|Deirdre Larry - 44
JUNIOR YEAR: Was one of three Blazers to play in all 28 games, starting 11 of them ... tallied a career-high with 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Tennessee State (12/29) ... had a career-high four assists to go along with 13 points and two steals versus Furman (12/30) ... scored 12 points in 31 minutes at South Alabama (12/21) ... registered 10 points, seven rebounds, an assist and a steal at Western Kentucky (11/19), her first game for UAB ... added seven points, three assists and two rebounds in UAB's win over Cincinnati (1/7) ... had seven rebounds and two points off the bench against Holy Cross (11/26) ... recorded four points, five rebounds and two steals against Ole Miss (11/21) ... tallied three points, four rebounds and a steal in 21 minutes versus Chattanooga (12/1) ... had three points and three rebounds in nine minutes against USF (2/20) ... registered two points, three rebounds and a steal in 18 minutes at USF (2/26) ... pulled down seven rebounds off the bench at Kentucky (12/18).
UA-FORT SMITH: Averaged 9.7 points and 4.6 rebounds ... UA-Fort Smith was conference and regional champions in 2004 ... UAFS finished fourth in 2004 National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament ... team was 56-8 overall during her two-year career.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Bradley High School, where she won a state championship her sophomore year, as team went 40-0 on the season ... named team MVP as a junior and senior ... as a junior, her team lost in the semifinal of the state championship, while she was named all-state, all-region and all-conference ... during her senior year, team was state runner-up, as she received region MVP and conference MVP honors ... was coached by Benny Ray Harris ... played softball as well ... named top history student and graduated third in class.
PERSONAL: Full name is Deirdre Raquel Larry ... born on July 15, 1984 ... majoring in physical education ... parents are Judge and Belinda Larry ... has two siblings; Juston and Brittani.