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Janaysia James opens her season with back-to-back double digit games!


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PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. (Nov. 15, 2015) – On Sunday afternoon, the LIU Post women’s basketball fell to Adelphi University, 63-55, as it wrapped up play at the East Coast Conference/Northeast-10 Conference Challenge, hosted by Pace University at the Goldstein Fitness Center in Pleasantville.

For the second-straight game, the Pioneers (0-2) were led by a newcomer. Junior forward Janaysia James (Perth Amboy, N.J.) paced LIU Post with 18 points in 26 minutes of action.

In the first quarter, the Pioneers got on the board first, but the Panthers (1-1) took control soon after, outscoring the green and gold 17-10 to bring a 17-12 lead into the first intermission.

In the second quarter, LIU Post struggled from the field, shooting just 18.1 percent (2-for-11), as Adelphi took a 31-19 lead into halftime.

The Pioneers turned up the offense, as they tried to mount a comeback starting in the third quarter. LIU Post outscored Adelphi, 19-13, in the period.

In the final 10 minutes, the Pioneer offense came alive again. With LIU Post trailing 44-38 to start the quarter, the green and gold went on an 8-2 run to tie the game at 46-all with 5:42 to go. Freshman guard Robyn Francis (Rosedale, N.Y.) drained a three, before fellow freshman guard Amber Jones (Bronx, N.Y.) went 1-for-2 from the free-throw line to even the score.


11 2015

Janaysia James (Guard/Forward) The Road Not “Often” Chosen

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Janaysia James is a sophomore junior college player that took the alternate route to her dream and it is certainly paying huge dividends! A standout player for the past two seasons at Dean College, James is looking to continue her athletic and academic career at a four year school. Like so many of the players James was not a highly sort after player coming out of middle school. Not many could see the talent and potential that was hidden deep inside. Not letting anything or anyone stand in her way this kid simply leaned into the head wind and began working on her came and her studies. By the time she had gotten to her sophomore year of high school everyone knew who she was and recognized her athletic talents. Standing approximately 6 feet tall she is the proto-typical college guard that coaches dream of coaching. Follow Janaysia James as she helps to lead the Dean College Women’s Basketball team on their journey towards a championship.

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01 2015

Forward Progress: Shaina Rowley & Janaysia James Absolutely Dominating

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The women are playing excellent basketball under first year Head Coach Grahm Smith. In particular, opposing teams just do not know what to do with Forwards Shaina Rowley (sophomore, Killingworth, CT) and Janaysia James (freshman, Perth Amboy, NJ). Rowley is a monster on offense, putting up 20.9 points points per game to go along with 5.2 rebounds per game. Equally as impressive, James is almost averaging a double-double per game as she nets 16.9 points per game and a dominating 9.2 rebounds per game.


12 2013

Janaysia James Named MVP of New Hampshire Technical Tournament!

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Freshman Janaysia James exploded for 34 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals as Dean College rolls through the field at New Hampshire Technical Institute Tournament! James has posted two 30+ point games this season and will only get better as the season goes on. Follow Janaysia and Dean College as they take on all opponents.



11 2013