#23 Oby Okafor

POS. F
HT. 5' 9"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Rolla, Mo. (Rolla High School)
As a Graduate Student, 2009-10 Season: Led the team in scoring and rebounding with 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game... Led the OVC in offensive rebounds with 4.1 caroms per outing... Ranked fourth in the league in scoring and overall rebounding... Finished the season with eight double-doubles... Scored in double-digits in all except four games...  Recorded 25th career and first double-double of the season with 23 points and 10 rebounds against Cornell (11/21/09)...Posted a double-double of 17 points and 10 points and nine boards against Lipscomb (11/28/09)... Recorded third double-double of season with 14 points and 10 rebounds at Vandy (12/20/09)...Recorded 4th double-double of the season against Murray State with 18 points and 14 rebounds...Posted a season-high 28 points with 11 rebounds for sixth double-double at Austin Peay (1/14/10)...Picked up 7th double-double against MSU (1/28/10)...Collected eighth double-double of the season vs. Murray State (2/4/10)

As a Senior, 2008-09 Season: Sat out due to injury; Obtained a bachelor's degree in Psychology in May 2009

As a Junior, 2007-08 Season: Named to the 2007-08 All-OVC Second team...Was second on the team in scoring (16.9 ppg) and fifth in the OVC...Led the league in offensive boards with 4.6 per game...Ranked 4th in the OVC in overall rebounding with 8.3 caroms per contest...Was second on the team in steals (1.5 spg)...and fourth in assists (1.0 apg)...Was selected as the OVC Player of the Week on January 7, 2008 and March 3, 2008...Recorded her 1,000th career point against Eastern Kentucky (1/24/08)...Recorded 11 double-doubles this season...Has 24 career double-doubles...Has 1,127 career points, 616 career rebounds, and 120 career steals... Ranks eighth on TSU's Top Career Scorers list and sixth among TSU's top rebounders... Scored in double-digits in all but two contests...Recorded a season-high 31 points at Murray State (1/5/08)...Pulled down a season-best 13 rebounds twice, versus NC Central (11/29/07) and Austin Peay (2/11/08)

As a Sophomore, 2006-07 Season: Led the team in scoring and rebounding with 14.2 ppg and 7.0 rpg...Ranked 5th in the OVC in scoring, 7th in the in overall rebounding, and 2nd in offensive rebounding (4.14)...Recorded nine double-doubles this season... Scored in double figures in all but six games...Played in all 29 games and started in 28...Averaged the second most minutes played on the team (29.4)... Posted a career-best 32 points against Austin Peay (2/3/07)...Was the first Lady Tiger to score 32 points in a game since the 1998-99 season...The 32-point game against Austin Peay made her the 13th member of the TSU 30-point club... Had 25 points, 10 rebounds, and three steals vs. Eastern Illinois (12/09)... Recorded 19 points against Murray State (1/4/07)... Tallied 24 points in addition to 11 rebounds vs. Jacksonville State (1/13/07)... Dropped 27 points against Morehead State (2/22/07)

As a Freshman, 2005-06 Season:
Played in 26 games and started in 18...Averaged the most minutes played at 27.4... Led the team in rebounds, averaging 6.3 per game... Finished third in the OVC offensive rebounding leaders...Scored in double figures on 18 occasions ... Averaged 16.2 ppg in the last five games of the season... Had four double-doubles on the season...Was second on the team in scoring with 11.4 ppg...Scored a season high 20 points against Austin Peay (2/13/06)... Grabbed a season high 13 rebounds versus Murray State ( 2/16/06)...

At Rolla: WBCA All-American High School Nominee...Three time All-District selection...Led team to 2005 District Championship Title...Street and Smith Magazine: Honorable Mention...Averaged 18.2 ppg., 8.0 rpg., 8.0 apg., senior year...Shot 55% from the field and 75% from free throw line during senior campaign...Academic All Conference honors.

Personal
Major: Psychology
Daughter of: Dr. Anthony and Grace Okafor
Birthday: June 9