Mojidi Named Top R.I. Female Collegiate Athlete

On June 18, women’s basketball standout guard Safi Mojidi received the Rhode Island Female Collegiate Athlete of the Year award at the second-annual Cox Rhode Island Sports Awards presented by Amica. Mojidi, who previously was honored as the Rhode Island Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, led the Rams in scoring this past season, averaging 12.2 points per game. She finished her career as URI’s all-time three-point field goal leader (185). She holds the top spot in career minutes played (3,829), ranks second all-time with a .796 free-throw percentage, and is third all-time in scoring (1,601) and assists (354). A three-time All-Atlantic 10 selection, Mojidi represented her native Nigeria at the 2007 FIBA African Championship for Women.