By: Dave Johnson – The Daily Press
She’s 21 years old, the picture of health, with basketball skills that pay her tuition. One by one, the names on Hampton University’s all-time scoring list are fading in her rearview mirror.
With 1,563 points in only 79 games, Malia Tate-DeFreitas has moved up to No. 4. She probably won’t pass Jackie Dolberry, who scored 2,727 points from 1986-89, when HU was a Division II program.
The Lady Pirates’ D-I record, LaShondra Dixon’s 1,967, is all but certain to fall.
“She was born to score,” HU coach David Six said. “We’ve been blessed to have her.”
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