Tianna Ayulo Named Sergio’s Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month

Tianna Ayulo Named Sergio’s Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Feb. 13, 2019) – Women's basketball forward Tianna Ayulo has been named the Sergio's Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month for the month of January, the Johnson & Wales Athletic Department announced on Wednesday.

Ayulo, a native of Hollywood, Florida, finished the month averaging 26.3 points-per-game and 8.0 rebounds-per-contest. The second-year Wildcat shot 53.8 percent from the floor while hitting on 34.4 percent of her attempts from 3-point range. She finished the month second on the team in assists (29) and blocked shots (7), leading the squad in total steals with 13 during the eight games played by the Wildcats in January. She produced three of her seven total double-doubles during the month and set a career-mark in points, scoring 33 at Warner on January 10. The league's leading scorer (21.5 points-per-game) recorded 20-or-more points in seven of the team's eight games, including three contest of 30 points-or-more. She also shot 50.0 percent-or-better from the floor in all but one game during the first month of the year. On the year, Ayulo ranks No. 4 in the nation in scoring while becoming the first Wildcat in women's basketball history to register 500-or-more points in a single season (516). Ayulo is averaging a team-high 8.4 rebounds-per-game (No. 6 in the conference and No. 37 in the nation) to go along with 3.7 assists- and 2.1 steals-per-game. Shooting 50.5 percent from the floor (No. 6 in the conference and No. 22 in the nation) in 2018-19, Ayulo is the only player in the Sun Conference to have made 200-or-more baskets this season.   

Each month during the academic year, a JWU student-athlete will be selected as the Sergio's Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month based on outstanding athletic accomplishments. 

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Sergio's Cuban Café & Grill Player of the Month (2018-19)
January 2019 – Tianna Ayulo, Women's Basketball
December 2018 – Alexis McClain, Women's Basketball
November 2018 – Tianna Ayulo, Women's Basketball
October 2018
Savannah Jackson, Women's Soccer
September 2018Savannah Jackson, Women's Soccer
August 2018 – Savannah Jackson, Women's Soccer