Rising senior finds rewarding work during summer internship
Washington's double-double paces four in double figures as Colonials pick up big road win
Rising Junior Averaged 6.3 Points, 1.8 Assists in Six Games
Colonials Enter Atlantic 10 Play With 10-3 Mark
GW’s International Basketball Players on Playing For Their Country
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JUNIOR YEAR (2016-17)
Appeared in 24 games with five starts ... averaged 3.4 points, 1.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game ... finished fourth on team with 20 made three pointers ... made first career start at Georgetown (Nov. 11) and tallied then career-high totals of seven points on 2-of-7 shooting and a pair of free throws. Hit one three pointer and grabbed a rebound in 18 minutes .. scored then career-high 10 points, including two three pointers, with two rebounds vs. Coppin State (Nov. 11) .. matched her then career-high with 10 points, including a career-best three three pointers, at Villanova (Nov. 20). Three triples all came within span of 3:46 in the third quarter ... hit three three-pointers for nine points in 17 minutes off bench vs. Loyola (Dec. 23) ... scored career-high 11 points, with three three-pointers, two assists, one block and one steal at Duquesne (Jan. 1) ... dished out career-high three assists with zero turnovers vs. Fordham (Feb. 1) ... 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2015-16)
Saw action in 12 games and averaged 0.9 points and 0.5 assists in 3.8 minutes per contest as a sophomore ... Made 4-of-13 attempts from the floor, including 3-of-11 from 3-point range ... Scored a career-high six points on a career-best 2-of-3 from 3-point range in a carer-high 10 minutes against La Salle (Jan. 13) ... Helped the Colombian National Team to the bronze medal at the 2016 South American Women's Championship in May ... Averaged 6.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in six games ... Scored nine points and connected on 3-of-6 from 3-point range in the third-place game against heavily favored Argentina ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters ... Earned a spot on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... An Emerging Leader in GW's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2014-15)
Saw action in 16 games and averaged 1.4 points and 0.4 rebounds in 3.0 minutes per contest during her rookie campaign ... Made 9-of-19 attempts from the floor, including 4-of-12 from three-point range ... Scored four points in seven minutes in her collegiate debut against Bowie State (Nov. 19) ... Drained three-pointers against Purdue (Nov. 29), Memphis (Dec. 15), George Mason (Jan. 31) and St. Bonaventure (Feb. 15) ... Had two points, two rebounds and two assists in four minutes at Towson (Dec. 31) ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Fall 2014 semester.
Averaged 14.5 points, 5.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game and shot 40 percent from three-point range as a senior at IMG Academy ... Led the Ascenders to a 32-13 record in 2013-14 ... One of 25 seniors in the world selected to play in the 2014 SchollyMe All-World Game in Irvine, California ... A member of the Colombian youth national team for four years ... Leading scorer for the Colombian U-18 National Team in 2012 ... Second in the world in scoring (15.0 ppg) and three-pointers made (3.0 per game) at the 2012 FIBA Americas Championship ... Also competed in the 2011 South American U-17 Championship, scoring 20 points with six three-pointers in the championship game as her team won the title, and in the 2009 South American U-15 Championship ... Attended Unidad Pedagogica in Bogota prior to IMG.
Maria Camila Tapias Pinilla ... Born May 27, 1995, in Bogota, Colombia ... Daughter of Yenny Pinilla Garcia and Jose Tapias Patron ... Mother was a star on the Colombian National Team and is currently its coach ... Father was one of the best players in Colombian basketball history and currently coaches Piratas Bogota, one of the top professional teams in Colombia ... Chose GW over Georgetown, Auburn and San Diego State ... Major is undecided.
|Points||11 -||at Duquesne (1/1/17)|
|Minutes||21 -||2x, Last at Villanova (11/20/16)|
|Field Goals Made||4 -||at Duquesne (1/1/17)|
|Field Goals Attempted||9 -||vs. Coppin State (11/16/16)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||3 -||3x, Last at Duquesne (1/1/17)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||7 -||vs. Princeton (11/13/16)|
|Free Throws Made||2 -||4x, Last vs. Saint Joseph's (1/4/17)|
|Free Throws Attempted||4 -||vs. Coppin State (11/16/16)|
|Rebounds||3 -||2x, Last vs. FGCU (11/26/16)|
|Assists||3 -||3x, Last vs. Fordham (2/1/17)|
|Blocks||1 -||2x, Last at George Mason (1/11/17)|
|Steals||1 -||9x, Last at Richmond (2/22/17)|
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