Xavier escapes with victory over Lady Hawks
UMES falls to Northeastern on the road
UMES drops season opener versus Hoyas
Alexis Udoji makes College Sports Madness Preseason Team
Alexis Udoji chosen to the All-MEAC Preseason Team; Lady Hawks expected to finish third
UMES Women's Basketball versus Cheyney inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Randy Stadler)
UMES Women's Basketball vs. USC-Upstate inside the W. P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photo by Megan Raymond & Randy Stadler)
UMES Women's Basketball vs. Georgetown inside the W. P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Megan Raymond & Randy Stadler)
UMES Women's Basketball vs. Wesley in an exhibition
2015 "The Harry's" (Photo by Lloydlee Heite)
Batchelor on Udoji: "Her ability to effect the game on the defensive end will allow us to extend our pressure along with being able to take more risk because of her ability to block shots. Alexis has a great spirit and a servant attitude which I believe will make her a pleasure to coach."
2014-15: The anchor on the defensive end for the Lady Hawks ... named 2014-15 MEAC Defensive Player of the Year ... earned 2014-15 All-MEAC Third Team honors ... before the season, Udoji was selected to the 2014-15 All-MEAC Preseason Team ... won MEAC Defensive Player of the Week twice ... received MEAC Co-Player of the Week (J5) ... nationally, ranked in the top 50 in blocks ... led the squad in total rebounds (209) and blocks (58) ... played 26 games with 22 starts ... registered a double-double in the season opener at Georgetown (11/14/14) with 10 points and 10 boards ... recorded a double-double at Virginia Tech (11/16/14), posting 15 points and 12 rebounds ... had 11 points, seven boards, and five blocks versus Virginia Commonwealth (11/20/14) ... tallied nine rebounds, six points, and four blocks at Marshall (11/22/14) ... produced a double-double against Cheyney (11/25/14) with 11 points and 11 boards ... scored 11 points in the win over Mount St. Mary's (12/03/14) ... generated eight rebounds, seven points, and three blocks against North Carolina Central (12/06/14) ... had nine points and nine boards versus American (12/20/14) ... registered 13 points and eight rebounds versus UMBC (12/22/14) ... recorded a double-double in the win over Monmouth (12/30/14) with a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds ... notched a double-double at Morgan State (01/12/15), producing 11 points and 12 boards ... had a team-high 10 rebounds and eight points in the home win over Coppin State (01/31/15) ... posted nine points and six blocks at Howard (02/02/15) ... recorded a team-high seven boards at Hampton (02/07/15) ... had a team-high 10 rebounds, six points, and four blocks at Norfolk State (02/09/15) ... tallied 18 points and nine boards in the homecoming victory over Delaware State (02/14/15) ... generated nine rebounds and eight points versus Howard (02/16/15) ... chipped in 12 points and seven boards at South Carolina State (02/21/15) ... had 10 points and seven rebounds in the road win at Delaware State (02/28/15) ... posted a team-high eight boards and seven points in the win over North Carolina Central at the MEAC Tournament opening round (03/10/15) ... notched double-double in the victory over Hampton at the MEAC Semifinals (03/11/15) with 10 points and 11 rebounds ...tallied eight points, five boards, and three blocks in a career-high 41 minutes of action in the win over Norfolk State at the MEAC Semifinals (03/13/15).
2012-13: One of the top defensive players in the MEAC, finishing first in the conference and 19th in Division I with 2.6 blocks a game, totaling 70 on the season ... named to the All-MEAC Rookie Team after averaging 4.8 points and 5.6 rebounds a game ... second-best shooting-percentage on the team at .395 ... two-time MEAC Rookie of the Week for the periods ending Nov. 19 and Dec. 31 ... near double double in win over Elizabeth City State (11/17) with 11 points, nine boards and four blocks ... six points, six blocks and six rebounds in home victory over Towson (12/8) ... career-high 12 rebounds with five points vs. Brown (12/29) ... first career double double with 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Delaware State (1/19) ... then career-best seven blocks with nine rebounds in win over North Carolina Central (2/4) ... near double double with nine points, nine rebounds and four blocks vs. Coppin State (2/18) ... career-high 12 points off 5-8 shooting at Coppin State (3/4) ... one block shy of a triple double in overtime victory over Savannah State (3/7) with 11 points, 12 rebounds and nine blocks.
High School/Club: Lettered in basketball and soccer at Cardinal Spellman High School ... named Central Catholic League MVP and The Enterprise Player of the Year in basketball in 2011 ... named 2011 Boston Herald All-Scholastic and All-Star in girls basketball ... averaged a triple-double in her last three seasons in high school ... led the Cardinals to the CCL championship in 2011, scoring 31 points with 16 blocks and 13 rebounds in the title game against Bishop Fenwick ... set a school record with 20 blocked shots in a game in December 2009 ... named CCL Defensive Player of the Year in 2010.
Personal: Born May 9, 1993 in Boston, Mass. ... daughter of Victor and Chidi Udoji ... has three sisters, Vanessa, Michelle and Jacklyn, and a brother, Victor ... major is criminal justice ... pregame routine includes listening Al Pacino's speech from Any Given Sunday... best sports moment is earning a triple double against Bishop Fenwick in 2011 to clinch Central Catholic League title ... most influential people are her parents for working so hard and sacrificing so much ... personal best non-sports moment is walking 20 miles in a Walk For Hunger ... plans to pursue a career in forensic science or play overseas upon graduation ... favorite saying is "To whom much is given, much is expected" by Pope Benedict XVI ... hobbies include shopping and reading ... favorite books are those written by Margaret Peterson Haddix ... favorite movie is "Chicago" ... personal goal this season is to earn a winning season and win the MEAC Championship ... personal athletic goal before graduation is to score over 1,000 points.
UDOJI'S CAREER STATISTICS