40 Mya Villard
40 Mya Villard
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cromwell
High School: Cromwell '16
Position: Forward
gp 14
pts/g 16.0
fg % 52.3
3pt % -
ft % 68.8
reb/g 9.7
a/g 2.4

Brings the second-highest career scoring average (14.5) -- behind only four-time All-America Allison Coleman -- into her junior season... also ranks third all-time -- ahead of four E-Club Hall of Famers -- with a 53.2 FG percentage, and ninth all-time in FT percentage (71.9)...

Coach Bierly: “We are looking for Mya to play consistently at both ends of the court.  She can be a force inside and we are looking for her to assert herself as a leader.”

2017/18: Received her second varsity letter as a second-year member in the program... first-team All-LEC... started all 27 games, averaging 19.9 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 1.96 assists... scoring average set a season record and 538 points ranked second all-time in a season... also ranked second in a season in FGs (204), second in FTs (130) and third in FTA (183)...in LEC play, averaged 21.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.35 assists...in LEC rankings, was 3rd  in FG attempts and field goals made...ranked 2nd in field-goal percentage and minutes played...led the LEC in points, points per game, free throw attempts and free throws made... named NEWBA Player of the Week on Feb. 19, averaging 24 points, 13.5 rebounds, 2 assists and one block per game... scored a career-high 33 points and matched her career-high with 15 boards, 4 assists and one block in an 88-81 setback against Western Connecticut...2x NEWBA Honor Roll Award (Jan. 9, Jan. 29)...averaging 27.5 points, had a career-high 30 against JWU and 25 against UMass Boston... improved her season percentage by sinking 62.8 percent of her field goals and 85.7 percent of her free throws... LEC All-Academic... season-highs (p-r-a-3s-b): 35-20-6-0-3...

2016/17: Voted the program's eighth Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Year -- first in 11 years... also selected Eastern's female Rookie-of-the-Year... named NEWBA Rookie-of-the-Week two weeks in a row, the first time coming Feb. 6 after averaging a double-double in the first three starts of her career... selected LEC Rookie-of-the-Week five times in 12 weeks, including four of the final five weeks... in an average of only 21.7 minutes -- sixth-highest on the team -- was third on the team in scoring (9.4) and fourth in rebounding (6.0)... led all players in FG pct. (54.7)  and was third in FT pct. (73.3)... recorded one double-double (17/15) in a ten-point win at Western New Egland University Feb. 2... her 15 rebounds in that game equalled the most by a player on the team... in the 13-point loss to Keene State in the LEC title game Feb. 26, had a career-high 20 points, going 8-of-10 from the floor and 4-of-4 from the stripe... in three LEC tournament games, had 44 points and 17 rebounds and was 17-of-29 from the floor and 10-of-15 from the foul line without a turnover in 78 minutes... season-highs (p-r-a-b) 20-15-4-3

Career-high (thru 17/18): 40 min., 35 pts., 20 rebs., 6 assists, 3 blocks, 2 steals, zero 3-pointers...

High School: Four-year member of basketball program, starting for three seasons... twice named Class "M" All-State and first-team all-conference... 1,000-point scorer... member of unbeaten (28-0) Class M" state championship teams as a freshman and senior... competed in the CHSCA Senior All-Star Game... senior captain...

PERSONAL: Born Mya S. Villard September 28, 1998…Parents: Regina and Derrick…Sibling: Derrick, a senior runningback on the Merrimack College football team in 2017... Major: Criminology and Sociology … Career Plans: FBI … Residence: Cromwell, CT

 

 

MYA...REVEALED

If you did not have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Nap

What job would you be terrible at? Traffic Control

What song have you completely memorized? The Way – Ariana Grande

What could you give a 30 minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Direct quotes from the movies The Heat or School of Rock

What would you rate a 10/10? Flaming Hot Cheetos

What fad or trend do you hope comes back? Heely’s

What is one thing do you really want but cannot afford? Pretty much anything you could think of … broke college kid probzzz

What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of? Scored 22 goals ... in a rec soccer league

What stereotype do you completely live up to? That person that is obsessed with their dog more than human contact with others

What is one of your favorite smells? Gain detergent

What gets you fired up? People who can’t drive

What irrational fear do you have? The boogie man is coming

What was the most memorable gift you received? Kelsey Santagata coming to my life

What stat for your life would you most like to see? (i.e. how many times you’ve laughed, etc.) How many awkward moments I’ve had where someone says “Have a good day” and you respond “youre welcome”

Which one of your scars has the best story behind it? When my dad let me ride my bike without training wheels and I completely wiped out

What is the worst and best thing about getting older? Starting to have your own life, but then realizing you’ll have to work for the REST of your life

What childish thing do you still enjoy? Popping the bubble wrap

What is your spirit animal? Melissa McCarthy

What is your pet peeve? Hypebeasts

Recent Games
Dec 29 at Salem St. W, 77-53
Dec 30 vs. Endicott L, 54-51
Jan 2 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 75-65
Jan 8 Castleton L, 59-48
Jan 10 Southern Me. L, 64-56
Jan 12 Keene St. W, 60-44
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 7
Games started 14 7
Minutes 462 239
Minutes per game 33.0 34.1
FG 79-151 35-66
FG Pct 52.3 53.0
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 66-96 34-51
FT Pct 68.8 66.7
Off rebounds 45 26
Def rebounds 91 48
Total rebounds 136 74
Rebounds per game 9.7 10.6
Personal fouls 25 13
Disqualifications - -
Assists 34 19
Turnovers 39 22
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.9
Steals 12 8
Blocks 12 6
Points 224 104
Points per game 16.0 14.9
Points per 40 min 19.4 17.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 16 vs. Roger Williams W, 58-45 1 32 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 14
Nov 17 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 68-48 1 26 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 14
Nov 20 at Amherst W, 70-67 1 34 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 23
Nov 25 Williams L, 74-59 1 29 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 12
Nov 28 at Rhode Island Col. W, 60-52 1 31 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 12
Dec 1 Mass.-Boston W, 75-70 1 35 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
Dec 5 at Western Conn. St. W, 99-70 1 34 13-16 81.3 0-0 - 8-9 88.9 34
Dec 8 at Plymouth St. W, 69-57 1 34 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 12
Dec 29 at Salem St. W, 77-53 1 26 8-13 61.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 18
Dec 30 vs. Endicott L, 54-51 1 37 4-14 28.6 0-0 - 11-13 84.6 19
Jan 2 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 75-65 1 39 8-17 47.1 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 20
Jan 8 Castleton L, 59-48 1 35 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 6-11 54.5 14
Jan 10 Southern Me. L, 64-56 1 38 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 9
Jan 12 Keene St. W, 60-44 1 32 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 11
Jan 16 at Mass.-Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Rhode Island Col.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Connecticut Col.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Western New Eng.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Plymouth St.   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Mass.-Boston   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Mass.-Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Southern Me.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Western Conn. St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Castleton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Keene St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 16 vs. Roger Williams W, 58-45 1 32 3 6 9 3 2 1.5 0 0 0 -
Nov 17 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 68-48 1 26 2 7 9 2 3 0.7 0 1 2 -
Nov 20 at Amherst W, 70-67 1 34 0 9 9 2 1 2.0 0 2 1 -
Nov 25 Williams L, 74-59 1 29 3 2 5 2 0 - 1 1 3 -
Nov 28 at Rhode Island Col. W, 60-52 1 31 2 9 11 2 2 1.0 0 1 2 -
Dec 1 Mass.-Boston W, 75-70 1 35 6 4 10 1 5 0.2 0 0 3 -
Dec 5 at Western Conn. St. W, 99-70 1 34 6 13 19 3 4 0.8 0 3 1 -
Dec 8 at Plymouth St. W, 69-57 1 34 5 4 9 1 2 0.5 1 1 1 -
Dec 29 at Salem St. W, 77-53 1 26 2 4 6 2 4 0.5 0 1 3 -
Dec 30 vs. Endicott L, 54-51 1 37 4 8 12 2 4 0.5 2 1 2 -
Jan 2 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 75-65 1 39 5 7 12 2 3 0.7 1 0 1 -
Jan 8 Castleton L, 59-48 1 35 2 8 10 4 2 2.0 2 0 3 -
Jan 10 Southern Me. L, 64-56 1 38 0 5 5 7 4 1.8 3 1 2 -
Jan 12 Keene St. W, 60-44 1 32 5 5 10 1 3 0.3 2 0 1 -
Jan 16 at Mass.-Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 Rhode Island Col.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Connecticut Col.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Western New Eng.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 Plymouth St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Mass.-Boston   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Mass.-Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 at Southern Me.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Western Conn. St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Castleton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Keene St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 29 8 21.7 3.2-5.9 54.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-4.0 73.3 9.4
2017-18 27 27 34.4 7.6-14.3 52.7 0.0-0.0 0.0 4.8-6.8 71.0 19.9
2018-19 14 14 33.0 5.6-10.8 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.7-6.9 68.8 16.0
Total 70 49 28.9 5.4-10.1 53.1 0.0-0.0 0.0 4.0-5.6 71.1 14.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 29 8 630 94-172 54.7 0-0 - 85-116 73.3 273
2017-18 27 27 930 204-387 52.7 0-1 0.0 130-183 71.0 538
2018-19 14 14 462 79-151 52.3 0-0 - 66-96 68.8 224
Total 70 49 2022 377-710 53.1 0-1 0.0 281-395 71.1 1035
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 29 8 21.7 6.0-10.9 54.7 0.0-0.0 - 5.4-7.4 73.3 17.3
2017-18 27 27 34.4 8.8-16.6 52.7 0.0-0.0 0.0 5.6-7.9 71.0 23.1
2018-19 14 14 33.0 6.8-13.1 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 5.7-8.3 68.8 19.4
Total 70 49 28.9 7.5-14.0 53.1 0.0-0.0 0.0 5.6-7.8 71.1 20.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 29 8 21.7 2.7 3.3 6.0 1.7 0.0 0.8 2.0 0.4 0.6 0.3
2017-18 27 27 34.4 2.7 5.6 8.3 2.4 0.0 2.0 2.9 0.7 0.7 0.6
2018-19 14 14 33.0 3.2 6.5 9.7 1.8 - 2.4 2.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
Total 70 49 28.9 2.8 4.8 7.6 2.0 0.0 1.6 2.5 0.6 0.7 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 29 8 630 78 95 173 49 0 22 57 0.4 16 10
2017-18 27 27 930 74 150 224 64 1 53 78 0.7 19 17
2018-19 14 14 462 45 91 136 25 - 34 39 0.9 12 12
Total 70 49 2022 197 336 533 138 1 109 174 0.6 47 39
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 29 8 21.7 5.0 6.0 11.0 3.1 0.0 1.4 3.6 0.4 1.0 0.6
2017-18 27 27 34.4 3.2 6.5 9.6 2.8 0.0 2.3 3.4 0.7 0.8 0.7
2018-19 14 14 33.0 3.9 7.9 11.8 2.2 0.0 2.9 3.4 0.9 1.0 1.0
Total 70 49 28.9 3.9 6.6 10.5 2.7 0.0 2.2 3.4 0.6 0.9 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 14 14 33.0 5.6-10.8 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.7-6.9 68.8 16.0
Conference 7 7 34.1 5.0-9.4 53.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.9-7.3 66.7 14.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 6 34.7 4.3-9.2 47.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.3-7.5 57.8 13.0
Away 6 6 30.8 7.2-11.5 62.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.5-6.0 75.0 18.8
Neutral 2 2 34.5 5.0-13.5 37.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.5-7.5 86.7 16.5
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Wins 9 9 33.0 6.8-12.4 54.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.8-5.8 65.4 17.3
Losses 5 5 33.0 3.6-7.8 46.2 0.0-0.0 - 6.4-8.8 72.7 13.6
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November 5 5 30.4 5.6-10.4 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.8-5.4 70.4 15.0
December 5 5 33.2 6.6-12.8 51.6 0.0-0.0 - 5.8-7.2 80.6 19.0
January 4 4 36.0 4.5-8.8 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.5-8.2 54.5 13.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 14 14 462 79-151 52.3 0-0 - 66-96 68.8 224
Conference 7 7 239 35-66 53.0 0-0 - 34-51 66.7 104
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 6 6 208 26-55 47.3 0-0 - 26-45 57.8 78
Away 6 6 185 43-69 62.3 0-0 - 27-36 75.0 113
Neutral 2 2 69 10-27 37.0 0-0 - 13-15 86.7 33
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Wins 9 9 297 61-112 54.5 0-0 - 34-52 65.4 156
Losses 5 5 165 18-39 46.2 0-0 - 32-44 72.7 68
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November 5 5 152 28-52 53.8 0-0 - 19-27 70.4 75
December 5 5 166 33-64 51.6 0-0 - 29-36 80.6 95
January 4 4 144 18-35 51.4 0-0 - 18-33 54.5 54
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 14 14 33.0 6.8-13.1 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 5.7-8.3 68.8 19.4
Conference 7 7 34.1 5.9-11.0 53.0 0.0-0.0 - 5.7-8.5 66.7 17.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 6 34.7 5.0-10.6 47.3 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-8.7 57.8 15.0
Away 6 6 30.8 9.3-14.9 62.3 0.0-0.0 - 5.8-7.8 75.0 24.4
Neutral 2 2 34.5 5.8-15.7 37.0 0.0-0.0 - 7.5-8.7 86.7 19.1
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Wins 9 9 33.0 8.2-15.1 54.5 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-7.0 65.4 21.0
Losses 5 5 33.0 4.4-9.5 46.2 0.0-0.0 - 7.8-10.7 72.7 16.5
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November 5 5 30.4 7.4-13.7 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-7.1 70.4 19.7
December 5 5 33.2 8.0-15.4 51.6 0.0-0.0 - 7.0-8.7 80.6 22.9
January 4 4 36.0 5.0-9.7 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-9.2 54.5 15.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 14 14 33.0 3.2 6.5 9.7 1.8 - 2.4 2.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
Conference 7 7 34.1 3.7 6.9 10.6 1.9 - 2.7 3.1 0.9 1.1 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 34.7 3.5 5.2 8.7 2.2 - 2.8 2.8 1.0 1.5 0.3
Away 6 6 30.8 2.8 7.7 10.5 1.7 - 2.0 2.7 0.8 0.2 1.5
Neutral 2 2 34.5 3.5 7.0 10.5 1.0 - 2.5 3.0 0.8 1.0 0.5
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Wins 9 9 33.0 3.8 6.8 10.6 1.4 - 1.9 2.9 0.7 0.4 0.9
Losses 5 5 33.0 2.2 6.0 8.2 2.4 - 3.4 2.6 1.3 1.6 0.8
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November 5 5 30.4 2.0 6.6 8.6 1.6 - 2.2 1.6 1.4 0.2 1.0
December 5 5 33.2 4.6 6.6 11.2 2.0 - 1.8 3.8 0.5 0.6 1.2
January 4 4 36.0 3.0 6.3 9.3 1.8 - 3.5 3.0 1.2 2.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 14 14 462 45 91 136 25 - 34 39 0.9 12 12
Conference 7 7 239 26 48 74 13 - 19 22 0.9 8 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 208 21 31 52 13 - 17 17 1.0 9 2
Away 6 6 185 17 46 63 10 - 12 16 0.8 1 9
Neutral 2 2 69 7 14 21 2 - 5 6 0.8 2 1
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Wins 9 9 297 34 61 95 13 - 17 26 0.7 4 8
Losses 5 5 165 11 30 41 12 - 17 13 1.3 8 4
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November 5 5 152 10 33 43 8 - 11 8 1.4 1 5
December 5 5 166 23 33 56 10 - 9 19 0.5 3 6
January 4 4 144 12 25 37 7 - 14 12 1.2 8 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 14 14 33.0 3.9 7.9 11.8 2.2 0.0 2.9 3.4 0.9 1.0 1.0
Conference 7 7 34.1 4.4 8.0 12.4 2.2 0.0 3.2 3.7 0.9 1.3 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 34.7 4.0 6.0 10.0 2.5 0.0 3.3 3.3 1.0 1.7 0.4
Away 6 6 30.8 3.7 9.9 13.6 2.2 0.0 2.6 3.5 0.8 0.2 1.9
Neutral 2 2 34.5 4.1 8.1 12.2 1.2 0.0 2.9 3.5 0.8 1.2 0.6
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Wins 9 9 33.0 4.6 8.2 12.8 1.8 0.0 2.3 3.5 0.7 0.5 1.1
Losses 5 5 33.0 2.7 7.3 9.9 2.9 0.0 4.1 3.2 1.3 1.9 1.0
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November 5 5 30.4 2.6 8.7 11.3 2.1 0.0 2.9 2.1 1.4 0.3 1.3
December 5 5 33.2 5.5 8.0 13.5 2.4 0.0 2.2 4.6 0.5 0.7 1.4
January 4 4 36.0 3.3 6.9 10.3 1.9 0.0 3.9 3.3 1.2 2.2 0.3