Faustine

Aifuwa

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#24

Center
Height: 6'5"
Class: Freshman
City/State: Dacula, Ga.
High School: Dacula HS
Major: Kinesiology Human Movement
Experience: Redshirt

Bio

CAREER
Suffered a knee injury that required surgery prior to the first game of her true freshman season...Missed the entire 2016-17 season and will take a medical redshirt for that year...Will return to the court in 2017-18 following extensive rehab efforts...Set several career and single-season records while starring at Dacula High School...Was a McDonalds All-American nominee at DHS.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
Suffered a knee injury in closed scrimmage at the end of October...Had surgery in November and missed the entire 2016-17 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Dacula High in Dacula, Ga., under coach Jason Adams ... Had a stellar career at DHS, ranking No. 1 in career rebounds with 1,203 and in career blocks with 496 ... Ranks third all-time at DHS in scoring with 1,314 points ... Holds the school records for blocks in a season with 169, rebounds in a game with 25 and in blocks in a game with 16 ... Averaged 16.6 points, 14.6 rebounds and 5.6 blocks in 2015-16 ... Posted more than 10 double-doubles during the 2015-16 season ... Named 2016 first-team all-county by the Gwinnett Daily Post ... Was one of 12 McDonald’s All-America nominees from the state of Georgia ... Selected as the MaxPreps.com Player of the Game on Nov. 28, 2015 after posting 26 points, 17 rebounds and 15 blocks against Lowndes ... Rated #15 post player and a three-star prospect by ESPN ... Named Gwinnett County Tipoff Club first-team all-county following her senior season ... Also named all-region and was a member of the North squad for the GACA North/South All-Star game ... Totaled eight points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots for the winning North team ... Averaged 14.0 points, 12.6 rebounds, and 4.5 blocks per game as a junior ... Registered three triple-doubles, including a stellar effort of 22 points, 20 rebounds and 10 blocked shots during her junior season ... Posted a career-high of 16 blocks along with 19 points and 16 rebounds in another triple-double feat in 2014-15 ... Selected as an EBA All-American ... Named to the 2015 Gwinnett County first team and was named first-team all-region ... Was an Atlanta Journal Constitution honorable mention AAAAAA all-state pick in 2015 ... Was selected as the Gwinnett Daily Post Fans Choice Player of the Year following her freshman season at DHS ... Recruiting specialists comment that she “runs the court well and she is a defensive anchor on her team with the ability to block shots and start the fast break off a rebound.”

PERSONAL
Daughter of Max and Amina Aifuwa … Born on July 10, 1998, in Massachusetts … Majoring in kinesiology human movement.

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