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25 Shereesha Richards

2013-14:

  • Top season in UAlbany women's basketball history, setting numerous single season scoring records: total points (659), points per game (20.0), field goals (266), field goal % (.624) and rebounds for a sophomore (295)
  • America East Player of the Year, America East Tournament Most Outstanding Player, All-America East First Team and America East All-Defensive Team
  • Set two UAlbany game records: Points in a game (41 @ Vermont, 1/9), points in a half (27 @ Vermont, 1/9) and made field goals in a game (17 @ Vermont, 1/9)
  • Set new UAlbany career records: consecutive double-digit point games (25 from 11/8/13-2/11/14), 20+ point games (18 as of 2013-14 season) and double-doubles (13 as of 2013-14 season)
  • Started all 33 games, serving as a team captain
  • Shot 62.4% from the field (first in America East), standing first in the America East in points (20.0) and rebounds (8.9) per game and fifth in steals per game (2.0)
  • Totaled 659 points, 295 rebounds and 67 steals
  • Earned double-digit points in 30 games, including 16 games with at least 20 points
  • Earned 13 double-doubles, including five in a row from 1/9-1/20
  • Made 15 shots in 18 attempts for 32 points and 12 rebounds in win at Dartmouth (12/4)
  • Career-high 18 rebounds, adding 23 points in victory at Hartford (1/16)
  • Combined for 63 points and 22 rebounds in the America East Tournament, capped with 26 points, seven rebounds and four steals in title game win over Stony Brook (3/10)

2012-13:

  • Played in all 31 games for the Great Danes
  • America East Co-Rookie of the Year
  • Top shooter in the conference with a 61% field goal percentage (121-198)
  • 11th in the America East with 5.9 rebounds a game (184 total), 14 in scoring with 10.2 points a game (315 total), adding 65 steals
  • Started in her first collegiate game against Vermont (2/14), earning season-high 24 points
  • Earned America East Conference Rookie of the week five times

High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball at Atlantic Christian... Recorded 1,147 points in two seasons... Averaged double figures in points (20.6) and rebounds (12.1) while also finishing with 19 consecutive double-doubles as a junior... Led the Cougars to their first National Christian School Athletic Association Championship in 2010-11... Became the first female student-athlete to receive a Division I scholarship out of Atlantic Christian... Named Tri-State Christian Athletics Conference MVP for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons.

Personal: Majoring in criminal justice... Daughter of Leroy Richards and Sherene Campbell... Has two brothers, Christoper and Oshawn... Born Jan. 25, 1993. 

CAREER STATISTICS 

Season

GP/GS

Min.

FGM-A

%

3PT-A

%

FT-A

%

RB

Avg

A

TO

Blk

Stl

Pts

Avg

2012-13

31-1

636

121-198

.611

1-4

.250

72-117

.615

184

5.9

12

51

3

65

315

10.2

2013-14

33-33

1072

266-426

.624

2-2

1.000

125-184

.679

295

8.9

27

70

8

67

659

20.0

Career

64-34

1708

387-624

.620

3-6

.500

197-301

.654

479

7.5

39

121

11

132

974

15.2

Position: Forward
Height: 6'1"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rae Town, Jamaica
High School: Atlantic Christian (N.J.)
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