Had a breakout season in 2012-13, earning MEAC Rookie of the Year honors and winning six total MEAC Rookie of the Week awards…Also named to the MEAC All-Rookie and All-Tournament teams…Enters the season as key contributor both offensively and defensively in the post…Took over at center when Nikia Gorham went out with a knee injury last season…Sat out the 2011-12 season to focus on academics…Enters this season with the expectation of starting again at the center position. ..Earned the team’s Most Improved award.
2012-13 Season: Played in 32 games and started in 20 as a redshirt freshman… Averaged 8.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game… Earned MEAC Rookie of the Year, becoming the second A&T player in school history to win the honor…Was named MEAC Rookie of the Week six times this season (Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Feb. 11, Feb. 18 and Feb. 25)….Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 257 points, second on the team with 179 rebounds and first on the team with 53 blocks…Her season marked the seventh time in program history that a player has recorded 50 or more blocks…Led the MEAC with a .528 field goal percentage… Led the team in scoring five times, in rebounding nine times, in steals five times and in blocked shots 23 times…Also had two double-doubles…Recorded 11 points along with seven rebounds in the victory over George Washington on Jan. 6…Came into the game after starting center Nikia Gorham went down with a knee injury…Had 17 points, five rebounds and two blocks in the Jan. 14 win over Florida A&M…Had a season-high 10 rebounds against Coppin State on Jan. 28…Posted 15 points and a team-best nine rebounds with a season-high six blocks at Delaware State on Feb. 4…It was the most blocks in a game since LaPorsha Lowry had six at Howard on Feb. 5, 2007….Provided a team-high 15 points, six rebounds and two blocks over Florida A&M on Feb. 11…On Feb. 23, she recorded a double-double with a season-high 18 points and 10 rebounds with three blocks at N.C. Central…Had 10 points and 10 rebounds with five blocks on March 7…Matched a season-high with 18 points against Norfolk State on March 13…Recorded double-figures in the last nine games, entering the WNIT…Had eight points and a team-high seven rebounds with two steals against James Madison in the WNIT on March 21.
2011-12 Season: Did not play
High School: Attended Richland Northeast High and Eau Clair High…Named to the all-region team for three consecutive years and played varsity basketball for all four…Also competed in soccer, volleyball, cross country and track.
Personal: Full name is Eboni D. Ross…She is the daughter of Kisa Q. Ross……Has two siblings, Terrell and Essence, and was born on Feb. 28, 1993…Majors in sports science and fitness management and plans to play basketball overseasPlans on playing basketball overseas…Other interests include dancing…Her favorite television show is “Scooby-Doo” and her favorite food is corn.