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Safiatu Mojidi '04

Safiatu Mojidi '04


Safiatu Mojidi - Class of 2004
Basketball
Inducted 2018

Safiatu "Safi" Mojidi was a four year letter winner for the Bullis varsity girls basketball team. Safi was a three year starter and a member of three ISL AA division championship teams in 2001, 2003 and 2004. In 2004, Safi was named Montgomery County Player of the Year and was named to the All-Decade team in 2009 by The Montgomery Journal. Safi was a three time All-County, All-Montgomery Journal, and All-Independent School League selection, as well as a two time Best of Maryland All-Tournament team selection, and a McDonald's All-American nominee as a senior.

Upon graduating from Bullis, Safi went on to play collegiately at the University of Rhode Island where all types of records would be set. Ranked in the top five all-time in career games played (116), games started (111), points (1,601), assists (354), and steals (231), Safi set the school record in both three-pointers made (185) and minutes played (3,829). In 2005, Safi was named URI Newcomer of the Year and was an Atlantic 10 All-Conference selection in 2006, 2007 and 2008. In 2008, Safi was named the Women's Basketball Player of the Year and the URI Female Collegiate Athlete of the Year. For all of the accomplishments at URI, Safi was named to the Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Legends class of 2016.

In addition to an illustrious career at the University of Rhode Island, Safi represented Nigeria at the 2007 FIBA African Championships. Safi was also a member of the DC Divas, a women's full-contact football team that won the Women's Football Alliance (WFA) Super Bowl in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, Safi was named the WFA Defensive Most Valuable Player and first team All-America in the 2015 and 2016 seasons.