20 Nea Makela
20 Nea Makela
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Tampere, Finland
Position: F

2012-13:  Lettered for the first time after appearing in 25 games. Started 16 games, including the final 11. Third on team in points (219), and led the team in rebounds, pulling down 150 total. Averaged 8.8 points per game and scored in double figures eight times. Had a double-double with 22 points and 16 rebounds at Saginaw Valley (Feb. 14). Had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds vs. Urbana (Nov. 25). Scored 20 points at Tiffin (Dec. 18). Scored 15 points vs. Hillsdale (Dec. 6) and at Lake Superior State (Jan. 24).

Before NMU:  MVP of the U19 league in the Finnish Basketball Association. Team was two-time bronze medalists. Averaged 18.9 points, 11.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game.

Personal:  A 2012 graduate of Tampereen Normaalikoulu. Majoring in art and design. Daughter of Anne and Maskku Makela. Born on August 8, 1992.