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Myka Johnson Matthews
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Myka  Johnson Matthews

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Upper Marlboro, Md.

High School:
Bishop McNamara HS

Last College:
Stetson

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Birthdate:
10/28/1996

Major:
Criminology

06/26/2017

FAU Women’s Basketball Shoots and Scores with the Addition of Six Newcomers

Head Coach Jim Jabir and his staff will welcome four junior college transfers and two Division I transfers

Previous School

  • Played two seasons at Stetson University
  • Named to the 2015-16 Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team
  • In her freshman season, played in 30 games, making 28 starts (19 in a row) and hit double-figure scoring in 10 games
  • Ranked second on the team in field goal percentage (.492) and hit double-digits versus McNeese State (10) and Louisiana (12) in the WBI
  • In 2016-17, played in 33 games with 18 starts and shot (.526) and averaged 5.2 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.
  • Scored in double figures five times during the season and helped lead the Hatters to a 26-7 overall record, 13-1 in conference play and an Atlantic Sun (ASUN) Championship game and WNIT appearance

High School

  • Attended Bishop McNamara High School and played for Frank Oliver
  • Named Washington Catholic Athletic All-Conference First Team in 2014 and 2015
  • Received Prince George’s Gazette First Team and Washington Post All-Met Second Team honors in 2015
  • Named the Bishop McNamara High School Women’s Basketball MVP for 2014 and 2015
  • Member of the 1,000 Point Club

Personal

  • Majoring in criminology with the goal of working in law enforcement
  • Born and raised in Maryland
  • Daughter of Derrell Matthews and Imelda Johnson Matthews
  • Favorite professional sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers and athletes are Russell Westbrook and Kobe Bryant
  • Enjoys watching CSI: Miami and listening to R&B and Hip Hop music
  • Favorite food is chicken and likes to eat at Olive Garden
  • Hobbies include cooking and adult coloring books
  • Most people don’t know that she loves socks
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