23 Antoinea McElroy
23 - Antoinea McElroy
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Massillon, Ohio
High School: Washington
Position: G

Entering the Season: Can also play both forward positions...Bulldogs' best returning scorer and rebounder...three-year letterwinner and two-year starter...

Biggest Influence on Me as an Athlete and Why?: "My grandfather, Duke Pierce, because he's my biggest critic."

2014-15 (Junior Year): Wore uniform number 30...team's leading scorer at 11.6 points per game despite missing the Bulldogs' first six dates...Adrian went 4-1 immediately after her return after starting 1-5...scored a season-high 22 points in a 71-55 win at Alma in the Feb. 21 finale...shot 74.1 percent (60-81) from the charity stripe...established personal bests in assists (30) and blocked shots (16)...also pulled down 6.3 rebounds per game--twice going over 10 in a game...dished six assists in a 59-54 home win vs. Alma (Jan. 21).

2013-14 (Sophomore Year): Played in 14 games and made nine starts...averaged 23.2 minutes per game...shot 70 percent (35-of-50) from the free throw line...ranked third on the team averaging 10.5 points per game...ranked fourth on the team averaging 5.1 rebounds per game...scored in double figures eight times including six of the first seven games...scored a season-high 18 points versus Hanover on Nov. 16...recorded a double-double in first game with 10 points and 10 boards at Transylvania on Nov. 15.

2012-13 (Freshman Year): Played in 24 games and made one start versus Alma on Feb. 16...earned first varsity letter...averaged 18 minutes per game...shot 34.9 percent (65-of-186) from the floor and 79.2 percent (38-of-48) from the foul line...averaged 5.2 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.0 assists per game...scored 169 points and averaged 7.0 points per game...played a season-high 36 minutes against Alma on Feb. 16 and scored a season-high 15 points while matching a season-high with 12 rebounds...recorded three double-doubles with 14 points and 11 rebounds at Saint Mary’s on Jan. 23 and 12 points and 12 rebounds at Alma on Jan. 12...scored in double figures eight times including three of the last four games of the season.

High School: Graduated from Washington High School (2012)…three-time Mayor's Cup Most Valuable Player (2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12)…two-time All-County, including first team in 2012 senior year...named to an All-Star team…co-holds single-game points record (36) for the school...averaged 19.0 points and finished career as the fourth all-time leading scorer at WHS... four-year letterwinner and team MVP...participated in dance club...named to 2012 Honor Roll with 3.2 grade-point average.

Personal: Full name is Antione'a Lashea McElroy...nickname is Nae Nae...majoring in communications…minor study in theatre...born in Massillon, Ohio on May 1, 1993…daughter of Rhonda Pierce…Favorites: sports team--NBA's Chicago Bulls; athletes--Derrick Rose, Benji Wilson and Jalen Rose; TV show--1,000 Ways to Die; movies--Titanic and What’s Love Got to Do with It; writer--Chris Perez; book--Selena Quintinilla; musicians--Rihanna and Meek Mill; foods--greens, steak and chicken...career goal is to be a sports broadcaster...chose Adrian College because of family advice...athletic goal is to have a winning season.