Diamond Rogers - 12
Diamond Rogers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Murrah HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L


2006-07: Had a breakout year during her junior campaign, capping it off by being named to the All-Conference USA second team ... after coming off the bench the first three games of the season, she moved into the starting lineup for the 20 remaining contests ... finished second on the team in scoring with 15.3 ppg, which also ranked seventh in C-USA ... led UAB and was listed sixth in the league in rebounds with 7.8 per contest ... reached double-digits in scoring 25 times, while grabbing double-figure rebounds on 12 occasions ... had a team-best 10 double-double performances during the year ... tallied four 20-plus point games, including a career-high 28 points against Memphis (1/27) ... set new career-highs in every category, including 14 rebounds versus East Carolina (1/18) ... also recorded single-game, personal-best numbers in assists (7), steals (7) and blocks (4) ... earned the team's Most Improved Award at season's end.

2005-06: Earned playing time in 21 contests as a sophomore ... surpassed her freshman season totals by averagging 4.4 ppg and 3.6 rpg ... also recorded 12 assists, 10 steals and seven blocks ... hit double-digits four times during the year, including a season-high 11 points on three different occasions ... best game of the year came against Memphis (2/2) where she scored 11 points and pulled down nine boards.

2004-05: Played in only 14 games for UAB as season was cut short by injury ... had a career high 12 points (5-of-10) to go along with six rebounds in 25 minutes against Chattanooga (12/1) ... set a new career high with seven rebounds, as well as 11 points in 30 minutes of play at North Carolina State (12/4) ... tallied five points and three rebounds versus Western Kentucky (11/19) ... scored five points for UAB in eight minutes of action at Colorado State (11/27) ... registered two points and three rebounds against Ole Miss (11/21) ... got the first block of her career, while scoring two points and grabbing a steal in three minutes against Holy Cross (11/26).

HIGH SCHOOL: Won state championship her sophomore and junior years ... finished second in the state her senior season ... was MVP of the Mississippi/Alabama game and three-point shooting contest winner in 2004 ... averaged 22.4 points, 9.2 rebounds, 3.2 rebounds as a senior ... voted most versatile and best offensive player by team ... named Metro Player of the Year by the Clarion Ledger in 2004 ... coached by Anna V. Jackson ... voted Miss Murrah High School ... was a member of the homecoming court and a McDonald's All-American nominee ... member of the National Honor Society and named to the high honor roll all four years at Murrah.

PERSONAL: Full name is Diamond Rogers ... born on Aug. 25, 1986 ... majoring in communication studies ... parents are Henry and Bonnie Rogers ... has two older sisters; Tamika and Raven who both played basketball at Memphis.

 
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