2005-06: Started 27 games...quietly but consistently contributed...strong defensively and in rebounding despite her lean 5-9 frame and had six rebounds in the NCAA Tourney win over La. Tech and seven rebounds in the ACC Tournament loss to NC State...pulled down a team-high seven rebounds in the Wake Forest win and held Wake Forest's leading scorer, Cotelia Bond-Young scoreless for the first time this season...scored six or more points in seven of the last 12 games, including seven points at Clemson...shot a team-high 76 percent (29-for-38) from the free throw line over the last 14 games...had a complete game at Miami with eight points, five assists, four rebounds, four steals...struggled at Georgia Tech and went 0-for-6 from the field but hit crucial free throws...rebounded for a strong performance in the win over No. 24 NC State with eight points and five rebounds...made a career-high six free throws on a career-high nine attempts at UVA...scored in 29 games...was second on the team with 53 steals... was second on the team with 96 assists and was among the leaders in assists in 13 games...grabbed four or more rebounds in 16 games...scored five or more points 18 times, including double digits in three games...was a defensive force in the first win over Virginia with a team-high nine rebounds and three streals to go with her six points...had eight points and four assists in first Clemson win...had a season-high 15 points at Florida but suffered eight turnovers in 30 minutes of play...was a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line at UF...led the team with six assists in the Lipscomb win...scored 10 points and recorded a career-high eight assists in the win over UCF...had eight points, including 4-for-4 from the free throw line in the Xavier game...had six points off of the bench in the Montana win...grabbed seven rebounds, which led the team, vs. Washington...an elementary education major who was a student teacher for the fourth grade at Gilchrist Elementary in Tallahassee during first semester...one of four senior captains...engaged and plans to be married next fall.
2004-05: First player off of the bench...a quiet player whose contributions are often not seen on the stat sheet...averaged 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game...tied for first on the team at 4.0 assists per game...scored in double figures in two games and both opponents were nationally-ranked...ranked second on the team with 103 assists and was among the team leaders in assists in 13 games...tied her season-high with 10 points off of the bench at NC State...scored a season-high 10 points in the 2OT win at Virginia Tech including a driving lay in at 0:04 to force a second OT...grabbed a season-high nine boards and had six assists in the win at Virginia Tech...returned to action at Clemson after a 5-game layoff due to lower back pain and responded with four assists...had six or more assists in six games, including a career-high eight in the Eastern Kentucky and Richmond wins...recorded five or more rebounds in seven games...scored in all but two games she played in...started five games...returned this season after tearing her ACL early last season.
2003-04: Started the first six games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury on Dec. 9th in practice... averaged 6.7 points and 4.3 rebounds before the injury... had surgery on January 6th... wil apply for a medical redshirt to regain the year of eligibility... scored a season-high nine points in the season-opener vs. Savannah State... had a season-high seven rebounds vs. Harvard and again vs. Florida... was tied for first on the team with 25 assists... has led the team in rebounding twice, in assists four times and steals once... has scored at least four points in all six games and eight or more points three times... was shooting 54 percent from the field.
2002-03: Showed an enormous improvement in her second year as a Seminole... averaged 6.3 ppg, 4.7 rpg and 3.0 assists per game... played both the point and wing positions... started 24 games... led the team in scoring twice and in rebounding twice... scored in double figures in seven games... shot 49 percent from the field... recorded five or more rebounds in 14 games, including six games of seven or more boards... was among the leaders on the team with 47 steals, including a career-high seven in the Jacksonville game... had four points and led the team with a career-high 10 rebounds and also had four assists in 24 minutes of play in the win over FIU in the WNIT first round... dished out a career-high eight assists to go with her eight points in the win at Maryland... hit the game-winner with 1.7 seconds left in the game at Wake Forest and finished the game with seven points and four rebounds... scored a career-high 17 points to lead the team against Wright State... had a team-high seven assists and had three rebounds, one steal and four points in 30 minutes at No. 1 Duke... scored four points and tied for team honors with six rebounds in 23 minutes at Georgia Tech... led the team with 14 points and added seven rebounds and a team-high four assists in 33 minutes of play at Virginia.
2001-02: Provided depth at point guard in her first season as a Seminole... played in 26 games and averaged 11.3 minutes per game... averaged 2.2 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game... notched a career-high 10 points and 10 rebounds in the Wake Forest win for her first double-double... became a solid contributor as the season progressed and averaged 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game over the final 11 games... played a season-high 27 minutes at UNC... had eight points in 13 minutes of play at Virginia... had six points while playing 23 minutes in the win over Maryland... had six points and two rebounds vs. Duke... grabbed five rebounds in the East Tennessee State game... scored in 13 games... dished out a season-high three assists and had four rebounds in the Austin Peay game... had two steals against JU and vs. Georgia Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year starter at Laurens High School...pegged the Class 4A Miss Basketball and Player of the Year...earned all-state and all region honors as a junior and senior...garnered Most Valuable Player honors her final two seasons...was pegged as one of the Top 5 players in the state prior to her senior season...led Laurens to state championship titles in 1998, 1999 and 2001...coach was Travis Langford...also played volleyball and soccer for one season and ran track for two years...a solid student who earned an Academic Letter three years...was a member of the Beta Club.
PERSONAL: Was born December 5, 1982...majoring in elementary education...a member of the 2003-04 ACC Academic Honor Roll.
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