Charlotte Women's Basketball BIO
Olivia Rankin
Player Profile:
Olivia Rankin 758616
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Salisbury, N.C.
High School: Salisbury
Experience: 3 Letters

2013-14: Earned two starts among the career-high 22 games in which she played … Garnered her first starting role at Stetson (Dec. 17) and also was among the opening five for the WNIT First Round matchup at St. Bonaventure (March 21) … Tallied a career-best eight points on 3-of-4 field goals and 2-of-3 free throws at FGCU (Nov. 20) … Matched the performance with eight on 4-of-6 field goals at St. Bonaventure … Knocked down all three of her shots for six points against Furman (Dec. 29) … Collected a career-high six rebounds at St. Bonaventure … Posted four caroms at Stetson (Dec. 17) … Handed out a career-best two assists at Davidson (Dec. 21) … Tied her career high with a blocked shot at UAB (March 7) in the regular-season finale and at St. Bonaventure … Swiped a career-best two steals at Stetson, while playing a career-high 23 minutes … Topped the 20-minute barrier with 21 against No. 12/10 South Carolina (Dec. 8) and at St. Bonaventure.

 Played in eight games … Scored only points on a 3-of-5 performance from the floor in the season opener against North Carolina Central (Nov. 10) … Season-best half dozen points equaled her season total from her freshman campaign … Hauled in a season-high three rebounds in a season-best 12 minutes against the Eagles … Tallied the first blocked shot of her career at Saint Louis (Jan. 27) … Saw the floor for five minutes against the Billikens, equaling her most against an Atlantic 10 opponent.

2011-12: Missed the majority of the season due to an injury … Stepped onto the floor for the first time as a collegiate at Fordham (Jan. 25) and grabbed her first career rebound … All seven of her games played were against league foes … Participated for a season-best five minutes against Rhode Island (Feb. 4) … Netted two points at Fordham, against Rhode Island and against Saint Joseph’s (Feb. 18) … Distributed her first career assists against Massachusetts (Feb. 1) … Swiped her first career steal at Saint Louis (Feb. 22).

High School: Nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game … Earned first team all-state honors as a senior by … Played in the NCCA East-West All-Star Game for the West squad after her final year … Garnered All-Western Region accolades following her junior season … Collected four all-conference plaudits and three all-county honors during her career … Tabbed to the All-District 11 First Team after her senior season … Member of three-straight state championship squads … Saw action with the East squad at the 2011 Charlotte All-Star Classic … Named to the All-Mior’s Christmas Tournament Team all four years … Member of the National Honor Society … Chosen as a North Carolina Scholar … Received all-conference and all-county recognition in soccer and volleyball.

Personal: Born Oct. 8, 1992 … Daughter of Tyrone Rankin and Christopher and Stephanie McNeil … Majoring in criminal justice.

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