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  Selena Nwude
Selena Nwude

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Riverdale, Md.

High School:
Eleanor Roosevelt

Height:
6-5

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
03/17/1988

Experience:
2L

2009-10 OUTLOOK
Looking forward to first injury-free season...will add depth to the post for the Panhters and be a big presence in the paint.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Nwude returned from a season-ending injury in 2007-08 midway through the season and played in 16 games for the Panthers...scored a season-high eight points on 4-of-5 shooting from the field and grabbed three rebounds in nine minutes of action off the bench in her first game back against Western Kentucky...grabbed a season-high four rebounds at Connecticut in 15 minutes of playing time...tallied four points and three rebounds against Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007-08)
Selena Nwude sat out the 2007-08 season to recover from a knee injury and took a medical redshirt.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006-07)
Nwude played in 27 games for the Panthers as a rookie...sat out the remainder of the season with a knee injury suffered in the final regular season game at Georgetown...grabbed nine rebounds vs. West Virginia...had her best game of the season at Connecticut with 14 points and seven rebounds in 21 minutes...contributed five points and four rebounds in win at Providence...had a then-career-high points and rebounds with 10 and 10 vs. USF...the 10 points and 10 rebounds marked her first career double-double...scored five points in 10 minutes against St. John's...gave the team great minutes in the win over Marquette adding six points and three rebounds...had a then-season-high six rebounds vs. East Carolina...scored a career-high nine points and five rebounds in win over Boise State...played 14 key minutes with Marcedes Walker on the bench in foul trouble...scored on a bucket under the basket and added the free throw to give Pitt a lead at the half vs. Utah...scored seven points in win over Mount St. Mary's...played 10 minutes in her first collegiate game, a win over California (Pa.).

HIGH SCHOOL
Nwude enters college after being ranked No. 14 overall and second among centers by Scout.com...the All-Star Girls Report ranked her as the nation's No. 4 center and No. 40 prospect overall...Nwude has a long wingspan at 6-5 and helped Eleanor Roosevelt High School to the 2005 Maryland state championship...Nwude is a two-time all-county honoree and was named All-Metropolitan [Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.] and The Gazette All-Prince George County as a junior in 2005. In addition, she earned a nomination for DC Metropolitan Area Player of the Year in 2005-06...As a junior, Nwude averaged 16 points, 12 rebounds and nine blocks per game...Nwude was invited to participate in the prestigious Adidas Top 10 Camp in the summer of 2006.

PERSONAL
Selena Nwude was born March 17, 1988...is the daughter of Glenda and Emmanuel Nwude...has one sister, Tasha and one brother, Emmanuel Jr...psychology major.