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Emia Willingham   4
Emia Willingham

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Albany, N.Y.

High School:
Albany

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard


WILLINGHAM'S CAREER STATISTICS

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GENERAL:
  • Has a great athleticism and ability to score
  • Tenacious, on-ball defender with tremendous instincts
  • Tough
  • Strong work ethic

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Appeared in 29 games, averaging 4.1 points and 2.1 rebounds in 11.6 minutes
  • Named MAAC Rookie of the Week (12/2/13)
  • Posted season-highs of 17 points and seven rebounds and swiped 10 steals - tied for the most in program history and tied for the second most in MAAC history - in win over Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
  • Ranked 10th in the MAAC averaging 1.4 steals
  • Scored in double figures three times

BEFORE SIENA:
  • One of five finalists for the Miss New York Basketball Award as a senior
  • 2012-13 Section II Class AA MVP, Big 10 Player of the Year,Times Union Large School Player of the Year and New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports (NYSSCOGS) Class AA Fourth Team selection
  • Led the Lady Falcons to a 20-2 record and the school's first Section II Championship in 15 years and a berth in the state quarterfinals as a senior
  • 2012-13 NewsChannel 13 All-Star after averaging 19.7 points, 8.9 rebounds, 5.2 steals and 2.1 assists as a senior
  • Five-year varsity player at Albany High where she ended her career as the third leading scorer in school history with 1,441 career points
  • Played her AAU basketball for the Albany City Rocks

PERSONAL:
  • Full given name is Xandria Willingham-Hurst
  • The daughter of Lorenzo and Jacqueline Jones

GETTING TO KNOW EMIA WILLINGHAM:
    Nickname: Bula
    My favorite TV show is: Law & Order
    My favorite artist (musician) is: Beyonce
    My favorite athlete is: Lebron James
    The thing I like most about Siena is: The friendly environment
    Other sports I like to follow at Siena are: Soccer and volleyball
    My favorite professional sports team is: Knicks
    If I could meet anyone it would be: My grandparents
    My favorite book is: A Raisin In The Sun
    Three words that describe me: Silly, outgoing, nice
    My favorite spot on campus is: The Gym
    If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: China
    My favorite movie is: Any Madea Movie
    My favorite food is: Macaroni and Cheese
CAREER HIGHS (ENTERING 2014-15 SEASON):
    Points: 17 vs. Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
    FG: 6 vs. Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
    FGA: 11 vs. Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
    3FG: None
    3FGA: 3 vs. UAlbany (11/8/13)
    Rebounds: 7 vs. Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
    Blocks: None
    Assists: 2 vs. UAlbany (11/8/13)
    Steals: 10 vs. Sacred Heart (11/26/13)
    Minutes: 24 at Central Connecticut (12/3/13)
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