Led all scorers with 18 points in win at Minnesota Feb. 8. Made 7-8 FG and 4-5 3-point FG. Buckeyes are 20-1 when hits 3+ 3-pt. FG. No. 2 all-time in 3-point FG percentage at .408 (154-377). Slowed by left ankle injury in Big Ten tournament. Missed first start of season vs. Penn State March 4, but played 32 minutes and scored nine points on 4-6 FG. Had 17 points and five assists at Illinois Feb. 11. Went 6-12 FG and 3-6 3-point FG. Had 15 points, four rebounds and three assists vs. Wisconsin Feb. 15. Went 3-6 3-point FG. Scored 13 points on 3-for-7 3-point FG at No. 10 Purdue Jan. 29. Season-best 25 points, 22 in second half, in win over Washington Dec. 3. Made 5-of-11 3-point FG and tried career-best 18 field goal attempts. Also dished three assists. Sixth career game with at least five 3-point FG in win at Iowa Dec. 31. Finished 5-9 3-point, 9-13 FG overall and scored 23 points. Led Buckeyes with 15 points in win at No. 3/3 Oklahoma, scoring 12 in second half. Made 4-5 FG in second half and made 2-6 3-pt. FG overall. 14 points, seven assists and was 5-6 FG and 4-4 3-point FG vs. Alabama A&M Dec. 16. Posted 17 points in win at Michigan Feb. 25. Was 5-10 FG and 2-5 3-point. 10 points, four assists and 4-5 FG and 2-2 3-point FG vs. Howard Dec. 17. Netted game-winning shot vs. Kentucky and scored all eight points in second half. Finished game at Penn State with eight points, five assists and four rebounds. Was 2-3 from 3-pt. FG. Had 15 points, four rebounds and four assists vs. Longwood Nov. 30. Totaled 10 points and three rebounds vs. Illinois Jan. 21. 10 points, three assists and two steals vs. Iowa Feb. 4 Career-high six rebounds vs. Minnesota Jan. 4. Named to Buckeye Classic all-tournament team with average of 10 points per game. Co-record holder for most 3-point FGs in a game with eight. Tied former Buckeye Caity Matter for the Ohio State single-game record.
Played for Team USA Under-20 team that won the gold medal at 2006 FIBA Americas U20 Championship for Women in Mexico City ... finished the 5-game event with a team-best scoring average of 13.6 points per game and made 20-of-29 attempts (.689) from 3-point range ... connected on 61 percent of her field goal attempts, hitting 23-of-38 tries ... set a Team USA single-game scoring record against Canada with 20 points, featuring a 6-for-8 mark from 3-point territory.
Top 3-point FG shooter in Big Ten (.462/79-171) ... 3-point percentage ranked second all-time in Big Ten for single-season ... No. 1 all-time at Ohio State in 3-point FG percentage at .427 (99-232) ... named third-team All-Big Ten by both coaches and media ... scored double digits in all three Big Ten tournament games ... had eight of OSU's last 10 points in Big Ten final win over Purdue, finished with 15 points on 6-11 FG and 3-4 3-point FG (March 6) ... accounted for game-winning 3-point FG vs. Boilermakers in Big Ten final with 39 seconds left ... had 15 points and set career high with 6-6 clip from free throw line vs. Michigan State in Big Ten semifinals (March 5), was 3-7 from 3-point land as well ... netted game-winning shot Feb. 26 at Penn State (61-59) with two seconds left ... scored career-best 32 points at Minnesota (Feb. 16), made 12-15 FG and 8-10 3-point FG ... eight 3-point FG tied former Buckeye Caity Matter for the Ohio State single-game record ... hit five 3-point FG in four games - was 5-11 at BC (Dec. 3), 5-6 at Purdue (Jan. 1), 5-7 vs. Illinois (Jan. 29) and 8-10 at Minnesota (Feb. 16) ... Buckeyes went 11-1 when she hit three or more 3-pt. FG in a game ... scored 19 points to lead Buckeyes at No. 18/17 Purdue, hitting 5-of-6 3-point FG attempts, also had career-best seven FG on nine FGA (Jan. 1) ... 5-for-6 3-point at Purdue (Jan. 1) set Big Ten season-high 3-point percentage (.833), which also tied all-time in conference history ... first Big Ten shooter to hit .833 from beyond the arc since 2001 ... scored then career-high 18 points to lead Buckeyes in win at Boston College, hitting 5-of-11 3-point FG attempts ... had 18 points on 7-11 FG vs. Iowa (Feb. 12), 4-7 3-point FG ... netted 15 points of 5-of-7 3-point FG vs. Illinois (Jan. 29) ...season-high six assists vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 26) ... tallied 15 points vs.Oklahoma on 3-5 3-point FG (Jan. 9) ... 10 points vs. Penn State, 2-5 3-point FG (Dec. 29) ... five assists vs. Canisius (Dec. 22) ... scored 13 points in win against Dayton (Nov. 30), also set career best with five rebounds ... had 10 points in season opener vs. E. Kentucky Nov. 21 ... Went 3-for-3 from 3-point land vs. Nicholls State (Nov. 26) ... hit six of first seven three-point FG attempts to start season ... netted 16 points in NCAA first round win over Oakland (March 19).
Played in 31-of-35 contests in initial collegiate season ... contributed five second-half points in nine minutes against Minnesota in Big Ten tournament quarterfinals (March 6) ... also recorded a block and steal in the postseason matchup with the Golden Gophers ... first career start at Illinois (Jan. 30) ... averaged 8.8 minutes per game and 2.7 points per outing ... sank a season-high three shots (on four attempted) from 3-point range in the victory vs. then-No. 21/22 Iowa (Jan. 13) ... shot 32.8 percent from 3-point land ... played season-best 17 minutes vs. Michigan State (Jan. 6) ... scored season-best 10 points off 4-of-8 shooting from the floor, including a 2-of-3 stroke from behind the 3-point line, vs. Bradley (Nov. 28) ... scored three total points the first four games but tallied eight and 10 points the next two outings vs. Yale (Nov. 27) and Bradley (Nov. 28), respectively ... grabbed a season-best five boards at Ohio Dec. 1.
Pickerington High School
2004 McDonald's All-American ... 2004 WBCA All-American ... 2004 Second Team Parade All-American ... 2004 Dispatch/Agonis Club Co-Player of the Year ... 2004 District 11 Division I All-Star and Player of the Year ... earned the 2004 AP Division I Tri-Player of the Year ... named the 2002 Metro (Columbus) Player of the Year ... scored over 2,000 points during high school career ... three-time first team Division I All-Ohio selection (2002, '03 and '04) ... named to the 2003 Dispatch/Agonis Club All-Star team as a junior with current Buckeye teammates Jessica Davenport and Stephanie Blanton ... a first team AP Division I all-state honoree as a sophomore and junior and a third-team member as a rookie ... averaged 21.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists per outing as a junior ... tallied 22.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.3 steals as a senior with a 49 percent average from the field, a 46 percent mark from 3-point land and shot 79 percent from the free-throw line ... three-year captain at Pickerington High School .... two-time team most valuable player at Pickerington ... scored over 2,000 career points ... averaged 22.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a senior ... team was the regional runners-up all four years ... two-time Ohio Capital Conference champions ... 2002 and 2003 Nike All-American and a 2001 Adidas Top 10 All-American ... a 2001 and 2002 Street and Smith's Honorable Mention All-America selection ... named to the 2003 Street and Smith Fifth Team and honored as a member of the 2002 Ohio Girls' Basketball Magazine Dream Team ... was ranked No. 18 as a junior in the Blue Star Index ... Columbus Dispatch Athlete of the Week ... member of the North Team at the 2003 USA Basketball Women's Youth Development Festival, which featured 47 of the nation's top high school players who entered their senior year in the fall of 2003 ... a 2003 AAU 17-and-Under All-American ... member of the Dayton Lady HoopStars AAU team with current Buckeyes Stephanie Blanton and Brandie Hoskins ... studies communications at Ohio State.
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