 18.0 points on 69.7 percent shooting over six games from Feb. 15-March 6 ... Notched a double-double with 18 points on 9-of-12 shooting and 11 rebounds against St. Bonaventure (Feb. 15) ... Collected her 500th career rebound against the Bonnies ... Posted her second straight double-double with 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting and 12 rebounds at VCU (Feb. 18) ... Averaged 14.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.3 steals and shot 54.3 percent from the field in three Atlantic 10 Championship games ... Scored a season-high 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting in the quarterfinals against Saint Louis (March 6) ... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Second Team and Preseason All-Defensive Team ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... Invited to attend the 2015 USA Basketball National Team Trials.

Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year ... A-10 All-Conference Third Team and All-Rookie Team ... Tenth Colonial ever to be named A-10 Rookie of the Year but first since Kimberly Beck in 2005 ... First GW freshman to be named to an all-conference team since Erica Lawrence in 2000 ... Saw action in all 34 games and made 33 starts in her inaugural campaign, averaging 11.2 points and 9.2 rebounds in 24.5 minutes per contest ... Ranked second on the team in rebounding and blocks (42) and fourth in scoring ... Her 314 rebounds on the year were the second-highest single-season total in program history and set a GW freshman record ... Led the Atlantic 10 with a .562 field goal percentage (158-for-281) ... Also led the A-10 in offensive rebounds (3.9 rpg) and ranked second in overall rebounds, fourth in blocks (1.2 bpg) and 12th in defensive rebounds (5.3 rpg) ... Ranked 70th in the nation in rebounding ... Averaged 12.9 points and 9.4 rebounds in 16 conference games ... Led the A-10 with a .639 field goal percentage (85-for-133) against league opponents ... Posted a team-high 12 double-doubles, second-most in the A-10, and her 13 double-digit rebound performances were also second-most in the league ... Scored in double digits 19 times, third-most on the team, with three 20-point performances ... Led the Colonials in rebounding 14 times and in scoring four times ... Earned the start in her collegiate debut and recorded 13 points and eight rebounds in 18 minutes against Jackson State (Nov. 9) ... Tallied 12 points and eight boards against #10/11 California (Nov. 15) ... Posted her first career double-double with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting and 10 rebounds to go with a career-high five blocks at Georgetown (Dec. 3) ... Notched her second double-double in three games with 15 points on 7-of-11 shooting and 13 rebounds against Loyola (Dec. 9) ... Added three blocks and three steals against the Greyhounds ... Followed with another 15-point effort against Morgan State (Dec. 14) ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Dec. 16 for her performances against Loyola and Morgan State (15.0 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 12-18 FG, 2.0 spg, 1.5 bpg) ... Recorded 15 rebounds and flive blocks against North Carolina A&T (Dec. 21) ... Posted three straight double-doubles against Bluefield State (18p/11r), George Mason (14p/13r) and Saint Joseph's (11p/10r) (Dec. 31-Jan. 5) ... Eight of her 11 rebounds against the Blues and seven of 13 against the Patriots were on the offensive glass ... Made 7-of-10 field goal attempts and added four blocks and three steals against Mason ... Named A-10 Rookie of the Week for the second time on Jan. 6 for her performances in those games (14.3 ppg, 11.3 rpg, 19-30 FG, 2.0 bpg, 1.7 spg), the first Colonial to win multiple Rookie of the Week awards since Tiana Myers in 2008-09 ... Scored 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting and 7-of-9 from the foul line at George Mason (Jan. 18) ... Recorded a double-double of 17 points and a career-high 16 rebounds and was a perfect 7-for-7 from the foul line against Saint Joseph's (Jan. 22) ... Nine of her rebounds against the Hawks were on the offensive end ... Scored 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting and added 14 rebounds at Duquesne (Feb. 5) for her seventh double-double of the season ... The .909 shooting percentage was a team season high and equaled the second-best performance in the A-10 on the year ... Followed with 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting and nine rebounds at Fordham (Feb. 8) and another 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting, 10 rebounds and four against VCU (Feb. 13) ... Recorded a career-high 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting and 16 rebounds against Massachusetts (Jan. 29) ... Earned her third A-10 Rookie of the Week award on Feb. 17 (19.5 ppg, 13.0 rpg, 17-23 FG, 2.5 bpg), the most by a Colonial since Kimberly Beck in 2005 ... Posted her 10th double-double with 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting and 12 rebounds against No. 21 Dayton in the regular-season finale, totaling 13 points and 11 rebounds in the second half alone (March 1) ... Had eight offensive rebounds against the Flyers ... Ended the regular season on a tear, averaging 14.9 points and 10.3 rebounds and shooting 73.4 percent (47-for-64) over the final seven contests (Feb. 5-March 1) ... Notched double-doubles in two of three WNIT games, recording 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting, 12 rebounds and three blocks in the first round against East Carolina (March 19) and 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting, 15 rebounds and five blocks in the third round at USF (March 27) ... Named the team's Most Improved Player at the end-of-year awards banquet ... Co-recipient of the Female Rookie of the Year at the third annual Georgey Awards.

Earned All-Met honorable mention from the Washington Post and First-Team All-Independent School League as a junior, when she averaged 15.5 points and 15.1 rebounds per game ... Selected to the All-Prince George's County First Team by the Gazette as a freshman at Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, Md. ... Led the Yellow Jackets to the Class 2A state finals that season ... Also lettered in softball and soccer.

Caira Zeline Washington ... Born June 21, 1995, in Washington, D.C. ... Daughter of Charlene and Harold Washington ... Has two brothers, Harold and Zakari ... Majoring in psychology.

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Points 25 vs. Massachusetts (2/15/14)
Minutes 37 2x, Last vs. George Mason (1/22/16)
Field Goals Made 10 5x, Last vs. American (11/17/15)
Field Goals Attempted 18 vs. Grambling State (11/14/15)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 0 NA
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 0 NA
Free Throws Made 7 2x, Last vs. Saint Joseph's (1/22/14)
Free Throws Attempted 9 at George Mason (1/18/14)
Rebounds 16 2x, Last vs. Massachusetts (2/15/14)
Assists 3 3x, Last at #25 Duquesne (1/17/16)
Blocks 5 3x, Last at USF (WNIT (3/27/14)
Steals 4 vs. Saint Louis (A-10) (3/6/15)

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