Highlights from the 2011-12 UAB women's basketball season
Blazers advance to C-USA semifinals to meet UTEP on Friday
Blazers start slow in Thursday's 71-56 road loss to Tigers
Thursday's game features two of top three teams in C-USA standings
Blazers shoot 58 percent in first half, hang on for 18th victory
Played two years at UAB after transferring from Boston College ... scored 614 points in her two-year UAB career for an average of 9.9 points per game ... also averaged 3.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as a Blazer ... connected on 79 3-pointers in her two years with the program ... finished as the Blazers' all-time leader in career free throw percentage at 79.2 percent ... helped the Blazers to the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) championship as a junior in 2010-11 ... a May 2011 graduate of UAB with a degree in psychology.
Only UAB player to start all 30 games ... ranked second in C-USA with 1.8 3-pointers per game ... first in the league at 83.9 percent from the free throw line (87.9 percent in conference play) ... ranked seventh in the league in 3-point percentage (.317) ... finished third on the team with 11.1 points per game ... reached double figures 20 times ... scored a career-high 24 points and connected on five 3-pointers at McNeese State (11/19) ... poured in 23 points against UCF (1/12) ... hit 6 of 7 treys and scored 18 points at UNCG (12/6) ... grabbed a career-best 10 boards at East Carolina (1/8) ... tied for ninth in C-USA with 2.1 steals per game, including a career-best six steals at Houston (1/15).
Led the team with 64 steals, ranked third with 56 assists and third with 8.8 points per game ... dished out a career-best seven assists against Cal State Bakersfield in the WBI championship game ... had her first double-digit scoring game with 11 points against Jackson State ... made her first start for UAB against Georgia State ... scored 16 points against Clemson ... had a season-high 21 points to go with five assists at UCF ... made a season-high five steals versus Memphis and at Rice ... grabbed a season-best nine rebounds against Houston ... had 15 double-digit scoring games ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.
Prior to UAB
Played two seasons at Boston College ... played in 25 games as a freshman with the Eagles, averaging 2.4 ppg and 1.0 rpg in 8.0 minutes per game ... had two double-figure scoring efforts in her first season ... saw action in 21 contests during her sophomore campaign, putting up 1.9 ppg and pulling down 1.0 rpg while playing 4.9 minutes per game ... played her prep career for head coach Gerald Carter at Carver High School in Winston-Salem, N.C., where she was a second-team all-state pick as a senior in 2007 after helping the Yellow Jackets to a state title ... was also a three-time All-Northwestern North Carolina selection and was named all-conference on four occasions.
Born May 14, 1989 in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... daughter of Leroy Pratt Jr. and Deborah Pratt ... has two sisters, Tiara and Erica ... graduated in Spring 2011 with a degree in psychology.