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Mariah Byard

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Mannington, W.Va.

High School:
North Marion




Ohio Women's Basketball Bests Miami 97-79

Bobcats score 33 points off turnovers romp over RedHawks.


Mariah Byard Named to Academic All-MAC Team

Bobcat sophomore guard has earned a 3.843 grade-point average in Nursing


Bobcats Edged by RedHawks, 66-61, in 76th Battle of the Bricks

Three `Cats score in double figures Wednesday night


Bobcats Travel North for Clash with Golden Flashes

Ohio seeks first win at Kent State since 2008


Bobcats Start Strong but Fall Late to Broncos, 62-53

Symone Lyles ties career high with nine rebounds; Mariah Byard scores in double figures for second straight game

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2012-13: Academic All-MAC ... Played 24 games during the season, starting six ... Averaged 6.3 points per game to rank fifth on the team ... Was the team's second best three-point shooter, going 35-112 (.313) from distance ... Collected an average of 1.8 rebounds per game ... Played 511 minutes on the year, averaging 21.3 per game ... Scored in double figures on six occasions throughout the season ... Scored a season-high 14 points at Eastern Michigan on Feb. 9 and vs. Miami on Mar. 6 ... Opened the season with a 13-point game in the win vs. Cleveland State on Nov. 13 ... Scored 13 points or more in two straight games at Eastern Michigan and vs. Western Michigan in February ... Shot 27-38 (.711) from the free-throw line.

2011-12: A sharpshooter from distance in her freshman season, Byard played in all 32 games and started five ... Scored 214 points to average 6.7 per contest ... Collected 73 rebounds on the season, averaging 2.3 per game ... Made a team-high 53 three-point field goals on 33.1 percent shooting from beyond the arc ... Tied for first on the team in free-throw shooting percentage, going 31-for-38 (81.6 percent) ... Scored a career-high 21 points against Buffalo on Jan. 4, hitting a career-high five three-pointers ... Scored in double figures on ten occasions ... Made at least two three-pointers on 15 occasions ... Accounted for 36.5 percent of Ohio's made three-pointers ... Earned the first start of her career on Jan. 7 at Kent State ... Only committed 25 personal fouls throughout the entire season.

High School: Was the only incoming Mid-American Conference freshman named to the 2011 Parade Magazine All-America Team ... As a senior, Byard led her North Marion squad to an undefeated season, capped with a three-peat of the Class AAA West Virginia State Championship ... Earned multiple all-star honors ... Named captain of the AAA All-Star Team during her senior season ... Named AP Player of the Year during her senior season ... Won the West Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year award during her junior and senior seasons ... Led her high school to a 72-3 record through four seasons ... Earned a 4.0 GPA ... Was President of her school's National Honor Society ... Was the Vice President of her senior class.

Personal: From Mannington, W.Va. ... Nursing Major.

April 22, 2013: Mariah Byard Named to Academic All-MAC Team