Harsimran Kaur Dhami, playing for San Diego University, achieved this feat in a home game against Nebraska on 27th November 2021.


The San Diego University website lists Harsimran’s first scoring game as against Washington on 12th November. But Harsimran has clarified to Ekalavyas that it was in the game against Nebraska a couple of weeks later, that she scored her first points.

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Harsimran Kaur Dhami has now become the first Indian national to score as a freshman in the elite NCAA D1 College Basketball Level. In doing so, she has joined Sanjana Ramesh (first Sophomore scorer) and Kavita Akula (first Senior scorer) as the only Indian nationals to play and score at this level.

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