Women's Basketball Roster 2018-19 | Nyla Murray

Nyla Murray

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NYLA MURRAY
5’7” Sophomore
Forward/Guard
Lawrenceville, GA  
Central Gwinnett High School
Paine College

“Nyla is an undersized player who works hard and rebounds well. We will need her to score a little and continue to get better.”

2017-18: Murray played in 24 games her freshman season at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, averaging 1.9 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

High School: Murray played four years at Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia, where she was a teammate of current Lady Saluqi Aliyah Foote. Murray was a two-time recipient of the Jerry Coleman Award and also received the ‘Hardworking Award’, ‘Positive Athlete’ and ‘Player of the Week’. In addition to basketball, she was also on the track and volleyball teams.

Personal: Born May 8, 1998, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, she is the daughter of Sonta Murray and Tim Murray

GETTING PERSONAL WITH NYLA:
Favorite athlete: Skylar Diggins
Favorite movie: Love & Basketball
Favorite thing about Southwest: café
What’s on my CD/iPod: music
Interesting fact about me: I like watching people eat on youtube
Not many people know: I like to travel and go to peaceful places
If I could compete in the Olympics in something other than basketball it would be: volleyball
Three words to describe me: outgoing, loving, caring
If I were granted three wishes, they would be: give my mom the world, invest in a business and to be successful
Community service moment to remember: blood drive, feed the homeless and give back to my school
I chose Southwest because: to become a better player and work on myself