Over 30 Student-Athletes Volunteered from Boston College and Tulane
Freshman forward Adesuwa Ebomwonyi scores 17 off the bench as Tulane wins sixth-straight game
Green Wave look for fast start as the program shoots for its third-straight trip to the postseason
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has played in 18 games off the bench during her career...has six points, three rebounds and an assist to her credit in 30 minutes of action...walk-on who has been instrumental in the team's game preparation.
2012-13: Did not play as a junior...worked as a member of the women's basketball equipment staff and with the Tulane Athletic Communications Office.
2011-12: Saw action in eight games as a sophomore...scored first career field goal in a season-long six minutes of action vs New Orleans (11/21)...added a basket at Houston (2/9)...pulled down lone rebound of the year vs Marshall (1/29)...also saw action against Loyola-New Orleans (11/11), at Louisiana-Lafayette (12/21), at East Carolina (2/2), vs SMU (2/5) and vs Houston (3/1)...off the court, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club...also earned C-USA Academic Medal honors for posting a GPA higher than 3.75.
2010-11: Played in 10 games as a true-freshman walk-on...scored first career points on a pair of free throws vs. Southern in the first round of the WNIT (3/17)...tallied first career shot, assist and rebound vs. Southeastern Louisiana (1/3)...played a season-high three minutes vs. Southeastern Louisiana (1/3) and again vs. Southern (3/17)...also saw action against Mississippi State (11/16), at Stephen F. Austin (11/20), vs. Cal State Fullerton (11/28), at UAB (1/9), at Marshall (1/16), at Tulsa(1/23), vs. Memphis (2/20) and against Houston in the Conference USA Championship semifinals (3/11)...off the court, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club...also earned C-USA Academic Medal honors for posting a GPA higher than 3.75.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Heber Springs High for coach Jamie Riddle...helped lead the team to a pair of conference runner-up finshies, a regional finals and one state playoff appearance...named all-conference as a senior after averaging 16.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game...a three-sport standout as a prepster, also earned four letters in softball and golf...on the diamond, twice earned Team Offensive MVP honors, hit .766 as a junior and set the school's single-season and career home run records while helping the Lady Panthers win four consecutive conference titles, three district championships, three regional titles and advance to the state semifinals twice...on the links, claimed district medalist honors twice and was named all-state as a senior...off the court, was a member of the Quiz Bowl, Mathletes, Student Council and Beta Club...graduated valedictorian and was a Governor's Achievement Scholar.
Personal: Born Brooke Nicole Blankenship on July 6, 1992, in Somerville, N.J...daughter of Joseph and Brenda Blankenship...has three brothers: Frazier, Hayden and Brandon...majoring in business management.
Blankenship's Career Statistics
Points: 2 on 3 Occasions; last at Houston 2/9/12)
Field Goals: 1 at Houston (2/9/12); vs New Orleans (11/21/11)
Free Throws: 2 vs. Southern (3/17/11)
Rebounds: 1 on 3 Occasions; last vs Marshall (1/29/12)
Assists: 1 vs. Southeastern Louisiana (1/3/11)
Minutes: 6 vs. New Orleans (11/21/11)
Double-Figure Scoring: 0
Double-Figure Rebounds: 0