CAREER Team captainfor two-straight seasons (2011-12, 2012-13)... played first seasonat Pittlast season after micro-fracture surgery kept her sidelined in 2011-12 ... Administration of Justice major ... 2013 Big East Academic All-Star.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN Averaged 6.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 30 games ... averaged 24.3 minutes per game in first full season as a Panther ... closed second on team in assists, averaging 2.1 per contest ... started 23 of the Panthers' 30 games - first eight-straight and 14 of last 15 ... had 12 points at DePaul on Jan. 29 ... scored 10 points versus Marquette, first time in career back-to-back double-figure scoring games ... tallied 12 points vs. Providence on Feb. 6, adding a career-high nine rebounds ... collected second career double-figure game at St. John's with 10 points - only player with double figures in that game ... achieved double-figure status at Buffalo on Dec. 29, scoring 18 points. went 3-of-3 from behind the arc and 6-of-10 from the field. added three rebounds ... 19 three-pointers on the season (second on team) ... recorded eight assists versus Wagner on Nov. 20, the most by a Pitt playeron theseason ... had nine points and a team-high six assists against William & Mary on Nov. 11 ... made collegiate debut on Nov. 9, versus YSU, earning the starting nod.
2011-12 Redshirted the season ... suffered season-ending injury during the summer of 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL Averaged 13.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.9 steals during her senior season for Potter's House Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Fla. ... The Christian Lions, with five NCAA Division I recruits, finished ranked in several national polls: No. 3 in the USA Today Super 25 poll, No. 6 by ESPN Rise and No. 4 in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 Writers' Poll ... individually was rated the No. 50 overall player by ESPN's HoopGurlz (14th by position) and came in at No. 44 among the nation's best according to All Star Girls Report ... Named National Association of Christian Athletes First Team All American, as well as NACA most valuable offensive player as a senior ... selected to play in both the FILA and Converse All American games, which showcased some of the best national talent ... exploded in the Converse All American game, putting on a performance which earned her the 2011 MVP title ... named 2010 Sporting News honorable mention All-American ... helped AAU squad, the Jacksonville Lady Rams, capture the 2010 16U AAU National Championship ... tabbed an AAU All-American .... AAU club captured eight-straight state titles ... selected NCSAA Third Team All American and NACA First Team All American following junior season ... named to the Next Level All American game and collected MVP crown ... averaged 12.3 points, 3.4 assists, 2.1 blocks, 9.6 rebounds and 3.8 steals per game as a junior ... posted 8.2 points and 11.2 rebounds per game as a sophomore and was selected a NACA second team All-American ... as a freshman was tabbed NCSAA All- Tournament and averaged eight points per game ... selected member of the Nigerian U19 National Team, competing at the FIBA Worlds in Chileduring summerof 2011... honor roll student, a National Honor Society member involved in college dual enrollment.
PERSONAL Born on Jan. 28, 1993 ... daughter of Rose and Tamunomete Briggs ... has three older siblings, Fabi, Tamunomete, Jr. and Ezewane ...nickname is Lo.
MORE ABOUT LO: Favorite Food: Shrimp Alfredo Favorite Class/Subject: Math Favorite Professor/Teacher: Ms. Misko Favorite Book: Salt in His Shoes Favorite TV Show: Grey's Anatomy Favorite Movie: Freedom Writers Favorite actor: Denzel Washington Favorite actress: Taraji P Henson Favorite musician: Kirk franklin Favorite sports figure: Tony Parker Favorite sport other than yours: Soccer Person in history I would most like to meet: Harriet Tubman If I could travel back in time, I would: Find a cure for AIDS Whenever my playing days are over, I will: Become a lawyer What I like most about the University/ why I chose Pittsburgh: The campus, the education is amazing at Pitt. What I like most about the city of Pittsburgh: Southside Works Theater Happiest/most gratifying moment in sports: Winning national championship in high school Hobbies: Reading and writing poetry and music My role model (Why?): My sister, because she has always has some boost of encouragement when I need someone to talk to Best friend on another team: Lauren Avant Other players you have played against or with: Bria Hartley, Kaleena Lewis, Ariel Massengale Notable players/people who attended your high school: Brittany Rountree, Shalethia Stringfield List anything interesting about your family? All my brother and sisters have the same occupation If I could choose another career besides my sport, it would be: Lawyer If I could play another sport at Pittsburgh, it would be: Volleyball Best job ever held: Never had one Not many people know this but I: am a very emotional person when it comes to movies Favorite all-time Christmas gift: Basketball necklace My favorite home-cooked meal: Collard greens, yams, mac 'n cheese, stuffing When I was a kid, I pretended to be: An astronaut If I could choose one word to describe myself, it would be: Goofy Schools who recruited you/offered scholarship: University of Florida, UGA, UCF