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A’TYANNA GAULDEN

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Player profile

(Updated May 2017)
position
Guard
height
5'7"
year
Freshman
hometown
Ocilla, Ga.
high school
Americus Sumter High School

Freshman Season (2016-17)

Earned time off the bench in 21 games, averaging 1.1 points, 0.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 5.7 minutes per game…Shot 7-of-15 (46.7 percent) from the floor…dished out 22 assists to 15 turnovers (1.5 ratio)…Had four games where she recorded two or more assists…Scored four points in four minutes at Boston College [2/2/17]…Generated three steals at Clemson [1/15/17]…Recorded eight assists in win over Winthrop [11/24/16].

High School:

• Ranked sixth among all guards in the ESPNW 2016 recruiting class and No. 23 overall.
• Described as an “ultra-athletic floor leader with superb playmaking skills.”
• Five-star player from Americus Sumter High School and a native of Ocilla, Ga.
• Florida State’s first commit in its fourth-ranked recruiting class who has exuded tremendous enthusiasm about being a Seminole.
• Named the Atlanta Journal Constitution Player of the Year in 2016 following a senior season where she averaged 20.9 points and 7.5 assists.
• Recorded an incredible 6.3 steals per game in her senior season and added 5.1 boards.
• Earned AJC First-Team honors in 2015 and 2016, which includes a junior campaign where she averaged 21.4 points, 6.8 assists, 4.3 steals and 4.6 rebounds.
• Led her high school to a 29-2 overall record as a junior and reached the Elite Eight of the Georgia state playoffs.
• Became the first member of ASHS Lady Panthers to sign a Division I women’s basketball scholarship since Niya Butts in 1996, a span of 20 years.
• Told the Americus Times Recorder that she first started attending FSU camps in fifth grade. When she first met Coach Sue she felt like “There’s no better place to go but there.”
• Chose Florida State because it “felt like a second home.”
• Nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game.

CAREER HIGHS

Points: 4, 2x
Rebounds: 2, 3x
Assists: 8, vs. Winthrop (11/24/16)
Steals: 3, 2x
Blocks: 0
FG made: 1, 7x
FG attempts: 3, vs. UNF (12/19/16)
3FG made: 0
3FG attempts: 0
FT made: 2, 3x
FT attempts: 2, 6x