Denisha  Petty-Evans
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Denisha Petty-Evans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bridgewater, NJ

High School:
Bridgewater-Raritan

Last College:
George Mason

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard

02/26/2017

Saints Hold Off Iona

Siena Clinches Four Seed For the MAAC Tournament

02/23/2017

Siena Basketball Coaches Show (Free Archive)

Thomas Huerter, Jr. and Denisha Petty-Evans Joined Program This Week

02/16/2017

Benitez’s Buzzer Beat Pushes Saints Over Niagara

Saints Win, Niagara Falls

02/12/2017

Gameday Central - Senior Day vs Quinnipiac (2PM - TWCSC/ESPN3)

Saints Host Bobcats for Senior Day

02/12/2017

Quinnipiac Spoils Senior Day

Bobcats Take Down Siena 76-60

03/07/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Iona (2/26/17)

Women's Basketball vs. Iona (2/26/17)

03/04/2017

Women's Basketball MAAC Quarterfinal vs. Iona (3/4/17)

Women's Basketball MAAC Quarterfinal vs. Iona (3/4/17)

02/13/2017

Women's Basketball Senior Day vs. Quinnipiac (2/12/17)

Women's Basketball Senior Day vs. Quinnipiac (2/12/17). National Women and Girls in Sports Day.

02/13/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Manhattan (2/10/17) - Pink Zone

Women's Basketball vs. Manhattan (2/10/17) - Pink Zone

02/07/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Marist (2/1/17)

Women's Basketball vs. Marist (2/1/17)

GENERAL:
  • Makes season debut in 2015-16 for Saints after sitting out last season due to NCAA transfer regulations
  • Talented guard with great speed and skill set
  • Tremendous mid-range game
  • Terrific handle
  • Can get to the rim and keep defenders off balance
  • Deep 3-point threat

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Appeared and started in 31 of the Saints' 32 games
  • Scored in double figures nine times including a career-high 19 points at Saint Peter's (1/30)
  • Made Siena debut after red-shirting following transfer from George Mason

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Played freshman season (2013-14) at George Mason, appearing in 29 games (three starts), averaging 1.9 points in 12.9 minutes
  • Given a Scouts grade of 88 out of high school and was ranked as the 47th best player at her position in the Class of 2013
  • Averaged 20.4 points during her senior season at Bridgewater-Raritan High en route to being named a Second Team All-State selection by The Star-Ledger

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Greg and Denyse
  • Psychology major
  • Aspires to be a physical therapist or forensic scientist

GETTING TO KNOW DENISHA PETTY-EVANS:


    Nickname: Dee
    Major: Psychology
    What I like most about Siena basketball: The fan base
    What I like most about coach Jaques: Her heels and burning desire to win
    Another Siena sport at Siena I follow: Volleyball
    Player I most relate to on the team: Xandria Emia Willingham-Hurst
    My goal for the upcoming season: Win the MAAC
    My biggest fear is: God
    My hobbies are: Pool and Foosball
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Egypt
    My biggest fan: My mother
    My before game routine: Nap
    Best advice I have ever received: Without self-discipline, success is impossible
    Person I look up to the most: My mother
    Three words that describe me: Truthful, outgoing, and impregnable
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: I would trade meeting somebody famous to have one last conversation with my Uncle Bob... or bring him back if I could
    Sport/position I always wanted to try: Football quarterback
    When I'm not playing, you can find me: Catch me if you can
    My dream job: Stay at home wife
    If I could have any pet, I would have: A baby monkey/baby jaguar...notice that I said baby...after that they gotta go
    My dream car: Rolls Royce
    Future Plans: Play overseas

    Favorites
    Class at Siena: Acting I
    Color: Pink
    Sports Team: Siena Women's Basketball
    Flavor of ice cream: Talenti southern butter pecan
    Movie: Enough
    Actor: Will Smith

PETTY-EVANS' CAREER STATISTICS

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