GREENVILLE, SC - MARCH 06: Laeticia Amihere (15) of South Carolina during the SEC Women's College basketball tournament game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks on March 6, 2020, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C.(Photo by John Byrum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) can report Ghanaian-Canadian International Power Forward Laeticia Amihere has registered nine blocked shots to help her University of South Carolina team progress further in the ongoing National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The 6 foot 4 inch player delivered the game leading statistic in a 62-34 win over University of Texas at the Elite Eight stage and sets up a matchup against Stanford University in the semifinals on Friday, April 2 at 22:00 GMT.

Amihere (15) celebrates with teammates after win

Aside the high blocked shots mark, Amihere registered 10 points, an assist and eight rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench; the second year redshirt player committed two turnovers in the contest.

Amihere scored five of eight field goal shots while attempting no three point shots or free throws; she was one of five South Carolina players to score in double figures.

Teammate Zia Cooke led all players in scoring with 16 points and added six rebounds; each of the remaining teams in the tournament has a Canadian on its roster.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here