Avyanna Young
40 Avyanna Young
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Milwaukee King

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

02/03/2014

Young Shares League Player Of The Week Honors

Big game against Valpo recognized

11/17/2013

Milwaukee Falls In Shootout With Leathernecks

Young's 22 points, 16 rebounds not enough

03/13/2013

Panthers Fall In Horizon League Tournament At Loyola

Season comes to a close against Ramblers

03/12/2013

Milwaukee Opens Horizon League Tournament At Loyola Wednesday

Team looks to start extended postseason run

03/08/2013

Milwaukee Hosts First-Place Green Bay In Regular-Season Finale

Game will also be "Senior Day" for Panthers

2012-13 (Freshman):
Made two starts among 29 games played in her first year in Milwaukee ... averaged 4.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game, tops among newcomers ... led the team in rebounding seven times ... solid debut against Hillsdale Nov. 3, scoring 11 points and grabbing seven rebounds in just 15 minutes off the bench ... led the team in rebounds with nine against Chicago State Nov. 9, scoring seven points ... rebound total was highest-ever for a frosh in a season opener ... tied for team lead with six boards at Wisconsin Nov. 11, adding seven points ... scored all seven of her points in the final five minutes of the first half against EKU Nov. 25, helping UWM to a halftime lead ... scored five points andc grabbed a team-high eight rebounds in just 14 minutes of action at Toledo Dec. 8 ... tied for team lead with eight rebounds at DePaul Dec. 11, scoring four points ... earned first collegiate start at North Dakota State Dec. 23 ... led team with nine rebounds (tying season-high) and added five points ... `tied for team lead with seven rebounds and added seven points in a season-high 32 minutes against Drake Dec. 29 ... tied her season-high with seven points and grabbed four rebounds in just 16 minutes against Valpo Jan. 24 ... grabbed seven rebounds against YSU Feb. 14 in just eight minutes on the court ... chipped in with a season-high nine points against Cleveland State Feb. 16, grabbing four boards while making all three of her FG attempts ... scored four points and grabbed seven rebounds in just 15 minutes on the court against Wright State Feb. 23 ... scored five points and grabbed four rebounds against Green Bay March 9 ... played 21 minutes in the season-finale at Loyola March 13, tying for the team lead with a season-best 10 points ... also grabbed six rebounds and blocked a shot.

2012-13 game-by-game in PDF Get Acrobat Reader

Milwaukee King:
A WBCA First-Team All-State honoree after averaging 17.1 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game in leading Milwaukee King to a state runner-up showing ... a 21-7 record included a City Conference championship and a repeat showing on the first-team all-conference squad ... averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and two blocks per game as a junior, earning a spot on the All-City Conference First-Team squad ... all-area honorable mention selection by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, she averaged 10.2 points per game as a sophomore and was a member of the state runner-up King squad as a freshman ... also named to the inaugural edition of the "Best Basketball Players of AAU" after her sophomore campaign ... was a state-qualifier in track & field and also an all-conference volleyball player.

Personal:
Daughter of Anthony Young and Ayanna Allen ... majoring in criminal justice ... lists painting her nails as her hobby ... nickname is "Avy" ... does volunteer work with Wisconsin Playground Elite teams in summer ... born Nov. 2, 1993.

Young's Career Statistics

Year
G-GS
Min.-MPG
FG-FGA
FG%
3pt-Att
3pt%
FT-FTA
FT%
O-D
Reb
RPG
Ast
TO
BL
ST
Pts
PPG
2012-13
29-2
450-15.5
38-96
.396
2-4
.500
46-82
.561
48-77
125
4.3
4
45
9
9
124
4.3
TOTAL
29-2
450-15.5
38-96
.396
2-4
.500
46-82
.561
48-77
125
4.3
4
45
9
9
124
4.3
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