12 Cynara Pitt
12 Cynara Pitt
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
Position: F
Previous School: Shorter University

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17: Played in all 26 games and started 25 times … Averaged 4.7 ppg and 4.7 rpg … Posted a 69.7 free-throw percentage… Was the second leading rebounder with a total of 122 rebounds … Played a total of 521 minutes, averaged 20 minutes per game … Finished eighth on the team for points per game … Finished the season with a total of 17 blocks. 

AS A SOPHOMORE TRANSFER IN 2015-16: Named the Most Improved Player for women’s basketball at the Augusta University Athletics Awards Banquet … Ranked second for Augusta with 5.0 rebounds per game and fourth in steals with 34 (1.1 spg) … Helped the Jaguars earn a No. 25 national ranking and reach the NCAA Regional Championship … Finished sixth on the team with 6.5 points per game … Carded 30 assists and 10 blocks on the year … Scored double figures eight times … Had season-high 20 points against USC Aiken Feb. 13.

AT SHORTER UNIVERSITY: Attended Shorter University in Rome, Ga., for one year … Lettered in basketball for year under Vic Mitchell.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from George Walton Academy in Monroe, Ga., in 2014 … Lettered in basketball for all four years under Coach Lori Hines … Named first-team All-State and All-Region during her tenure.

PERSONAL: Born in Queens, N.Y., on Oct. 6, 1996 … Daughter to Claude and Beverly Pitt and sister to Abebe, Stacey, Steven, Stephanie, and Tesfa … Plans on majoring in accounting.