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22 Maya Hood
Maya  Hood

Graduate Student

San Diego, CA

High School:
La Jolla Country Day





SENIOR (2016-17)
  • Appeared in nine game before suffering season-ending injury
  • Before injury led team in points (18.1 ppg), rebounds (8.1) and field goal percentage (.575)
  • Scored career-high 30 points against UC Santa Barbara (11/25/16)
JUNIOR (2015-16)
  • Played and started in all 33 games
  • Helped lead USD to the Sweet 16 of the WNIT
  • Helped lead the team to its fifth consecutive 20-win season
  • Was named WCC Defender of the Year
  • Named second-team All-WCC
  • Averaged 14.2 ppg, second most on the team, while leading USD in rebounding at 9.5, and leading the WCC in steals-per-game at 2.5
  • Scored in double figures in all but five games...scored 20 or more points on six occasions
  • Posted 15 double-doubles
  • Scored a season-high 24 points in a win over Portland (2/27/16)
  • Recorded a career-high 18 rebounds, which is tied for third most in a single-game in USD history, against BYU (12/23/15)
  • Scored 23 points against Pepperdine (1/28/16)
  • Scored 22 points, and had 11 rebounds against San Francisco (3/3/16)
  • Scored 20 points against Portland (1/14/16)
  • Scored 23 points against Akron (11/28/15)
  • Scored 22 points against Valparaiso (11/27/15)
SOPHOMORE (2014-15)
  • Played and started in 31 games
  • Helped lead USD to its fourth consecutive 20-win season, and fourth consecutive WNIT appearance
  • Was USD's third leading scorer at 10.6 ppg
  • Recorded 112 offensive rebounds, good for second best single-season offensive rebound total in USD history
  • Recorded six double-doubles
  • Scored in double figures in in all but 14 games with a season-high of 27 in the season-opening win over Cal State San Marcos
  • Recorded a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds against Montana State (11/25/14)
  • Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds against Weber State (12/6/14)
  • Scored 10 points and had 10 boards in a win against Santa Clara (1/3/15)
  • Recorded a career-high 12 rebounds and added in 18 points in a win against Pepperdine (1/8/15)
  • Scored 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in a win against BYU (2/21/15)
  • Recorded 10 rebounds and had 13 points in a win against Santa Clara (36/15)
SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
  • Redshirted at USD
FRESHMAN (2012-13)
  • Played in all 32 games with 22 starts as a shooting guard for the Toreros
  • Was named the WCC Newcomer of the Year
  • Was named All-WCC honorable mention, and named to the All-WCC freshman team
  • Was second on the team in scoring with an average of 10.3 ppg
  • Led the team in field goal percentage at .543
  • Helped the team post a second consecutive 20-win season, and helped the team reach the second round of the WNIT
  • Scored in double figures in 18 games with a career-high of 21 coming in a win against Loyola Marymount (2/14/13)
  • Recorded a double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against Central Michigan (12/28/12)
  • Recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Pepperdine (2/11/13)
  • Scored 19 points against Boise State (11/30/12)...scored 16 points against both Pepperdine (1/26/13) and against Santa Clara (1/31/13)...scored 15 points against BYU (2/7/13)
  • Scored 14 points against both Saint Mary's (2/21/13) and against San Francisco (2/23/13)
  • Earned four varsity letters in basketball while playing at nearby La Jolla Country Day
  • Three-time first-team All-League, first-team All-CIF Division IV, and first-team All-San Diego County honoree
  • As a senior she was named the CIF Player of the Year All-CIF San Diego section
  • As a senior, she was also named to Max Preps first-team All-State, Cal-Hi All-State second-team
  • Finished her career with 1,761 points, 1,076 rebounds
  • As a senior, she helped lead her team to he CIF San Diego section Div. IV championship, to a state championship and Coastal League championship
  • As a junior, she was named Cal-Hi All-State Division IV
  • As a sophomore, she earned the CIF Sportsmanship award, and helped lead her team to a Coastal League Championship
  • As a freshman, she was named second-team All-CIF, and second team All-League
  • She also lettered in volleyball, where she was a All-Coastal League performer for three seasons
  • Maya Hood was born on April 21, 1994 in San Diego, CA
  • She is the daughter of Alan Hood and Karen Nared-Hood
  • Was heavily recruited by Loyola Marymount, San Francisco, Boise State, Pepperdine, Nebraska, Portland, Saint Mary's and Liberty
  • Chose to attend USD because she wanted to stay close to home, and USD just felt like the right place to be for her
  • Notes she has never been outside of the country, but would love to travel to Brazil one day
  • Her father, Alan, played football at Iowa State
  • Her brother, Saron, played football at Buffalo
  • Her cousin, Danny Scott, played football for the Cincinnati Bengals
  • She has one son named Elijah

Career Highs
Points: 30 vs. UC Santa Barbara 11/25/16)
Rebounds: 18 vs. BYU (12/23/15)
Assists: 7 vs. San Diego State (12/9/14)
Blocks: 2 vs. Arizona (11/21/15)
Steals: 6 vs. Santa Clara (1/9/16)*

*Indicates most recent high

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