Tanaya Beacham


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Year Graduate
  • Hometown Youngstown, Ohio
  • Last School Toledo
  • High School Toledo Rogers / Youngstown Ursuline

2020-21 (Graduate)

  • Played in 19 of the 20 game and made five starts
  • Averaged 4.1 points and 3.7 rebounds in 13.7 minutes per game
  • Shot 45.6 percent (31-of-68) which was third-best on the team
  • Was 14-of-18 from the free throw line
  • Played 23 mins in her Buckeye debut vs. Duquesne (11/29) and finished with four points and eight rebounds
  • Knocked down her first career three-pointer and finished with seven points in the win over Northern Kentucky (12/6)
  • Made her first start as a Buckeye and finished with eight points, seven rebounds and two steals in 32 mins vs. Penn State (1/4)
  • Had 10 points, four rebounds and made a clutch lay-in late in the 4th quarter in the win over No. 11 Michigan (1/21)
  • Tied a season-high with eight rebounds to go along with six points in the win over No. 7 Maryland (1/25)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Played three seasons at Toledo and graduated with a degree in criminal justice
  • Appeared in 95 games and made 21 starts for the Rockets while averaging 6.0 points and 3.5 rebounds
  • Had career-high averages of 10.8 points and 5.5 rebounds in 2019-20 and led the team with a 58.3 shooting percentage
  • Served as a team captain in 2019-20
  • Scored in double figures in each of her final nine games of 2019-20 and averaged 14.5 points and 9.5 rebounds at the MAC Tournament
  • Had four career double-doubles which included a 20-point, 14-rebound (career-high) effort at Ohio on Feb. 19, 2020
  • Was a two-time All-Ohio honoree at both Youngstown Ursuline and Toledo Rogers high school.
  • Was a three-star recruit and was the 20th ranked forward in the 2016 class
  • Helped guide Rogers to the Ohio DII state championship game in 2015 at the Schottenstein Center