Carmen Guzman - 22
Carmen Guzman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New York, N.Y.

High School:
Murry Bergtraum HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


2005-06: Continued to be an essential part of the Blazers success during her junior season, picking up multiple accolades at season's end ... earned first team all-Conference USA ... also picked up the team's MVP and Best Offensive Player awards ... led UAB in multiple categories including points, assists and steals ... was 132-of-329 (.401) from the field to average 16 ppg overall and 17.4 ppg in conference play ... also added 107 rebounds, 84 assists and 51 steals to her resume ... ranked among C-USA's best in various categories including fourth in scoring, eighth in steals, 12th in both assists and three-point field goal percentage (34-of-103, .330), 13th in assist/turnover ratio (0.77) and 13th in free throw percentage (133-of-178, .747) ... established a new career-high in scoring against Tulane (2/6), where she tallied 28 points ... had a pair of double-doubles during the season ... first double-double of the year came against SMU (1/15) where she tallied 17 points and 10 rebounds ... second one was at UCF (2/17) where she scored 14 points and grabbed 11 boards ... scored in double figures 21 of the 27 games she played, including nine 20-point efforts.

2004-05: Led the Blazers in 13 individual categories, including points, assists and steals ... ranked among C-USA's best in scoring (15th) and steals (8th) ... tallied the first double-double of her career with 18 points and 14 rebounds at Alabama (12/7) ... had a season-high 22 points in UAB's victory against East Carolina (2/7) to go along with four assists and three steals ... was UAB's leading scorer with 21 points and six rebounds against Holy Cross (11/26) ... contributed 21 points and three rebounds at NC State (12/4) ... recorded 20 points and eight rebounds in addition to three steals at Colorado State (11/27) ... named to the Coors Rocky Mountain Invitational all-tournament team after UAB finished second (11/27) ... hit 8-of-12 shots from the floor, including 4-of-5 from beyond the arc for 20 points versus Furman (12/30) ... named MVP of the Blazer Invitational with 34 points and seven assists in two games for UAB (12/29-30) ... led UAB with 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting in 39 minutes at Kentucky (12/18) ... recorded 16 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals at Houston (1/14) ... was UAB's leading scorer against Ole Miss (11/21) with 15 points and four assists ... registered 15 points and three steals against Cincinnati (1/7) ... had five assists to go along with 14 points and three steals against Tennessee State (12/29) ... tallied 14 points, five assists and five steals in 35 minutes at Tulane (2/13) ... set a career high with six steals at South Alabama (12/21) ... contributed 13 points, five rebounds and four assists versus Louisville (1/9).

2003-04: Played in all 28 games for UAB and tallied 11 starts ... led Blazers with 39 steals and was second on team with 77 assists ... had best performance of season against Southern Illinois in homecoming, setting career-highs of 24 points and four assists (11/29) ... set a career high with eight assists to go along with 11 points and two steals at Saint Louis (1/25) ... tied a career-high five rebounds to go with eight points, two assists and a steal at USF (2/15) ... led UAB with 21 points, off the bench, in 34 minutes at Charlotte (1/11) ... registered 19 points, on 7-of-9 shooting and three assists, two steals and two rebounds in 25 minutes off the bench against Arkansas State (11/28) ... tallied 15 points and six assists at Cincinnati in a career-high 39 minutes (2/8) ... scored 15 points while shooting 5-of-7 from the field, and three points and three steals versus UT-Martin (12/30) ... recorded six assists to go along with 10 points versus DePaul (1/16) ... tied a career high with four steals to go along with five points, two rebounds and two assists against USF (2/27) ... was named to the Lady Blazer Invitational All-Tournament team ... made the Long Island University All-Tournament team after outstanding play in homecoming. HIGH SCHOOL: Was named New York City Player of the Year by Newsday in 2003 after helping lead Bergtraum to a 30-0 overall record, a second-straight state Federation title (2001-02) and a fifth-straight city championship (1998-03) ... two-time state tournament MVP (2002-03) ... was named to the The Daily News All-City team in 2002 and 2003 ... a defensive specialist who averaged 12.3 points, five assists and three steals as a senior ... was a three-year starter for coach Ed Grezinsky and was named MVP of the New York State Championship game as a junior and as a senior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Carmen Grace Guzman ... born July 16, 1985 ... majoring in philosophy ... parents are American Guzman and Nascisco Guzman ... has an older brother, Narcisco, as well as two younger sisters, Jackie and Ruthie.

 
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