55 Maddie Wright
55 Maddie Wright
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
Position: Forward
Last School: Boyd-Buchanan HS

Statistics: 20182017

As a Sophomore: Tallied seven rebounds at Tulsa (11.12) in Belmont’s opening weekend... Recorded 9 rebounds against Samford (11.21) while adding an assist, steal and block to her line... Earned her second career start against FGCU (11.23), playing 14 minutes... Scored seven points against then-No. 14/9 Stanford (11.24), including draining her first career three pointer... Logged 24 minutes against Trevecca (11.28),tallying 11 points with two blocks and a pair of assists... Registered a career-best 16 points against Presbyterian (12.1)... Collected her first career double-double at Lipscomb, scoring 14 points and compiling 10 rebounds... Went 8-for-8 at the charity stripe on her way to 15 points... Was perfect from the field at SEMO (12.28), going 4-for-4 with two made threes... Hit a pair of threes for the second consecutive game at UT Martin (12.30)... Poured in 14 points against Tennessee Tech (1.4), hitting six field goals and bringing down six rebounds. 

As a Freshman: Appeared in 33 games, starting one during her freshman campaign … Finished the season averaging 3.7 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10.0 minutes per game … Tallied three double figure scoring games … Her season high in points was 11 which she accomplished at Minnesota (12/14/16) and vs. SIUE (2/1/17) … Scored nine or more points in three of Belmont’s first five contests … Hauled in a season-best seven rebounds at Louisville (11/13/16) … Logged a season-high 22 minutes vs. Trevecca (12/2/16) scoring six points and adding five boards … Attempted 10 free throws in a game on two occasions once at Troy (11/16/16) and vs. Trevecca … Her lone start came vs. Fresno State in Los Angeles (11/25/16) … Finished the season shooting 38.9% (42-108) from the field.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Boyd Buchanan High School in Chattanooga, Tenn. under Head Coach Tracey Walker ... Four-time all-district, four-time all-region and four-time all-state tournament (5A) honoree ... Named McDonald's All-American Honorable Mention after her senior campaign ... Tabbed district MVP junior and senior year ... Member of both the 1,000 point and 1,000 rebound club ... Averaged a double double her senior season with 15 points and 12 boards ... Earned National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and Principal's Honor Roll designations during her prep days.

Personal: Born Aug. 18, 1997 in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. ... Daughter of Kelly and Rusty Wright ... Father Rusty is an assistant football coach at Georgia State ... Lists Pat Summit as a person she admires and lists mac 'n' cheese as her favorite food.

 

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