GENERAL: One of the most athletic players on the team...Aggressive rebounder.
AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in 16 games...Scored a career-high four points in season-opening win over Fairleigh Dickinson (11/9/12)...Swiped career-best two steals at Pittsburgh (11/13/12).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in seven games...Pulled down six rebounds in 14 total minutes.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in four games, playing five minutes.
BEFORE SIENA: Played varsity basketball at the Hun School of Princeton and Yorktown Heights High School...Averaged 10.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.2 blocks and 1.3 assists as a junior...Led her team to a 19-6 record and No. 11 ranking in the state as a junior...Was also a one-year member of the varsity track team...Participated in her local Youth Group, Key Club, and Diversity Club.
PERSONAL: Born November 2, 1992...Daughter of Joseph Mintah and Edith Dusa...Has an older brother, Ivory, who works for a microbiology company...Aspires to be a veterinarian after graduation.
GETTING TO KNOW ONYX MINTAH Nickname: On, Onnie (Onny), On-Bon, O One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I am absolutely obsessed with animals My favorite TV show is: Family Guy My favorite TV show growing up was: Looney Tunes - Bugs Bunny If I could meet anyone it would be:Aristotle My favorite artist/musical group: Beethoven If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Dancing With the Stars Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan The thing I like most about Siena is: The family atmosphere and how everyone genuinely cares about you. Best thing about Siena Basketball: TEAM My favorite professional sports team is: GIANTS Other sports I like to follow at Siena are: Men's Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball My proudest sports moment has been: Triple-double in high school My favorite class at Siena is: Biology My favorite spot on campus is: Locker Room If I didn't play basketball, I would: Volunteer at a Vet's Office If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? My Grandparents Why? I want to know what my parents were really like! Funniest Player on the Team is: Kanika Coach Jaques' Best Attribute is: Her dancing skills/intensity My favorite websites are: Pintrest.com Three words that describe me: outgoing, happy, intelligent My best Siena Basketball moment has been: Siena Madness If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Costa Rica My favorite books: Goodnight Opus My favorite movie: Fight Club My favorite flavor of ice cream- Butter Pecan and Rum Raisin If I had $10 million I would: take care of my family
Career Highs: Points: 4 vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (11/9/12) FG: 2 vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (11/9/12) FGA: 2 (three times) 3FG: 0 3FGA: 0 Rebounds:2 (three times) Blocks:0 Assists:1 (twice) Steals: 2 at Pitt (11/13/12) Minutes: 10 at Niagara (1/6/13)