Bryce Blood

#22 Bryce Blood

Pos. F
Ht. 6-2
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Toledo, Ohio
High School (Prev. School) Whitmer

2017-18: Appeared in 31 games and made 29 starts as a freshman… Averaged 5.2 points and 4.3 rebounds per game… Tied for 11th in the Missouri Valley Conference with 1.6 offensive rebounds per game… Led the team in field goal percentage at .476 (60-126)… Became the first Crusader since 2008 with a double-double in a season opener by scoring 13 points and grabbing 13 boards in her collegiate debut on Nov. 16 against IU Kokomo... Chipped in nine points and five rebounds in a win over Grand Canyon on Nov. 25... Scored nine points including 5-of-5 at the free-throw line in a game played near her home town of Toledo on Nov. 28 at Bowling Green... Matched a career-high with five made field goals on Dec. 3 at Longwood, in the process scoring 11 points on an efficient 5-of-6 shooting... One of four Valpo players in double figures on Dec. 15 against IU Northwest, posting 10 points on 4-of-4 shooting... Had her second double-double of the season on Jan. 12 vs. Loyola with 12 points and 10 boards... Led the team in scoring for the first time this season and became the first Crusader other than Dani Franklin to lead the team in both scoring and rebounding this season on March 1 against UNI, posting 11 points and eight rebounds.

Prep: Won over 20 regional and national titles over a five-year span while playing for the SMAC Ballers AAU program... Finished fourth on Whitmer High School's all-time scoring list with 931 points, while finishing as the program's all-time leader in both rebounds (767) and blocks (181)... As a senior, was on the all-state first team, all-district first team, TRAC first team, all-district academic team and the TRAC all-academic team while also becoming a McDonald's All-American nominee and an Esmark All-American... As a junior, was all-district first team, all-league first team and all-league academic team. Was also named to the Rock Holiday Tournament all-tournament team during her junior season. 

Personal: Born Nov. 20, 1998... Parents are RaNae and James Blood... Has three sisters, two older and one younger... In Valpo's physician assistant program.