- 6' 1
- High School/Other
- Gulf Coast State
- Lagos, Nigeria
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Updated: March 11, 2014
As a senior (2013-14): Appeared in and started 29 games for the Hokies… Named to the All-ACC Second Team in both the Blue Ribbon Panel and coaches vote… Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Team… Set the Virginia Tech record with 16 double-doubles in a single-season... Set single-season Tech records in field goals made with 213, breaking a record set during the 1986-87 season… Set the Hokies single-season record versus ACC opponents in points (265) and field goals made (105)… Finished fourth on the Hokies’ overall single-season record lists in points with 533 and fourth in rebounds averaged, 9.6… Set the Virginia Tech senior season records in field goals made (213) and rebounds (277)… Led the Hokies in scoring and seventh in the ACC with 18.4 points per game and was top for the team and third in the league in rebounding with 9.6 per game… Recorded six consecutive double-doubles, tying the longest streak in program history which was last set during the 1977-78 season... Had 20+ points in three consecutive games twice during the season, becoming the first Tech player to score 20+ in three straight since the 2002-03 season... Named ACC Player of the Week on Dec. 9... Recorded first double-double of the season and sixth of her career with 17 points and 12 rebounds versus Florida… Tallied her second double-double of the season and seventh of her career with 21 points and 10 rebounds against Bucknell, becoming the first Tech player to top the 20/10 mark since 2008... Had 26 points at Hofstra… Posted 27 points and 17 rebounds against Richmond for her third double-double of the season... Tallied 12 points and 12 rebounds against Presbyterian for fourth double-double of the season... Became just the fifth player in Virginia Tech history to record 30+ points and 10+ rebounds with 32 points and 11 boards at Indiana, recording fifth double-double... Had 19 points and 10 rebounds against Michigan State for sixth double-double and fourth consecutive… Tallied 27 points and 13 rebounds versus USC Upstate, recording fifth straight and seventh overall Posted 22 points and 17 rebounds at Radford in just 22 minutes for record tying sixth straight double-double… Had 16 points versus Robert Morris and followed that up with 16 points at Hampton… Notched 23 points and eight rebounds at Boston College… Tallied 24 points and nine boards versus Virginia… Racked up 29 points and 11 rebounds against No. 3 Duke, marking the most points in a home game against an ACC team in program history... Tallied 22 points and 10 rebounds against Georgia Tech... Scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the second game in a row at No. 24 Florida State... Tallied 10 points and seven rebounds at No. 2 Notre Dame... Had 15 points and 12 rebounds at Syracuse in her first game back from a knee injury... Scored 20 points in 43 minutes against No. 14 NC State... Racked up 21 points and 10 rebounds at Virginia... Posted 14 points and 11 rebounds against Pittsburgh… Tallied 13 points and nine rebounds in a win at No. 11 North Carolina... Scored 23 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in just 28 minutes in a win over Clemson... Recorded 20 points and 10 rebounds for her 16th double-double of the season against Clemson in the ACC Tournament.
As a junior (2012-13): Played in 17 games with 10 starts… was second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.5 points per game… led the team in rebounding with 8.5 per game… hit double-digits in 13 games, including three with 20 or more points… had five games with double-digit rebounds and recorded five double-doubles this season… posted 28 points in Virginia Tech debut versus Wake Forest… had 10 points and 12 rebounds against North Carolina A&T… tallied 16 points at Virginia… posted 15 points and five boards at North Carolina… tallied 21 points and 13 rebounds versus Boston College… notched 12 points against No. 10 Maryland… recorded 10 points and nine rebounds at No. 21 Florida State… pulled down 14 a season-best 14 boards against Clemson… posted 12 points and 13 rebounds at Miami… had 10 points versus No. 16 North Carolina… recorded 21 points and 12 rebounds against No. 19 Florida State… followed that with 11 points and 11 boards at Wake Forest… recorded 12 points versus Miami… had 11 points and six rebounds against Miami in the ACC Tournament.
Prior to Virginia Tech: Played at Gulf Coast State and named the Conference Player of the Year, earned first team NJCCA All-America honors and was a top-3 finalist for National JUCO Player of the Year… Averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and 1.8 steals per game… Also competed at Grayson County College as a freshman, earning Conference Player of the Year honors as well as first team NJCCA All-America… Was a silver medalist in the U18 African qualifiers.
Personal: Uju Nkiru Ugoka… Born 5/24/93 in Lagos, Nigeria… Enrolled in Sociology.