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11 Adriana Nazario

Athletic guard who can play both guard positions…Returned back to the starting lineup in the 2014-15 season…Her junior season was short lived due to an injury early in the year but still received the Lady Aggie Spirit Award in 2014 … Returned in 2014-15 as a redshirt junior after getting an injury waiver… Had a strong sophomore season, serving as a valuable starter for the Aggies…Has totaled 530 points, 235 rebounds, 226 assists, 78 steals and 19 blocks in 90 career games for the Aggies…Ranks 10th all-time in A&T history in assists … Over her last two seasons of play she has more assists (100) than turnovers (85) … Has a career .763 free throw percentage and a .345 field goal percentage… Named to the 2012 Fall Dean’s List…Earned the team’s Coach Award … She is a three-time All-MEAC Academic team member and graduated in May of 2015 with a degree in psychology.

2014-15 Season: Played in 30 games with 20 starts … Averaged 7.0 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 22.5 minutes per game … Led the Aggies at the line with an .883 free throw percentage, while also shooting .377 from the field and .361 from 3-point range  … Was second on the team in total assists (85) … Ranked 13th in the conference in assists… Led A&T in scoring twice … Led the Aggies in assists eight times … Scored in double figures seven times and recorded her first career double-double in a win against Morgan State on Feb. 23 with 12 points and 10 rebounds … Also matched her career-high in assists in the same game with eight … Finished with a career-high 21 points in a comeback win at Howard on Dec. 6  … Scored 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting and added five assists in a tough road loss to Norfolk State on Jan. 19.

2013-14 Season: Played in just six games as a junior after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) on Dec. 21 against George Washington…Averaged 8.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game…Was 15-for-32 from the floor (.469), 13-for-17 from the line (.765) and 5-for-13 from 3-point range (.385)…Scored in double figures in three games … Recorded a season-high 15 points against Va. Lynchburg (Dec. 7) … Scored 13 points over UNC Asheville on Dec. 17 … Tallied 12 points in the season opener against Quinnipiac and dished out a game-high seven assists.

2012-13 Season:  Played in 31 games with 19 starts as a sophomore…Averaged 6.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game…Led the team with 88 assists… Scored in double figures six times …Led the team in assists 14 times and in steals six times…Tallied 11 points with five rebounds on Nov. 28 at Richmond…She had 10 points with three assists on Dec. 15 in a victory at Liberty, the 2012 Big South Champs….Had a team-high six assists on Dec. 21 against William & Mary…Recorded 10 points on Jan. 3 at UNCW…Set a season and career-high with 14 points against George Washington on Jan. 6…Had 12 points against Coppin State on Jan. 28…Had 12 points against S.C. State on March 2…Matched a career-best with seven assists against Howard on March 15…Set a new career-best with eight assists against James Madison in the WNIT on March 21.

2011-12 Season: Played 23 games with eight starts…Averaged 3.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists while totaling 13 steals… Led the team in assists five times, in steals once, in blocks four times and had two games with five or more assists…Recorded a season-high 13 points on March 5 against Morgan State in the first round of the MEAC Tournament…Went 6-for-10 from the line on Jan. 28 against UMES, and collected a season-best seven rebounds in the  game…Had a season-high five steals on Feb. 27 at Savannah State…Played a season-high 33 minutes on Jan. 30 and Feb. 27.      

High School:  Named second-team all-state, second-team all-conference and second-team all-county her freshman and sophomore seasons…Garnered first-team all-state, first-team all-conference and first-team all-county honors as well as Player of the Year as a junior and a senior…Also competed in track…Attended Nitro High and George Washington High.

Personal: Full name is Adriana Nazario…She is the daughter of Star Hogan and Andre Nazario….Has three siblings, Terrick, Andre and Silas, and was born on Jan. 24, 1993…Graduated with a degree in psychology in May of 2015 and plans to pursue a career in sports psychology…Serves as a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council …Her other interest include music and studying the stars.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Charleston, WVa.
High School: George Washington
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