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Nyayongah Gony

position

Forward/Guard

Height

6-4

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Lincoln, Neb.

High School

Lincoln

Nyayongah Gony - Women's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

As a Freshman (2020-21): Appeared in all 22 games for the Canes as a freshman…Tallied a point in 15 games in 2020-21, including an eight-game scoring streak from Nov. 28 to Jan. 7…Knocked down a 3-pointer in 11 of 22 games played…Had a career day at Syracuse (1/17), setting career highs in points (13), field goals made (four) and free throws made (four)…The 13-point outing against the Orange was the first double-digit effort in her career…Paced all Canes (min. 50 attempts) in 3-point shooting, hitting 32.7 percent of her shots from beyond the arc…The only freshman to see playing time for the Canes in 2020-21.

High School: A four-star prospect according to both espnW HoopGurlz and ProspectsNation.com…Ranked the No. 56 overall player in class of 2020 by espnW HoopGurlz…Tabbed the No. 81 prospect by ASGR Basketball…Named the No. 124 prospect by ProspectsNation.com…The No. 13 and No. 30 player at her position (forward) by HoopGurlz and ProspectsNation.com, respectively…Top recruit in the state of Nebraska…Earned a 2020 Nebraska Class A All-State Honorable Mention…Helped her team to a 17-7 record as a senior.

Personal: Sister, Nyagoa, plays basketball for Purdue (rising-junior)…Chose Miami over offers from Louisville, Florida State, Nebraska and Purdue.