Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Shared the team's Most Improved Player Award with Talia East ... Set personal bests in points (202), rebounds (125), assists (32), steals (22) and blocks (5) ... Posted her first career double-double with personal bests of 17 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Iowa (1/22) ... Accounted for 13 points and career highs of eight rebounds and three assists in the win over #14/13 North Carolina (11/30) ... Notched 15 points in just 18 minutes of action in the NCAA Second Round win at LSU (3/20) ... Returned to the court after missing four games to tally seven points and four rebounds in the NCAA Tournament win over UTEP (3/18) ... Tallied six points and four rebounds, including three on the offensive glass, in the win at Northwestern (2/12) ... Sparked the Lions with 14 points off of the bench via a 6-for-10 shooting effort in the win over Wisconsin (2/9) ... Had eight points with two rebounds and two assists against Indiana (2/2) ... Recorded eight points and eight rebounds at Michigan State (1/29) ... Chipped in six points and eight rebounds in the victory at Michigan (1/26) ... Came off of the bench to spark the Lady Lions with seven points and six rebounds at Illinois (1/19) ... Accounted for nine points, five rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes of action against Michigan (1/12) ... Dished out a career-high four assists to go along with six points, four rebounds and a steal at Wisconsin (1/2) ... Notched six points with two rebounds and two steals against Nebraska (12/30) ... Tallied 11 points via a 5-for-5 free throw shooting effort, six rebounds and three steals in the win over Wagner (12/18) ... Hauled in a career-high nine rebounds to go along with seven points and three assists in the win over UMES (12/11) ... Registered three points to go along with five rebounds, two assists and a personal-best three steals at #19/25 Texas Tech (12/3) ... Had two points, four rebounds and a pair of steals in the Nugget Classic Championship game win over Nevada (11/26) ... Was 5-for-7 from the field en route to 10 points, seven rebounds and an assist at South Carolina (11/20) ... In her first collegiate start, tallied eight points and equalled her career high with eight rebounds at Delaware (11/17) ... Scored five of her 10 points in a key Lady Lion run that gave Penn State its first lead of the game against Middle Tennessee (11/13) ... Also notched a pair of steals against the Blue Raiders ... Tallied four points and two rebounds in the season-opening win over Washington State (11/11).
Fourth on Penn State's freshman season free throw percentage list (.857) ... Fourth on the Lady Lions' freshman season three-point field goal percentage chart (.409) ... Earned the team's Academic Achievement Award ... Tallied three points and a rebound in five minutes against DePaul (3/21) in the NCAA Tournament ... Notched two points, three rebounds, two assists and a block in the NCAA Tournament win over Dayton (3/19) ... Had two points and tied her career high with two assists in the Big Ten semifinal win over Illinois (3/5) ... Accounted for two points against Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament (3/4) ... Grabbed two rebounds against Northwestern (2/27) ... Collected two rebounds against Indiana (2/13) ... Had two points in the win over #20/22 Iowa (2/6) ... Recorded two points, two rebounds and a steal at Michigan (2/3) ... Pulled in three rebounds to go along with two steals and an assist in the win over Indiana (1/23) ... Was 2-for-3 from the field en route to four points in seven minutes against Illinois (1/16) ... Grabbed two offensive rebounds against Minnesota (1/13) ... Chipped in 13 points, three rebounds and two assists in the win over Bucknell (12/28) ... Accounted for five points, two rebounds and a steal against Delaware (12/19) ... Had three points and a rebound in the win over Maine (12/12) ... Nailed a pair of three-pointers to finish with six points in the victory over Army (12/8) ... Notched four points, including a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line, versus Boston College (12/2) ... Connected on a pair of three-pointers on the way to 13 points and a career-high eight rebounds versus Hartford (11/27) ... Pulled in six rebounds to go along with two points in the win over Utah (11/25) ... Accounted for six points and five rebounds in the win over South Carolina (11/21) ... Had a breakout game with a career-high 16 points to go along with three rebounds and two blocked shots in the OT win at Oakland (11/18) ... Grabbed five rebounds and converted on two free throw attempts in the win over Rider (11/14) ... Drained a pair of free throws with 21 seconds left in double overtime to stretch the Penn State lead at Dayton (11/12) ... Pulled in three rebounds in exhibition play against Gannon (11/7).
Accounted for 17.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game as she led Christ the King to a 26-5 record and a New York State Federation Class AA title ... The Royals finished 12th in the final USA Today Girls' Super 25 poll and 17th in the ESPN Rise High School Poll ... Had 23 points in the State Federation Championship game to lead the Royals ... Selected to the WBCA High School All-America team ... Earned first team All-State accolades as a senior ... Chosen as the New York Post All-Queens Girls Basketball Player of the Year ... Was 19th-ranked power forward and 66th-ranked player overall by ESPN/HoopGurlz ... Two-time New York Daily News first team All-Queens selection ... Earned first team All-Queens honors two consecutive seasons ... Member of the New York City Girl's All-Star Team in 2008-09 ... Scored two points and had two rebounds in the WBCA High School All-America Game ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Played AAU with Maggie Lucas on the Philly Belles, which was ranked third in the country ... The Belles finished second in the 2009 U.S. Junior Nationals in Washington D.C. and second in the 2009 Boo Williams Tournament.
Full name is Ariel Joy Edwards ... Born May 19, 1992 in Syosset, New York ... Parents are Everton and Tulia Edwards ... Has one brother, Johnathan (23), and one sister, Christie (15) ... Brother, Johnathan, played basketball at Radford University ... Cousin, Winston Blake Jr., was a 1,000-point scorer at Northwestern ... Majoring in health policy and administration.