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 24
pts/g 4.1
fg % 36.8
3pt % 0.0
ft % 30.4
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
Jan 30 at Becker L, 65-44
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 10
Games started 14 7
Minutes 392 205
Minutes per game 16.3 20.5
FG 46-125 21-53
FG Pct 36.8 39.6
3PT 0-4 0-2
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 7-23 1-5
FT Pct 30.4 20.0
Off rebounds 60 31
Def rebounds 66 37
Total rebounds 126 68
Rebounds per game 5.3 6.8
Personal fouls 52 25
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 11 5
Turnovers 40 23
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.2
Steals 7 2
Blocks 18 9
Points 99 43
Points per game 4.1 4.3
Points per 40 min 10.1 8.4
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 - 21 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   - - - - - - - - -
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 - 21 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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 24 14 16.3 1.9-5.2 36.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-1.0 30.4 4.1
Total 49 17 15.1 1.7-4.9 34.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-1.0 44.7 3.8
  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 24 14 392 46-125 36.8 0-4 0.0 7-23 30.4 99
Total 49 17 739 83-242 34.3 0-4 0.0 21-47 44.7 187
  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 24 14 16.3 4.7-12.8 36.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.7-2.3 30.4 10.1
Total 49 17 15.1 4.5-13.1 34.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.1-2.5 44.7 10.1
  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 24 14 16.3 2.5 2.8 5.3 2.2 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
Total 49 17 15.1 2.2 2.6 4.8 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 24 14 392 60 66 126 52 0 11 40 0.3 7 18
Total 49 17 739 108 129 237 87 0 14 62 0.2 16 30
  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 24 14 16.3 6.1 6.7 12.9 5.3 0.0 1.1 4.1 0.3 0.7 1.8
Total 49 17 15.1 5.8 7.0 12.8 4.7 0.0 0.8 3.4 0.2 0.9 1.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 14 16.3 1.9-5.2 36.8 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-1.0 30.4 4.1
Conference 10 7 20.5 2.1-5.3 39.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.1-0.5 20.0 4.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 11 6 18.2 2.1-5.3 39.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.4 40.0 4.7
Away 12 7 14.4 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 16.8 2.9-7.0 41.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-1.2 23.1 6.1
Losses 13 9 15.9 1.1-3.7 29.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-0.8 40.0 2.5
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November 7 2 13.4 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 5 2 20.0 1.8-4.8 37.5 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.2-0.6 33.3 3.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 14 392 46-125 36.8 0-4 0.0 7-23 30.4 99
Conference 10 7 205 21-53 39.6 0-2 0.0 1-5 20.0 43
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 11 6 200 23-58 39.7 0-0 - 6-15 40.0 52
Away 12 7 173 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 5 185 32-77 41.6 0-2 0.0 3-13 23.1 67
Losses 13 9 207 14-48 29.2 0-2 0.0 4-10 40.0 32
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November 7 2 94 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 5 2 100 9-24 37.5 0-2 0.0 1-3 33.3 19
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 14 16.3 4.7-12.8 36.8 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.7-2.3 30.4 10.1
Conference 10 7 20.5 4.1-10.3 39.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.2-1.0 20.0 8.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 11 6 18.2 4.6-11.6 39.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-3.0 40.0 10.4
Away 12 7 14.4 4.9-14.8 32.8 0.0-0.9 0.0 0.2-1.8 12.5 9.9
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 16.8 6.9-16.6 41.6 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.6-2.8 23.1 14.5
Losses 13 9 15.9 2.7-9.3 29.2 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.8-1.9 40.0 6.2
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November 7 2 13.4 5.1-15.7 32.4 0.0-0.9 0.0 1.7-4.3 40.0 11.9
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 5 2 20.0 3.6-9.6 37.5 0.0-0.8 0.0 0.4-1.2 33.3 7.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 14 16.3 2.5 2.8 5.3 2.2 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
Conference 10 7 20.5 3.1 3.7 6.8 2.5 - 0.5 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 6 18.2 2.9 3.2 6.1 2.5 - 0.3 1.7 0.2 0.2 0.8
Away 12 7 14.4 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 16.8 3.1 3.7 6.8 2.0 0.0 0.6 1.5 0.4 0.4 1.2
Losses 13 9 15.9 2.0 1.9 3.9 2.3 0.0 0.3 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.4
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November 7 2 13.4 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 5 2 20.0 2.0 3.8 5.8 2.0 - 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 14 392 60 66 126 52 0 11 40 0.3 7 18
Conference 10 7 205 31 37 68 25 - 5 23 0.2 2 9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 6 200 32 35 67 27 - 3 19 0.2 2 9
Away 12 7 173 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 5 185 34 41 75 22 0 7 17 0.4 4 13
Losses 13 9 207 26 25 51 30 0 4 23 0.2 3 5
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November 7 2 94 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 5 2 100 10 19 29 10 - 3 9 0.3 1 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 14 16.3 6.1 6.7 12.9 5.3 0.0 1.1 4.1 0.3 0.7 1.8
Conference 10 7 20.5 6.0 7.2 13.3 4.9 0.0 1.0 4.5 0.2 0.4 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 6 18.2 6.4 7.0 13.4 5.4 0.0 0.6 3.8 0.2 0.4 1.8
Away 12 7 14.4 5.1 6.9 12.0 4.9 0.0 1.6 3.9 0.4 1.2 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 16.8 7.4 8.9 16.2 4.8 0.0 1.5 3.7 0.4 0.9 2.8
Losses 13 9 15.9 5.0 4.8 9.9 5.8 0.0 0.8 4.4 0.2 0.6 1.0
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November 7 2 13.4 7.2 4.7 11.9 6.4 0.0 1.3 3.4 0.4 0.9 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 5 2 20.0 4.0 7.6 11.6 4.0 0.0 1.2 3.6 0.3 0.4 0.8