5 Rodericka Ware

BEFORE UAA: Earned First Team All-Pacific West Conference honors as junior at fellow NCAA Div. II program Academy of Art (Calif.) in 2016-17 ... leading scorer (17.8 ppg) and playmaker (4.0 apg) for Urban Knights squad that finished 16-12 ... led Pac West with 2.7 steals per game and posted league ranks of 2nd in 3FGs per game (2.7) and 3rd in scoring and assists ... ranked among top 40 national leaders in steals (26th), 3FG/gm (28th) and scoring (40th) ... scored double figures in 23 of 27 outings, including nine 20-plus efforts and three 30-plus performances ... came one point shy of Art U record with 34 points in win over BYU-Hawaii ... other top games as junior included 32 points, 5 steals vs. Dominican; 31 pts (12-24 FG, 5-11 3FG), 10 rebounds at Azusa Pacific; and 25 points (6-12 3FG), 11 assists and program-record 8 steals vs. Dixie State ... took year off from school in 2015-16 after playing two seasons at junior-college powerhouse Central Arizona College from 2013-15 ... averaged 16.8 points and 3.6 assists as sophomore for CAC team that went 24-5 and reached NJCAA national tournament, shooting 43 percent overall and 36 percent from long range.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered all four years at Lakes High, finishing as one of leading scorers in program history ... averaged 18.8 points on 49 percent shooting as senior in 2012-13, earning first-team all-conference and helping Lancers to regional playoff berth ... played AAU for Tree of Hope.

PERSONAL: Born January 10, 1995 ... parents are Rodney and LaToya Holmes-Ware ... has three sisters ... journalism & public communications major.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lakewood, Wash.
High School: Lakes HS
Other College: Central Arizona/Academy of Art
Experience: Transfer