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Imani Hedgeman
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Imani Hedgeman 2990743
Position: Defense
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: McIntosh

2019

  • Started 17 games, recording 19 ground balls, three draw controls, and 27 caused turnovers
  • Team leader in caused turnovers
  • Second in the America East in caused turnovers
  • Named America East All-Tournament (5/4)
  • Forced three turnovers in the America East final at Stony Brook (5/4)
  • Named America East All-Conference First Team (5/1)
  • Won four ground balls and forced three turnovers against New Hampshire (4/6)
  • Won three ground balls and forced three turnovers at #3 Syracuse (3/27)
  • Forced three turnovers against Siena (3/16)
  • Forced three turnovers in season debut against Yale (2/16)

 

2018

  • Started all 18 games on defense
  • Had three games with multiple caused turnovers
  • Caused three turnovers and picked up two ground balls in a win over Hartford (March 24)

 

2017

  • Reserve defender for UAlbany, playing in 13 games with four starts
  • Made first collegiate start vs. St. Bonaventure (2/13)
  • Earned pair of caused turnovers and ground balls in home win over Yale (2/18)
  • A caused turnover, a draw control and a ground ball in win at Wagner (3/9)

 

High School

Lettered four years in lacrosse and two years in basketball at McIntosh High... Led McIntosh to the area championships from 2012-16 and a state runner-up finish in 2012 and 2013... All-Georgia player from 2014-16, including First Team in 2016... Playing defense, finish high school career with 121 ground balls, 45 caused turnovers, 29 goals and 22 assists... Team awards: 2013 Most Improved Player, 2014 Offensive Player of the Year and 2015 Defensive Player of the Year... Member of the FCA Club, Chess Club, FLBA and Adopt-a-Stream...Class Vice President and President of FLBA.

 

Personal

Plans to major in marketing... Daughter of Crispus and Denise Hedgeman... Has a brother, Robert, and a sister, Nia.

Hedgeman's Career Statistics

Season GP GS G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW GB DC TO CT
2017 13 4 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 3 2 6 6
2018 18 18 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 32 11 12 15
2019 17 17 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 19 3 11 27
TOTAL 48 39 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 54 16 29 48

Single-Game Highs

Ground balls: 5, UConn, Mar 07, 2018
Draw controls: 3, Stony Brook, Apr 26, 2018; at Bryant, Feb 24, 2018
Caused turnovers: 3, 5 times

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