22 - Naana Ankoma-Mensa
Naana Ankoma-Mensa
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
High School: St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic
Position: F
Major: Undeclared

As a sophomore: Appeared in 29 games during a breakout sophomore campaign and earned 28 starts in that span ... Finished the season as the team's leading scorer, recording 359 total points while averaging 12.4 ppg ... Produced three 20-point outings ... Led the team in field goal shooting (.432) and rebounding (9.6 rpg), as well ... Totaled 11 blocks and 57 steals on the year ... Finished sophomore campaign with team-high nine double-doubles ... Dropped 20 points in a victory at Maine on Nov. 19 ... Missed double-double by one rebound in back-to-back games from Nov. 22 to Nov. 27 ... Finished with double-figures in scoring in 19 games and hauled in double-digit rebounds on 12 occasions ... Recorded 44 rebounds in a three-game span from Dec. 3-11 ... Totaled 86 points in a five-game span (17.2 ppg) from Dec. 30 - Jan. 14 ... Led team with 21 points in upset with over Robert Morris on Jan. 9 ... Set career highs with 23 points and 18 boards and 11 made field goals against Sacred Heart on Feb. 15 ... Finished the season by registering double-digit scoring games in final six contests.

As a freshman: Appeared in 24 games, including three starts in her rookie campaign ... Averaged 5.3 points per game and 5.7 boards per contest ... Second on the team with 14 blocks ... Recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double against Wagner on Jan. 31, 2011 ... Career-high 15 points in two contests ... Career-high 11 rebounds vs. Quinnipiac on Jan. 21. 2011 ... 550 minutes played.  

Before Bryant: A four-year starter for the Panthers basketball team ... Accumulated a career record of 92-11 ... Captain of her team in 2006, 07 and 09 ... Named athlete of the week twice ... Played in All-Canada Classic in 2008 and 2009 ... Started every game for the Panthers ... Also a four-year letterwinner in track, soccer and volleyball ... Earned highest mark in a subject ... Recipient of the Principals Award ... Member of drama and leadership clubs.

Personal: The daughter of Nana-Yaw and Comfort Ankoma-Mensa, Naana Adowa Ankoma-Mensa was born Oct. 19, 1992 ... Has one brother, Kofi, and one sister, Mame-Yaa, who plays basketball at Medaille College in Buffalo, N.Y.

Career Highs
Points:
 23, vs. Sacred Heart (Feb. 15, 2012)
Field Goals Made: 11, vs. Sacred Heart (Feb. 15, 2012)
Field Goals Attempted: 19, vs. Sacred Heart (Feb. 15, 2012)
3-Point FG Made: --
3-Point FG Attempted: --
Free Throws Made: 4, four times, last at CCSU (Dec. 28, 2011)
Free Throws Attempted: 10, twice, last at CCSU (Dec. 28, 2011)
Rebounds: 18, vs. Sacred Heart (Feb. 15, 2012)
Assists: 3, four times, last vs. Iona (Nov. 15, 2011)
Steals: 6, twice, last at Wagner (Jan. 16, 2012)
Blocks: 2, three times, last at Robert Morris (02/07/11)
Minutes: 39, twice, last vs. Sacred Heart (Feb. 15, 2012)

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