45  Modupe Ishola
Modupe Ishola
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
H.D. Woodson

Height:
6-2

Position:
C

2005-06 (Junior):
Started a career-high 16 games, played in all 29...led C-USA in field goal percentage (60.5)...averaged 10.8 points (25th in C-USA), 7.5 rebounds (8th) and 1.0 blocks (9th)...scored nearly a point more per game in league action (11.7/game, 21st in conference)...pulled down 3.7 offensive rebounds per C-USA game (3rd)...blocked 30 shots, the fifth most in MU single-season history...finished season with 79 career blocks, fourth most in school history...her 126 free throw attempts are 11th most in school single-season history and nearly doubled her previous season high of 64 (2004-05)...went 78-for-126 from the free-throw line (61.9 percent)...tallied first 20-point game of career with career-high 22 points and 11 rebounds vs. S.C. State in the championship game of the Fifth Third MU Classic, where she was named to the all-tournament team...named season's first C-USA Player of the Week (Nov. 22) for her efforts...five of team-high six double-doubles came in C-USA play...posted a double-double in MU's inaugural C-USA game vs. East Carolina on Dec. 16 with 13 points and 10 rebounds, plus two blocks...went 5-for-6 from the free-throw line (all in second half) to hold off the Pirates in front of 1,855 fans...netted 12 points, eight rebounds and a block in win over preseason favorite Rice on Jan. 13...grabbed 11 boards with nine points, three blocks, two assists and a steal at UCF on Jan. 20... sank eight free throws (career-high) at Southern Miss on Jan. 22 (8-for-9), scoring 14 points...went 5-for-6 from the floor vs. West Virginia on Jan. 25 for 12 points with five rebounds...visited the free-throw line a career-high (later tied) 10 times (7-for-10) at East Carolina on Feb. 4, scoring 13 points with nine rebounds... grabbed career-high 15 rebounds, with career-best nine offensive boards, at Houston on Feb. 6 to go along with 16 points...attempted a career-high 15 field goals vs. UAB on Feb. 10, scoring 20 points with 12 rebounds and three blocks...was 6-for-6 from the field at Memphis (Feb. 12) for 15 points...posted 11 points with 12 rebounds at Tulane on Feb. 17... reached double-digits in points in a career-high seven straight games from Jan. 29-Feb. 19...final double-double of season came in home finale vs. Southern Miss on Feb. 26 with 19 points and 12 rebounds.

2004-05 (Sophomore):
Emerged to become one of the conference's most dominant physical presences in the post...seventh in the MAC in blocks per game (1.0/game)...her 28 blocks are tied for the seventh-most blocks in Marshall single-season history...led team in field goal percentage (56.5 percent), but fell just short of MAC's minimum of 4.0 field goals made per game to qualify for ranking in that category...second on team and ninth in MAC with 7.2 rebounds per game, including a MAC-leading 3.3 offensive rebounds/game...averaged 8.1 points and 21.2 minutes per game...started nine straight games in early portion of season before coming off the bench from mid-January thru the end of the season...posted two, 14-rebound games (career-high), one of which came in the MAC Tournament semifinals vs. Kent State...tallied three double-doubles, including a career night with 19 points and 14 rebounds vs. Morehead State on Dec. 1... tied for team season-high with a career-high nine field goals (9-for-11) against MSU... named MAC East Division Player of the Week for the first time in her career on Dec. 6 for her efforts vs. MSU...tied career-high with five free throws made (5-for-5) in MAC quarterfinals vs. Toledo...averaged 9.0 points and 9.0 rebounds in the 2005 MAC Tournament (two games)...blocked a career-high three shots on three occasions...grabbed career-high three steals at W. Michigan on Feb. 16 to go along with a 6-for-8 effort from the floor (13 points) with seven rebounds...went 11 games without reaching double digits in rebounds before securing 10 boards on Feb. 5, with nine points, to snap Miami's 15-game win streak against the Herd.

2003-04 (Freshman):
Team leader in field goal percentage (52.7 percent) and blocks (.72/game - 10th in MAC)...recorded her best performances of the season against eventual MAC champion Eastern Michigan, averaging 15 points (15-of-21, 71.4 percent), 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in two games vs. the Eagles...averaged 1.33 blocks in the MAC Tournament...posted a season-high three blocks with a team-high 14 points vs. EMU in the Herd's MAC semifinal loss...recorded her lone double-double of the season with a career-high 12 rebounds with 10 points vs. Akron in the regular season finale...appeared in 29 games, starting in four...third on team in rebounding (3.6/game)...averaged 5.4 points per game (6th on team)...went 5-of-6 (83.3 percent) with two rebounds and one block and assist each in only 12 minutes vs. MAC regular season champion Miami on Jan. 27...scored eight points (4-of-6) in eight minutes off the bench in a Feb. 16 loss at Kent State...scored eight points with five boards in collegiate debut, Nov. 21 vs. Morgan State...led MU in points in her third Div. 1 game, scoring 13 vs. Radford with a pair of blocks on Nov. 25.

2002-03:
Redshirted.

High School:
Played for coach Bob Headen at H.D. Woodson High School...averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots her senior year....team won the D.C.IAA Championships for the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 seasons

Personal:
Born on July 23, 1984...has three siblings, Joyce (18), James (14), and Mark (9)...parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ishola Mosulande...father played soccer and ran track in Nigeria...role model is Shaquille O'Neal...nickname is "Diva"...seeking a double-major in criminal justice and psychology.