Miranda

Nixon

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#55

Center
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Trinity

Bio

2017-2018 (Junior):

  • Made 19 appearances off the bench
  • Posted 30 rebounds on the year
  • Added a season-high four points and seven rebounds at Rider (11/18)
  • Played a season-high 18 minutes in the season opener at UMass Lowell (11/12)

2016-2017 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in 19 games on the season
  • Averaged 2.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per game
  • Scored three points while adding a pair of rebounds and a block against Penn State (12/7)
  • Scored four points and added five rebounds against UMass Lowell (12/10)
  • Tied for the team lead with two steals at Arizona State (12/21)
  • Led the Crusaders with nine rebounds against American (2/18)
  • Scored seven points while adding four rebounds at Loyola (Md.) (2/22)

2015-2016 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in 19 games at center on the season
  • Scored 12 points while averaging 4.2 minutes per game
  • Shot .286 (4-14) for the year
  • Grabbed 16 rebounds, averaging 0.8 per game
  • Made her collegiate debut at Boston College (11/18)
  • Notched her first collegiate points at Pittsburgh (12/6)
  • Added three points with two rebounds against Colgate (2/3)
  • Scored three points at Army West Point (1/20)
  • Played a season-high eight minutes against Manhattan (12/12)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Played four seasons of varsity basketball under head coach Kristi Britten at Trinity High School in Camp Hill, Pa.
  • Named team captain as a senior
  • Averaged 10.1 points per game during senior season
  • Set school single-game records in rebounds (20) and blocked shots (10)
  • Team qualified for PIAA District 3 Tournament all four years
  • Participated on varsity track and field team for two seasons under head coach Sam Turpin at Trinity
  • Track and field team won PIAA District 3 championship during junior season
  • Played club basketball for Mid Penn Motion Elite AAU under head coach John Studer
  • Club team won AAU East Coast National Championship silver medal in 2014
  • Four-year member of Trinity’s academic honor roll
  • Member of National, Math and Foreign Language Honor Societies

Personal:

  • Daughter of James and Tina Nixon
  • Has one brother (Miles)
  • Majoring in Sociology
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