Sacha Washington - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#35 Sacha Washington Season 2023-24

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Class Junior
Height 6-2
Hometown Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School Collins Hill
Major Medicine, Health & Society

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Student-Athlete Features

Vanderbilt Hustler – Sacha Washington may be a freshman on paper, but embraces her role as a star in the frontcourt

Honors

  • 2021-22 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • SEC Freshman of the Week (2.8.22, 2.28.22)
  • TSWA Player of the Week (2.21.23)
  • 2021-22 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

As a Sophomore (2022-23)

  • Started all 31 games, averaging 11.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest
  • Blocked a team-leading 45 shots, and was credited with 35 assists and 25 steals as well
  • Ranked seventh in the SEC in rebounding, standing fourth in offensive rebounds, and was seventh in blocked shots
  • Was among the top 75 in the country in both total blocked shots and blocks per outing
  • Recorded team-best six double-doubles
  • Scored in double figures 19 times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds in seven contests
  • Led Vandy in rebounding in 21 games and in blocks on 25 occasions on the season
  • Posted career-high 26 points and game-best 11 rebounds at Alabama
  • Also had double-doubles in SEC play against Tennessee and Missouri
  • Scored 16 points and recorded eight rebounds in victory over Arkansas
  • Just missed double-doubles after totaling 11 points and nine rebounds both in first meeting with Arkansas and against Mississippi State

As a Freshman (2021-22)

  • Started in eight games, played in 35
  • Shot 46.6% from the field and 68.2% from the free throw line
  • Led the team in total rebounds (230) and offensive rebounds (113)
  • Averaged 6.6 rebounds per game
  • Fourth on the team in scoring, total of 266 points
  • Averaged 20.2 minutes per game
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week twice, Feb. 8 and 28
  • Notched a total of seven double-doubles, three consecutive against Alabama, Florida, and Alabama
  • Season-high in 23 points against Alabama (Feb. 27)
  • Season-high in 16 rebounds against Alabama (Feb. 6)
  • Tallied 11 games with 10+ points and nine games with 10+ rebounds
  • Ranked nationally: 142nd in rebounds
  • In the SEC: 41st in scoring, eighth in rebounds, 16th in rebounds per game, and T-21st in blocks

The Washington File

  • Prepped at Collins Hill under head coach Brian Harmon
  • Top 100 recruit from ESPN (57), Prospects Nation (113) and All Star Girls Report (53)
  • ESPN’s No. 13-ranked forward and Prospect Nation’s No. 24-ranked forward
  • A 2021 McDonald’s All-American nominee
  • Named Region Player of the Year in both 2020 and 2021
  • Earned First Team All-State honors three years in a row from 2019-21 and All-Region in 2018
  • Was named the state’s best rebounder in 2021
  • Surpassed 1,000-career points and rebounds as a junior
  • Went on to average 18 points and 14 rebounds per game as a senior
  • Full name is Sacha Nicole Washington
  • Born Nov. 14, 2002, in Lilburn, Georgia
  • Parents: Simone Picou and Kenneth Washington
  • Siblings: Is one of four children with one sister, Kaci, and two brothers, Kenneth Jr. and Ethan
  • High School Coach: Brian Harmon
  • Chose Vanderbilt because … “The academics are amazing and the family atmosphere brought by the team and coaches is great all around. It all feels like a great fit for me.”