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Tolu OmotolaClass: R-Junior
Previous School: TCU
Hometown: Houston, Texas
2010-11 (R-So.): Started 32 times at power forward during her first season with the Lady Flames … ranked second on the team in blocked shots (27) and total rebounds (196) and third in steals (36) … stepped up her play during Big South Conference games, averaging 9.9 ppg and 6.4 rpg … Liberty went 12-2 when she scored in double figures … had four points, three steals and three blocks in her Lady Flames debut, Nov. 12 versus Creighton … scored in double figures for the first time during a Nov. 16 win over Virginia Union, ending the game with 12 markers … tied for the team scoring lead during a return trip to her home state against eventual national champion Texas A&M (Nov. 22), contributing 13 points and seven rebounds … blocked three shots in consecutive games, at North Carolina Central (Dec. 18) and VCU (Dec. 21) … she became the first Lady Flame with three rejections in back-to-back contests since Avery Warley on Dec. 28-29, 2008 … grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in each of Liberty's regular-season meetings with High Point (Jan. 3 and Feb. 5) … just missed her first career double-double in a home win over Gardner-Webb (Feb. 12), tallying 17 points and nine boards … two games later, scored a career-high 19 points at Radford (Feb. 19), making all seven of her foul shots … played well at the Big South Championship, averaging 10.3 ppg in three games … tallied a career-best six steals in the title game against Gardner-Webb (March 13), tying for Liberty's season high with Emily Frazier.
2009-10 (So.): Did not play while completing a year in residency after transferring from TCU.
Previous School: Made 20 appearances during the 2008-09 season at TCU, helping the Horned Frogs go 20-11 and qualify for the NCAA Tournament … averaged 2.1 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 0.6 bpg … scored a career-high eight points versus Texas-Arlington (11/20) … twice pulled down six rebounds (Nov. 23 vs. Sam Houston State and Jan. 7 vs. Colorado State) … hit both of her field goals in TCU's victory over No. 3 Cal (Dec. 7) in the championship game of the Colliers International Classic … made her NCAA Tournament debut during TCU's first-round loss to South Dakota State (March 22).
Prep: Played her senior season at Bellaire High School, after spending her first three high school years at John Foster Dulles High School … named to the Nigerian Under-19 National team in May 2007 … rated the No. 44 power forward nationally as a senior by the Collegiate Girls Basketball Report … averaged 8.0 ppg and 6.8 rpg as a senior, helping Bellaire go 36-2 and win the Class 5A Region III title … named third-team All-Greater Houston Area by the Houston Chronicle after the year … nominated for the 2008 McDonald's All-America Team … averaged 10.0 ppg, 7.5 rpg and 2.0 bpg as a junior at Dulles … earned second-team all-district recognition as both a junior and senior.
Personal: Daughter of Abel and Lola Omotola … birthday is June 28 … born in London, England and moved to the United States when she was seven years old … major is psychology.