Atonye Nyingifa Named To Pac-10 All-Tournament Team

March 15, 2009

Los Angeles, CA - Freshman forward Atonye Nyingifa (Torrance, CA/Redondo Union HS) was selected to the Pac-10 All-Tournament team after averaging 11 points and 10 rebounds in the Bruins' two tournament games.

Nyingifa had a huge game in the Bruins' second-round win over Oregon State, scoring a career-high 18 points and tying her career-high with 10 rebounds. She shot 60% from the field and was a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line. Amongst her 10 rebounds were six offensive boards. She also added three assists and a block in 30 minutes of play. In the semifinals against eventual Pac-10 tournament champion Stanford, Nyingifa tied for game-high honors in rebounding with 10. She also had four points and two steals.

2009 Pac-10 All-Tournament Team
Atonye Nyingifa, UCLA
Ashley Walker, California
Camille Lenoir, USC
Jillian Harmon, Stanford
Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Stanford
Tournament MVP - Kayla Pedersen, Stanford

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Sunday, Nov 01 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Vanguard
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - 5:00 PM PST
vs. St. John's
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. James Madison
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. South Carolina
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 27 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Louisiana Tech
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Nov 28 - TBA PST
vs. Denver or Notre Dame
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Dec 05 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 13 - 11:00 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Wednesday, Dec 16 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Dec 18 - 7:05 PM PST
at Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
Monday, Dec 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Monday, Dec 28 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Wednesday, Dec 30 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 02 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Jan 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA