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Desherra Nwanguma
Desherra  Nwanguma

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Cinco Ranch

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
09/21/1991

Experience:
HS

Graduated:
2014

10/09/2017

WBB: Legacy Weekend caps opening week

UTA women's basketball hosted Legacy Weekend as a connection to its alumni ahead of Nov. 11 opener.

11/09/2016

WBB: Leadership not a question going into opener

UTA opens its season on Sunday against UTSA at 2 p.m. at College Park Center.

03/07/2016

WBB: VanDijk named SBC Student-Athlete of the Week

Rebekah VanDijk scored a career-high 33 points on Tuesday and averaged 21.1 points during the week.

03/13/2014

WBB: Gerlich sees brighter days ahead after first year at UTA

Krista Gerlich found her first season as a Division I head coach to be an overall learning experience.

03/08/2014

WBB: Gerlich's first season ends with hard-fought OT loss

The Mavericks finished 2013-14 with a 4-25 overall record and 3-15 in the Sun Belt Conference.

2012-13 (Junior)

  • Averaged 8.4 points per game and 10.3 in WAC play
  • Led the team in field goal percentage (49.3)
  • Scored a career-high 27 points against Seattle U (Feb. 14)
  • Averaged 4.9 rebounds per contest
  • Had 2 double-doubles
  • WAC All-Academic

2011-12 (Sophomore)

  • First on the team in blocks, (13)
  • Averaged 5.8 offensive rebounds per game
  • Played 28 games with 16 starts
  • Shot 78.6 percent from the freethrow line
  • Scored 157 points, averaging 5.6 per game

2010-11 (Freshman)

  • Played in 26 games
  • Averaged 4.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game
  • Season-high 12 points on 5-of-12 shooting in 25 minutes against A&M-Corpus Christi (Mar. 2)
  • Ten games with 5 or more rebounds

High School

  • Three-year Letterwinner at Cinco Ranch (Katy, TX)
  • Averaged with 5.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game as a senior
  • Led the Cougars to a 23-14 record as a junior
  • First team All-District
  • Member of FBLA, HOSA and Spanish Club

Personal

  • Daughter of George and Grace
  • Born September 21, 1991
  • Has two sisters (Shantel and Ashleigh)
  • Majoring in advertising

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