Emmanuella  Edoka
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Emmanuella Edoka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Abuja, Nigeria

High School:
Bishop Kearney (NY)

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward

05/08/2018

Six Named 2018 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

All Six Recipients Are Female Representatives

04/19/2018

Women’s Basketball Holds 2017-18 KeyBank Siena Basketball Banquet

Annual Event Celebrated 2017-18 Women’s Basketball Season

03/02/2018

Six Named To MAAC All-Academic Team

75 MAAC Women Basketball Players Named To Team

02/25/2018

Saints Dominate Senior Day

Siena Concludes Regular Season with Dominating Victory Over Saint Peter’s

02/24/2018

Senior Day - Siena vs Saint Peter's (Sunday - 2PM)

Saints Host Peacocks in Final Game Of Regular Season

04/19/2018

2017-18 KeyBank Siena Women's Basketball Banquet

2017-18 KeyBank Siena Women's Basketball Banquet

02/27/2018

Women's Basketball vs. Saint Peter's (2/25/18)

Women's Basketball vs. Saint Peter's (2/25/18)

02/25/2018

18th Annual Pink Zone Game

18th Annual Pink Zone Game

12/09/2017

Women's Basketball vs. UAlbany (12/9/17)

Women's Basketball vs. UAlbany (12/9/17)

11/20/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast (11-20-17)

Women's Basketball vs. Florida Gulf Coast (11-20-17)

GENERAL:
  • Born and raised in Nigeria, she moved to the United States at age 15 and attended Bishop Kearney High School in Rochester, N.Y.
  • Ultra-athletic post player with great size and length
  • Rebounding and shot blocking machine
  • Embraces challenges and her potential is immesureable

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Played in 19 games
  • Had a season-high seven rebounds at Iona (1/10)
  • Recorded a block four separate times
  • Scored five points twice
  • Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Leads the Saints averaging 15.6 rebounds per 40 minutes
  • Recorded four double digit performances (all off the bench) and scored in double figures twice
  • Registered first collegiate double-double with career-highs of 11 points, 13 rebounds and
  • three blocks against Morgan State (Nov. 28)
  • Made Siena debut after missing last season with a torn ACL
  • Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Missed entire season while rehabbing from injury suffered at the end of her senior year of high school

BEFORE SIENA:
  • A three-star athlete, was given a Scouts grade of 88 and rated the 59th best player at her position in her class
  • 2014 NYSSWA Class B First Team All-State selection
  • 2014 Class B2 Tournament MVP
  • Led Bishop Kearney to the Class B State Final as a senior
  • Guided her team to a pair of Section V titles and a Class C State Championship as a junior
  • 2013 NYSPHSAA Class C All-Star and a Private Parochial First Team selection
  • 2012 Section V Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • Played her AAU basketball for the Albany City Rocks

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Alphonsus and Jane
  • Economics major who plans to become an Economist

GETTING TO KNOW EMMANUELLA EDOKA:


    Nickname: Lankystuff
    Major: Economics
    Twitter handle: @lankyella
    Instagram handle: @lankyella
    What I like most about Siena: The one-on-one communication between faculty, staff, and students, and the medium sized campus
    What I like most about my Siena basketball: The loyalty of the fans
    What I like most about coach Jaques: Her intensity
    Another Siena sport I follow: Volleyball
    Best moment at Siena: Yet to come
    My goal for the upcoming season: Help my team win a championship
    My biggest fear is: Losing my loved ones and not achieving my goal in life.
    My hobbies are: Cooking and watching movies
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Seoul South Korea
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Water
    My biggest fan: My parents
    Three words that describe me: Hard-working, Easy going and Funny
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: President Obama just because I am a fan of his politics
    Sport/position I always wanted to try: Basketball/Wing
    When I'm not playing, you can find me: In my Room
    My dream job: Business Journalist
    My dream car: A Toyota
    Future Plans: Get a job or by God's grace continue playing basketball

    Favorites
    TV show: Girlfriends
    Class at Siena: Crime and Justice
    Vacation spot: South Korea
    Twitter account to follow: WNBA
    Colors: Purple and brown
    Sports Team: Phoenix Mercury
    Website: 6PM
    Flavor of ice cream: Chocolate
    Apps: Drama fever, Viki
    Food: Pounded Yam and Vegetable soup (A Nigerian Delicacy)
    Movie: Forrest Gump
    Song: Talking to Myself
    Pro athlete: Dewanna Bonner
    Pro team: Phoenix Mercury
    Actor/Actress: Lupita Nyongo

EDOKA'S CAREER STATISTICS

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