Naimah  Abdullah
Naimah Abdullah


Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Tabor Academy



GENERAL: Co-captain, quiet leader...Leads by example...Very active defender and solid shooter...Brings energy to the floor...Runs the court well...Good passer...Extremely versatile with perimeter abilities and post instincts...Has a tremendous amount of talent...Very tough player...Great basketball intelligence...

AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in nine games off the bench... Enjoyed career high performance versus Rider (12/11/05) posting seven points, eight rebounds and three assists...Averaged 2.0 ppg... Grabbed 2.1 rebounds per game... Battled injury second half of season...Did not see action in 2006...

AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in a career-high 28 games including one start... Tied for reserve high with 10 steals... Averaged 1.7 ppg and 1.3 rpg... Went a perfect 4-for-4 from the line and had a career-high two steals on November 30...

AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in 20 games...Average 5.0 mpg...Seized 16 rebounds...Snatched four steals...

BEFORE SIENA: Led New England Prep to championships in 2001-02 and 2002-03 ...Also ran cross-country in high school.

PERSONAL: Born on November 13, 1983...The daughter of Sadruddin and Mahmuda Abdullah...Has two brothers, Bilal (Lafayette College) and Ahmad (Johnson and Wales University)...Chose Siena over University at Albany and Marist because of the coaching staff and team.

The Naimah Abdullah File

Nickname: Ny

My favorite sports team is: Siena Saints

My best Siena moment has been: Playing Nintendo with the team

What I most like about Siena are: My teammates

If I could travel anywhere in the world I would choose: Africa

My favorite movie is:National Lampoons Vacation

The best advice I have ever received was: Stay positive and never give up

My idols are: My parents

My favorite class at Siena is: American Sign Language

Three words that best describe me are: Friendly, fun and caring

My favorite athlete is: My brother, Bilal Abdullah

My favorite musician is: John Mayer

Career Highs

Points: 7 vs. Rider (12/11/05)

FG: 2 (four times)

FGA: 6 vs. Duquesne (11/30/04)

3FG: 0

3FGA: 1 vs. Manhattan (12/9/05)

Rebounds: 8 vs. Rider (12/11/05)

Blocks: 1 (five times)

Assists: 3 vs. Rider (12/11/05)

Steals: 2 vs. Duquesne (11/30/04)

Minutes: 18 vs. Rider (12/11/05)