Olivia Gumbs
Olivia  Gumbs

RS Sophomore

Newark, DE

High School:
St. Andrew's School

Last College:



International Affairs


Transfer Olivia Gumbs Joins Women's Basketball

Sophomore forward from Lafayette was a unanimous selection to Patriot League All-Rookie Team last season

Sat out the 2017-18 season per NCAA requirements and will have three years of eligibility remaining beginning in 2018-19

Appeared in all 32 games while making 19 starts as a freshman ... named a unanimous selection to the Patriot League All-Rookie Team ... one of three players in program history to be tabbed Patriot League Player and Rookie of the Week (Feb. 27) in the same week ... three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Dec. 5), (Feb. 13), (Feb. 27) ... led the team in points per game (10.5) and rebounds per game (7.2) ... scored 337 points and reeled in 229 rebounds as a freshman, making her the first rookie to reach 300 points and 200 boards at Lafayette since Emily Homan '15 ... had six double-doubles on the season ... rattled off nine straight double-digit scoring games at the end of the season ... tallied 25 points on 10-of-20 shooting with 14 boards at Holy Cross (Feb. 8) ... scored a career-high and Lafayette freshman record 30 points to go along with 12 rebounds against Colgate (Feb. 25) ... notched back-to-back 20-point efforts at Bucknell (March 1) and then at Holy Cross (March 4) in the Patriot League Tournament First Round.

HIGH SCHOOL: Recognized as a Top-100 national recruit, receiving an ESPN scouts grade of 90, out of St. Andrew's School ... two-time First-Team All-Conference and All-State performer ... set the school record for most points scored in a game (36) in 2014-15 ... also set new school marks for points scored (468) and points per game (22.9) that season ... was an all-conference volleyball player as well, holding the school records for most blocks (99) and kills (145) in a season ... also earned a varsity letter in crew ... serves as an Admissions Ambassador, and is Co-Chair of the St. Andrew's Disciplinary Committee...editor of the school's year book ... works as an Environmental Leader for the St. Andrew's Green Ribbon Committee ... has done volunteer work in the Middle East while also serving as a student mentor at the local elementary school and volunteering at the Wilmington Homeless Shelter.

PERSONAL: Is the daughter of Susan Watson and Oliver Gumbs ... has one older brother, Erique ... her father played basketball at Delaware, while her brother played basketball at Towson ... also has an uncle, Bruce Watson, who played football at Brown ... enjoys traveling, pop culture, reading, cooking and gardening in her spare time.

Olivia Gumbs Game-By-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Points 30 - vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
Minutes 33 - vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
Field Goals Made 10 - 2x, Last vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
Field Goals Attempted 23 - vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 1 - 3x, Last vs. Boston University (2/4/17)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 4 - at Louisville (11/20/16)
Free Throws Made 10 - vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
Free Throws Attempted 14 - vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
Rebounds 15 - at Holy Cross (3/4/17)
Assists 2 - 4x, Last vs. Colgate (2/25/17)
Blocks 1 - 5x, Bucknell (2/22/17)
Steals 3 - 3x, Last at Holy Cross (3/4/17)


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