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VALENCIA MYERS - Women's Basketball - Florida State Seminoles

Valencia's Profile

(Updated June 2022)
Solon, Ohio

Career Honors:

  • 2021 ACC Academic Team.
  • 2020-21 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • 2019-20 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • 2019 All-ACC Freshmen Team.
  • ACC Rookie of the Week (Nov. 12, 2018).
  • 2019 Wyckoff Rookie of the Year.
  • 2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Senior Season (2021-22):

  • Played in 30 games for the Seminoles, starting in 23 of those games and averaged 19.5 minutes per game.
  • One of three Noles with more than 30 blocks totaling 136 blocks in her career, 4th most in FSU history.
  • A strong and consistent defensive player, totaled 26 steals 158 rebounds (5.3 average per game) in the 2021-22 season.
  • Shot 43.6% (68-of-156) from the field and 78.4% (29-of-37) from the line.
  • Totaled nine points, eight rebounds and three blocks against UNF.
  • Led the Seminoles with 15 points and seven rebounds vs. Jacksonville.
  • Totaled fifth career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Grambling State.
  • Had eight points and 10 rebounds vs. Purdue at the St. Pete Showcase.
  • Recorded 15 points and two blocks vs. Charleston Southern.
  • Picked up 12 points in an 87-46 win over Wake Forest at home.
  • Pulled down six rebounds at No. 15 Georgia Tech.
  • Added seven points and six rebounds at Clemson.
  • Contributed with eight points and eight boards along with three assists vs. Virginia.
  • Big game with 14 points and eight rebounds in win over No. 20 Notre Dame.
  • Led FSU with eight rebounds in a 59-56 win at Duke.
  • Had sixth career double-double at Syracuse: 13 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Eight points and 11 rebounds vs. No. 24 UNC.
  • Recorded three blocks in a 57-52 win at Pitt.

Junior Season (2020-21):

  • Averaged 8.2 points (fourth-most on team) along with 5.6 rebounds in 21.6 minutes played in 2020-21.
  • Shot 53.2 percent (67-of-126) from the floor and added a team-best 25 blocked shots in FSU’s shortened 19-game season.
  • Posted a double-double in the season-opener vs. Florida bringing down 11 rebounds and scoring 14 points.
  • Tied the program record for most blocks in a game vs. Virginia with nine blocks and lead the team with 14 points on 6-8 shooting, along with bringing down five rebounds and two assists.
  • Added seven points and seven rebounds vs. Pitt.
  • Finished with eight points, five boards and two blocks at Virginia Tech.
  • Played a well-rounded game at Louisville with six points, five rebounds, three assists, and three steals.
  • Recorded nine points and three rebounds at GT.
  • Scored 14 points on 7-9 shooting, five rebounds, and four blocks at Wake Forest.
  • Put up six points, seven rebounds, and two steals vs. Syracuse.
  • Scored 12 points and had six rebounds vs. Miami.
  • Recorded nine points and seven rebounds vs. Louisville.
  • Had 11 points, nine rebounds, and three assists vs. Wake Forest.

Sophomore Season (2019-20):*

• Averaged 5.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and shot 52 percent (66-of-127) from the floor as a sophomore.
• Started 29 of FSU’s 32 games played, averaging 19.1 minutes per game.
• Tied for second on the team with 27 blocked shots.
• In ACC play, she tied with teammate Morgan Jones for the team lead with 19 blocked shots.
• Had six double-figure point performances in 2019-20.
• Totaled seven points and five rebounds in opener vs. CSU.
• Grabbed six boards and had two blocks vs. Jacksonville.
• Went 8-of-8 from the free throw line and had 10 points vs. Samford.
• Had seven points, seven rebounds and three blocks at UIC.
• Recorded 10 points, six boards and three assists at Florida.
• Added 10 points and six rebounds in 80-58 win over No. 6 Texas A&M.
• Had 12 points, four boards and two assists vs. No. 19 Michigan State.
• Game-high nine rebounds along with six points vs. UNF.
• Had 10 points, four boards and two blocks vs. No. 24 Michigan.
• Totaled four blocked shots at No. 9 NC State.
• Season-high 10 rebounds along with eight points at Wake Forest.
• Season-high 14 points and five boards vs. Clemson at home.
• Added six points and seven rebounds against Notre Dame.
• Game-high seven rebounds in ACC Quarterfinals vs. Wake Forest.


Freshman Season (2018-19):

  • Put together one of the more impactful freshman seasons in recent FSU history.
  • Most blocked shots (54) by an FSU freshman since Jacinta Monroe in 2006-07, tying for ninth-most in program single-season history.
  • Most blocked shots by any ACC freshman and the fourth-most among freshmen nationally in 2018-19.
  • Recorded three double-doubles.
  • Averaged 8.9 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.6 blocks and shot 47.6 percent (109-of-229) from the floor.
  • Shot 78.5 percent (73-of-93) from the free throw line, second-highest on the team.
  • Elevated her free throw percentage to a team-best 82.2 percent (37-of-45) in ACC play.
  • Owned three 5-block performances vs. Troy, at St. John’s and vs. NC State.
  • Had 15 points and six rebounds vs. Bucknell.
  • Eight points and four blocked shots vs. Duke at ACCs.
  • 11 points, five boards and four blocks at Georgia Tech.
  • Big game vs. Syracuse: Season-high 19 points (9-of-9 from the line).
  • Went 5-of-5 with 13 points vs. Pittsburgh.
  • Had nine points, six boards and five blocks vs. No. 9 NC State.
  • Totaled 10 points and six rebounds vs. Wake Forest.
  • Recorded three blocked shots vs. Miami.
  • Had 13 points and six rebounds vs. Duke.
  • Totaled 14 points in 22 minutes at Boston College.
  • Added nine points, six boards and two blocks vs. Clemson.
  • Made game-winning layup with 47 seconds left at Virginia.
  • Totaled 11 points and five boards vs. Creighton.
  • Tied career high with five blocks at St. Johns.
  • Had 11 points and 14 boards vs. Penn State, the most rebounds by an FSU freshman since Ivey Slaughter had 14 at Pitt on Jan. 2, 2014.
  • Had 10 points and 9 boards in win over No. 12/14 Iowa, including the game-clinching free throws.
  • Tallied second double-double with 14 points and 12 boards vs. Eastern Kentucky.
  • Fourth straight game in double figures with 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocks vs. Jacksonville.
  • Had 13 points and 8 rebounds along with two blocks vs. Florida.
  • Neared a double-double with 10 points and 8 boards vs. UNF.
  • Recorded a double-double in her first game for the Garnet & Gold with 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Troy.

At Solon High School:

  • The 63rd-ranked player in the 2018 class according to ESPNW’s Hoopgurlz
  • 2018 McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic Game participant, joining FSU teammate Izabela Nicoletti in both games.
  • Myers was one of 24 senior girls selected to the McDonald’s All-American Game among 700 nominees.
  • Known as an excellent finisher inside who navigates traffic very well.
  • Committed to Florida State on Oct. 23, 2017, rounding out the Seminoles’ top-notch freshman class.
  • Honored as the Girls Basketball Player of the Year in 2017-18, leading Solon High School to their second OHSAA Division I state final.
  • Averaged 14.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists as a senior for the Comets, guiding her squad to an undefeated record in the Greater Cleveland Conference.
  • Named the Northeast Lakes All-District Division I Player of the Year in 2018, and also earned first team All-Ohio honors.
  • Became the 10th player at Solon High to score 1,000 career points, achieving the feat against Medina High on Jan. 10, 2018.
  • Won a bronze medal as a member of the USA U16 National Team in 2015.
  • AP Honorable-Mention Division I All-Ohio in 2017.

All About Me:

  • Born: December 7, 1999.
  • Parents: Chris and Dana Myers.
  • Major: Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.
  • Who is your favorite super-hero?: Black Widow.
  • Favorite place to visit in Tallahassee: Fun Spot.
  • Why did you choose your jersey number?: I have had the same number since middle school.
  •  Who is a professional athlete that inspires you?: Liz Cambage.
  • My go-to breakfast: Gritz, eggs, and chicken sausage.
  • My dream job: TV show host.
  • The best game show I’ve ever watched: Family Feud.
  • If you started your own podcast, what type of conversations would you spend time on?: Relationships.