The George Washington University: Women's Basketball

Caira Washington
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Caira Washington

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Brandywine, MD

High School:
Georgetown Day School

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

Major:
Psychology



11/24/2014

GW Women's Hoops Cruises Past Grambling State, 89-51

Four Colonials Score in Double Figures for Third Straight Game

11/22/2014

GW Women's Hoops Leads at Half, Falls to #9/8 Maryland, 75-65

Jones, Washington Record Double-Doubles to Lead Four Colonials in Double Figures

11/20/2014

GW Women's Hoops Rolls Bowie State, 88-45

Four Colonials Score in Double Figures in Home-Opening Rout

11/17/2014

GW Women's Hoops Holds Off American, 63-52

Cummings Posts First Career Double-Double in Colonials' First Win of Season

11/14/2014

GW Women's Basketball: 2014-15 Season Preview

Expectations Higher for Colonials Coming Off WNIT Appearance

10/28/2014

#GWMediaDay - Coach Tsipis & Players

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

01/25/2014

WBB vs. La Salle

Women's Basketball vs. La Salle 1/25/13

01/22/2014

WBB vs. Saint Joseph's

George Washington v St. Joe's

01/08/2014

GWWBB vs. Saint Louis

GW Women's Basketball vs. Saint Louis 1/8/14

01/02/2014

WBB vs. George Mason

George Washington v George Mason

12/14/2013

WBB vs. Morgan State

GW Women's Basketball vs. Morgan State, 12/14/13

SOPHOMORE YEAR (2014-15)
Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference Second Team and All-Defensive Team.

FRESHMAN YEAR (2013-14)
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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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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CAREER HIGHS
Points 25 vs. Massachusetts (2/15/14)
Minutes 37 vs. Saint Joseph's (1/22/14)
Field Goals Made 10 2x, Last vs. Massachusetts (2/15/14)
Field Goals Attempted 14 2x, Last vs. Massachusetts (2/15/14)
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 2 6x, Last vs. #21 Dayton (3/1/14)
Blocks 5 3x, Last at USF (WNIT (3/27/14)
Steals 3 2x, Last vs. George Mason (1/2/14)

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