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Khady Dieng
Khady Dieng

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
Gatewood (Ga.) School

Height:
5-10

Position:
G

Major:
Business

Updated Sept. 23, 2014

As a Freshman (2014-15):
Played in 27 games, averaging 10.7 minutes/game ... Auburn's best free-throw shooter in limited attempts, going 17-19 (.895) at the line for the season ... Averaged 3.1 points/game ... Scored career-high 16 points, shooting 5-6 from the field and 6-6 at the line, in WNIT first-round win over Furman (3/20) ... Hit double-digits a second time during the season, scoring 10 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, in win at Arkansas (2/2) ... Had strong game vs. Ole Miss in SEC Tournament with eight points, four rebounds and two assists (3/6) ... Swiped season-high four steals along with five points, three rebounds, a block and an assist vs. Missouri, playing a season-high 29 minutes (2/16) ... Scored five points with three rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Georgia Southern (11/9).

High School:
Graduated from Gatewood School in Eatonton, Ga.... Finished her two-year high school career with a 57-2 record... Helped lead Gatewood to a 30-0 record and GISA 2A state championship as a junior... Averaged 11.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 5.3 steals per game as a junior... Named team MVP and The Telegraph All-Middle Georgia Player of the year, while also being named to both the GISA all-region and all-state teams as a junior... Averaged 15.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 5.4 steals, and 4.1 assists per game as a senior, helping Gatewood to a 27-2 and a final four appearance... Named team MVP while also being named to the all-region and all-state teams... Also while at Gatewood, Dieng played on the soccer, volleyball and track & field teams... Despite having never thrown the equipment before, she earned a trip to the state championship in the discus and shot put, helping her team to back-to-back state championships... Won the U18 African championship with her native Senegal.

Personal:
Full name is Ndeye Khadidiatou Dieng... Daughter of Babacar Dieng and Salane Diop... Siblings are Fatou Dieng, Mouhamed Dieng, Aissatou Dieng, Pape Mamadou Dieng, and Seynabou Dieng... Born December 1, 1994... A native of Dakar, Senegal, but moved by herself to the United States at 16 to study and play basketball... Knows three languages English, French and Wolof... Played for the club team ASC Ville de Dakar in Senegal... Also competed in volleyball and track in high school, making the state championships with the track team... Earned a trip to the State Championships in discus and shot put although she had never thrown either before... Plans on majoring in International Business... Lived in Georgia with Dave and Kayleen Ringer and their family... Her host family siblings were Andrew, Josh, Isaac, Abbie and Ruthie... Majoring in Business.

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