15 - Adaeze Okolie
Adaeze Okolie
Height: 6-2
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ajax, Ontario
High School: Archbishop Denis O'Connor HS
Position: Center

High School
Okolie earned four varsity letters at Denis O'Connor High School under Coach Mike Orsag ... Led the Chargers to conference championships in 2007 and 2009 ... Reached the conference championships three consecutive years from 2007-2009 ... Earned a trip with the Chargers to the British Columbia Provincial Championships in 2009 ... Earned MVP, Team Captain, and Regional All-Star honors during her tenure at Denis O'Connor .. .Averaged 20 points, 13 rebounds, and 5 blocks as a senior ... Adaeze earned "Athlete of the Year" honors four times for the Chargers...During her senior season, Okolie set single-game career highs in points (28), blocks (15), and rebounds (15) ... Played club basketball for the Advantage Titans under Head Coach Chris Smalling...Earned a spot on the "Toronto Star Academic Honour Roll" ... Was a two-time "News Advertiser's 'Face of the Future.'"

Personal

Adaeze Okolie was born December 27, 1992 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada ... Name is pronounced "Uh-DEZ Oh-ko-LEE" ... The daughter of Mary and Andrew Okolie ... Has two siblings: Agunwa, 15, and Obi, 14 ... Is an Economics major ... Aspires to earn her Economics degree and attend law school in hopes of becoming a business lawyer ... Her most memorable moment in sports was recording 24 points, 15 rebounds, and 15 blocks to help her team win the League Championship her senior season ... Her hobbies include listening to music and spending time with family ... Her favorite athlete is Lebron James...Was also recruited by the University of Toronto, Queens University, York University, NYIT, and Pace ... Also earned MVP and team captain honors in Soccer and Volleyball while in high school.