Senior Year (2009-10)
Finished first on the squad in field-goal shooting percentage with .562 • Against Providence in BIG EAST Tournament, matched a season-best with one steal • At DePaul, set a season-high with 26 minutes • Against Cincinnati, registered a career-high four blocks • At Pittsburgh, was one of four players to score in double-digits with 11 points • Against Notre Dame, was one of four players to score in double-figures with 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field and pulled down a season-high six offensive boards • Against St. John’s, shot 4-of-4 from the floor en route to eight points • At Louisville, shot 3-of-4 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free-throw line en route to eight points • Against Brown, shot 4-of-7 from the field and 3-of-3 from the charity stripe and was one of four players to score in double-digits with 11 points • Against Georgetown, scored 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor • Against Dartmouth, recorded a career-high tying two assists • Against Butler, recorded a season-best seven rebounds • Against Old Dominion, registered five offensive rebounds • Against Presbyterian, she was one of six players to score in double figures with a season-best 14 points and went 4-of-4 from the field • Against Fairleigh Dickinson, she scored eight points, dished out one assist and had four rebounds.
Junior Year (2008-09)
Led the team in field-goal percentage (.523) behind 68-of-130 shooting and averaged 6.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game • At Bowling Green in the WNIT, recorded eight points and five rebounds • Against Canisius in the WNIT, scored two points • Against St. John’s in the BIG EAST Tournament, scored nine points and pulled down four boards • Against Providence, was one of five players to score in double-figures with 10 points while collecting a career-high six offensive rebounds in her 25th collegiate start • At West Virginia, matched a career-high with four rebounds and recorded her sixth block of the season • At Notre Dame, picked up three rebounds and registered three points • Against Georgetown, scored eight points and collected five boards, eclipsing the 200-rebound plateau for her career • Against DePaul, scored a season-high 12 points, going 5-of-6 from the floor in her 75th collegiate contest • At St. John’s, tallied 10 points behind 5-of-9 shooting, grabbed four offensive boards and recorded her fifth block of the season • Against South Florida, scored seven points and secured three defensive boards • Against Villanova, picked up three rebounds and recorded her third steal of the season • At Marquette, gathered four boards on the defensive end and recorded her fourth block of the season • Against Pittsburgh, scored seven points behind a season-best tying five free throws • At Connecticut, scored her 400th career point • Against Seton Hall, scored 11 points • At Cincinnati, tallied 10 points • Against Rutgers, scored seven points, collected six rebounds and registered a block • At Georgetown, returned after sitting out two games with an injury and recorded six points and six rebounds • Against Ohio, registered her first block of the season and scored two points • Against Niagara, scored six points • Against Delaware State, tallied nine points • Against Lehigh, played a career-high 33 minutes and matched a career-best with eight boards • Against Longwood, scored 10 points • Against Alaska Anchorage, recorded her first steal of the season and grabbed three boards • Against Portland State, had one field goal and totaled three defensive rebounds • At Ohio State, scored 10 points and pulled down four rebounds • At UMES, tallied five points and secured four offensive rebounds • At Siena, scored nine points and knocked down three free throws • Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the fall and spring semesters • Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Sophomore Year (2007-08)
Was fifth on the team with 6.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per game • Against Hartford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, totaled six rebounds and three points • Against South Florida in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship, scored 14 points • At Rutgers, totaled nine points • Against Georgetown, scored six points • Against Cincinnati, scored eight points behind 3-of-6 shooting • At Providence, scored three points and pulled down six rebounds • Against Notre Dame, scored five points and a career-high two blocks • At Seton Hall, scored six points and grabbed six boards, including four defensive rebounds • Against Marquette, scored eight points and was 6-for-6 from the charity stripe • At Georgetown, scored 11 points behind 4-of-5 shooting • At DePaul, shot 7-of-8 for a career-high 17 points and grabbed five rebounds • Against St. John’s, tallied seven points • At Villanova, she scored 10 points • Against Connecticut, scored six points and made a career-high three steals • Against Louisville, scored four points • Against St. Bonaventure, scored two points and grabbed three boards • Against Saint Peter’s, scored in double-figures by posting 12 points • Against Maryland Eastern Shore, had 11 points • At Princeton, had four points and four rebounds • Against Northeastern, scored 11 points • Against Penn State, tallied nine points • At Louisiana Monroe notched four points • Against Eastern Kentucky, scored four points • At Colgate, had four points and grabbed a career-high tying eight rebounds • Against Lehigh, tallied nine points and six rebounds • At North Carolina, scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds • Against Coppin State, tallied nine points and pulled down four rebounds.
Virginia Tech (2006-07)
Versus Radford, had four points and four rebounds with one block in 10 minutes • Against Howard, scored nine points • Against West Virginia, had a point in four minutes • At No. 10 LSU, tallied three points • Versus Delaware State, scored nine points • Against Iowa State, had two points in limited action • Versus Tennessee Tech, scored three points • Against Charlotte, contributed two points and two rebounds • Versus Detroit, pulled down three rebounds • At No. 2 North Carolina, had two points • Versus UNC Greensboro, scored two points • Missed the Florida State game due to a death in her family • Missed the Wake Forest game due to illness.
McDonald’s All-America nominee • 2005 and 2006 Street & Smith All-America Honorable Mention • Scored 1,087 career points in only two seasons at Francis Lewis for coach Mike Eisenberg • Coaches Association All-State First Team selection along with Tina Charles (UConn), Danielle Wilson (Baylor) and Epiphany Prince (Rutgers) • 2006 New York Times Herald Player of the Year • 2005 New York News, New York Daily News and New York Times Herald Player of the Year • Averaged 22 points and nine rebounds.
Vionca Layosha Murray • Born January 1989 • Daughter of Kelvin and Angie Murray • Majoring in accounting.