24 Nelly Weledji
24 Nelly Weledji
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Overland Park, KS
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
Position: Guard

As a Sophomore in 2012-13: Saw action in 27 games for the Bears, averaging 10.4 minutes on the floor … Matched a career-high with eight points at Rhode Island (11/21/12) … Shot 29.0 percent from the floor.

As a Freshman in 2011-12: Saw action in 27 games for the Bears averaging 9.3 minutes on the floor ... Shot 30 percent from beyond the arc (7-23) and was 73 percent from the free throw line (11-15) ... Had a career day vs. Vermont where she scored eight points (12/7/11) and brought down five rebounds ... Posted three steals at Dominican (12/29/11) and handed out three assists vs. Rhode Island (12/3/11).

Before Brown: A four-year varsity starter from St. Thomas Aquinas High School ... During her senior season, the guard helped guide her squad to a Class 5A State Championship with a perfect 25-0 record ... Ranked sixth all-time at St. Thomas Aquinas in scoring with 900 points, averaging 12 points per game and for rebounds per game during her senior year earning All-State and All-Class honors ... A two-time team captain, and selected to the Eastern Kansas Le

ague (EKL) All-League First Team twice ... Led her squad to four Sub-State Class 5A Championships, was a 2011 Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches All-Star Game participant, and was the Hy-Vee.Coca Cola Female Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

Personal: Nelly is the daughter of Conrad and Medie Weledji ... Has two sisters, Tia & Serena ... Concentrating in Neuroscience

Points: 8 vs. Vermont (12/7/11) & at Rhode Island (11/21/12)
Rebounds: 5 vs. Vermont (12/7/11)
Assists: 3 vs. Rhode Island (12/3/11) & St. Peter's (11/10/12)
Steals: 3 at Dominican (12/29/11) & Columbia (2/15/13)
Blocks: 1, twice