Exceptional all-around athlete who is focusing on basketball after being a Division I recruit in both basketball and soccer and all-state in three high school sports.
Margaret McKeon on Washington: "Keri can run all day and she's fast. She has the potential to be a very good defender and she could be a good rebounder at a guard spot."
Prior to NJIT: All-state in basketball, soccer and track ... prep all-state first team (Star-Ledger) in basketball as a senior playing for coach Dean Waters ... helped Pennington to four straight state Prep A titles games in basketball and four straight state soccer crowns. ... third-team basketball all-prep as a junior ... in track, she was 2nd-team all-prep at 400 meters and 2nd-team all-prep in soccer as a junior.
Personal: Keri Lynn Washington ... twin sister of Kori, who is a freshman women's soccer player at NJIT. Both twins were three-sport high school stars ... daughter of Mark and Myra Washington Both parents graduated from College of New Jersey and father Mark played there before playing professional basketball in England ... business management major ... born 7/4/89 in New Brunswick, NJ.