Hometown: Prundale, CA
Previous School: Bethany University
College: Ayana is a sophomore forward in her first season with the Lady Red Hawks. She is a Bethany University transfer, and the Red Hawks will look for her offensive skills down low and her presence in the paint defensively to make an impact this year.
High School: Originally from Prunedale, Calif., MacShate played basketball at North Monterey County High School. Her athletics honors include being named Player of the Year for the Monterey County Herald (2009-2010), Player of the Year for the Salinas Californian (2009-2010), MVP of Monterey Bay League (2009-2010), Monterey County Herald All-County (2008-2009), and First Team All-League Monterey Bay (2008-2009).
Personal: Ayana is a biology major with hopes of becoming a pediatrician. Her hobbies include hanging out with friends, listening to music and surfing YouTube.
Reason for coming to Simpson: (not submitted)