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Mariah McCoy
Mariah  McCoy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rock Hill, S.C.

High School:
Northwestern H.S.

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

03/06/2017

No. 11 Hawks Hang On For Upset Over No. 6 Coppin State

The Shore advances to MEAC Quarterfinals

03/02/2017

Lady Bears Spoil Shore’s Senior Night

Hawks close out regular season with loss versus Morgan State

02/25/2017

The Shore Fends Off Hornets' Attack

Hawks earn third straight win over rival Delaware State

02/18/2017

Hawks Snap Skid With Homecoming Win Over Eagles

Mack, Subritzky pave way for The Shore

02/16/2017

Sharpshooter McCoy bouncing back, stepping up for Hawks

Junior is among MEAC leaders in scoring, one of nations most prolific 3-point shooters

02/26/2017

Women's Basketball at Delaware State, 2/25/17

Behind an early barrage of threes, the Hawks lead wire-to-wire and hold off a late Hornet charge to win 79-72, their third straight.

02/21/2017

Women's Basketball vs. N.C. A&T, 2/20/17

The Hawks lead wire-to-wire and ice it with six free throws in the final minute to beat the Lady Aggies 58-50.

02/19/2017

Women's Basketball vs. N.C. Central, 2/18/17

The Hawks make it a happy homecoming with a convincing 73-51 win over the Eagles.

02/16/2017

Hawk Spotlight: Mariah McCoy

After losing last season to a knee injury, Hawk guard Mariah McCoy has come back stronger and had her fair share of big moments.

02/02/2017

Women's Basketball at Hampton, 2/1/17

Down 50-29 with 15 minutes to go, the Hawks soar back and finish on a 39-15 run to hand the Lady Pirates their first MEAC loss, 68-65.

03/10/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Hampton (03.09.17)

Women's Basketball vs. Hampton inside the Norfolk Scope Arena (Photos by Mark Sutton)

03/09/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Coppin State (03.06.17)

Women's Basketball vs. Coppin State in the MEAC Tournament First Round at the Norfolk Scope Arena.

03/02/2017

Women's Basketball vs. North Carolina A&T State (02.20.18)

Women's Basketball vs. North Carolina A&T State inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Randy Stadler)

03/02/2017

Women's Basketball vs. North Carolina Central (02.18.17)

Women's Basketball vs. North Carolina Central inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Randy Stadler)

02/23/2017

Women's Basketball vs. Bethune-Cookman (02.13.17)

Women's Basketball vs. Bethune-Cookman inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Randy Stadler)

Batchelor on McCoy: "Mariah has a high basketball IQ with an extensive skillset. She brings a wide range of offensive skills to our team."

2015-16:
Played only one game due to a season-ending injury ... registered five points and three boards against Georgetown (11/13/15).

2014-15:
Served as a primary reserve in her second season ... competed in 27 games with three starts ... finished third on the team in made three-pointers (24) ... registered 10 points and eight boards in the season opener at Georgetown (11/14/14) ... recorded 14 points and eight rebounds at Marshall (11/22/14) ... had seven points and five boards in her first start of the season at USC-Upstate (12/13/14) ... posted seven points and five rebounds in the road win over Norfolk State (02/09/15) ... shot 3-of-6 from behind the arc versus Howard, finishing with 13 points ... notched a season-high 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting in the road victory over Delaware State (02/28/15) ... played a season-high 33 minutes and ended with eight points and eight boards in the win over Hampton at the MEAC Quarterfinals ... scored 12 points in the MEAC Finals against Savannah State (03/14/15) ... After the MEAC Tournament, the South Carolina-native received an accolade, sponsored by the Mariners.

2013-14:
Came on strong towards the end of the season ... played 28 games (15 starts) while posting 5.7PPG and 3.0RPG ... played four minutes of her first collegiate contest versus USC-Upstate (11/08/13) ... scored her first collegiate point at American (11/12/13) ... notched a season-high eight boards in the overtime win over George Mason (11/23/13) ... started her first collegiate game at Howard (01/18/14), finished with nine points and three rebounds ... came off the bench and tallied a season-high 27 points in the home win over NJIT (01/29/14) ... recorded 10 points versus Coppin State (02/08/14) ... registered 13 points and season-high five assists in the home victory over Morgan State (02/17/14) ... netted 11 points at Delaware State (02/22/14) ... played a seaon-high 43 minutes in the overtime home win over Delaware State (03/06/14), finished with 21 points.

High School/Club: A four-year lettermen in basketball ... Made the All-Region Team in South Carolina ... participated in the South Carolina North/South All-Star Game ... in high school, McCoy scored 967 points while averaging five assists and three rebounds per game ... Had a career-high 29 points in high school ... Member of the Carolina Stompers in the Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) League in York SC ... Named Most Valuable Player (MVP) in multiple tournaments in the YBOA ... Won three consecutive state champions as a member of the Stompers ... Had a career-high 34 points while averaging seven assists and four rebounds per game as a member of the Stompers ... Earned Biology Honors.

Personal: Born June 28, 1995 in Rock Hill, SC ... Daughter of Connie Stowers and Mark McCoy ... Has one brother, Devin ... Major is General Studies ... Pre-game routine/superstitions are praying and placing a bible scripture inside her sneakers ... Plans to play basketball overseas then get a job in her career field after graduation ... Best advice(s)/favorite saying(s) received is, "Never be afraid to get better; if it was easy, everyone would be doing it." ... Hobbies outside of sports are shopping and manicures ... Favorite Book/Author is The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks ... Favorite Movie is B.A.P.S. and Money Talks ... Personal best sports moment is winning a state title in Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) ... Most influential person is her uncle (Charles) ... Personal athletic goal for the season is helping the team anyway possible ... Personal athletic goal before the graduation is winning the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) ... The most important things to Maria are her family and God.

MCCOY'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point FT Rebounds Scoring
Year GP-S Min/Avg fg-a % fg-a % ft-a % O-D tot avg a blk stl Pts-avg
'13-14 28-15 505/18.0 55-158 .348 28-89 .315 21-40 .525 19-65 84 3.0 29 1 9 159/5.7
'14-15 27-3 480/17.8 57-178 .320 24-86 .279 15-26 .577 32-55 87 3.2 20 6 19 153/5.7
'15-16 1-1 15/15.0 2-7 .286 0-4 .000 1-2 .500 0-3 3 3.0 0 0 0 5/5.0
'16-17 29-18 767/26.4 96-265 .362 49-135 .363 24-36 .667 24-92 116 4.0 31 6 21 265/9.1
TOTAL 82/35 1684/20.5 198-581 .341 95-299 .318 58-100 .580 73-208 281 3.4 74 13 49 549-6.7

Career Highs
Points: 27 (vs. NJIT, Jan. 29, 2014)
Rebounds: 9 (vs. North Carolina Central, Feb. 18, 2017)
Assists: 5 (vs. Morgan State, Feb. 17, 2014)
Steals
: 2 (11x, last: at North Carolina A&T State, Jan. 9, 2017)
Blocks: 2 (2x, last: at North Carolina State, Nov. 21, 2016)
Minutes: 43 (vs. Delaware State, Mar. 6, 2014)

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