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Makayla Waterman
Makayla  Waterman

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Kettering, Ohio

High School:
Fairmont

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

12/13/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

12/12/2016

Buckeye Spotlight - Makayla Waterman

OhioStateBuckeyes.com catches up with the redshirt sophomore from Kettering, Ohio

11/21/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

11/19/2016

Faster Ohio State routs overmatched LIU Brooklyn 113-54

Four players recorded double-digit points in win over the Blackbirds

03/03/2018

Ohio State vs. Minnesota (USATSI)

Ohio State vs. Minnesota (USATSI) Women's Basketball

03/04/2017

Ohio State vs. Purdue 3-4-17

Ohio State vs. Purdue 3-4-17

03/25/2016

Tennessee 78, Ohio State 62

The Buckeyes fall to Tennessee in the 2016 Sweet 16, on March 25.

12/21/2015

Virginia @ Ohio State

Dec. 21, 2015


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2017-18 STATISTICS

CAREER STATISTICS | CAREER GAME-BY-GAME

2016-17 - REDSHIRT-JUNIOR

  • Made the second three-pointer of her career in the win over No. 10 Stanford (11/10)
  • Scored 6 pts and grabbed 5 rebs vs. No. 9 Louisville (11/12)
  • Played a then career-high tying 26 mins and posted totals of 6 pts, 7 rebs and 2 assists vs. Idaho (11/15)
  • Grabbed 8 rebs and tied a career-high with 3 blocks vs. Quinnipiac (11/17)
  • Tied a career-high with 5 assists in the win over Memphis (11/23)
  • Scored 7 pts and had 2 steals vs. FGCU (11/24)
  • Suffered an ankle injury in the opening quarter at Cincinnati (12/17)
  • Returned to the floor vs. Minnesota (1/4) and scored 2 pts and grabbed 3 rebs in 7 mins of action
  • Had a career-high 3 steals and made her fourth career three-pointer in the win at Indiana (1/13)
  • Notched 7 pts and 6 rebs in the loss at No. 25 Iowa (1/25)
  • Tied a career-high with 3 steals at Wisconsin (2/3) prior to leaving the game with a scary neck injury

2016-17 - REDSHIRT-sophomore

  • Played in all 35 games
  • Scored 3.3 points and grabbed 3.0 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game
  • Dished-out 37 assists and blocked 19 shots
  • Shot 46 percent from the floor
  • Had a great season-opener vs. Duquesne (11/11), finishing with nine points and a career-high three assists.
  • Enjoyed a career game vs. LIU Brooklyn (11/19), notching career highs with 15 points, nine rebounds, two steals, six-of-nine FGs and 29 mins
  • Scored five points and grabbed five rebounds in win over FGCU (11/25)
  • Grabbed a career-high tying nine rebounds to go with a career-high five assists and a career-high two steals vs. Canisius (12/11)
  • Blocked a career-high tying three shots and made a career-high six-of-eight free throw attempts to finish with eight points and seven rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament win vs. Northwestern (3/3)
  • Made the first three-pointer of her career and finished six points vs. Notre Dame (3/24) in the Sweet 16

2015-16 - redshirt-freshman

  • Played in 32 of the 34 games and made one start
  • Averaged 3.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game while playing an average of 14.3 minutes per contest
  • Was second on the team with 23 blocked shots
  • Pulled down 46 offensive rebounds which was third-best on the team
  • Scored in double-figures twice, including a 10-point effort in the NCAA Sweet 16 game against Tennessee
  • Made her collegiate debut at #2 South Carolina (11/13)
  • Played 20 minutes and pulled down 5 rebounds against Belmont (11/19)
  • Record her first field goal in the win over Wagner (11/22) and finished with 6 points
  • Had a solid game at Cincinnati (12/6), finishing with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks
  • Started the first game of her career against NC A&T (12/13)
  • Grabbed a then season-high 7 rebounds in the win over Indiana (1/7)
  • Scored 6 points and grabbed 6 rebounds against Wisconsin (2/4)
  • Dished a pair of assists to go with 8 points in win at Penn State (2/14)
  • Tied a season-high with 2 steals against Nebraska (2/18)
  • Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds to go with 3 points in rout of Illinois (2/21)
  • Had a great NCAA Tournament debut, scoring 6 points, grabbing 8 rebounds, dishing 2 assists, blocking 2 shots and swiping 1 steal in a season-high 24 minutes vs. Buffalo (3/18)
  • Scored 10 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in the Sweet 16 game against Tennessee (3/25)

2014-15 - FRESHMAN

  • Suffered a torn ACL in the first practice of the season on Oct. 6
  • Underwent surgery and missed the entire season.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • 2014 Honorable Mention Division I All-Ohio
  • 2014 Associated Press Division I All-Southwest District Second Team
  • ESPN Top 100 and four-star prospect
  • Ranked 99th overall and 19th at her position by ESPN
  • No. 35 prospect, No. 10 at her position according to Prospects Nation
  • 2013 Ohio Division I state champion
  • Named co-outstanding player of the Division I state tournament
  • Posted 24 points and 11 rebounds in state championship game
  • Named to GWOC First-Team All-Division in her freshman and junior seasons
  • GWOC Second-Team All-Division I selection as a sophomore
  • Three-time GWOC conference champion
  • Notched a 27-1 record in her junior season, including a 13-game win-streak en route to a state championship
  • Averaged 11.4 ppg as a senior and 8.9 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.7 steals her junior season ... winner of the Melissa Fortener McLaughlin B Positive Spirit Award
  • Granddaughter of former Ohio State men's basketball assistant coach Ben Waterman.