87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
Edeferioka and the national team of Nigeria will attempt to qualify for the Olympics at the Afrobasket
2016-17 (Redshirt Junior): Started 36 games of the 2016-17 season and seen action in all 37 ... Led team in rebounding, pulling down 6.0 boards per game ... Led team in blocks, posting 32 on the season ... Shot 70.1 percent (61-87) from the free throw line ... Recorded a team-best five double-doubles ... Closed the season recording three straight double-doubles ... Capped the season pulling down a career-high 17 rebounds in the WNIT title game against Michigan (4/1) ... Finished the game with 11 points, five blocks and two assists ... Posted second straight double-double game with 11 points and 16 rebounds against WSU (3/29) in WNIT semifinals ... Led Jackets with double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds in Tech's WNIT win over Alabama (3/26) ... Hit first career three-pointer at Tech against the Crimson Tide ... Tied career-high of 17 points against Clemson (2/23) going 5-for-9 from the field and 7-for-7 at the free throw line ... Secured 11 rebounds at UNC (2/16) ... Set career-high in scoring with 17 points against Princeton (12/29) and recorded second double-double against the Tigers with 10 rebounds ... Also recorded three blocks against Princeton ... Chipped in 10 points and nine rebounds in win at Middle Tennessee State (12/22) ... Recorded first double-double against App State (12/11) with 11 points and 10 rebounds ... Pulled down seven rebounds three times, against Alabama State (11/13), at Kennesaw State (11/16) and against Mercer (12/7) ... Recorded first double-figure scoring game against Alabama State with 16 points ... Finished the season with 10 double-figure scoring games and six double-figure rebounding games.
2015-16 (Junior, Georgia Tech): Sat out 2015-16 season to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.
2013-15 (Hofstra): Played both freshman and sophomore seasons at Hofstra … As sophomore, Edeferioka started 32 out of 33 games, averaging 9.2 points per game, 8.7 rebounds per game and 25.6 minutes per game … Averaged 1.0 blocks per game and led Pride with 32 total blocks … Had 13 double-figure scoring games last season, including 22-point outing against Central Connecticut … Also against Central Connecticut, grabbed 13 rebounds for first of eight double-doubles … Aided Hofstra to 20-13 overall record, 11-7 CAA record and appearance in first round of WNIT last season … As freshman, averaged 6.3 points and 7.4 rebounds and played in all 29 games, making 22 starts … Named to All-Colonial Athletic Association Rookie Team in 2014 and garnered CAA Rookie of the Week honors on March 3 … Finished fourth in CAA for offensive rebounds with average of three per game and eighth in blocks with 0.9 per-game average … Total rebounds put her at eighth in conference … Recorded three double-doubles during freshman campaign and shot 44.1 percent from field … Also brings international experience to Jackets, having played for Nigerian national team in 2011 FIBA U19 World Championship.
Prep: Attended Life Center Academy in Burlington, N.J., for high school … As senior, averaged 9.0 points per game, 11.1 rebounds per game and 3.0 blocks per game … Was named MVP of 2013 ISAA Tournament while leading Life Center Academy to 28-3 record overall and No. 1 ranking for prep schools in state by Star-Ledger … Won NACA national championship after defeating New Hope Christian … Was named to Star-Ledger’s third-team all-prep team as senior.