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21 Rhaiah Spooner-Knight
*Will have one year of eligibility for 2017-18 after sitting out the 2016-17 season due to NCAA transfer regulations

2015 All-WAC Second Team
2014 All-WAC Newcomer Team
2x WAC Player of the Week

BEFORE MONMOUTH:
A three-year letter winner at Utah Valley University… Named to the All-WAC Second Team as a sophomore in 2014-15 after being selected to the All-Newcomer Team as a freshman… Scored in double figures in 53 of 72 games played over three seasons at UVU, including eight of 20 points or more… Averaged 13.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game as a sophomore… Upped her scoring to 13.8 ppg., while also averaging 4.7 rebounds in 12 games as a junior… Scored a career-high 27 points against Southern Utah and added 23 points at Oregon in her junior season… Awarded the 2014-15 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year award for women's basketball at the Wolverine Club Athletics Award Banquet... Scored the game-winning field goal with 30 seconds left against Kansas City to finish with 16 points and 10 rebounds in a 49-43 win in her freshman campaign... Attended Sacred Heart Girls College in her hometown of Hamilton, New Zealand... Was a captain for the New Zealand U-19 national team... Played for the Waikato U-19 team that won the New Zealand U-19 National Championship in both 2011 and 2012.

PERSONAL:
The daughter of Megan Spooner and Lance Knight... Born In Raglan, New Zealand... Graduated from Sacred Heart in 2012 with a 4.0 GPA... Majoring in communications.

Spooner-Knight's Career Stats
YEAR GP/GS FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/RPG AST TO BLK STL PTS/PPG
2013-14* 30/23 131-278 .471 0-0 .000 79-113 .699 185/6.2 32 66 5 23 341/11.4
2014-15* 30/21 164-333 .492 3-11 .273 70-94 .745 160/5.3 53 62 10 25 401/13.4
2015-16* 12/1 61-134 .455 0-7 .000 44-60 .733 56/4.7 6 37 3 8 166/13.8
TOTAL 72/45 356-745 .478 3-18 .167 193-267 .723 401/5.6 91 165 18 56 908/12.6
*at Utah Valley University

Spooner-Knight's Career Highs:
Points: 27 vs. Southern Utah (11/17/15)
Rebounds: 17 vs. Bakersfield (03/12/14)
Assists: 7, two times, last vs. Montana Tech (11/17/14)
Blocks: 2 vs. Boise St. (12/06/14)
Steals: 4 vs. Idaho St. (12/20/13)
Minutes: 45 vs. Bakersfield (03/12/14)

Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hamilton, New Zealand
High School: Sacred Heart
Other College: Utah Valley
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