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DSU Women's Basketball BIO
34 Lanayjha Ashe


-         Won team's Most Improved Player Award (2017)

-          Led MEAC freshman in steals per game (2017)

2017-18: Played and started in all 30 games... Averaged 11.2 points per game (2nd most on the team; 17th most in the MEAC), 4.6 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game, and 2.2 steals per game (most on team; 7th most in the MEAC) on 35.8 minutes per game (most on team; 5th most in the conference). Scored double figures in 16 games. BEST GAME(S): Posted 20 points, four steals, four assists, and four rebounds vs. Robert Morris (Dec. 6)... Recorded 16 points, eight rebounds (season high), seven assists (career high), and a steal at FAU (Dec. 29th)... Tallied 17 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals at Morgan State (Jan. 22)... Recorded 15 points, eight rebounds (tied season high), five assists, and one steal... Poured in a career high 27 points, to go along with four steals, and a rebound at Howard (Feb. 14)... Recorded 18 points, six assists, six rebounds, four assists, and one rebound at Maryland Eastern Shore (Feb. 26th).

2016-17: Appeared in all 30 games, while making 18 starts… Third on the team in points per game (4.6)… second on the team in rebounds per game (4.0)… first on the team in assist per game (1.6) led all MEAC freshman and was second on the team in steals per game (1.6)… Scored 10 points or more four times, including back to back 17 point performances...  Had a streak of one or more steals in 10 straight games…  Recorded two or more steals in 11 games, including three games with four steals.  Recorded five or more rebounds in 13 games, including a 10-rebound performance at Drexel University. Won the team's Most Improved Player Award (April. 24)…  Totaled 137 points, 120 rebounds, 48 assist, and 47 steals for the season. BEST GAMES: Recorded a double-double in the second game of her collegiate career… Posting 12 points (5-of-7) 10 rebounds, two assist and one steal at Drexel University (Nov. 13)...  Totaled nine points, six rebounds, and two steals vs. Cornell University (Jan. 5)… Recorded 10 points (5-of-9), one assist and one rebound at North Carolina A&T… Posted seven points (3-of-3), three steals, three assist, and one rebound vs Norfolk State (Jan. 16)…  Totaled eight points, four steals, four rebounds, and three assist at Florida A&M (Feb. 6)… Scored a career high 17 points on 7-16 shooting, including two made three pointers. Totaled one steal, two assist and six rebounds vs Maryland Eastern Shore (Feb.25)… Tied a career high with 17 points, shooting 6-of-10 from the field and shooting a perfect 4-of-4 from behind the three-point arc…the four made threes are a career high.


High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Northwest Halifax HS … school's career leader with 2,000+ points  … three-time Tar Roanoke All-Star selection … also three-time Team MVP … 

Club/AAU: Competed for Carolina All-Stars

Personal: Daughter of Tamika Ashe and Brian Morgan … has four brothers and three sisters … born 8/19/98 in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.  … given name is Lanayjha Brinay Ashe … first name is pronounced LAH –NAY-JAH... Majoring in Sports management.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
High School: Northwest Halifax
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