|Christine Whitt - 3
Christine, along with fellow freshman Kate Sams, is expected to add depth to the Lady Blazers? frontcourt ... Whitt has a good touch and is capable of scoring with her back to the basket ... she is a talented shooter and has good size.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year letterwinner at Gahanna Lincoln for coach Dave Gilieco ... set a record for rebounds (251) and blocks (106) in a season her junior year ... averaged 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks as a senior ... received an honorable mention from USA Today, was an All-Ohio Central Conference (OCC) selection, named all-district and participated in the Ohio/Kentucky All-Star game in 2002 and was second team all-OCC in 2001 ... was named Offensive Player of the Year by her team in 2001 and 2002.
PERSONAL: Chose to come to UAB after her recruiting visit, says her teammates are her favorite thing about UAB ... lists the Los Angeles Lakers as her favorite team ... Michael Jordan is her favorite athlete ... favorite musical artist is Jay-Z ... listens to music in order to get pumped up for a game ... best part about playing sports is a feeling of accomplishment ... Mike Myers is the celebrity she would most like to meet ... has been playing basketball for ten years ... is most thankful for her family ... would likely be playing volleyball if not for basketball ... hopes to be raising her children in ten years.