Ajah

Wayne

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Guard/Forward
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
High School: Ramsay
Major: Criminal Justice

Bio

2018-19 (FR): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman and All-Defensive Teams ... Averaged 11.9 points, 7.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.7 steals ... Played in all but one game, making 30 starts ... Turned in one of the greatest freshman seasons in school history ... Her 345 points are the sixth-most by a freshman in program history and her 245 rebounds are fifth-most ... Became just the fifth freshman to lead ODU in rebounding, joining Inge Nisse, Anne Donovan, Celeste Hill and Tiffany Green ... Notched four double-doubles and three games with 20+ scoring ... Had her best performance of the season against Cincinnati with a season-high 24 points and 16 rebounds ... Named the USBWA National Freshman of the Week on Feb. 11 after averaging 17.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists against UAB and Middle Tennessee ... Named the C-USA Freshman of the Week three times ... Scored 22 points in her collegiate debut against Campbell, marking the most by a Monarch since Ashley Betz-White in 2011.

PREP: Scored over 2,000 career points during her high school career, playing for both Ramsay and Homewood High Schools ... Won two state championships ... Named the 6A State Player of the Year in 2017 ... Scored 22 points in the Alabama North-South All-Star Game ... Named the MVP of the state championship game twice and also earned MVP honors in regionals three times.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Janice Tucker and Prentice Wayne ... Chose ODU for the coaching staff ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... Enjoys rap and R&B music, especially Tasha Cobbs and Moneybagg Yo ... Hobbes include braiding hair and doing make-up.

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