The George Washington University: Women's Basketball

Erica Rivera
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Erica Rivera

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Elizabeth City, NC

High School:
Pasquotank County

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
08/05/1989



Freshman Year (2007-08)
Played in 32 games, including start at Masschusetts (2/13/08) ... Averaged 1.4 points in 9.8 minutes per game ... Scored career-high seven points on 3-of-3 shooting in nine minutes against Brown (1/6/08) ... Career-high four assists in 21 minutes at UMass ... Career-best four steals in victory at Villanova (12/8/07) ... Added five points off bench in victories against Western Kentucky (11/24/07) and Fordham (3/1/08) and had four points and two steals in A-10 quarterfinal victory versus Rhode Island (3/8/08) ... Named team's Newcomer of the Year.

High School
Ranked 93rd best player in the Class of 2007 according to Blue Star Basketball ... four-time All-Northeastern Coastal Conference selection at Pasquotank County High ... Averaged 15.0 points, 5.0 steals and 3.0 rebounds to help Lady Panthers to 23-4 overall record, NCC regular-season and tournament championships and third round of state 2A playoffs as a senior in 2006-07 ... Posted 17.0 points, 7.0 steals, 4.0 assists and 3.0 boards as a junior in 2005-06, guiding Pasquotank to 21-5 mark and sectional championship appearance ... 2006 Daily Advance Player of the Year ... Helped Lady Panthers to NCC Tournament crown and state tournament as a sophomore in 2004-05 ... MVP of 2004 Northeastern High Christmas Classic ... Played for Boo Williams AAU squad, one of nation's top amateur teams and same program which produced Kodak All-American and current GW assistant coach Tajama (Abraham) Ngongba ... Received a number of scholarship offers, including Massachusetts, Syracuse, Providence, Bethune-Cookman, James Madison and Indiana.

Personal
Erica Teresa Rivera ... Born Aug. 5, 1989, in Bronx, NY ... Daughter of Efran and Veronica Rivera ... Has one sister, Rachel, and one brother, Efran ... Enrolled in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

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