23   Amarachi Umez-Eronini
Amarachi Umez-Eronini

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Woodrow Wilson

Height:
5-10

Position:
G



Eronini Radio Interviews:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - March 20, 2009

AS A SENIOR IN 2008-09: Was named the America East Defensive Player of the Year ... Named to the AE All-Conference First Team and All-Defensive Team ... Averaged a career-best 11.5 ppg ... Led the team in steals with 81 ... Shot an impressive .742 from the free throw line ... In the AE semifinals vs. Binghamton (March 14), poured in 23 points, backed by an 11-for-14 showing at the line ... Was an impressive 11-for-13 from the field as she poured in a career-best 24 points vs. Albany (March 7) ... Earned America East Player of the Week accolades after recording her second double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 assists to go along with five steals and eight rebounds in the Terriers' overtime victory at Binghamton (Feb. 18) ... Posted a career-best seven steals to go along with seven assists vs. Stony Brook (Feb. 11) ... In a career-high 41 minutes, posted 13 points to go along with four assists and a career-high six steals in the Terriers' overtime victory at Vermont (Feb. 7) ... Recorded 17 points in the Terriers' victory at Maine (Jan. 24) to go along with four steals and one block ... Backed by a 7-for-10 showing from the line, poured in 19 points vs. Hartford (Jan. 21) and recorded three crucial steals ... Recorded nine assists vs. New Hampshire (Jan. 17) ... Was 8-for-11 from the free-throw line and went on to score 10 points at UMass (Jan. 2), while also dishing out a team-high seven assists ... Recorded first double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 rebounds in 34 minutes of action vs. Central Michigan (Nov. 30) ... Poured in 18 points on 6-for-8 shooting vs. Siena (Nov. 20) and earned three steals.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08: Named to the America East All-Defensive team ... Averaged 8.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.8 steals ... Led the team in steals (58), while shooting .445 from the field ... Collected a career-high 16 rebounds and posted 13 points vs. UMBC on Jan. 30 ... Posted second double-double of season with 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. Albany on March 8 ... In a season-high 39 minutes, went a perfect 8-for-8 from the free-throw line and went on to post 14 points vs. Binghamton on Feb. 13 ... Matched a career high with six assists vs. UVM on Feb. 3 ... Tallied 11 points against VCU on Dec. 28 on 3-for-4 shooting from the field and 5-for-6 from the charity stripe ... Posted 14 points to go along with six rebounds and two steals at Harvard on Dec. 11 ... Had a standout performance against UMass on Nov. 28, scoring 18 points, while setting career marks for field goals (8) and field-goal attempts (12) ... Turned in a strong performance against No. 16 Ohio State, drawing six charges, going 6-for-7 from the charity stripe adding seven rebounds ... Posted 10 points on 2-for-5 field-goal shooting and 6-for-8 free-throw shooting vs. Rhode Island on Nov. 14 ... Was named to the America East Conference's Commissioner's Honor Roll for owning a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: Saw action in 29 games, while averaging 5.3 points per game ... Recorded 19 steals ... Upped her career high to 22 points vs. Binghamton on Feb. 28 on 7-of-10 shooting, to go along with six rebounds ... Posted 10 points backed by a 6-of-6 performance from the free-throw line at New Hampshire on Feb. 24 ... Collected six rebounds at Vermont on Feb. 7 ... Earned a season-high three steals vs. Hartford on Jan. 31 and blocked one shot ... Grabbed six rebounds and added a career high nine free throws in 27 minutes at Binghamton on Jan. 27 ... Was crucial off the bench on Jan. 23 vs. UNH, pouring in 14 points, on 8-of-10 free-throw shooting and a perfect 3-for-3 from the field ... Posted 11 points, five rebounds and seven free throws in 24 minutes against Harvard on Dec. 12.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-06:
Played in 14 games ... Scored first career points against Long Island playing six minutes and tallying six points ... On March 4 against Hartford had season highs in steals (4), minutes played (14) and points (9).

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Scored over 1,500 points and grabbed over 1,000 rebounds during career at Woodrow Wilson High School ... As a senior, averaged 20.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 5.0 steals a game ... An outstanding all-around athlete, led Wilson to four-straight DCIAA volleyball titles and played four seasons of varsity lacrosse ... Was named to the honor roll for four consecutive years and was elected to the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born on April 26, 1987, in Imo State, Nigeria ... Daughter of Lynette Umez-Eronini and Iheanyi Eronini ... Has three siblings: Iheanyi, Ikechukwu and Iheoma ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a mathematics major ... Is a member of the UMOJA, Boston University's Black Student Organization, and the African Student Organization (ASO).

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