Player of the Week
Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
Nia Naidu, 5’4, Class of 2022 is from San Lorenzo, California.
Nia is a quick guard with court vision. She stays under control while running the offense, as she looks for her opportunities to score at each level. Naidu has the ability to finish with either hand, score off mid-range jumpers or hit three point shots. Within the offense, after Nia draws the defense, she uses her court vision to pass to her open teammate. She has a quick first step, making her a lethal offensive threat and a pest on defense. Nia gets up close and personal in the passing lane grabbing multiple steals.
Naidu has been a varsity basketball player for the past three years in high school. Mia is captain of the basketball team who was awarded All League and MVP. At the same time, she has been a varsity track and field member. In track, Nia competes in the 100m, 200m, 4 x 100 anchor, 4 x 400m and long jump.
Nia Naidu is acknowledged on the Dean’s List for having a 3.5 GPA or better while playing sports. Her current GPA stands at a 3.6. Nia has also been on the Superintendent’s Academic List and an Honor Roll student. For three straight years, Naidu has been a member of the African American Honors Society. Throughout high school, Nia has completed AP World History, AP US History, and AP Psychology. Naidu plans on studying Sociology in college while she minors in business.
’21-’22 Season Stats: 16 PPG. 5 APG, 4 RPG, 2 SPG