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Basketball (W): Nakia Young

Nakia Young

  Position: G    Ht.: 5-5
  Hometown: Taylors, S.C.
  Previous School: Wade Hampton H.S.
  Eligibility: So.  Major: Kinesiology

Made 26 appearances off the bench … Averaged 2.8 points per game … Ranked sixth in the SAC in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.7) … Scored a career-high 12 points in a 68-61 loss at Georgia College (12/16) … Dished out a career-high five assists in a 97-58 rout of Mars Hill (2/17) … Shot 43.4 percent (23-for-53) from the field.

High School
Began her high school career at Southside High School in Greenville before transferring to Wade Hampton along with teammate Alexis Dillard … Led her team to a 2A state championship … Named to the all-state, all-county, all-region teams in high school career … Earned Player of the Year and MVP honors by her coaches.