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MAKAYLA TIMPSON

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MAKAYLA TIMPSON - Women's Basketball - Florida State Seminoles

Makayla's Profile

(Updated June 2022)
position
Forward
height
6'2"
Instagram
year
Sophomore
hometown
Edison, Ga.
high school
Early County

Career Honors:

  • 2021-22 All-ACC Freshman Team.
  • 2021-22 All-ACC Academic Team.

Freshman Season (2021-22):

  • Played in all 31 games for the Seminoles during the 2021-22 season, averaging 17.8 minutes per game.
  • Totaled nine double-figure scoring games, with a high of 12 points and an average of 6.6 points per game.
  • Finished with a 62.3 percent (86-of-138) shooting average from the field.
  • Averaged 3.6 rebounds per game and led the Seminoles with a total of 31 blocks.
  • Became the 10th Seminole true freshman to lead the team in blocked shots.
  • Top 6 among ACC freshmen in scoring (sixth) and rebounding (fifth).
  • Had nine games in double-figure scoring.
  • Totaled 10 points in 18:39 vs. UNF in FSU debut.
  • Had 12 points and five rebounds against Milwaukee in 22:04.
  • First Seminole freshman since Valencia Myers in 2018-19 to start her career with three straight double-figure games, scoring 12 points with eight rebounds vs. Jacksonville.
  • Scored 12 points and had nine rebounds at Illinois.
  • Tallied seven points and four rebounds at Florida.
  • Gave FSU a spark vs. Houston with 12 points off the bench.
  • Recorded 11 points and six rebounds in 15 minutes at Wake Forest.
  • Had 13 points in 16:53 minutes played vs. Wake Forest at home.
  • Delivered 12 points on 6-of-11 shooting at No. 15 Georgia Tech.
  • Totaled eight points with three steals at Clemson.
  • Dropped 12 points in 17:16 in home win vs. Clemson.
  • Added nine points along with five boards vs. Virginia.
  • Totaled eight points and five rebounds in 10:54 at Duke.
  • Had six points vs. NC State in ACC Tournament Quarterfinals.
  • Totaled eight points and five rebounds in 10:54 at Duke.

Before Florida State

  • Rated 48th overall by ESPNW Hoopgurlz and is a Top 11 forward in the class.
  • Known as a productive player in the interior, showcasing a soft touch with her jumper and a lethal face up game.
  • As a junior in the 2019-20 season, Timpson averaged 22.7 points and 10.8 rebounds and shot 54 percent from the floor.
  • She averaged 19.7 points as a sophomore and 19.4 points as a freshman.
  • Recognized for her outstanding play by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, earning first-team all-state honors in 2019 and second-state all-state honors in 2018 in a state that is flooded with high school basketball talent.

ALL ABOUT ME:

  • Born: September 20, 2002.
  • Parents: Rena and Eric Timpson.
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering.
  • How would you describe your fashion style?: Comfortable.
  • What is your favorite pair of sneakers you own?: Jordan 1’s.
  • What is your pre-game hype song?: Kidd Ink.
  • Who is your role model? Why?: My parents, they have done so much for me on my journey as a basketball player.
  • Who is your favorite super-hero?: Aqua Man.
  • Favorite place to visit in Tallahassee: Collegetown.
  • Why did you choose your jersey number?: Because of Coach Brooke, I want to achieve great things like her.
  •  Who is a professional athlete that inspires you?: Candace Parker.
  • My go-to breakfast: Microwavable breakfasts.
  • My dream job: To be a professional athlete.
  • If you started your own podcast, what type of conversations would you spend time on?: I would talk about custom shoes.
  • My favorite Coach Sue moment: When she does a really low squat while watching us do drills.