Miaya Seawright - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#41 Miaya Seawright Season 2015-16


Class Sophomore
Height 5'7''
Hometown Simpsonville, S.C.
High School Hillcrest High

• 2016-17 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

MAJOR: Economics; Public Policy Studies

2015-16 (Junior):
Was a key reserve for the Commodores, seeing action in 25 games off the bench. … Averaged 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds per game. … Set new career highs in scoring (seven) and rebounds (four) during early-season wins over ETSU and UT-Martin, respectively. … Had five points and three rebounds in the loss to Miss. St. on Feb. 9. … Played a career-high 19 minutes and registered four rebounds and two steals in the loss to Arkansas on Jan. 19. … Scored three points and had one rebound in the loss to Memphis on Dec. 28. … Had two assists in the loss to No. 8-ranked Louisville on Dec. 21. … Scored a career-high seven points and had two points in the win over ETSU on Dec. 8. … Pulled down four rebounds and scored two points in the win over UT Martin on Nov. 27. … Logged 16 minutes of playing time and scored three points in the loss to No. 23 Indiana on Nov. 13. … Played seven minutes and had two rebounds in the season-opening win over Kennesaw State on Nov. 11.

2015-16 (Sophomore): Saw action in nine games off the bench, including one start. … Made her Commodore debut against Miss. Valley State on Nov. 15. … Played a season-high 12 minutes against Kentucky on Feb. 14. … Earned a spot in the starting lineup against Florida on Feb. 18. … Had two points and two rebounds in loss to Florida on Feb. 18. … Had two assists against Kentucky on Feb. 14. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a prep standout at Hillcrest High. … Averaged 15.1 points, 6.3 steals and 6.1 assists as a senior and averaged 18.1 points, 4.8 steals and 2.6 assists as a junior. … Prep honors include being a two-time member of the All Region 1- AAAA team and being named to the All Greenville County First Team as a senior. 

PERSONAL: Daughter of Willie Lee Seawright Jr. and Elizabeth Seawright. … Has two siblings, Jalen Seawright (22) and Maegan Seawright (21). … Her uncle, James Seawright, was an All-American linebacker the University of South Carolina and was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 11th round of the 1985 NFL Draft. … Favorite Bible verse: “Cast all your anxiety on the Lord, because He cares for you.” (1 Peter 5:7)


Points: 7 (vs. ETSU, 12/8/16)
4 (vs. UT Martin, 11/27/16)
2 (5x)
3FG Made:
1 (2x)
Blocks: N/A
Steals: 4 (vs. Drexel, 11/16/16)
Minutes: 19 (vs. Arkansas, 1/19/17)