4 - Mikara Cimmino
Mikara Cimmino
Height: 6-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hampden, MA
High School: Minnechaug Regional
Position: F
2005-06: Appeared in 18 games before a knee injury sidelined her for the rest of the season in early February...Averaged 8.8 minutes off the bench backing-up at the power forward and center positions...Averaged 3.3 points and 1.8 rebounds...Shot 55.6% hitting 25-of-45 from the field in her 18 games...Scored a career-high 10 points in an 85-48 win over Wagner (1/7/06)...She made five-of-six from the floor and grabbed four rebounds in the win...Played a career-high 18 minutes against Columbia (1/9/06) where she pulled down a career-best seven boards. 2004-05: Played in 16 games during the 2004-05 season as a back-up at the center and power forward positions...Scored 19 points (1.2 ppg) on the year with 13 rebounds (0.8 rpg) as a freshman...She registered her first career points in the win over Rider (11/30/04)...hit three-of-four free throws in a loss at St. Francis-PA (1/24/05)...Scored five points in 12 minutes, both season-highs, versus Long Island (2/19/05). Prior to SHU: A four-year member of the basketball team at Minnechaug Regional High School under head coach Dave Yell...Team Captain her senior year when she led her team to the 2004 State Championship...State title finalist her junior year...Won the Western Massachusetts Championships in 2003 and 2004...An all-league selection her sophomore through senior seasons...All-Western Mass first team choice in 2002, 2003 and 2004...Member of Connecticut Starters who finished third at the National Wide World of Sports Tournament...A bronze medalist at the Bay State Games in 2002...A four-year honor roll student. Personal: Mikara Dora J. Cimmino Born: 3/18/86 Parents: Michael and Geri-ann Cimmino Siblings: Michael and Ben-James Cimmino Cousin Joe Scibelli played guard for the National Football League's Los Angeles Rams from 1961-75 Favorite Team: Los Angeles Lakers. Favorite Professional Athlete: Shaquille O'Neal. Favorite Book: Ellen Foster. Favorite Movie: Love & Basketball. Favorite TV Show: The Bachlor.