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 17
pts/g 3.9
fg % 35.7
3pt % 0.0
ft % 33.3
reb/g 4.3
a/g 0.4

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 9 Pratt W, 66-36
Jan 11 vs. Suffolk L, 89-32
Jan 13 at Coast Guard L, 76-54
Jan 15 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 82-32
Jan 18 Norwich L, 44-28
Jan 21 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 63-55
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 4
Games started 10 4
Minutes 251 76
Minutes per game 14.8 19.0
FG 30-84 6-16
FG Pct 35.7 37.5
3PT 0-2 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 6-18 0-0
FT Pct 33.3 -
Off rebounds 41 13
Def rebounds 32 6
Total rebounds 73 19
Rebounds per game 4.3 4.8
Personal fouls 36 12
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 6 1
Turnovers 24 10
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.1
Steals 4 0
Blocks 11 2
Points 66 12
Points per game 3.9 3.0
Points per 40 min 10.5 6.3
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   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Becker   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Regis (Mass.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 4 at Lasell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Saint Joseph's (Me.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Albertus Magnus   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Anna Maria   - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 at Becker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Regis (Mass.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 4 at Lasell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Saint Joseph's (Me.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Albertus Magnus   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 Anna Maria   - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 17 10 14.8 1.8-4.9 35.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-1.1 33.3 3.9
Total 42 13 14.2 1.6-4.8 33.3 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.5-1.0 47.6 3.7
  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 17 10 251 30-84 35.7 0-2 0.0 6-18 33.3 66
Total 42 13 598 67-201 33.3 0-2 0.0 20-42 47.6 154
  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 17 10 14.8 4.8-13.4 35.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.0-2.9 33.3 10.5
Total 42 13 14.2 4.5-13.4 33.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.3-2.8 47.6 10.3
  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 17 10 14.8 2.4 1.9 4.3 2.1 0.0 0.4 1.4 0.3 0.2 0.6
Total 42 13 14.2 2.1 2.3 4.4 1.7 0.0 0.2 1.1 0.2 0.3 0.5
  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 17 10 251 41 32 73 36 0 6 24 0.3 4 11
Total 42 13 598 89 95 184 71 0 9 46 0.2 13 23
  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 17 10 14.8 6.5 5.1 11.6 5.7 0.0 1.0 3.8 0.3 0.6 1.8
Total 42 13 14.2 6.0 6.4 12.3 4.7 0.0 0.6 3.1 0.2 0.9 1.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 17 10 14.8 1.8-4.9 35.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-1.1 33.3 3.9
Conference 4 4 19.0 1.5-4.0 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 3.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 8 4 14.5 1.4-4.1 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.2 50.0 3.4
Away 8 5 14.5 2.1-6.0 35.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.1-1.0 12.5 4.4
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 8 3 14.4 2.6-6.9 38.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-1.0 25.0 5.5
Losses 9 7 15.1 1.0-3.2 31.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.4-1.1 40.0 2.4
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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 8 8 17.6 2.0-5.4 37.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-1.0 25.0 4.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 17 10 251 30-84 35.7 0-2 0.0 6-18 33.3 66
Conference 4 4 76 6-16 37.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 8 4 116 11-33 33.3 0-0 - 5-10 50.0 27
Away 8 5 116 17-48 35.4 0-2 0.0 1-8 12.5 35
Neutral 1 1 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
-
Wins 8 3 115 21-55 38.2 0-2 0.0 2-8 25.0 44
Losses 9 7 136 9-29 31.0 0-0 - 4-10 40.0 22
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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 8 8 141 16-43 37.2 0-0 - 2-8 25.0 34
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 17 10 14.8 4.8-13.4 35.7 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.0-2.9 33.3 10.5
Conference 4 4 19.0 3.2-8.4 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 8 4 14.5 3.8-11.4 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.4 50.0 9.3
Away 8 5 14.5 5.9-16.6 35.4 0.0-0.7 0.0 0.3-2.8 12.5 12.1
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 8 3 14.4 7.3-19.1 38.2 0.0-0.7 0.0 0.7-2.8 25.0 15.3
Losses 9 7 15.1 2.6-8.5 31.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.9 40.0 6.5
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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 8 8 17.6 4.5-12.2 37.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-2.3 25.0 9.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 17 10 14.8 2.4 1.9 4.3 2.1 0.0 0.4 1.4 0.3 0.2 0.6
Conference 4 4 19.0 3.3 1.5 4.8 3.0 - 0.3 2.5 0.1 0.0 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 4 14.5 2.3 1.8 4.0 2.4 - 0.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.5
Away 8 5 14.5 2.1 2.1 4.3 1.6 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.9
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 8 3 14.4 2.8 2.9 5.6 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.4 1.0
Losses 9 7 15.1 2.1 1.0 3.1 2.3 0.0 0.2 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.3
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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 8 8 17.6 2.9 2.5 5.4 2.3 0.0 0.4 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 17 10 251 41 32 73 36 0 6 24 0.3 4 11
Conference 4 4 76 13 6 19 12 - 1 10 0.1 0 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 4 116 18 14 32 19 - 1 12 0.1 1 4
Away 8 5 116 17 17 34 13 0 4 8 0.5 3 7
Neutral 1 1 19 6 1 7 4 - 1 4 0.3 0 0
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Wins 8 3 115 22 23 45 15 0 4 9 0.4 3 8
Losses 9 7 136 19 9 28 21 0 2 15 0.1 1 3
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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 8 8 141 23 20 43 18 0 3 15 0.2 2 6
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 17 10 14.8 6.5 5.1 11.6 5.7 0.0 1.0 3.8 0.3 0.6 1.8
Conference 4 4 19.0 6.8 3.2 10.0 6.3 0.0 0.5 5.3 0.1 0.0 1.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 4 14.5 6.2 4.8 11.0 6.6 0.0 0.3 4.1 0.1 0.3 1.4
Away 8 5 14.5 5.9 5.9 11.7 4.5 0.0 1.4 2.8 0.5 1.0 2.4
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 8 3 14.4 7.7 8.0 15.7 5.2 0.0 1.4 3.1 0.4 1.0 2.8
Losses 9 7 15.1 5.6 2.6 8.2 6.2 0.0 0.6 4.4 0.1 0.3 0.9
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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 8 8 17.6 6.5 5.7 12.2 5.1 0.0 0.9 4.3 0.2 0.6 1.7