Ryerson Basketball (W) BIO
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Sofia Paska
Player Profile:
Sofia Paska 1907755
Position: Forward
Height: 6'4"
Year: 5
Hometown: Etobicoke, Ont.
High School: Richview C.I.
Club: Oakville (JUEL)
Major: Human Resources Management

2018-19: A finalist for Ryerson’s H. H. Kerr Female Athlete of the Year award and an OUA Second-Team All-Star… Made 18 starts in her fifth and final year with the Rams… Played 465 minutes and led the team with 239 points, scoring at least 10 points in all but two games… Went 87-for-196 (44.4 percent) from the floor in the regular season… Her 84.4 free throw percentage was a team-best and forth in the OUA… Contributed 13.3 points in 35.8 minutes per game, adding 140 rebounds, 22 assists, nine blocks, and eight steals… Ranked sixth in the OUA in rebounds per game (7.8)... Recorded two double-doubles on the season… Scored a season-high 27 points in an 83-68 win against Laurentian on February 9, 2019… Averaged 23.5 minutes per game across two OUA postseason contests, contributing 30 points and a league-leading 26 rebounds… Went 18-for-21 from the free throw line in the OUA playoffs and ranked fourth in the league with 25.5 points per 40… Made three starts at the 2019 U SPORTS Final 8 National Championship, contributing 15.3 points per game and 10 rebounds per game (ranking fourth in the tournament), leading the Rams in both statistics... Totaled 46 points in the tournament and added 30 rebounds, four steals, and two blocks… Scored a postseason high of 24 points in a 63-45 win over Regina in the national consolation semifinal on March 10, 2019… Named Player of the Game in back-to-back games at the Final 8 tournament… Named one of Ryerson’s Stars of the Week on five occasions: November 26, 2018; January 14, 2019; February 4, 2019; February 11, 2019; and February 25, 2019… Graduates as the program’s all-time leading scorer (1506), holding several other career records, including rebounds (819), field goals made (819), field goals attempted (1144), free throws made (425), and free throws attempted (528)... Holds the program’s single-season records in points (426 in 2017-18), field goals made (148 in 2017-18), field goal percentage (52.0 percent in 2015-16), and free throws made (124 in 2017-18)... Also holds the single-game records in points (36), and is tied for the record in rebounds (19) and free throws made (16).

2017-18:
A record-setting fourth season with the Rams… Named an OUA first-team all-star for the third consecutive season and a U SPORTS second-team All-Canadian for the second consecutive season… Had 425 points in 21 regular season games… Averaged 20.3 points per game, ranking her second in the OUA and third in the country… Ranked fourth in the league in rebounds per game (9.3), shooting 46.1% from the field… Broke and set various program single-season records, including points (426), field goals made (148), rebounds (645), and free throws made (124)… Had a career best of 11 double-doubles, scoring over 20 points on 11 occasions and breaking 30 points in two games… Set the new record for most points in a single game (36) against Toronto on February 3, 2018… Ryerson’s program all-time leader in points (1267), rebounds (679), field goals made (449), free throws made (360)… Hit a milestone on November 30, 2017, after becoming the sixth Ram in history to surpass 1000 points… Finalist for Ryerson’s H. H. Kerr Female Athlete of the Year award for the second year in a row… Named Ryerson’s Athlete of the Week on November 13, 2017, December 5, 2017, and February 5, 2018.

2016-17: Won the H.H. Kerr Trophy as Ryerson's Female Athlete of the Year after her third season with the Rams... Named an OUA first-team all-star for the second consecutive season... Named a U SPORTS second-team All-Canadian... Was second in the conference and country with 10.4 rebounds per game, and third in the conference with 18.5 point per game... Set a new career high for points in a single game with 28 against the York Lions on February 1st, 2017... Lead the Rams in points, rebounds, and free-throw percentage... Finishes the season sitting 4th in career free throws made (236), 5th all-time in career rebounds (483), and seventh in career points (841).

2015-16: Named an OUA first-team all-star... Finished in the top 10 in conference scoring with 15.2 points per game while averaging 9.5 rebounds per game...  Led the OUA with 86 defensive rebounds and finished third after shooting 52.0 percent from the field (a Ryerson program record for a single season)... Posted a career high 24 points in an 87-74 win at Toronto on November 28, 2015... Had a career high 14 rebounds in a 78-36 win over Toronto on November 4, 2015 and again in an 80-74 loss to Queen's on January 16, 2016... Recorded a team high eight double-doubles in conference play... Had 15 games with 10 or more points and three games with 20 or more points...  Named the Porter Airlines Player of the Game in the 66-60 OUA Critelli Cup championship victory over Ottawa with a 19 point, 12 rebound double-double performance... Had 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 73-70 win over Regina in the CIS National quarterfinal.

2014-15: Named to the OUA All-Rookie Team... Won Ryerson's RSU Female Rookie of the Year award...Played in all 19 regular season and six postseason games in her first season... Finished second on the team in scoring with 201 points and was fourth in rebounding with 107 boards... Set career-highs in points with 20 on February 7 and in rebounds with nine on November 21 and 28... Named the Ryerson Female Athlete of the Week twice, on December 1 and February 9.

Before Ryerson: Spent three years playing for the Oakville Venom in the Junior Elite League (JUEL)... Named a JUEL All-Star and helped the Venom to an 18-8 regular season record and fifth place finish in 2013-14... Helped Richview C.I. to west region and city silver medals while qualifying for OFSAA... A two-time GTA All-Star and won the west MVP award in 2013. 

OUA Regular Season Stats:

        FG 3PT FT     REB            
Season GP MIN MPG M/A % M/A % M/A % PTS PPG O D TOT RPG AST PF TO STL BLK
2014-15 19 377 19.8 74/157 47.1 0/0 0.0 53/78 67.9 201 10.6 44 60 104 5.5 20 31 24 7 7
2015-16 19 533 28.1 102/196 52.0 1/2 50.0 83/104 79.8 288 15.2 86 95 181 9.5 17 29 27 11 18
2016-17 19 567 29.8 125/274 45.6 2/7 28.6 100/122 82.0 352 18.5 71 127 198 10.4 19 19 40 15 13
2017-18 21 553 26.3 148/321 46.1 6/14 42.9 124/147 84.4 426 20.3 76 120 196 9.3 22 33 47 22 16
2018-19 18 465 25.8 87/196 44.4 0/4 0.0 65/77 84.4 239 13.3 55 85 140 7.8 22 25 37 8 9
CAREER TOTALS 96 2495 26.0 536/1144 46.9 9/27 33.3 425/528 80.5 1506 15.7 332 487 819 8.5 100 137 175 63 63


*as of March 14, 2019

Career Highs:

  • Points: 36 points vs. Toronto, February 2, 2018
  • Rebounds: 19 rebounds at Laurier, November 5, 2016

Playoff Stats:

        FG 3PT FT     REB            
Season GP MIN MPG M/A % M/A % M/A % PTS PPG O D TOT RPG AST PF TO STL BLK
2014-15 6 125 20.8 26/54 48.1 0/0 0.0 21/32 65.6 73 12.2 9 17 26 4.3 2 10 3 3 2
2015-16 6 170 28.3 26/54 48.1 0/0 0.0 19/26 73.1 71 11.8 18 27 45 7.5 8 10 4 5 5
2016-17 2 65 32.5 12/35 34.3 1/1 100.0  11/11 100.0 36 18.0 3 16 19 9.5 4 4 5 0 4
2017-18 2 60 30.0 10/24 41.7 0/0 0.0 6/8 75.0 26 13.0 7 21 28 14.0 6 1 5 1 1
2018-19 5 129 25.8 21/56 37.5 1/2 50.0 33/38 86.8 76 15.2 21 35 56 11.2 8 5 7 5 4
CAREER TOTALS 21 549 26.1 95/223 42.6 2/3 66.7 90/115 78.3 282 13.4 58 116 174 8.3 28 30 24 14 16

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