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LaQuanda Younger
Player Profile:
LaQuanda Younger 1372483
Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport News, Va.
High School: Warwick High School
Major: Recreation Tourism Studies

2015-16 (SENIOR): Played in 14 games with four starts before suffering a back injury in January that prevented her from competition ... Averaged 2.6 points and 1.6 rebounds per game ... Scored a season high nine points in the win over Howard (12.15) ... Played a season-high 28 minutes against Miami (11.17.15) ... Set a career high with three blocks against W&M (12.29) ... Played in her 100th career game against ETSU (11.23).

2014-15 (JUNIOR):
Appeared in 32 of 34 possible games, starting two, averaging 2.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest … Second on the team for free-throw percentage, connecting on 72.2% from the charity stripe … Poured in a season high of 12 points in ODU’s win against UAB … Hauled down a career high of seven rebounds at FAU … Dished out a career high of six assists versus Rice … Had a career high of three steals on two different occasions and also set her career high for blocks with two … Tallied 93 points, 63 rebounds, 49 assists, 27 steals and five blocks in 2014-15.

2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 33 games … Grabbed 54 rebounds on the year … Scored a career-high 15 points and made five three-point shots against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium (1/2) … Racked up 12 points against Southern Miss in the C-USA tournament (3/14).

2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Earned CAA Rookie of the Week Honors twice ... Played in all 31 games and made seven starts ... Earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors (1/21) after scoring a season-high 14 points and making four three-pointers at Hofstra (1/20) while also scoring 12 points at UNCW (1/17) with four three pointers ... Scored nine points, added four assists, and had six rebounds at William & Mary (1/27) ... Also earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors (12/10) after nailing a pair of three-pointers and scoring eight points off the bench in the win over North Carolina Central (12/7) ... Scored seven points and tied career-high with six rebounds in the win over Drexel (1/31).

PRIOR TO OLD DOMINION: Earned All-State honors and was a two-time Peninsula Player of the Year ... Averaged 20.2 points per game her senior year ... Finished career with 1,936 points.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Shirley Younger ... Four siblings, Randy, Jessica, Frankie and Latasha ... Majoring in park recreation tourism studies with a concentration in tourism management.

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