42 Daphne Adebayo
42 - Daphne Adebayo
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Duluth, Ga.
Position: F
  • Adebayo has a great deal of speed and athleticism in the post and fits the mold of VCU’s defensive philosophy.
  • She has served as a key reserve during her first two seasons in Richmond, appearing in 27 games as a sophomore (10.1 minutes per game) after seeing action in 11 games during her freshman campaign (4.4 minutes per game).
  • Recognized as a pure athlete, Adebayo was a three-sport star at Duluth High School.  In addition to starring on the basketball court, she was a four-year member of the volleyball team while also participating in track & field.


  • Saw action in 27 games off the bench, averaging 10.1 minutes per outing
  • Tallied 1.5 points and 1.8 rebounds per game
  • Scored a career-high eight points (4-of-4 shooting) while logging a career-best 30 minutes in a win against UNC Wilmington (1/6/11)
  • Added seven points and grabbed a pair of rebounds in just eight minutes against George Mason (1/9/11)
  • Hauled in a career-best seven rebounds at Coppin State (12/8/10)
  • Logged 18 minutes with two points, four rebounds and a steal against East Carolina (12/2/10)
  • Played at least 10 minutes in 12 different games, including a pair of 20-plus minute performances (at Coppin State and at home against UNC Wilmington)
  • Posted a perfect shooting percentage off the bench on seven different occasions

2009-10 SEASON (FRESHMAN)       

  • Appeared in 11 games during her rookie season with the Rams
  • Made collegiate debut and scored her first career point, logging eight minutes against Arkansas State (11/20/09) in the Seton Hall Classic in South Orange, N.J.
  • Also corralled a career-best five rebounds against Arkansas State
  • Scored three points and grabbed three boards in a home win against William & Mary (2/18/10)
  • Hauled in three rebounds and scored two points at home against Coppin State (12/30/09)


  • Was a three-sport athlete at Duluth High School.  In addition to starring on the basketball court, she was a four-year member of the volleyball team, while also participating on the track & field squad
  • Known as a ferocious defender on the court, she has also proven she can score, averaging over 12 points and six rebounds per outing as a senior at Duluth
  • Her leadership guided Duluth to the Class 5-A Final Four during her final season
  • Played AAU basketball for area power FBC Georgia during her high school career
  • Was selected to the Gwinnett County Senior All-Star game following her final season on the hardwood


                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds   
Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2009-10 11-0 48/4.4 1-5 .200 0-0 .000 6-10 .600 4-7 11 1.0 7-0 2 4 0 1 8/0.7
2010-11 27-0 274/10.1 18-34 .529 0-0 .000 4-8 .500 21-28 49 1.8 41-0 6 8 2 6 40/1.5
TOTAL 38-0 322/8.5 19-39 .487 0-0 .000 10-18 .556 25-35 60 1.6 48-0 8 12 2 7 48/1.3