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 23
pts/g 3.8
fg % 35.3
3pt % 0.0
ft % 30.0
reb/g 5.0
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 25 Rivier W, 79-52
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 23 9
Games started 13 6
Minutes 360 173
Minutes per game 15.7 19.2
FG 41-116 16-44
FG Pct 35.3 36.4
3PT 0-4 0-2
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 6-20 0-2
FT Pct 30.0 0.0
Off rebounds 56 27
Def rebounds 60 31
Total rebounds 116 58
Rebounds per game 5.0 6.4
Personal fouls 50 23
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 10 4
Turnovers 38 21
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.2
Steals 7 2
Blocks 18 9
Points 88 32
Points per game 3.8 3.6
Points per 40 min 9.8 7.4
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 - 22 2-6 33.3 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 4
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 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 - 22 1 6 7 1 2 0.5 1 2 1 -
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 23 13 15.7 1.8-5.0 35.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-0.9 30.0 3.8
Total 48 16 14.7 1.6-4.9 33.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.4-0.9 45.5 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 23 13 360 41-116 35.3 0-4 0.0 6-20 30.0 88
Total 48 16 707 78-233 33.5 0-4 0.0 20-44 45.5 176
  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 23 13 15.7 4.6-12.9 35.3 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.7-2.2 30.0 9.8
Total 48 16 14.7 4.4-13.2 33.5 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.1-2.5 45.5 10.0
  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 23 13 15.7 2.4 2.6 5.0 2.2 0.0 0.4 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
Total 48 16 14.7 2.2 2.6 4.7 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 23 13 360 56 60 116 50 0 10 38 0.3 7 18
Total 48 16 707 104 123 227 85 0 13 60 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 23 13 15.7 6.2 6.7 12.9 5.6 0.0 1.1 4.2 0.3 0.8 2.0
Total 48 16 14.7 5.9 7.0 12.8 4.8 0.0 0.7 3.4 0.2 0.9 1.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 23 13 15.7 1.8-5.0 35.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.3-0.9 30.0 3.8
Conference 9 6 19.2 1.8-4.9 36.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 10 5 16.7 1.8-4.9 36.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.2 41.7 4.1
Away 12 7 14.5 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 10 4 15.2 2.7-6.8 39.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-1.0 20.0 5.6
Losses 13 9 16.0 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 4 1 17.0 1.0-3.8 26.7 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 23 13 360 41-116 35.3 0-4 0.0 6-20 30.0 88
Conference 9 6 173 16-44 36.4 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 32
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 10 5 167 18-49 36.7 0-0 - 5-12 41.7 41
Away 12 7 174 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 10 4 152 27-68 39.7 0-2 0.0 2-10 20.0 56
Losses 13 9 208 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 4 1 68 4-15 26.7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 8
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 23 13 15.7 4.6-12.9 35.3 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.7-2.2 30.0 9.8
Conference 9 6 19.2 3.7-10.2 36.4 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 7.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 10 5 16.7 4.3-11.7 36.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.9 41.7 9.8
Away 12 7 14.5 4.8-14.7 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 10 4 15.2 7.1-17.9 39.7 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.5-2.6 20.0 14.7
Losses 13 9 16.0 2.7-9.2 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 4 1 17.0 2.4-8.8 26.7 0.0-1.2 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 23 13 15.7 2.4 2.6 5.0 2.2 0.0 0.4 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8
Conference 9 6 19.2 3.0 3.4 6.4 2.6 - 0.4 2.3 0.2 0.2 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 5 16.7 2.8 2.9 5.7 2.5 - 0.2 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.9
Away 12 7 14.5 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 10 4 15.2 3.0 3.5 6.5 2.0 0.0 0.6 1.5 0.4 0.4 1.3
Losses 13 9 16.0 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 4 1 17.0 1.5 3.3 4.8 2.0 - 0.5 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 23 13 360 56 60 116 50 0 10 38 0.3 7 18
Conference 9 6 173 27 31 58 23 - 4 21 0.2 2 9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 5 167 28 29 57 25 - 2 17 0.1 2 9
Away 12 7 174 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 10 4 152 30 35 65 20 0 6 15 0.4 4 13
Losses 13 9 208 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 4 1 68 6 13 19 8 - 2 7 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 23 13 15.7 6.2 6.7 12.9 5.6 0.0 1.1 4.2 0.3 0.8 2.0
Conference 9 6 19.2 6.2 7.2 13.4 5.3 0.0 0.9 4.9 0.2 0.5 2.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 5 16.7 6.7 6.9 13.7 6.0 0.0 0.5 4.1 0.1 0.5 2.2
Away 12 7 14.5 5.1 6.9 12.0 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 10 4 15.2 7.9 9.2 17.1 5.3 0.0 1.6 3.9 0.4 1.1 3.4
Losses 13 9 16.0 5.0 4.8 9.8 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 4 1 17.0 3.5 7.6 11.2 4.7 0.0 1.2 4.1 0.3 0.6 1.2