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April McBride
April McBride

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Rochelle, N.Y.

High School:
New Rochelle H.S.

Height:
6-0

Position:
G/F

Birthdate:
04/15/1988

05/22/2009

UMES Women's Basketball at Delaware State 1/07/09

See the action from Delaware State between the Hornets and Lady Hawks.

2008-09: Named First Team All-MEAC and to MEAC All-Tournament Team ... Earned two Heritage Sports Network National Player of the Week honors ... Was two-time MEAC Player of the Week ... Named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week on Jan. 5 ... Appeared in 26 games, starting 21 ... Led team in points per game (16.2) and rebounds per game (8.6) per game ... Was fourth in MEAC in rebounds per game and fifth in points per game ... Also was top-10 in MEAC in field-goal percentage (eighth, .429), free-throw percentage (third, .791), blocks per game (fifth, 1.2) and offensive rebounds per game (fourth, 3.3) ... Tallied 10 double-doubles, including six consecutive from Jan. 24 against Florida A&M to Feb. 9 at Hampton ... Registered career-high 29 points in a win Jan. 31 at home against Morgan State ... Recorded 1,000th point in Morgan State win as well ... Led team in scoring 17 times and in rebounding 13 times ... Grabbed season-high 16 rebounds twice, at Kent State on Jan. 3 and in a home win against Bethune-Cookman on Jan. 26 ... Also recorded season-high four assists against Bethune-Cookman Jan. 26.

2007-08: One of only two players who started all 30 games ... Team leader in minutes (979), points (469), field goals (169), free throws (110), rebounds (265) and steals (66) ... Named First Team all-MEAC ... Averaged a double-double in conference play with 16.9 points and 10 rebounds ... Set season-high high in points (27) twice (at South Carolina State on Jan. 14 and vs. Florida A&M on Feb. 23) ... Pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds at Morgan State on Feb. 2 ... Dished out career-high six assists at Morgan State on Feb. 2 ... Had a career-high six steals vs. Western Michigan on Dec. 2 ... Named MEAC Player of the Week ... Recognized as MEAC top performer nine times ... Nationally ranked in rebounds per game (8.8).

2006-07: Led the team in scoring with 10.5 points per game and was the only player to average double-figure points ... Tallied 325 points on the year and a team-leading 46 steals ... Finished with 231 rebounds, a team high, and averaged a team-high 7.5 boards per game ... Had a team-high 116 field goals and .446 field-goal percentage ... Had five double-doubles on the season, the highest in the Fred Batchelor era to that point ... Earned MEAC Rookie of the Week honor three times ... Led MEAC freshmen in rebounding and field-goal percentage ... Scored a season-high 20 points vs. Florida A&M on Jan. 20 ... Pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds vs. Delaware State on Jan. 15 ... Had a season-best five steals at Niagara on Nov. 19 ... Dished out a season-high five assists vs. South Carolina State on Feb. 5. High School: Scored over 1,300 career points at New Rochelle High School ... First female student-athlete in school history to score over 1,000 career points ... Received all-league honors all four years ... Voted all-state as a senior ... Named the Most Outstanding Female Athlete as a senior ... Averaged 17.3 points per game as a junior.

Personal: Born April 15, 1988 in New Rochelle, N.Y. ... Daughter of Terri McBride ... Has one sister, Joi ... Major is Early Childhood Development ... Future plans include getting a master's degree ... Pregame routine includes listening to music ... Athletic goal before graduation is to score over 1,000 career points.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 29 vs. Morgan State, Jan. 31, 2009
Field Goals Made 11 vs. Florida A&M, Feb. 23, 2008
Field Goals Attempted 19 at North Carolina A&T, Feb. 16, 2008
3-Pt Field Goals Made 3 vs. Niagara, Nov. 17, 2007
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 5 Three times, last: vs. Morgan State, March 12, 2009
Free Throws Made 16 at Norfolk State, Jan. 19, 2009
Free Throws Attempted 20 at Norfolk State, Jan. 19, 2009
Rebounds 19 at Morgan State, Feb. 2, 2008
Assists 6 at Morgan State, Feb. 2, 2008
Blocks 7 vs. Bethune-Cookman, Jan. 26, 2009
Steals 6 vs. Western Michigan, Dec. 3, 2007

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2006-07 31-20 26.7 116-260 .446 3-12 .125 90-136 .662 231-7.5 84 31 58 46 325-10.5
2007-08 30-30 32.6 169-362 .467 21-66 .318 110-163 .675 265-8.8 79 58 81 66

469-15.6

2008-09 26-21 30.0 127-296 .429 11-36 .306 155-196 .791 223-8.6 74 36 70 42 420-16.2
TOTAL 87-71 29.7 412-918 .449 35-126 .278 355-495 .717 719-8.3 237 125 209 154 1214-14.0