Coaches and players met with local media Wednesday
Saw action in eight games and averaged 4.1 minutes per contest ... made a field goal in a game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 19 ... recorded a rebound against UNCG on Dec. 30 ... had an assist in back-to-back games against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Alabama State.
Played for coach Tim Zasada at Fractional North High School, the same school that produced fellow UAB player Karisma Chapman ... a team captain and a three-year starter ... earned All-South Suburban Blue Conference recognition and all-area honors from the Times of Northwest Indiana as a senior ... averaged 12.8 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game in her final season ... logged 10.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game as a junior, helping the T.F. North program to its fourth consecutive regional championship ... got her team back to the regional championship game as a senior ... helped her team to conference titles in her freshman and senior campaigns.
Schenia Shanae' Battle ... born Sept. 16, 1993 in Chicago, Ill. ... daughter of Larry Battle and Sharon Luvert ... has two brothers, LaVonte and Lamari ... major is undecided.