23 LaShayla Wright-Ponder
23 - LaShayla Wright-Ponder
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bloomington, Minn.
High School: John F. Kennedy HS
Previous College: Hampton University/University of South Dakota
Position: F
Major: Criminal Justice/Criminology
gp 29
pts/g 13.7
fg % 59.2
3pt % 25.0
ft % 71.2
reb/g 8.4
a/g 0.8

As a Junior: Was named to the Second Team All-Region, to the 2019-20 All-SSC First Team, and to the 2019-20 All-SSC Newcomer Team… Played and started in 29 games for the Spartans… Recorded a total of 800 minutes on the season averaging 27.6 minutes a game… Shot 59.2% from the field and 71.2% from the free-throw line… Averaged 13.7 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per game… Scored a total of 396 points on the season and grabbed 244 rebounds… Scored a career-high 32 points in a win at Saint Leo after shooting 76.5% from the field and grabbing eight rebounds in the game...Ranked 12th in the nation in field goal percentage...Ranked ninth in the SSC in scoring, third in rebounds, eighth in offensive rebounds, third in defensive rebounds and first in field-goal percentage.

As a Sophomore: Returned to Hampton and appeared in 29 games… Played in a total of 592 minutes… Finished the season with 155 points, 19 steals, 24 blocks, and 142 rebounds… Recorded one double-double against UNC Asheville with 11 rebounds and 12 points.

As a Freshman: Attended Hampton University, where she played in 20 games… Averaged 9.1 minutes per game… Averaged 3.7 points and 2.6 rebounds per game… Scored a season-high of 17 points against Md. Eastern Shore (01/06)… Grabbed a high of eight rebounds against in the same game.

As a Freshman: Redshirted at The University of South Dakota.

High School: Attended John F Kennedy Sr High School, where she played for Quinton Johnston… Served as captain for three years… Earned Most Improved Player all four years… Won All-Conference, All-State, and All-Tournament.

Personal: Criminal Justice/Criminology major… Daughter of LaWanda Wright and Drew Hopkins… Has three siblings Layana, Le’Anthony, and Layla… Born on December 21, 1997.

Career Highs

Recent Games
Feb 22 Barry W, 82-52
Feb 26 Florida Southern L, 56-51
Feb 29 at Lynn W, 66-46
Mar 3 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 76-36
Mar 5 Saint Leo W, 72-57
Mar 8 Eckerd L, 75-69
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 20
Games started 29 20
Minutes 800 563
Minutes per game 27.6 28.1
FG 174-294 124-206
FG Pct 59.2 60.2
3PT 1-4 1-3
3PT Pct 25.0 33.3
FT 47-66 36-51
FT Pct 71.2 70.6
Off rebounds 60 49
Def rebounds 184 124
Total rebounds 244 173
Rebounds per game 8.4 8.7
Personal fouls 56 43
Disqualifications - -
Assists 23 11
Turnovers 44 30
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.4
Steals 12 8
Blocks 14 8
Points 396 285
Points per game 13.7 14.3
Points per 40 min 19.8 20.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 Spring Hill W, 78-46 1 26 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 15
Nov 9 West Georgia L, 69-67 1 24 11-18 61.1 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 22
Nov 23 Nova Southeastern W, 72-70 1 38 9-10 90.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 23
Nov 29 vs. Southern Indiana L, 56-46 1 33 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 13
Nov 30 at Bellarmine L, 76-63 1 20 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 11
Dec 4 at Eckerd W, 57-54 1 27 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 13
Dec 7 Rollins W, 85-60 1 16 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 14 at Saint Leo W, 72-66 1 39 13-17 76.5 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 32
Dec 19 vs. Pittsburg State W, 75-55 1 36 8-14 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 16
Dec 20 vs. William Jewell W, 60-45 1 34 8-12 66.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
Jan 2 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 57-32 1 32 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 8 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 65-40 1 31 8-18 44.4 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 17
Jan 11 at Barry W, 62-51 1 30 7-17 41.2 0-0 - 0-0 - 14
Jan 15 at Florida Tech W, 62-42 1 22 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 18 Lynn W, 66-54 1 38 6-14 42.9 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Jan 22 at Florida Southern W, 65-60 1 22 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 6
Jan 25 at Nova Southeastern W, 67-66 1 25 5-6 83.3 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 12
Jan 29 Eckerd W, 66-60 1 19 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 1 at Rollins W, 70-58 1 29 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 14
Feb 5 Saint Leo W, 73-58 1 34 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 8 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 64-58 1 34 6-9 66.7 0-1 0.0 5-7 71.4 17
Feb 12 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 64-47 1 26 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 16
Feb 19 Florida Tech W, 83-55 1 13 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 22 Barry W, 82-52 1 29 9-14 64.3 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 20
Feb 26 Florida Southern L, 56-51 1 31 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 17
Feb 29 at Lynn W, 66-46 1 28 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 16
Mar 3 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 76-36 1 27 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Mar 5 Saint Leo W, 72-57 1 13 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Mar 8 Eckerd L, 75-69 1 24 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Mar 13 vs. Benedict   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Union/Florida Southern, if necessary   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 vs. NCAA Championships   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 Spring Hill W, 78-46 1 26 2 9 11 3 0 - 0 2 2 -
Nov 9 West Georgia L, 69-67 1 24 2 4 6 3 4 0.8 1 1 2 -
Nov 23 Nova Southeastern W, 72-70 1 38 0 8 8 1 1 1.0 1 1 2 -
Nov 29 vs. Southern Indiana L, 56-46 1 33 3 10 13 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 30 at Bellarmine L, 76-63 1 20 1 6 7 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 4 at Eckerd W, 57-54 1 27 0 6 6 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 7 Rollins W, 85-60 1 16 1 9 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 14 at Saint Leo W, 72-66 1 39 3 5 8 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 19 vs. Pittsburg State W, 75-55 1 36 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 1 -
Dec 20 vs. William Jewell W, 60-45 1 34 1 11 12 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Jan 2 at Palm Beach Atlantic W, 57-32 1 32 1 7 8 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 8 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 65-40 1 31 7 5 12 0 0 - 0 1 1 -
Jan 11 at Barry W, 62-51 1 30 3 6 9 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 -
Jan 15 at Florida Tech W, 62-42 1 22 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 18 Lynn W, 66-54 1 38 3 4 7 2 2 1.0 2 1 3 -
Jan 22 at Florida Southern W, 65-60 1 22 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 25 at Nova Southeastern W, 67-66 1 25 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 29 Eckerd W, 66-60 1 19 3 4 7 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Feb 1 at Rollins W, 70-58 1 29 1 5 6 2 1 2.0 0 2 4 -
Feb 5 Saint Leo W, 73-58 1 34 8 8 16 0 2 0.0 0 1 4 -
Feb 8 Palm Beach Atlantic W, 64-58 1 34 1 11 12 0 3 0.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 12 at Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 64-47 1 26 3 7 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 19 Florida Tech W, 83-55 1 13 2 9 11 2 1 2.0 1 1 0 -
Feb 22 Barry W, 82-52 1 29 4 9 13 1 3 0.3 0 0 0 -
Feb 26 Florida Southern L, 56-51 1 31 2 5 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 29 at Lynn W, 66-46 1 28 2 7 9 0 2 0.0 1 1 2 -
Mar 3 Embry-Riddle (Fla.) W, 76-36 1 27 1 9 10 3 0 - 2 1 1 -
Mar 5 Saint Leo W, 72-57 1 13 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 1 -
Mar 8 Eckerd L, 75-69 1 24 0 4 4 1 3 0.3 0 1 2 -
Mar 13 vs. Benedict   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 14 vs. Union/Florida Southern, if necessary   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 vs. NCAA Championships   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2019-20 29 29 27.6 6.0-10.1 59.2 0.0-0.1 25.0 1.6-2.3 71.2 13.7
Total 29 29 27.6 6.0-10.1 59.2 0.0-0.1 25.0 1.6-2.3 71.2 13.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2019-20 29 29 800 174-294 59.2 1-4 25.0 47-66 71.2 396
Total 29 29 800 174-294 59.2 1-4 25.0 47-66 71.2 396
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2019-20 29 29 27.6 8.7-14.7 59.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 2.4-3.3 71.2 19.8
Total 29 29 27.6 8.7-14.7 59.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 2.4-3.3 71.2 19.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2019-20 29 29 27.6 2.1 6.3 8.4 1.9 - 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.5
Total 29 29 27.6 2.1 6.3 8.4 1.9 - 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2019-20 29 29 800 60 184 244 56 - 23 44 0.5 12 14
Total 29 29 800 60 184 244 56 - 23 44 0.5 12 14
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2019-20 29 29 27.6 3.0 9.2 12.2 2.8 0.0 1.1 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.7
Total 29 29 27.6 3.0 9.2 12.2 2.8 0.0 1.1 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 29 27.6 6.0-10.1 59.2 0.0-0.1 25.0 1.6-2.3 71.2 13.7
Conference 20 20 28.1 6.2-10.3 60.2 0.1-0.1 33.3 1.8-2.5 70.6 14.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 15 26.5 5.7-10.0 56.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.8-2.4 75.0 13.1
Away 11 11 27.3 6.2-9.7 63.6 0.1-0.2 50.0 1.5-2.2 66.7 13.9
Neutral 3 3 34.3 7.0-12.3 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.0 66.7 15.3
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Wins 24 24 27.8 6.0-10.2 59.2 0.0-0.1 33.3 1.6-2.2 71.7 13.7
Losses 5 5 26.4 5.8-9.8 59.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.8-2.6 69.2 13.4
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November 5 5 28.2 7.0-11.4 61.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.8-3.2 87.5 16.8
December 5 5 30.4 7.8-11.8 66.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.8 71.4 17.6
January 8 8 27.4 5.1-10.8 47.7 0.1-0.2 50.0 0.6-1.2 50.0 11.0
February 8 8 28.0 6.4-9.6 66.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.1-3.0 70.8 14.9
March 3 3 21.3 2.7-5.0 53.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.7 50.0 5.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 29 800 174-294 59.2 1-4 25.0 47-66 71.2 396
Conference 20 20 563 124-206 60.2 1-3 33.3 36-51 70.6 285
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 15 397 85-150 56.7 0-2 0.0 27-36 75.0 197
Away 11 11 300 68-107 63.6 1-2 50.0 16-24 66.7 153
Neutral 3 3 103 21-37 56.8 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 46
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Wins 24 24 668 145-245 59.2 1-3 33.3 38-53 71.7 329
Losses 5 5 132 29-49 59.2 0-1 0.0 9-13 69.2 67
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November 5 5 141 35-57 61.4 0-1 0.0 14-16 87.5 84
December 5 5 152 39-59 66.1 0-0 - 10-14 71.4 88
January 8 8 219 41-86 47.7 1-2 50.0 5-10 50.0 88
February 8 8 224 51-77 66.2 0-1 0.0 17-24 70.8 119
March 3 3 64 8-15 53.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 29 27.6 8.7-14.7 59.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 2.4-3.3 71.2 19.8
Conference 20 20 28.1 8.8-14.6 60.2 0.1-0.2 33.3 2.6-3.6 70.6 20.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 15 26.5 8.6-15.1 56.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.7-3.6 75.0 19.8
Away 11 11 27.3 9.1-14.3 63.6 0.1-0.3 50.0 2.1-3.2 66.7 20.4
Neutral 3 3 34.3 8.2-14.4 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.3 66.7 17.9
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Wins 24 24 27.8 8.7-14.7 59.2 0.1-0.2 33.3 2.3-3.2 71.7 19.7
Losses 5 5 26.4 8.8-14.8 59.2 0.0-0.3 0.0 2.7-3.9 69.2 20.3
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November 5 5 28.2 9.9-16.2 61.4 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.0-4.5 87.5 23.8
December 5 5 30.4 10.3-15.5 66.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.7 71.4 23.2
January 8 8 27.4 7.5-15.7 47.7 0.2-0.4 50.0 0.9-1.8 50.0 16.1
February 8 8 28.0 9.1-13.8 66.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.0-4.3 70.8 21.3
March 3 3 21.3 5.0-9.4 53.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.2 50.0 10.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 29 27.6 2.1 6.3 8.4 1.9 - 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.5
Conference 20 20 28.1 2.5 6.2 8.7 2.1 - 0.6 1.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 26.5 2.4 6.7 9.1 1.9 - 1.1 1.5 0.8 0.5 0.7
Away 11 11 27.3 1.7 5.3 7.0 2.0 - 0.4 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.3
Neutral 3 3 34.3 1.7 8.3 10.0 1.7 - 0.7 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.0
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Wins 24 24 27.8 2.2 6.5 8.6 2.0 - 0.8 1.4 0.5 0.5 0.5
Losses 5 5 26.4 1.6 5.8 7.4 1.6 - 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.2 0.4
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November 5 5 28.2 1.6 7.4 9.0 1.4 - 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.8
December 5 5 30.4 1.2 7.0 8.2 2.4 - 0.4 1.4 0.3 0.6 0.0
January 8 8 27.4 2.8 4.4 7.1 2.1 - 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.3 0.3
February 8 8 28.0 2.9 7.6 10.5 2.0 - 0.8 1.8 0.4 0.4 0.6
March 3 3 21.3 0.3 5.3 5.7 1.3 - 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.7 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 29 800 60 184 244 56 - 23 44 0.5 12 14
Conference 20 20 563 49 124 173 43 - 11 30 0.4 8 8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 397 36 101 137 29 - 17 22 0.8 8 11
Away 11 11 300 19 58 77 22 - 4 17 0.2 3 3
Neutral 3 3 103 5 25 30 5 - 2 5 0.4 1 0
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Wins 24 24 668 52 155 207 48 - 18 34 0.5 11 12
Losses 5 5 132 8 29 37 8 - 5 10 0.5 1 2
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November 5 5 141 8 37 45 7 - 7 7 1.0 2 4
December 5 5 152 6 35 41 12 - 2 7 0.3 3 0
January 8 8 219 22 35 57 17 - 4 12 0.3 2 2
February 8 8 224 23 61 84 16 - 6 14 0.4 3 5
March 3 3 64 1 16 17 4 - 4 4 1.0 2 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 29 27.6 3.0 9.2 12.2 2.8 0.0 1.1 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.7
Conference 20 20 28.1 3.5 8.8 12.3 3.1 0.0 0.8 2.1 0.4 0.6 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 15 26.5 3.6 10.2 13.8 2.9 0.0 1.7 2.2 0.8 0.8 1.1
Away 11 11 27.3 2.5 7.7 10.3 2.9 0.0 0.5 2.3 0.2 0.4 0.4
Neutral 3 3 34.3 1.9 9.7 11.7 1.9 0.0 0.8 1.9 0.4 0.4 0.0
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Wins 24 24 27.8 3.1 9.3 12.4 2.9 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.5 0.7 0.7
Losses 5 5 26.4 2.4 8.8 11.2 2.4 0.0 1.5 3.0 0.5 0.3 0.6
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November 5 5 28.2 2.3 10.5 12.8 2.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.6 1.1
December 5 5 30.4 1.6 9.2 10.8 3.2 0.0 0.5 1.8 0.3 0.8 0.0
January 8 8 27.4 4.0 6.4 10.4 3.1 0.0 0.7 2.2 0.3 0.4 0.4
February 8 8 28.0 4.1 10.9 15.0 2.9 0.0 1.1 2.5 0.4 0.5 0.9
March 3 3 21.3 0.6 10.0 10.6 2.5 0.0 2.5 2.5 1.0 1.3 1.9