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Olivia Gumbs

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newark, Del.

High School:
St. Andrew's School

Height:
6-1

Position:
Guard/Forward

Major:
International Affairs / Environmental Studies

Olivia  Gumbs

03/06/2017

Leopards' Season Ends in PLT Quarterfinals

Lutz sets career-best in rebounds in final game

03/04/2017

Leopards Advance with Tournament Win Over Crusaders

Leopards to take on No. 2 Navy on Monday night

03/03/2017

Gumbs Named to PL All-Rookie Team

Freshman was one of three unanimous selections

03/03/2017

Leopards Set for PL Tournament Opener with Crusaders

Leopards and Crusaders split season series this year

03/01/2017

Leopards Fall in Regular Season Finale to Bison

Leopards locked in as No. 10 seed for PL Tournament

03/06/2017

Women's Basketball at Navy (PLTQF)

Lafayette Women's Basketball at Navy (Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals / March 6, 2017)

02/25/2017

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Lafayette vs. Colgate

02/22/2017

Lafayette vs. Bucknell

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano

02/18/2017

Lafayette Women's Basketball at Lehigh

Lafayette Women's basketball at Lehigh (2/18/17)

02/11/2017

Lafayette vs. Navy

Photos by Nicole Palmasano

2016-17: Appeared in all 32 games while making 19 starts as a freshman … named a unanimous selection to the Patriot League All-Rookie Team … one of three players in program history to be tabbed Patriot League Player and Rookie of the Week (2/27) in the same week … three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week (12/5), (2/13), (2/27) … led the team in points per game (10.5) and rebounds per game (7.2) … scored 337 points and reeled in 229 rebounds as a freshman, making her the first rookie to reach 300 points and 200 boards at Lafayette since Emily Homan ’15 … had six double-doubles on the season … rattled off nine straight double-digit scoring games at the end of the season … tallied 25 points on 10-of-20 shooting with 14 boards at Holy Cross (2/8) … scored a career-high and Lafayette freshman record 30 points to go along with 12 rebounds against Colgate (2/25) … notched back-to-back 20-point efforts at Bucknell (3/1) and then at Holy Cross (3/4) in the Patriot League Tournament First Round.

At St. Andrew’s School:
Recognized as a Top-100 national recruit, receiving an ESPN scouts grade of 90…a two-time First-Team All-Conference and All-State performer…set the school record for most points scored in a game (36) in 2014-15…also set new school marks for points scored (468) and points per game (22.9) that season…was an all-conference volleyball player as well, holding the school records for most blocks (99) and kills (145) in a season…also earned a varsity letter in crew…serves as an Admissions Ambassador, and is Co-Chair of the St. Andrew’s Disciplinary Committee…editor of the school’s year book…works as an Environmental Leader for the St. Andrew’s Green Ribbon Committee…has done volunteer work in the Middle East while also serving as a student mentor at the local elementary school and volunteering at the Wilmington Homeless Shelter.

Personal: Is the daughter of Susan Watson and Oliver Gumbs…has one older brother, Erique…her father played basketball at Delaware, while her brother played basketball at Towson…also has an uncle, Bruce Watson, who played football at Brown…enjoys traveling, pop culture, reading, cooking and gardening in her spare time.