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Zykira Lewis

Zykira  Lewis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bartow, Fla.

High School:
Bartow HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

01/30/2016

Three for Victory

Lewis' late 3-pointer lifts Knights over Tulsa, 75-74

01/16/2016

Celebration in Cincinnati

UCF tops Bearcats, 80-60, for first conference win of the year

01/05/2016

Overwhelmed by Bulls

Lewis nets 30 in 108-63 loss at USF

12/30/2015

Knights Fall to Florida

Lewis breaks into UCF's all-time top 10 scorers list

12/22/2015

Blue Christmas

Thigpen's season best leads Knights in 74-55 loss

02/04/2014

UCF vs. Louisville (USATSI)

UCF vs. Louisville (USATSI)

As a Junior in 2015-16
-Became 21st 1,000-point scorer in UCF history
-Ranks among UCF's top-3 career 3-point FG leaders
-Added her name among UCF's top 10 career scorers and top 10 for career FGs
-Netted her 1,000th point with her second 3-pointer against Buffalo (11/28) and went on to record her first career double-double with game-highs in points (25) and rebounds (12)
-Hit 5-of-10 from 3-point range at Stetson (12/2) and finished with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals in 39 minutes
-Netted 28 points against Florida (12/30) to etch her name in UCF's record book for all-time top 10 scorers
-Has led UCF in scoring in all but one conference game so far this season
-Posted season-high 30 points at No. 22 USF (1/5) thanks to six 3-pointers
-Recorded game-high 21 points to lead UCF to its first conference win and first victory at Cincinnati (1/16) in program history

As a Sophomore in 2014-15
-American Athletic Conference Second Team selection
-Averaged 18.9 points in 35.3 minutes per game -- both figures ranking second among AAC leaders
-Her 567 points ranked third in UCF history for most points in a single season
-Became UCF's record holder for 3-pointers in a single season (86)
-Became fifth Knight in school history to sink 100 career 3-pointers
-Finished the year ranked 14th in the nation for 3-pointers per game (2.87)
-Registered a free-throw percentage of .807 (86-252) by season's end, ranking eighth in UCF history
-UCF's first American Athletic Conference WBB Player of the Week (11/17)
-Scored in double figures in 27 of 30 games
-Set a new conference single-game scoring record and tied for second in school history with her 41 points against FAU
-Sank 8-of-10 from 3-point range against the Owls, matching the school record
-Put up 28 points in her next outing in win over Oakland, sinking 6-of-10 from behind the arc
-Registered back-to-back 20-point outings, chipping in 25 (10-of-13 FG) at UMass (11/30) before netting 21 in win vs. UNF (12/2)
-Posted back-to-back 26-point outing against Iona (12/14) and Akron (12/17)
-Led team with 25 points and grabbed season-best 7 rebounds in win over Tulsa (1/3)
-Sank 5-of-10 from behind the arc en route to 27 points in 28 minutes against Tulane (1/13)
-Netted game-high 27 points against rival USF (2/3), setting off a streak of nine-straight games in double figures to close out the year
-Netted 5-of-7 from behind the arc en route to 19 points in UCF's first win over Cincinnati (2/14) in program history
-Posted back-to-back 20-point outings against Houston and USF
-Broke the school record of 3-pointers in a season when she needed her 83rd of the year at East Carolina (3/2)

As a Freshman in 2013-14
-Unanimous selection to the American Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team
-One of three rookies in the league who averaged double digits, ranking 11th overall in the American with 12.6 ppg
-Started in 13 of 30 games, averaging 29.4 mpg
-Netted double digits in each of the first eight games of the season
-Closed the year on a streak of 9-straight double-digit outings
-Led Knights in scoring in a team-best 12 games throughout the year
-Named American Freshman of the Week (11/25) after averaging 13.5 points and 6.0 rebounds in UCF's road games against Georgia State and Charlotte
-Scored 10 points against No. 1 UConn as one of two Knights in double figures
-Netted a team-high 13 points at Temple (1/4)
-Scored 15 points to go along with 7 rebounds at Memphis (1/29), marking her best rebounding performance during conference play
-Reset career-high in back-to-back outings with 17 points at USF and 22 points in UCF's first regular season win over SMU in five years
-Again posted 22 points against Cincinnati (2/22) three games later
-Notched her third 20-point outing of the year with 21 against SMU (3/4) in the regular season finale
-Scored a team-high 15 points in UCF's first round matchup against Cincinnati in the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships

Prior to UCF
-Two-time all-state first team selection who averaged 17.9 points as a junior and 24 points per game as a sophomore for Bartow
-Three-time Polk County First Team selection
-Intends to pursue a degree in sports management

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