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2014-15: Team captain in final season • started 13 of 24 games for the Blue Jays • averaged 5.1 points and 5.3 rebounds in 17.5 minutes • posted a monstrous double-double in late-season win at McDaniel (2/18) with 12 points and 17 rebounds • the 17 rebounds were a career-high and is one of the best rebounding games in program history • finished 18th in program history with 449 career rebounds • finished season with four double-digit rebounding games, tied for most on the team • scored 10 points in 12 minutes in a win over Dickinson (1/14) • starting the last three games of the season, she averaged 10.3 points and 11 rebounds.

2013-14: Appeared in all 26 games, making 24 starts • averaged 23.2 minutes and 9.2 points • led the team in rebounds (173) and tied for first in blocks (11) • posted a career-high 20 points and a season-high 13 rebounds against McDaniel (2/28) in the Centennial Semifinals • scored 17 points in the season opener against Salisbury (11/16) • recorded double-doubles in points and rebounds against Dickinson (11/20) and Franklin & Marshall (2/5) • pulled down 11 rebounds against Eastern Mennonite (1/2).

2012-13: Appeared in all 27 games, averaging 12.4 minutes • second on team in field goal percentage (.473) • posted career-high 15 points and 16 rebounds against Mary Baldwin • notched eight points and eight rebounds against Dickinson • had 10 points and 11 rebounds at Bryn Mawr.

2011-12: Made 20 appearances off the bench • averaged 4.4 minutes and 2.0 rebounds • made collegiate debut and pulled down five rebounds versus Hood • had a career-high eight points and seven rebounds versus Bryn Mawr.

High School: Four-year letter winner in lacrosse and three year letter winner in volleyball • Nassau County All-County player all four years • named team MVP and captain junior and senior year • team advanced to conference playoffs all four years • averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior • inducted into New Hyde Park Memorial's Athletics Hall of Fame • named an all-state players.

Personal: Ciara Rose McCullagh • born May 21, 1993 • daughter of Frank and Rosie McCullagh • father, Frank, is a fifth degree black belt in judo and was a member of the US National Judo team and Ireland's National Judo team • mother, Rosie, played basketball at St. Francis College and is a member of its Athletics Hall of Fame • was student council and key club vice president • was a member of the National Honor Society, Junior National Honor Society and Foreign Language Honor Society • majoring in public health.


Ciara McCullagh

Ciara  McCullagh


New Hyde Park, NY

High School:
New Hyde Park Memorial



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