GRAMBLING, La. | It was a historic night on Wednesday at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center as Shakyla Hill etched her name into the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball record books.
Hill became the fourth player in NCAA Division I women’s basketball history, and the first in 24 years, to record a quadruple-double as the Grambling State University women’s basketball team rolled to a 93-71 victory over Alabama State.
Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds, 10 steals and 10 assists to become the fourth women’s basketball player to achieve that feat.
“She is very unselfish,” Grambling State head coach Freddie Murray said. “She had to do a lot more last year because we didn’t have a lot of pieces. Now she is surrounded by players who feed off what she gives us. To get a quadruple-double is just a testament to the hard work she puts in.”
Hill, who only had four points, four steals, three rebounds and three assists at the half, finished the night 6-of-11 from the floor, with one 3-pointer and a pair of free throws. She had a triple double with two minutes remaining in the fourth and was sitting on eight assists, before picking up her ninth and 10th assist with under 10 seconds to complete the quadruple-double.
The last quadruple-double was by Sonja Tate of Arkansas State against Mississippi Valley State (Jan. 27, 1993) as she finished with 29 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals. Veronica Pettry, of Loyola-Chicago registered 12 points, 10 rebounds, 22 assists and 11 steals for the first official quadruple-double (Jan. 14, 1989). Unofficially, Jackie Spenser, of Louisville, recorded 12 points, 12 boards, 14 assists and 10 steals against Cincinnati (Feb. 2, 1985).
Deja McKinney led Grambling State (5-8 overall, 2-0 SWAC) with 20 points, three rebounds and three assists. Jazmine Torian and Monisha Neal added 12 points each.
Keimeshia Walker and Ziara Doe paced Alabama State (2-11, 0-2) with 15 points, while Mya Milner tallied 12 points. Tatyana Calhoun recorded 10 points and four boards.
~ Grambling Sports Information