Erica Ogwumike

Erica  Ogwumike

RS Sophomore

Cypress, Texas

High School:
Cypress Woods HS

Last College:





School Record and C-USA High 256 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner's Honor Roll


Chaiken and Filip Earn Highest Honors at 2018 Night of the Owl

Annual Athletics Awards Dinner


Owls Fall to New Mexico in WNIT Second Round

Finish the season with 23 wins


Owls Take Down Texas State in WNIT

Rice to travel to New Mexico on Tuesday, Mar. 20


Owls Fall to UAB in C-USA Semifinals

Postseason aspirations to be learned on Monday

Rice: (2016-17, Redshirt Sophomore): Sat out season due to transfer rules...earned a C-USA Academic Medal (3.75 GPA or higher)...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Pepperdine (2015-16; Freshman): Started all 26 games she appeared in as a true freshman for the Waves…Earned All-WCC first team honors after leading the team with 18.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game…Also led the Waves with 51 steals…Had 61 assists and 14 blocks…Shot 41.8% from the field, 30.8% from three and 72.6% from the free throw line…Scored a season-high 34 points at Portland (2/4/16)…Grabbed a season-best 13 rebounds twice and dished out a season-high seven assists at Saint Mary’s (1/9/16)…Other season highs include four steals (three times) and two blocks (three times)…Scored in double digits in 24 of the 26 games she appeared in…Posted seven double-doubles on the year…Named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete.

High School: Played four varsity seasons for Cypress Woods High School...Was a McDonalds’s All-American Nominee and Ranked in the Top 100 nationally on ESPN’s player rankings as a senior…Named 2015 All-Greater Houston Area Player of the Year and 17-6A District MVP…Earned All-State, All-Area, All-Region first team as a junior and senior…Named KHOU Player of the Year as a senior…Team won the 2015 6A State Champion…Named the 2015 6A State Championship MVP…Started all 143 varsity games she played in scoring 2,227 career points and racked up 1,141 rebounds and 440 steals…Holds the Cy Woods record for career points…Also lettered in volleyball…was the valedictorian of her graduating class (top GPA in a class of 796 students)…was the sophomore class Vice President, junior class President and senior class President…involved in Student Senate, Spanish National Honors Society, and National Honors Society.

Personal: Born in Cypress, Texas...Daughter to Peter and Ify Ogwumike...sister to Nneka, Chiney and Olivia…Majoring in business and pre law…Sisters Nneka and Chiney both played collegiately at Stanford, Nneka was drafted number one overall by the LA Sparks in 2012 and Chiney was drafted number one in 2014 by the Connecticut Sun…Sister Olivia also plays at Rice...played club basketball for Cy fair Shock Nike Elite, whose team won the 2014 Nike National EYBL Championship....Rice College: Duncan College.


Duncan College



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