Dawley Adds Timbilla To List Of Signees
Nov. 18, 2010
AMHERST, Mass. - Rashida Timbilla, a 6-1 forward from Nepan, Ontario, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Minutewomen during the November early signing period, UMass women's basketball head coach Sharon Dawley announced on Thursday. Timbilla joins Emily Mital and Ronni Grandison as the third member of UMass' Class of 2015.
Timbilla played with the Canadian Junior National Team this past summer that captured bronze at the 18U Tournament of the Americas.
As member of the Kanata Cavs, coached by Dean Tanasijevic, Timbilla helped her squad to a record of 22-5 and a No. 5 ranking in the province. In 2009-10, Timbilla averaged 20.4 points, 14.4 rebounds (6.1 offensive), 7.8 assists, 3.1 blocks and 2.8 steals per-game. She played an average of 27 minutes per-contest and posted a 74% free throw percentage, as well.
Timbilla was also a four-year varsity field hockey player for John McCrae Secondary School, helping the team to a National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association title in 2010 and an undefeated record in the regular season. She is the daughter of Bawah and Adiza Timbilla.