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Alexis Udoji
Alexis  Udoji

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Randolph, Mass.

High School:
Cardinal Spellman H.S.

Height:
6-4

Position:
F/C

03/07/2016

No. 11 Howard Upsets No. 6 UMES In MEAC First Round

Early exit ends Lady Hawks’ title hopes

03/04/2016

Lady Hawks Spoil Morgan State’s Senior Night

UMES edges out Lady Bears for sixth straight win

02/17/2016

Byrom’s Career-Night Gives UMES Season Sweep Over Lady Bison

Lady Hawks end seven-year skid at Howard

02/13/2016

Byrom, Subritzky Lift Lady Hawks Over Delaware State

Byrom, Subritzky combined for 41 points in the road victory

02/01/2016

UMES Holds Off Late Charge By Bison

Lady Hawks move to .500 in conference play

03/28/2016

UMES Women's Basketball vs. South Carolina State (02.20.16)

UMES Women's Basketball vs. South Carolina State (Photos by Shaughn Cooper, Megan Raymond, and Randy Stadler)

03/27/2016

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Delaware State (02.13.16)

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Delaware State at Memorial Hall (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)

03/24/2016

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Delaware State (02.27.16)

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Delaware State at the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)

03/07/2016

UMES vs. Howard (MEAC Tournament)

The Lady Hawks concluded their 2015-16 campaign with a 68-51 defeat against Howard.

02/11/2016

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Howard (02.01.16)

UMES Women's Basketball vs. Howard inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Randy Stadler & Megan Raymond)

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."

2015-16: Played in 28 contests, including 24 starts ... became the program's all-time shot block leader (253) ... ranks top 10 in rebounds (3rd) and games played (8th) in the school's history ... won two preseason honors from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and College Sports Madness (CSM) ... nationally, she finished in the top 25 in blocks ... ranked top 3 on the team in blocks (1st), total rebounds (2nd), and steals (2nd) ... registered six boards and four points in her season debut against Georgetown (11/13/15) ... tallied 11 rebounds and a career-high four steals at Northeastern (11/19/15) ... grabbed 11 boards versus Mount St. Mary's (12/02/15) ... recorded a season-high 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting at North Carolina Central (12/05/15) ... registered a season-high 12 rebounds and nine points against Morgan State (01/11/16) ... recorded a season-high eight blocks in the road win at Howard (02/01/16) ... grabbed 11 boards in the road victory at Delaware State (02/13/16).

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).

2013-14:
Before the season, Udoji was selected to the 2013-14 College Sports Madness MEAC Preseason All-Conference Second Team ... On Feb, 24th, she won MEAC Defensive Player of the Week ...Saw action in 28 games (14 starts) and led the team in blocks (48) ... recorded nine points and 11 rebounds versus USC-Upstate (11/08/13) ... registered eight boards, six points, and season-high six blocks at American (11/12/13) ... tallied five points, 12 rebounds, and four steals in the road win over UMBC (11/16/13) ... scored 10 points at Syracuse (11/20/13) ... notched a double-double in the overtime home victory over George Mason (11/23/13), finished with a season-high 19 points and 11 boards ... recorded a double-double in the home win over Lincoln (Pa.) (11/26/13), finished with 13 points and 15 rebounds ... registered a double-double at Monmouth (12/03/13), finished with 10 points and 11 boards ... tallied eight points and 10 rebounds at Old Dominion (12/07/13) ... posted 13 points and seven boards at #20 Oklahoma (12/15/13) ... notched 10 points and six rebounds at Mount St. Mary's (12/21/13) ... registered 11 points, seven boards, and a season-high seven dimes in the home victory over North Carolina Central (02/03/14).

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

Total 3-Point FT Rebounds Scoring
Year GP-S Min/Avg fg-a % fg-a % ft-a % O-D tot avg a blk stl Pts-avg
'12-13 27-24 601/22.3 47-119 .395 0-3 .000 35-61 .574 51-99 150 5.6 13 70 21 129-4.8
'13-14 28-14 643/23.0 58-167 .347 2-22 .091 48-88 .545 65-120 185 6.6 19 48 30 166-5.9
'14-15 26-22 767/29.5 99-204 .485 3-14 .214 51-83 .614 88-121 209 8.0 18 58 35 252-9.7
'15-16 28-24 799/28.5 51-156 .327 3-27 .111 27-53 .509 49-101 150 5.4 21 77 28 132-4.7
TOTAL 109-84 2810/25.8 255-646 .395 8-66 .121 161-285 .565 253-441 694 6.4 71 253 114 679-6.2

Career Highs
Points: 22 (vs. Monmouth, Dec. 30, 2014)
Rebounds: 15 (vs. Lincoln (Pa.), Nov. 26, 2013)
Steals: 4 (3x, last: at Northeastern, Nov. 19, 2015)
Assists: 7 (vs. North Carolina Central, Feb. 3, 2014)
Blocks: 9 (at Savannah State, Mar. 9, 2013)
Minutes: 44 (vs. Bethune-Cookman, Jan. 23, 2016)

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