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24 MyNeshia McKenzie
MyNeshia McKenzie 715748

At Rider:
Communication major...as a senior, was named First Team All-MAAC after being recognized on the First Team Preseason All-MAAC team and was a finalist for MAAC Player of the Year…led Rider and was second in the MAAC in both scoring (19.5 ppg.) and rebounding (11.1 rpg.), just missing becoming the first player in conference history to average 20 points and 10 rebounds per game…her rebounding average was 16th nationally…45 career ‘double-doubles’ including 19 as a senior…started all 32 games and played in a Rider record 122 games in her career…only the second player in Rider women’s basketball history to compile 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds…graduates as Rider’s all-time leading rebounder with 1,143 and finished third on the all-time scoring list with 1,619 points…tied a Rider record with 37 points as the Broncs upset Iona 92-90 in overtime on February 6, 2014 with the Gaels entering the game undefeated in conference play and riding an 18-game winning streak…played all 45 minutes in that game and pulled down 19 rebounds...
had 22 games of 20 or more points including 18 as a senior…played 1,169 of 1,290 minutes (91 percent), averaging a conference leading 36.5 minutes per game...averaged 19.7 points and 11.0 rebounds in Rider’s playoff run as the Broncs advanced to the MAAC semifinals for the first time ever…averaged 19.5 points and 10.8 rebounds per game, leading Rider to a fifth place tie in the conference standings…led the team in field goals made (6.4) and free throws made (6.3) per game…led the team with 44 steals, was second with 19 blocks and was third in assists with 51…as a junior, First Team All-MAAC honoree after being named to the Second Team Preseason All-MAAC team...needs five points to become Rider’s 19th 1,000 point scorer...started 29 of 30 games this season...47th nationally averaging 9.8 rebounds per game...led the Broncs in scoring, rebounds, steals, assists and minutes and has 26 ‘double-doubles’ in her career including back to back ‘double-doubles’ the first two games of December, 2012 (14 points, 11 rebounds vs. Quinnipiac and 10 points and 12 rebounds in Rider’s win over Army on December 7)...scored 11 points and added 10 rebounds in a 68-64 win at Lafayette on November 27, 2012 and had 18 points and 16 rebounds against NJIT on November 12, 2012...Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week (January 7-13, 2013) after two ‘double-doubles’ including a 22 point, 13 rebound effort against Canisius on January 10, 2013...MAAC Player of the Week for all games January 21-27, 2013, leading Rider to wins over Saint Peter’s and Fairfield...currently fifth on the Rider all-time rebounding list with 787...as a sophomore, was named to the All-MAAC Third Team after leading the league in rebounding...appeared in all 30 games, making 24 starts...led Rider in scoring (10.8 points per game), rebounding (9.1 per game), free throws made (72), steals (48) and minutes played (32.2 per game) and was third on the team in blocks (16)... her 9.1 rebounds per game was 50th nationally...led the team in scoring 11 times and was the team-leader in rebounds 19 times...had seven ‘double-doubles’ in 2011-12...MAAC Player of the Week December 5-11, 2011 after scoring 11 points and pulling down 15 rebounds in a Bronc win against Stony Brook on December 6, 2011 and following up that performance with 14 points and 10 rebounds as Rider won at the New Jersey Institute of Technology on December 11, 2011...also had a ‘double-double’ at nationally ranked Georgetown (16 points, 13 rebounds) on December 4, 2011...Rider Athlete of the Month for December, 2011...career- high 23 points at Pennsylvania on November 19, 2011 and pulled in a career-high 16 rebounds against Saint Peter’s in a MAAC game on January 15, 2012...as a Rider rookie, was named to the MAAC All-Rookie team and was a finalist for MAAC Rookie of the Year after being twice named MAAC Rookie of the Week...one of only two players to play in all 30 games and made 23 starts...had five ‘double-doubles’ including four in a row (February 6-18, 2011) where she averaged 19.0 points and 11.5 rebounds over the four-game stretch...had 22 points and 12 rebounds, playing 52 of 55 minutes in Rider’s triple overtime win at Niagara on February 18, 2011...second on the team in scoring and rebounds and her 7.3 rebounds per game ranked 199th nationally for the season...led the team in minutes played and averaged almost 30 minutes per contest...was also second in steals, third in blocks and fifth in assists...was fourth in the conference in offensive rebounds, sixth in rebounding, seventh in defensive rebounds, 14th in free throw percentage and 23rd in the MAAC in scoring.

At Springfield (Delco) High School:
Four-year letterwinner in basketball, earning Central League MVP honors…McDonald’s All-American nominee and was named Second Team All-State and First Team All-Delco, averaging 13.8 points per game as a senior…was named the best Female Athlete her senior year at Springfield…led her team to an undefeated regular season and scored 35 points in the league championship game…voted by the high school coaches as the Player of the Decade…only the fourth player at her high school to score over 1,000 points…also lettered three times in volleyball, earning First Team All-Central League honors and lettered in track, running a 49.95 in the 4x1 at the Penn Relays...member of the W.E.B. DuBois Honors Society...hobbies include collecting Jordan flip flops.

Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Springfield, Pa.
High School: Springfield (Delco)
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