Saturday, 10 January 2009
Nkolika "Nicky" Nonyelum Anosike is a professional basketball player in the WNBA, currently playing for the Minnesota Lynx. Anosike grew up in Staten Island and attended college at Tennessee and graduated in 2008. While at Tennessee Anosike won back to back National Champions in 2007 and 2008. Following her collegiate career, she was selected in the 2nd Round (16th overall) of the 2008 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx.
Nicky who is six feet four inches tall is engaged to Tennessee Football Player Demonte Bolden.
2007 NCAA national championship team member; 2007 Final Four All-Tournament team; member of the 2005 U19 team that won gold in Tunisia; 2005 All-SEC freshman team honoree; academic All-American (2005, 2006, 2007).
Career Averages: 7.1 ppg, 43% FG, 5.9 rpg, 148 steals, 121 blocks
Senior Season: 9.1 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 45% FG, 1.7 spg, 1.1 bpg