Women's Basketball


23   Rashida Timbilla
Rashida Timbilla


Ottawa, Ontario

High School:
John McCrae Secondary School



Last School:
Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.)


Women's Hoops Newsletter Volume Adds Summer Wrap-Up Issue

Alumni update highlights orthopedic surgeon Kathy Coyner


UMass Exits A-10 Tournament With Overtime Loss To George Mason

Harris scores career-high 26 points, Timbilla nets double-double during 85-75 loss


Minutewomen Begin A-10 Tournament Versus George Mason

UMass will battle the Colonials at the Richmond Coliseum on Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m.


UMass Closes Regular Season At Saint Louis

Minutewomen to face the Billikens in Chaifetz Arena on Sunday at 2 p.m.


Massachusetts Falls To Saint Joseph's 85-51 During Senior Night

Pierre-Louis leads team with 15 points as Minutewomen drop last home game of 2013-14



WBB vs. SJU Photos by Thom Kendall '93



WBB vs. URI Photos by Thom Kendall '93



WBB vs. RICHMOND Photos by Thom Kendall '93


WBB vs. GW

WBB vs. GW Photos by Thom Kendall '93



WBB VS. FORDHAM Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: Rashida Timbilla

2013-14 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Averaged 8.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per game with a team-high 2.9 assists per appearance ... Also earned 31 steals and a team-best 25 blocks while her 207 rebounds went as the most among all Minutewomen, one more than Kim Pierre-Louis' 206 ... Had three double-doubles during the campaign while eclipsing double-digits in points during nine games and in rebounding on seven occasions ... Finished the year ninth in the A-10 for defensive rebounds per game (5.5), 11th for total rebounds per game (7.4), 12th in blocked shots per game (0.9), 13th in assists per game (3.1) and 14th with a 1.1 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Earned her first double-double of the season in the upset win over Rutgers (11/20), totaling 17 points and 12 boards ... Provided her 17 points against the Scarlet Knights on an 8-for-11 day from the field to go with one free throw while she led the team with six assists and a trio of blocks ... Had nine rebounds, seven points and three assists to help the Minutewomen beat Hartford on the road, 63-59 ... Earned a career-high 25 points to go with 13 rebounds against William & Mary (11/30) for her second double-double of the year and the ninth of collegiate career ... Led UMass with 12 rebounds against Boston University (12/4) and chipped in nine points and five assists ... Averaged 12.7 points and 12.3 rebounds per game over the three contests (Maine, William & Mary, Boston University) prior to suffering an ankle injury at Kent State ... Did not play against Bowling Green (12/19), Northeastern (12/21) or Dartmouth (12/30) due to the ankle injury sustained at Kent State ... Provided 10 points, five assists and four rebounds at Duquesne (1/15) ... Was one rebounds shy of a double-double with 10 points and nine boards against Dayton (1/22) ... Led five Minutewomen who scored in double-figures with 16 points and a team-best seven rebounds against George Washington (1/29) ... Ripped down 13 rebounds at Rhode Island (2/5), her 16th game with at least 10 boards as a Minutewoman ... Grabbed 12 rebounds, including 10 from the defensive end, when UMass traveled to George Washington (2/15) ... Scored 14 points (6-9 FG, 2-4 FT), corralled six rebounds, dished out four assists, earned four steals and blocked three shots vs. Richmond (2/19) ... Notched 19 points (6-8 FG, 7-10 FT) to go with eight rebounds, three assists and a block in the 69-56 win over Rhode Island (2/23) ... Finished the year with 17 points (5-14 FG, 7-10 FT) and 10 rebounds against George Mason (3/5) in the Atlantic 10 Tournament ... Also dished out four assists and blocked two shots during the season finale.

2012-13 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Ranked first among Minutewomen with 8.3 rebounds per game and second in points scored on average with 8.6 in each contest ... Played all 29 games while making 26 starts, leading the team in minutes played per contest with an average of 29.4 ... Hit 47.3 percent of her field goals (104-for-220) ... Grabbed 241 rebounds, including 110 from the offensive glass ... Dished out 61 assists, earned 47 steals and blocked 21 shots ... Secured 11 points vs. Charlotte (2/20) on a 3-for-5 evening from the floor and 5-of-6 mark from the foul line while chipping in eight boards, three assists and a trio of steals ... Notched her sixth double-double at Rhode Island (2/19), tying for the game-high with 14 points on a 6-for-6 day from the floor and 2-of-2 performance at the free throw line while pulling down 11 boards ... Recorded her fifth collegiate double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, including five on the offensive glass, against Temple (2/3) in 32 minutes on the floor ... Grabbed double-digit rebounds for the second consecutive game and eighth time overall with 10 at Fordham, adding eight points, two steals and an assist in 27 minutes without committing a turnover ... Had a game-high 11 rebounds against George Washington (1/12) while chipping in eight points and a career-high-tying five steals ... Added her fourth double-double of the season against Siena (12/28) with 11 points and 12 rebounds, chipping in four assists, three steals and a block in 39 minutes ... Was 4-for-8 from the field and 2-for-3 from the foul line to total 10 points at Ole Miss (12/8), her fifth game scoring double-digits ... Notched her third double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds at Boston University (12/5), adding three blocks, a pair of assists and a steal in a team-high 32 minutes ... Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds, including eight on the offensive boards, against Miami (Ohio) on Dec. 1, 2012, while chipping in seven points, a block and a steal ... Added her second collegiate double-double with 16 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, and four blocks at Ohio on Nov. 29 ... Tied for team lead in points (17) while adding a game-high nine rebounds against Quinnipiac (11/16), adding four and while finishing 7-for-8 from the field with seven offensive boards ... Produced her second double-digit rebounding performance with 10 boards at Central Connecticut (11/13), including four on the offensive glass, while hitting 3-of-5 field goals for six points and earning four steals ... Opened her career with the Minutewomen by producing her first collegiate double-double - scoring 11 points and grabbing 10 rebounds against Kent State (11/10) ... Became the first Minutewoman in traceable UMass women's basketball history to begin her collegiate career with a double-double.

Before UMass: Started her scholastic career at John McCrae Secondary School before attending Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.) in 2011-12 ... Played with the Canadian Junior National Team that captured bronze at the 18U Tournament of the Americas in 2011 ... Was a member of the Kanata Cavs, coached by Dean Tanasijevic ... Helped her squad to a 22-5 record and a No. 5 ranking in the province in 2011 ... Averaged 20.4 points, 14.4 rebounds, 7.8 assists, 3.1 blocks and 2.8 steals in 27 minutes per-contest while posting a 74 percent free throw percentage in 2010-11 ... Was also a four-year varsity field hockey player for John McCrae Secondary School, helping the team to the National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association Title and an undefeated record in the regular season ... Was an all-around athlete at John McCrae Secondary, participating in soccer and track and field in addition to basketball and field hockey.

Personal: Born on July 27, 1992 ... Daughter of Bawah and Adiza Timbilla ... Has two siblings, Farouk and Rashid.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Points: 25, vs. William & Mary (Nov. 30, 2013)
Rebounds: 15, at Miami (Ohio) (Dec. 1, 2012)
Field Goals Made: 12, vs. William & Mary (Nov. 30, 2013)
Field Goals Attempted: 17, vs. William & Mary (Nov. 30, 2013)
Free Throws Made: 7, vs. Rhode Island (Feb. 23, 2014)
Free Throws Attempted: 10, vs. Rhode Island (Feb. 23, 2014)
Assists: 7, vs. Holy Cross (Nov. 25, 2012)
Steals: 5, 2x, last vs. George Washington (Jan. 12, 2013)
Blocks: 4, at Ohio (Nov. 29, 2012)
Minutes: 43, vs. William & Mary (Nov. 30, 2013)
Double-Doubles: 9, last vs. William & Mary (Nov. 30, 2013)
Double-Digit Scoring Games: 18, last vs. Rhode Island (Feb. 23, 2014)
5+ Rebound Games: 45, last vs. Saint Joseph's (Feb. 27, 2014)
10+ Rebound Games: 17, last at George Washington (Feb. 15, 2014)
15+ Rebound Games: 1, at Miami (Ohio) (Dec. 1, 2012)
5+ Assist Games: 9, last vs. Saint Joseph's (Feb. 27, 2014)
5+ Steal Games: 2, last vs. George Washington (Jan. 12, 2013)
10+ Made Field Goals In One Game: 1, vs. William & Mary (Nov. 30, 2013)



    Event Calendar

    Friday, Nov 14
    at Western Michigan 8:30 PM
    Sunday, Nov 16
    at Central Michigan 1:00 PM
    Wednesday, Nov 19
    vs Maine 7:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Nov 21
    at North Texas 8:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Nov 23
    vs Florida State 1:00 PM
    Sunday, Nov 30
    vs Central Florida 2:00 PM gametracker
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