|Born||August 29, 1991|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Kalamalka Secondary School|
(Vernon, British Columbia)
|College||Simon Fraser (2009–2013)|
|WNBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|2017, 2019||New York Liberty|
|2017–2018||Rezé-Nantes Basket 44|
|2018–present||CJM Bourges Basket|
|Career highlights and awards|
In college, Raincock-Ekunwe attended Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. In her final three years with SFU, she participated in NCAA Division II, where she consistently averaged 18 points a game.
After college, Raincock-Ekunwe headed to Europe and signed with Pully Basket in the Swiss LNA. She had a successful season taking home several awards. The following year, she travelled north in Europe and signed with Donau-Ries in the German Damen-Basketball-Bundesliga for the 2014–15 season. After one season with the side, she moved to Wasserburg There she helped lead the team to the German title.
After she concluded her Australian season with Bendigo, Raincock-Ekunwe was signed by Flammes Carolos Basket Ardennes in Charleville-Mézières for the remainder of the 2017 season, playing in just five games. Raincock-Ekunwe will return to France's Ligue Féminine de Basketball for the 2017–18 season, after signing with Rezé-Nantes Basket 44. .After the end of the FIBA 2018 World Cup, she returned to France to play in the 2018–19 season for Tango Bourges Basket.
Raincock-Ekunwe signed with the Bendigo Spirit in Australia for the 2016–17 Women's National Basketball League season. The Spirit placed in 6th position for the season and failed to reach the 2017 WNBL Finals. Raincock-Ekunwe was Player of the Week twice and named to the Team of the Week on five occasions.
Raincock-Ekunwe made her national team debut as a member of the 2011 Development Women’s National Team that participated in the 2011 Summer Universiade. In 2013, she moved to the Senior Women's national team and began to participate in more exhibition matches. In 2015, Raincock-Ekunwe was a core member of one of the most successful years for the Canadian national team in recent years. She helped bring home their first Pan American Games Gold medal with a win over the USA. She then also participated at the 2015 FIBA Oceania Women's Championship on home soil and helped the team take home the title and secure their place at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In September 2018, she participated at the FIBA World Cup in Tenerife, Spain. Canada ended on the 7th place, with Nayo averaging 8.2 points,6.5 rebounds in 25 minutes average. In July of 2021, she participated in the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
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