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Rola Ogunoye
Rola  Ogunoye

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Hill

High School:
Cedar Hill

Height:
6-0

Position:
F

Birthdate:
04/15/1983

Experience:
3L

03/07/2018

WBB: All eyes focused on New Orleans

No. 3 UT Arlington opens its play in the SBC Championship tournament against No. 6 Louisiana on Thursday.

02/24/2018

WBB: UTA honors seniors on Saturday

UT Arlington will honor Rebekah VanDijk, Miranda LeJune and Shelby Richards prior to Saturday's game.

12/09/2016

WBB: Lady Mavs back at home to face Eastern New Mexico

Sunday is "Study Break" day at CPC. The first 200 students will receive free Scantrons and pencils.

12/02/2016

WBB: UTA welcomes former SLC rival SFA on Saturday

UTA and SFA are meeting for just the second time as nonconference opponents after 62 meetings in the Southland Conference.

11/26/2016

WBB: UTA 64, SDSU 58 - Post game notes

UTA advanced into the SHU Thanksgiving Classic championship with the win.

2003-04 First Team All-SLC
2003-04 SLC All-Tournament Team
2003-04 Academic All-SLC
2002-03 Second Team All-SLC
2001-02 Second Team All-SLC

2003-04 [Junior]: Appeared in all 31 games during the season, including 26 in the starting lineup . . . Team's leading scorer and rebounder and 15.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per contest . . . Her 472 points scored during the season were the ninth most ever and the most since the 1995-96 season . . . Ranks sixth on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,180 points . . . Was named the Southland Conference Player of the Week three times this season . . . Ranks fourth in the conference in scoring and sixth in rebounding . . . Leads the team and is second in the SLC with a .499 (180-for-361) field goal percentage . . . Became just the sixth player in school history to hit 100 free throws in a season . . . Has scored in double figures in 27 games this season, including a streak of 20 straight and 23 of the last 24 . . . Poured in a career-high 30 points, on 10-of-17 shooting from the field and 10-of-11 from the line, in a victory over Texas State . . . Marked just the eighth time that a Lady Mav has scored at least 30 points since 1986 . . . Has scored at least 20 points in five games this season . . . Was named to the all-tournament team at SMU after averaging 20.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per contest . . . Earned all-tournament honors at Hawaii after averaging 12 points and eight rebounds per game in helping the team win the championship . . . Earned her third all-tournament honor at Denver after averaging 20 points and four rebounds per game . . . Scored 21 of her 25 points in the second half against Kansas . . . Poured in 25 points on 11-for-17 shooting in a victory over Stephen F. Austin . . . Had five double-figured rebounding games that have resulted in five double-doubles on the season . . . Recorded a career-best six steals in the victory over UH . . . Tied her UTA best with four blocks against Louisiana-Monroe . . . Second on the team and eighth in the conference with 51 steals . . .Second on the team with 23 blocks . . . SLC Tournament: Became just the second Lady Mav to be named to the all-tournament team after averaging 14.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per contest . . . Went 9-for-15 from the floor for 23 points in the opening round victory over SFA . . . Pulled down 13 rebounds, seven offensive, in each of the last two contests.

2002-03 [Sophomore]: Played in all 28 games during the season, 22 in the starting lineup . . . Averaged 11.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per contest . . . Led the team in scoring for the second straight season . . . Led the team in scoring in 11 games and rebounding in six games . . . Shot .446 from the field and .759 from the charity stripe . . . Team leader with 28 blocked shots . . . Scored 16 points against Wisconsin and 19 against St. John's to earn all-tournament honors at the Pepperdine Thanksgiving Classic . . . Scored in double figures 18 times during the season, including a stretch of eight straight and 10 of the last 12 games of the season . . . Had a season high of 25 points, on 10-for-16 shooting, against Texas-San Antonio . . . Also pulled down 10 rebounds in that contest . . . Pulled down a season best 14 rebounds in a victory over Southeastern Louisiana . . . Had a 14 point, 13 rebound effort on the road against Northwestern State . . . Had a 20 point, 11 rebound outburst in a road victory over Sam Houston State . . . Shot a season-best 10-for-14 from the floor for 21 points in the second game against SLU . . . Tied her career best by swatting away four shots in a victory over Nicholls State . . . Tied her career best with three assists in a game against Texas A&M . . .Also added 16 points, nine rebounds, three steals and a blocked shot in that contest . . . Made three-pointers against Oral Roberts, Texas A&M and Louisiana-Monroe.

2001-02 [Freshman]: Mainstay in the Lady Mavs' starting lineup . . . Only player to start all 29 games during the season . . . Second Team all-Conference selection . . . Runner-up in Freshman of the Year balloting . . . Was the team's leading scorer at 13.1 points per game . . . Fifth in the conference in scoring . . . Improved her offensive numbers in conference play, pouring in 14.7 points per game in the SLC . . . Second on the team in rebounding at 6.4 boards per contest . . . Led the team, and was third in the conference in blocked shots per game at 1.21 . . . Had 19 games in which she scored in double figures . . . Led the team in scoring in 12 games during the season . . . Scored a then career-best 26 points in a victory at Sam Houston State on Feb. 18 . . . Two of her five 20-point performances came against Southwest Texas, with 21 points in the first meeting and 22 points in the second meeting . . . Scored 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting in the regular season finale against Stephen F. Austin . . . Recorded four double-digit rebounding games during the season . . . Recorded a double-double in all four of those games . . . Led the team in field goal percentage at .440 (150-341) . . . Showed some versatility in her game as she stepped back and knocked down five triples on the season . . . Played all 40 minutes in a victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Feb. 4 . . . Her 956 minutes played during the season rank her fifth on the UTA single season list for minutes played in a season.

Cedar Hill High School: Was a four-year starter and letterwinner for the Lady Longhorns . . . Averaged 18.3 points and 9.2 rebounds a game as a senior . . . Shot .520 from the field and .810 from the free-throw line during her senior season . . . Voted MVP during her senior year . . . Recipient of both Freshman-of-the-Year and Sophomore-of-the-Year honors at Cedar Hill . . . Voted Outstanding Player-of-the-Year as a sophomore and senior . . . First team all-district as a junior and senior . . . First team all-region as a senior . . . Also participated in track at Cedar Hill . . . Who's Who Among American High School Students as a sophomore and senior . . . Graduated with honors.

Personal: Full name is Morolake Mobolaji Ogunoye . . . Born April 15, 1983, in Dallas . . . Daughter of Lanre and Veronica Ogunoye . . . Major is engineering at UTA . . . Chose UTA over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi . . . Hobbies include eating, sleeping, listening to music and cleaning . . . Future plans are to be successful and happy . . . Nickname is Rola.

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