55 Maddie Wright
55 Maddie Wright
Height: 6-1
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
Position: Forward
Last School: Boyd-Buchanan HS

Statistics: 2017

As a Freshman: Appeared in 33 games, starting one during her freshman campaign … Finished the season averaging 3.7 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10.0 minutes per game … Tallied three double figure scoring games … Her season high in points was 11 which she accomplished at Minnesota (12/14/16) and vs. SIUE (2/1/17) … Scored nine or more points in three of Belmont’s first five contests … Hauled in a season-best seven rebounds at Louisville (11/13/16) … Logged a season-high 22 minutes vs. Trevecca (12/2/16) scoring six points and adding five boards … Attempted 10 free throws in a game on two occasions once at Troy (11/16/16) and vs. Trevecca … Her lone start came vs. Fresno State in Los Angeles (11/25/16) … Finished the season shooting 38.9% (42-108) from the field.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Boyd Buchanan High School in Chattanooga, Tenn. under Head Coach Tracey Walker ... Four-time all-district, four-time all-region and four-time all-state tournament (5A) honoree ... Named McDonald's All-American Honorable Mention after her senior campaign ... Tabbed district MVP junior and senior year ... Member of both the 1,000 point and 1,000 rebound club ... Averaged a double double her senior season with 15 points and 12 boards ... Earned National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and Principal's Honor Roll designations during her prep days.

Personal: Born Aug. 18, 1997 in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. ... Daughter of Kelly and Rusty Wright ... Father Rusty is an assistant football coach at Georgia State ... Lists Pat Summit as a person she admires and lists mac 'n' cheese as her favorite food.