Career-high 22 points and five rebounds in Big Ten clinching win over Penn State Feb. 22. Made 9-10 FG, which ties for sixth all-time single-game FG percentage. Had 21 points and 13 rebounds at No. 10 Purdue Jan. 29. Made 10-12 FG and had six offensive rebounds. Big Ten leader in field goal percentage in both overall games and conference games. Set Big Ten record for field goal percentage in conference games at .694 (84-121). Posted fifth double-double of the season with 15 points and 13 rebounds vs. Indiana March 2. 12-point, 6-rebound game vs. Penn State in Big Ten semis March 4. Second double-double in a row with 19 points and 15 rebounds at Northwestern Feb. 1. Went 8-11 FG and had six offensive boards. Third career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds at Illinois Feb. 11. Tied then career-high 18 points against Northwestern Jan. 14. Was 8-11 FG and had five rebounds. Had 14 points on 7-10 FG at Wisconsin and added eight rebounds. Went 5-6 and had 14 vs. Badgers Feb. 15. Scored 11 points on 5-6 FG vs. Illinois. Also had eight rebounds vs. Illini Jan. 21. Posted a pair of 12-point games and grabbed a total of 15 rebounds in Ohio State's two wins vs. Alabama A&M and Howard Dec. 16-17. Went 9-for-13 from the field and recorded a career-best seven assists vs. Howard and grabbed seven offensive boards. Contributed eight points, eight rebounds and two steals in win at No. 3/3 Oklahoma Dec. 20. Scored 16 points and grabbed career-best nine rebounds in double-overtime win over No. 22 Boston College Nov. 21, including 12 second-half points. Notched 12 points and seven rebounds in win over No. 19 USC Nov. 19. Had 11 points and eight rebounds vs. Longwood, all in first half. Also had four offensive rebounds. Pulled down eight rebounds in Kentucky win Jan. 4.
2005-06 Season Freshman
Recorded career-best 17 points, five rebounds in just second game at OSU vs. Nicholls (Nov. 26) ... four points and two rebounds vs. Penn State in Big Ten tourney (March 3) ... recorded first career assist vs. Sacred Heart (Dec. 20) ... went 6-7 FG and 5-6 FT vs. Nicholls (Nov. 26) ... two steals and three rebounds vs. W. Illinois (Nov. 27) ... four points and three rebounds at USC (Dec. 11) ... played five solid minutes vs. Oklahoma (Jan. 9), scored two points and had two rebounds.
Upped her scoring average to 20.9 per game as senior ... also grabbed 15.6 rebounds a game, handed out 2.8 assists per contest ... on defense, averaged 3.4 steals and 2.7 blocked shots as a senior ... totaled 1,406 points and 946 rebounds for her career and averaged 2.6 steals per game by the end of her final scholastic contest ...selected 2005 Columbus Dispatch Agonis Co-Player of the Year ... averaged 18.8 points, 14.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game as a junior ... No. 17-ranked senior nationally in the 2004 All-Star Girls Report ... 2003 adidas All-American ... captain of the basketball team ... first team all-city and all-district selection, as well as a third team all-Ohio basketball pick as a junior ... as a sophomore, was named to the first team all-city team and the second team all-district squad ... During rookie campaign, was a second team all-city ... also co-captained the volleyball squad and was a first team all-city player as a junior ... During her senior year, was a second team all-city selection and was named Independence's most valuable player ... involvement reaches outside the gym ... has served as secretary of the National Honor Society and is active as a member of the choir, a youth tutor and plays the bongos in the music ministry at Smyrna Baptist Church.
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