Archive for October, 2015

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        12  Aliyah Parris

Position  Forward
Height  5-10
Class Senior
High School  Timothy Christian
Hometown  Hillsborough, N.J.

Played two seasons at St. John Fisher before transferring to Syracuse in the fall of 2014 … Played in 42 games … Averaged 1.3 points and 1.5 boards per game as a sophomore in 2013-14.
High School
Played four seasons at Timothy Christian in Mt. Holly, N.J. … Was named the team’s most improved player in 2009.
Aliyah Parris … Born August 1994 … Daughter of Michael and Tracy Parris … Majoring in communication and rhetorical studies.


10 2015

Women’s Basketball Enters Season as No. 14 team in the Nation


The FDU-Florham women’s basketball team will enter the 2015-16 season as the No. 14 team in the country as announced in Monday’s Women’s Top 25 Poll.The Devils, who posted a 29-2 record and an Elite Eight appearance last season, are projected to be one of the nation’s top teams again in 2015-16.Despite the loss of three of the school’s most decorated student-athletes of all-time in Kyra DayonKara Dayon and Leigh-Ann Lively, the future is bright for a young team that returns key members Shalette BrownAlyssa McDonough and Rachel Groom this year. Read More +


10 2015

Women’s Basketball Picked as Favorite in MAC Freedom Preseason Poll


Following an “Elite Eight” appearance in last year’s NCAA Tournament, the FDU-Florham women’s basketball team was selected as the overall favorite in this year’s MAC Freedom Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced on Thursday morning.

The Devils were the unanimous first overall pick, receiving seven first place votes and 49 total points. FDU-Florham finished 12 points higher than DeSales (37) who sits in second.

It is a new look for the Devils, who boasted a senior heavy lineup last season, as they lost five key members from last year’s NCAA Tournament team. However, they brought back WBCA All-American forward Shalette Brown as well as juniors Alyssa McDonough and Rachel Groom.

Head coach Marc Mitchell and the Devils are looking to claim their fourth consecutive MAC Freedom title and will be led by Brown and McDonough, who were dominant in the 2014-15 season, leading the team in scoring. Read More +


10 2015

Shalette Brown (#3 FDU Jersey) Among 2015 WBHOF Ring Of Honor!


Congratulations to the Defenders Alum  and current FDU standout, Shalette Brown, as her jersey is now hung in the Women’s Basketball Hall Of Fame “Ring Of Honor” to recognize her as one of the best players in the country.

Copy of Shalette-Brown-WBHOF2015a

BROWN, Shalette          ShaletteAllAmerica2


10 2015