23 Deanna De La Cruz
23 - Deanna De La Cruz
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Winsted, Conn.
High School: The Gilbert School
Position: Forward
Major: Nursing
Previous School: NCCC
gp 25
pts/g 4.3
fg % 37.6
3pt % 0.0
ft % 32.0
reb/g 5.3
a/g 0.5

2018-2019: De La Cruz was the first Blue Jay to record a double-double on the year, her first ever in just her third career game (14 PTS, 10 REBS), in an 83-37 win vs. Bay Path on November 14. She averaged 3.5 PPG and 4.4 RPG (T-3rd best on the team). Scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds in the 66-56 win vs John Jay on January 21. 

Before USJ: De La Cruz attended The Gilbert School in Winsted, CT, where she played volleyball (3 years), basketball (4 years) and softball (1 year). The Yellow Jackets knocked off East Hampton High School, the number one team in Class S her senior year. De La Cruz received several academic honors at TGS, including the Celebration of Excellence award for Chemistry and English her junior year, and the English award once again her senior year. She attended Northwestern Connecticut Community College for one year before transferring to USJ.

Recent Games
Feb 1 at Regis (Mass.) L, 68-31
Feb 4 at Lasell W, 72-71
Feb 8 Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 61-36
Feb 15 at Albertus Magnus L, 90-45
Feb 18 Anna Maria W, 60-42
Feb 22 Colby-Sawyer L, 62-43
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 11
Games started 15 8
Minutes 423 234
Minutes per game 16.9 21.3
FG 50-133 25-61
FG Pct 37.6 41.0
3PT 0-4 0-2
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 8-25 2-7
FT Pct 32.0 28.6
Off rebounds 61 32
Def rebounds 72 43
Total rebounds 133 75
Rebounds per game 5.3 6.8
Personal fouls 55 28
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 12 6
Turnovers 43 26
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.2
Steals 7 2
Blocks 20 11
Points 108 52
Points per game 4.3 4.7
Points per 40 min 10.2 8.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 Nichols L, 64-49 - 9 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 2
Nov 13 at Bay Path W, 78-39 - 10 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 4
Nov 15 Pine Manor W, 87-63 - 13 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 16 New England Col. L, 78-58 - 12 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 19 at Elms W, 49-36 - 23 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 12
Nov 21 Dean College W, 53-50 1 16 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 26 at Mitchell L, 70-46 1 13 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 2 at Becker   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 Bard W, 63-54 - 8 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 7 at Mount Holyoke W, 56-44 - 8 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 4 at Northern Vermont-Lyndon L, 63-48 1 15 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 5 at Northern Vermont-Johnson W, 79-52 1 17 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Jan 9 Pratt W, 66-36 1 22 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 11 vs. Suffolk L, 89-32 1 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 13 at Coast Guard L, 76-54 1 11 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 3
Jan 15 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 82-32 1 21 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 18 Norwich L, 44-28 1 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 21 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 63-55 1 24 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 25 Rivier W, 79-52 1 29 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Jan 30 at Becker L, 65-44 1 12 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 1 at Regis (Mass.) L, 68-31 1 16 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 4 at Lasell W, 72-71 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 8 Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 61-36 - 22 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 15 at Albertus Magnus L, 90-45 - 21 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 18 Anna Maria W, 60-42 1 33 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 11
Feb 22 Colby-Sawyer L, 62-43 1 29 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 Nichols L, 64-49 - 9 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 13 at Bay Path W, 78-39 - 10 3 3 6 2 1 2.0 0 1 0 -
Nov 15 Pine Manor W, 87-63 - 13 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 -
Nov 16 New England Col. L, 78-58 - 12 3 1 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 19 at Elms W, 49-36 - 23 6 3 9 1 1 1.0 2 2 1 -
Nov 21 Dean College W, 53-50 1 16 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Nov 26 at Mitchell L, 70-46 1 13 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 -
Dec 2 at Becker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 Bard W, 63-54 - 8 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 7 at Mount Holyoke W, 56-44 - 8 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 4 at Northern Vermont-Lyndon L, 63-48 1 15 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 5 at Northern Vermont-Johnson W, 79-52 1 17 3 7 10 0 1 0.0 0 2 2 0
Jan 9 Pratt W, 66-36 1 22 5 5 10 1 3 0.3 1 2 2 -
Jan 11 vs. Suffolk L, 89-32 1 19 6 1 7 1 4 0.3 0 0 4 -
Jan 13 at Coast Guard L, 76-54 1 11 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 15 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 82-32 1 21 3 2 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 18 Norwich L, 44-28 1 12 2 1 3 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 21 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 63-55 1 24 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 25 Rivier W, 79-52 1 29 8 12 20 1 4 0.3 1 5 3 -
Jan 30 at Becker L, 65-44 1 12 1 3 4 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 -
Feb 1 at Regis (Mass.) L, 68-31 1 16 3 4 7 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 4 at Lasell W, 72-71 - 8 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Feb 8 Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 61-36 - 22 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Feb 15 at Albertus Magnus L, 90-45 - 21 1 6 7 1 2 0.5 1 2 1 -
Feb 18 Anna Maria W, 60-42 1 33 4 6 10 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 -
Feb 22 Colby-Sawyer L, 62-43 1 29 1 6 7 1 3 0.3 0 2 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 25 3 13.9 1.5-4.7 31.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.0 58.3 3.5
2019-20 25 15 16.9 2.0-5.3 37.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-1.0 32.0 4.3
2020-21 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 50 18 15.4 1.7-5.0 34.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-1.0 44.9 3.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 25 3 347 37-117 31.6 0-0 - 14-24 58.3 88
2019-20 25 15 423 50-133 37.6 0-4 0.0 8-25 32.0 108
2020-21 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 50 18 770 87-250 34.8 0-4 0.0 22-49 44.9 196
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 25 3 13.9 4.3-13.5 31.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.8 58.3 10.1
2019-20 25 15 16.9 4.7-12.6 37.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.8-2.4 32.0 10.2
2020-21 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 50 18 15.4 4.5-13.0 34.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.1-2.5 44.9 10.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 25 3 13.9 1.9 2.5 4.4 1.4 0.0 0.1 0.9 0.1 0.4 0.5
2019-20 25 15 16.9 2.4 2.9 5.3 2.2 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 50 18 15.4 2.2 2.7 4.9 1.8 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 25 3 347 48 63 111 35 0 3 22 0.1 9 12
2019-20 25 15 423 61 72 133 55 0 12 43 0.3 7 20
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 50 18 770 109 135 244 90 0 15 65 0.2 16 32
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 25 3 13.9 5.5 7.3 12.8 4.0 0.0 0.3 2.5 0.1 1.0 1.4
2019-20 25 15 16.9 5.8 6.8 12.6 5.2 0.0 1.1 4.1 0.3 0.7 1.9
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 50 18 15.4 5.7 7.0 12.7 4.7 0.0 0.8 3.4 0.2 0.8 1.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 15 16.9 2.0-5.3 37.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-1.0 32.0 4.3
Conference 11 8 21.3 2.3-5.5 41.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-0.6 28.6 4.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 12 7 19.1 2.2-5.5 40.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.4 41.2 5.1
Away 12 7 14.6 1.8-5.3 32.8 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.1-0.7 12.5 3.6
Neutral 1 1 19.0 2.0-3.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 4.0
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Wins 11 5 17.0 2.9-7.0 41.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-1.2 23.1 6.1
Losses 14 10 16.9 1.3-4.0 32.1 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-0.9 41.7 2.9
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November 7 2 13.7 1.7-5.3 32.4 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.6-1.4 40.0 4.0
December 2 - 8.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
January 10 10 18.2 2.3-6.0 38.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-1.0 20.0 4.8
February 6 3 21.5 2.2-5.3 40.6 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.3-0.8 40.0 4.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 15 423 50-133 37.6 0-4 0.0 8-25 32.0 108
Conference 11 8 234 25-61 41.0 0-2 0.0 2-7 28.6 52
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 7 229 27-66 40.9 0-0 - 7-17 41.2 61
Away 12 7 175 21-64 32.8 0-4 0.0 1-8 12.5 43
Neutral 1 1 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
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Wins 11 5 187 32-77 41.6 0-2 0.0 3-13 23.1 67
Losses 14 10 236 18-56 32.1 0-2 0.0 5-12 41.7 41
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November 7 2 96 12-37 32.4 0-2 0.0 4-10 40.0 28
December 2 - 16 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
January 10 10 182 23-60 38.3 0-0 - 2-10 20.0 48
February 6 3 129 13-32 40.6 0-2 0.0 2-5 40.0 28
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 15 16.9 4.7-12.6 37.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.8-2.4 32.0 10.2
Conference 11 8 21.3 4.3-10.4 41.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.3-1.2 28.6 8.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 12 7 19.1 4.7-11.5 40.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-3.0 41.2 10.7
Away 12 7 14.6 4.8-14.6 32.8 0.0-0.9 0.0 0.2-1.8 12.5 9.8
Neutral 1 1 19.0 4.2-6.3 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 8.4
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Wins 11 5 17.0 6.8-16.5 41.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.6-2.8 23.1 14.3
Losses 14 10 16.9 3.1-9.5 32.1 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.8-2.0 41.7 6.9
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November 7 2 13.7 5.0-15.4 32.4 0.0-0.8 0.0 1.7-4.2 40.0 11.7
December 2 - 8.0 5.0-10.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 10.0
January 10 10 18.2 5.1-13.2 38.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-2.2 20.0 10.5
February 6 3 21.5 4.0-9.9 40.6 0.0-0.6 0.0 0.6-1.6 40.0 8.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 15 16.9 2.4 2.9 5.3 2.2 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
Conference 11 8 21.3 2.9 3.9 6.8 2.5 - 0.5 2.4 0.2 0.2 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 7 19.1 2.8 3.4 6.2 2.5 - 0.3 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.9
Away 12 7 14.6 1.8 2.5 4.3 1.8 0.0 0.6 1.4 0.4 0.4 0.8
Neutral 1 1 19.0 6.0 1.0 7.0 4.0 - 1.0 4.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Wins 11 5 17.0 3.1 3.7 6.8 2.0 0.0 0.6 1.5 0.4 0.4 1.2
Losses 14 10 16.9 1.9 2.2 4.1 2.4 0.0 0.4 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.5
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November 7 2 13.7 2.4 1.6 4.0 2.1 - 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.7
December 2 - 8.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 - 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
January 10 10 18.2 3.2 3.5 6.7 2.4 0.0 0.5 2.2 0.2 0.4 1.1
February 6 3 21.5 1.8 4.2 6.0 2.2 - 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.2 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 15 423 61 72 133 55 0 12 43 0.3 7 20
Conference 11 8 234 32 43 75 28 - 6 26 0.2 2 11
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 12 7 229 33 41 74 30 - 4 22 0.2 2 11
Away 12 7 175 22 30 52 21 0 7 17 0.4 5 9
Neutral 1 1 19 6 1 7 4 - 1 4 0.3 0 0
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Wins 11 5 187 34 41 75 22 0 7 17 0.4 4 13
Losses 14 10 236 27 31 58 33 0 5 26 0.2 3 7
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November 7 2 96 17 11 28 15 - 3 8 0.4 2 5
December 2 - 16 1 1 2 3 - 0 1 0.0 0 0
January 10 10 182 32 35 67 24 0 5 22 0.2 4 11
February 6 3 129 11 25 36 13 - 4 12 0.3 1 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 15 16.9 5.8 6.8 12.6 5.2 0.0 1.1 4.1 0.3 0.7 1.9
Conference 11 8 21.3 5.5 7.4 12.8 4.8 0.0 1.0 4.4 0.2 0.3 1.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 7 19.1 5.8 7.2 12.9 5.2 0.0 0.7 3.8 0.2 0.3 1.9
Away 12 7 14.6 5.0 6.9 11.9 4.8 0.0 1.6 3.9 0.4 1.1 2.1
Neutral 1 1 19.0 12.6 2.1 14.7 8.4 0.0 2.1 8.4 0.3 0.0 0.0
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Wins 11 5 17.0 7.3 8.8 16.0 4.7 0.0 1.5 3.6 0.4 0.9 2.8
Losses 14 10 16.9 4.6 5.3 9.8 5.6 0.0 0.8 4.4 0.2 0.5 1.2
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November 7 2 13.7 7.1 4.6 11.7 6.3 0.0 1.3 3.3 0.4 0.8 2.1
December 2 - 8.0 2.5 2.5 5.0 7.5 0.0 0.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
January 10 10 18.2 7.0 7.7 14.7 5.3 0.0 1.1 4.8 0.2 0.9 2.4
February 6 3 21.5 3.4 7.8 11.2 4.0 0.0 1.2 3.7 0.3 0.3 1.2