Maya Dunson

#32 Maya Dunson

Pos. G/F
Ht. 5-11
Yr. 5th
Hometown Dayton, Ohio
High School (Prev. School) Wayne (Loyola)

2021-22: Appeared in all 30 games, starting six times and averaging 17.8 minutes/game ... averaged 3.6 points/game and 2.1 rebounds/game ... led Valpo in blocked shots three times and in rebounding twice ... opened season with nine points and a career-best three assists Nov. 10 against Miami (Ohio) ... knocked down a pair of 3-pointers en route to nine points Nov. 14 versus Central Michigan ... scored six points and grabbed four rebounds at #RV Michigan State Nov. 16 ... went 3-for-4 from the field for six points at UIC Nov. 23 ... made key layup late in Dec. 19 win at Morehead State ... scored six points in MVC win over UNI Jan. 7 ... converted layup with 1:11 to play to extend two-point lead to four in Jan. 15 win at Bradley ... scored four points, grabbed six rebounds and matched career best with three assists in Jan. 23 win over Evansville ... had career-best game Feb. 20 in win at Indiana State, scoring all 13 of her points in the second half to tie her career high while also matching her career best with seven rebounds ... went a perfect 3-for-3 from 3-point range in the win over the Sycamores, including a key 3-pointer with just over two minutes to play which extended a one-point lead to four points ... led Valpo with five rebounds versus Missouri State March 3.

2020-21: Enrolled mid-year and became eligible at the start of MVC play ... appeared in 18 games off the bench, averaging 3.1 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in 14.6 minutes/game of action ... debuted Jan. 7 in win over UNI ... grabbed three rebounds the next night against the Panthers ... hit pair of 3-pointers in eight-point effort at Illinois State Jan. 14 ... scored eight points the next night as well, including a 2-for-3 mark from deep, in win over the Redbirds ... pulled down three offensive rebounds Jan. 31 against #RV/25 Missouri State ... scored six points in back-to-back games Feb. 5 against Bradley and Feb. 19 versus Evansville ... scored season-high nine points in win over the Purple Aces Feb. 20, including two 3-pointers, while also matching season high with three rebounds and handing out a pair of assists.

Loyola: Played one and a half seasons for the Ramblers ... appeared in 26 games off the bench as a freshman in 2018-19 ... averaged 4.2 points and 2.3 rebounds in 13.5 minutes per game of action ... scored in double figures three times in the season’s final four games, including back-to-back 13-point efforts in the MVC Tournament ... averaged 2.2 points and 2.1 rebounds per game in 10 appearances in 2019-20 ... scored six points apiece in wins over Chicago State and Bowling Green.

Prep: A three-year starter for the Warriors ... earned First Team All-League accolades and was an Honorable Mention All-District choice as a junior ... averaged 9.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game that year while connecting at a 40% clip from the 3-point line ... helped Wayne to back-to-back undefeated conference campaigns and a 25-2 overall record as a sophomore ... posted 9.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game as a sophomore, earning Second Team All-League accolades ... on the travel circuit, named an All-Star at the 2017 U.S. Junior Nationals while playing for Team Championship Behavior.

Personal: Daughter of Andrea and Brian Dunson ... graduated from Loyola with a bachelor's degree in biology in December 2020, studying on the pre-med track with a focus on oncology ... was a member of the Dean’s List throughout her time at Loyola and received the St. Peter Faber Scholar Award in 2019 ... is pursuing a master’s degree in public health through Valpo’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.