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Women’s Basketball 2010-11 Media Guide

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Show Your Pacer Pride in 2010-11! 2011 Peach Belt Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament (March 5-6) Convocation Center USC Aiken Sports Auction

Eighth Annual Pacers and Polo

December 10

April 2

2010-11 USC Aiken Athletic Banquet (April 26)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

GENERAL School............................................................. USC Aiken Address....................................... 471 University Parkway City, State............................................. Aiken, S.C. 29801 Founded....................................................................1961 Enrollment................................................................3,250 Nickname...............................................................Pacers Colors (PMS)................ Cardinal (201), Navy (295), White Arena.................................................Convocation Center Capacity...................................................................3,600 National Affiliation...................................NCAA Division II Conference...................................................... Peach Belt Chancellor........................................ Dr. Thomas Hallman Alma Mater/Year....................................The Citadel, 1969 Athletic Director......................................... Randy Warrick Alma Mater/Year...............................North Carolina, 1977 Athletic Department Phone ����������������������(803) 641-3486 Ticket Office Phone...................................(803) 641-3486

Administration/Support Staff..........2-3 Dr. Tom Hallman, Chancellor............. 4 Randy Warrick, AD............................ 4 Athletic Administration...................5-6 Basketball Support Staff................... 7 University of South Carolina Aiken.... 8 Convocation Center.....................9-10 Sponsors Page................................ 11 Cheer/Dance................................... 12 Peach Belt Conference................... 13 Roster/Team Picture........................ 14 Head Coach Mike Brandt...........15-17 Assistant Coach Cindy Hilbrich....... 18 Nationally Televised Game.............. 19 Prospectus.................................20-22 Junior Pacers/Sponsors.............23-24 2010-11 Pacers..........................25-42 Community Engagement................. 43 Mike Brandt Era..........................44-45 All-Time Roster...........................46-47 2009-10 Final Statistics................... 48 2009-10 In Review........................... 49 All-Time Opponents...................50-51 Record Book..............................50-54 South Carolina Education Lottery... 55 USC Aiken Sports Information........ 56

HISTORY First Year of Women’s Basketball..........................1976-77 Overall All-Time Record........................................517-436 First Year of NCAA Women’s Basketball 1990-91 Overall NCAA All-Time Record..............................301-269 No. Years in NCAA Tournament/Last......................3/2009 Last Post-season Opponent............... #17 Francis Marion Result.................................. (L) 75-65 in PBC Tournament COACHING STAFF Head Coach................................................... Mike Brandt Alma Mater/Year............................... Sterling (Colo.), 1986 Record at USCA (yrs.)........................140-99 (Eight Years) Career Record (yrs.)............................. 393-228 (21 years) Women’s Basketball Office Phone.............(803) 641-3491 Best Time of Day to Reach.................................Mornings Assistant Coach.......................................... Cindy Hilbrich Alma Mater/Year................................Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2002 Athletic Trainer............................................ Brandon Aiken Assistant Athletic Trainer.............................Jennifer Cloud

2009-10 Overall Record............................................15-13 2009-10 Conference Record.......................................10-8 2009-10 Conference Finish ............................Third (East) Starters Returning/Lost ...............................................3/2 Letterwinners Returning/Lost ......................................8/4



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TEAM INFORMATION

CREDITS Written, Compiled, and Designed Brian Hand Editors Brian Hand and Milledge Austin Assistant Editors Mike Brandt, Cindy Hilbrich, Leanna Bussey, Stephanie Humphrey Cover Design Milledge Austin Photography Credits Scott Webster; Rodney Hair; Ginny Southworth; Shawn Knox; Brad Fields; Jennifer Conner; Angie Osbon; Mike Brandt; Lindy Brown; Ken Gerlinger; Charles Gantt; Willis Glasgow; Milledge Austin; Cindy Hilbrich On the Cover Seniors (l-r) Triahna . Harris, Nakia Pinkney, Deandra Schirmer

QUICK FACTS

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Note: Area code for all numbers listed above is (803).

Dr. Andy Dyer Faculty Athletic Representative

Randy Warrick Athletic Director

Brandon Aiken Assistant AD/ Sports Medicine

Vince Alexander Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Milledge Austin Assistant SID

Mike Brandt Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Michael Carlisle Head Golf Coach

Jennifer Cloud Assistant Athletic Trainer

Glenn Cox Head Volleyball Coach

Steven Dahm Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach

Hank Deer Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Support Staff Athletic Training 641-3367 Compliance 641-3331 Sports Information 641-3252 SAAC 641-3301 Athletic Dept. Fax 641-3441 SID Fax 641-3759 Press Row 643-6854 Press Box 641-2864

Dr. Deidre Martin Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

Tim Hall Associate AD/ Administration & External Services

Spring Sports Baseball 641-3410 Softball 641-3462 Golf 641-3528 Men’s Tennis 641-3357 Women’s Tennis 641-3357

Dr. Suzanne Ozment Dr. Deb Kladivko Executive Vice Vice Chancellor for Chancellor for Student Life and Academic Affairs Services

Winter Sports M. Basketball 641-3438 W. Basketball 641-3491 Cheerleading 641-3301 Dance Team 641-3301 Pep Band 641-3724

Dr. Tom Hallman Chancellor

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Fall Sports Cross Country 270-0243 Men’s Soccer 641-3717 Women’s Soccer 641-3651 Volleyball 641-3373

ADMINISTRATION/ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT STAFF

Administration Chancellor 641-3434 Academic Affairs 641-3201 Student Life 641-3588 Advancement 641-3448 Faculty Ath. Rep. 641-3443 Athletic Director 641-3406


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Brian Hand Assistant AD/ Communications/ SID

Cindy Hilbrich Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Michael Holder Assistant Head Baseball Coach

Janet Joy Cheerleading/ Dance Team

Billie Murphy Administrative Assistant

Brett Longpre Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

Ike Ofoje Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Angie Osbon Assistant AD/ Business/SWA

Jerry Snyder Head Softball Coach

Kenny Thomas Head Baseball Coach

Susan Vodicka Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Jason Walck Assistant Baseball Coach

Erin Ward Assistant Softball Coach

Larry Milner Head Women’s Cross Country Coach



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The University of South Carolina Aiken is an equal opportunity institution.


USC AIKEN Dr. Thomas Hallman USC Aiken Chancellor

Dr. Tom Hallman is in his 11th year as Chancellor of USC Aiken. He was born in Charleston, S.C., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from The Citadel in 1969. He later earned a Master of Education degree from The Citadel and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of South Carolina. His resume includes a diverse set of experiences. Dr. Hallman has served as an infantry officer in the 82nd Airborne Division,

a high school teacher and coach, co-owner and creative director of an advertising agency, and executive director of a school-to-work initiative in addition to his 25 years of work in public higher education in South Carolina. Since 1983, Dr. Hallman has served in various administrative ro l e s a t U S C A i k e n . H e was the vice chancellor for administration, overseeing t h e a re a s o f e n ro l l m e n t services and institutional planning, and briefly served as interim chancellor prior to his inauguration in 2001. Additionally, Dr. Hallman has served as an institutional liaison with several regional groups

in matters related to sponsored research and local economic development. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Aiken Kiwanis Club, founding member and past Chairman of the Aiken County Forum, and former Chair of Leadership Aiken County. He also completed a one-year term as President of the Peach Belt Conference in 2003-04. Dr. Hallman is married to the former Susan West, of Woodruff, S.C., a nurse practitioner with a private practice in Augusta, Ga. They have two children, David, 19, and Caroline, 17.

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his Bachelor of Arts degree in Education in 1977 and then his Master of Arts in Teaching in 1978. While earning his master’s degree, he served as a graduate assistant baseball coach. In the same season, the team advanced to the College World Series. Warrick is a member of the College Athletic Management’s Editorial Board, PBC Awards Committee, NCAA Division II AD’s Association Board of Directors, Greater Augusta Sports Council Board, and is the most recent past chairman of the NCAA Division II National Golf Committee. Warrick is married to Martha Blankenship Warrick of Augusta, Ga. They have one son, Tripp, who is a sophomore at USC Aiken. The Warrick family resides in North Augusta, S.C.

advanced to the College World Series, the highlight of his coaching career. Warrick was born in Rocky Mount, N.C. and attended Rocky Mount High School. He was an All-Conference player in football, basketball and baseball. Upon graduation from high school, Warrick went to Louisburg Junior College where he played baseball Randy Warrick is in his 24th year as for two years. Director of Athletics at the University of In 1975, Warrick earned his South Carolina Aiken. He was hired at Associate of Arts degree from USCA in 1978 as head baseball coach and Louisburg and was drafted by the intramural director and has served many Kansas City Royals, but decided different duties during his tenure. to stay in school. Warrick then While coaching baseball for 11 moved on to the University of years, Warrick also served as an assistant North Carolina at Chapel Hill, basketball coach during the 1978-79 where he received a two-year season and acting golf coach in 1989-90. baseball scholarship. While at North As baseball coach, Warrick compiled Carolina he earned Atlantic Coast a 392-146 record, while earning various Conference All-Academic honors coaching awards. In 1986 his team two straight years. He earned

Director of Athletics


USC AIKEN Associate Athletic Director/ Administration & External Services

Tim Hall

(South Carolina, 1990 South Carolina, 1992) Tim Hall is in his 20th year as a member of the USC Aiken athletic department. Hall first joined the program in 1990 as a graduate assistant. In 1993 he was hired on as the university’s fulltime NCAA Compliance Coordinator. In August 1997, the Batesburg-Leesville native was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director. In September 2003, Hall was promoted again, this time to the position of Associate Athletic Director for Administration and External Services. In this role, Hall oversees NCAA compliance and academic support. In addition, he assists with home game administration and fundraising. A 1990 graduate of the University of South Carolina, Hall received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Administration. In 1992, he earned a Master’s in Student Personnel Services from USC as well. In his time at USCA, Hall has been on a number of campus committees including the first year academic advisor program and the enrollment management action team in the strategic planning process. Hall is married to the former Jenny Fulmer and they have three sons, Jordan, Ethan and Wyatt. Assistant Athletic Director/ Business & Student Services, SWA

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Angie Osbon is in her 11th year as a member of the USC Aiken athletic department. Osbon became the department’s business manager in 1999. Through the years she has earned a number of other titles, including Senior Woman Administrator, Student Athlete Advisory Committee Advisor and Cheerleading and Dance Team Co-Head Coach. In 2007, Osbon received the Outstanding Committment to Student Development Award from the Office of Student Life. In September 2003, the Aiken, S.C., native was promoted to the position of Assistant Athletic Director for Business and Student Services. Osbon earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from USC Aiken in 1992. In 1996, Osbon received her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. In 2002, Osbon was named student organization advisor of the year and was selected to the Who’s Who Among Cheerleading Coaches. In addition, she has been a member of the first year academic advisor program and a staff facilitator for orientation. The former Angie Mathis is married to Rick Osbon and they have three children, Reagan, Gemma and Sterling.

(USC Aiken, 1992 South Carolina, 1996)


USC AIKEN Assistant Athletic Director/ Communications (SID)

Brian Hand

(North Greenville, 2003 Middle Tennessee, 2004) Brian Hand is in his third year as the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications and Promotions/Sports Information Director at USC Aiken. Hand came to USC Aiken from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. Hand left PC after serving for almost three years as the Director of Sports Information and Game Operations for the Blue Hose athletic department. In 2007, Hand acquired a writing award for the Blue Hose Sports Information office by earning first place honors in District 3 of the Fred S. Stabley Sr. Writing Contest. Prior to accepting his position with PC, Hand worked as a public affairs assistant with the Southern Conference. Hand also worked as an intern with the Greenville Lions professional soccer team and as a sports clerk with The Greenville News before moving to Nashville, Tenn., in 2004 to serve as a media relations assistant with the Pacific Coast League’s Nashville Sounds, then the Class AAA affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. A native of Greer, S.C., Hand completed his undergraduate studies at North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C. in 2003. He holds a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Hand, 30, is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He is married to the former Amy Prater of Pelzer, S.C. They are the proud parents of Alexander (two).

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Brandon Aiken is in his 10th year as head athletic trainer and 12th overall at USC Aiken. He is in his second year as the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. Aiken, a native of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., joined the USCA training staff in 1997 as a graduate assistant. He served in that capacity for three years until stepping into the head position in 2000. A 1997 graduate of Saint Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, N.C., Aiken received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine. Aiken is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Aiken also served as assistant and head athletic trainer at Hitchcock Rehabilitation Center in Aiken, S.C., for more than three years. At Hitchcock, he worked with high school, college, and professional athletes as well as general outpatient rehabilitation. Aiken has guided the USC Aiken athletic training staff to back-to-back Peach Belt Conference Athletic Training Staff of the Year awards.

(St. Andrews College, 1997)


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Milledge Austin

Public Address Announcer

Assistant SID Second Year

Milledge Austin is in his second year as an Assistant Sports Information Director at USC Aiken. Austin was an intern with the Sports Information Office at USCA in the spring of 2009. Austin also previously worked as a production assistant for the morning show at WRDW – News Channel12. Austin is a native of Aiken, S.C. He has been the producer of the webcasts for the USCA home athletic events for the past two years. The webcasts are available free at www.PacerSports.com. Austin was also the layout editor for two years and then spent one year as the Editor-in-Chief for the USCA student literary and art magazine – Broken Ink.



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Joe Kucharski is in his ninth year as the “Voice of the Pacers.” A native of St. Louis, Mo., Kucharski graduated from St. Louis University in 1977. While at SLU, he provided statistics and analysis for the Billiken hockey and softball teams. Kucharski completed his graduate studies at the University of Utah, where he bowled for the Utes in the Inter-Mountain Collegiate Conference. He briefly held the record for the highest three-game series ever bowled in Salt Lake City. He has bowled a 300 game and is a member of the Bowling Hall of Fame. Kucharski and his family moved from New Jersey to Aiken in 1994. He works in operations for GlaxoSmithKline in Aiken. When not at USC Aiken sporting events, Kucharski enjoys playing golf and heads the chain gang for Schofield football.


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Recognized Candidate for Senior College Accreditation. In September 1976, the Board of Trustees granted academic autonomy to the Aiken Campus. The first bachelor’s degrees were granted in May 1977, and USCA became a fully accredited senior college. Presently, the college community is comprised of more than 3,200 students, over 100 full-time faculty, approximately 110 staff members, and 28 administrators. USCA awards bachelor’s degrees in more than 20 major areas of study, master’s degrees in two areas, and offers a varied program of continuing education courses for the wider community. Today USC Aiken offers students a liberal education designed to develop an understanding of human experience which will equip them for life in a free society. To accomplish this, the University provides students with an opportunity to discover learning processes which enable them to grow personally and socially. It promotes students’ interaction within a community of active scholars and artists, and it encourages students to use the knowledge which they gain to deal with the problems of a rapidly changing world.

The University of South Carolina Aiken was chartered in 1961 after entering into an agreement with the University of South Carolina to establish a two-year center in Aiken. The Aiken Center opened its doors in September 1961 to 139 students. Temporarily housed in Banksia, a renovated mansion in Aiken, the Center consisted of three full-time faculty members (one of whom served as Director of the Center). In 1968, the Center underwent an institutional self-study and was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as a branch of the University of South Carolina and as a junior college. The first associate degrees were awarded in June 1968. The campus of USC Aiken moved from Banksia to its present site in 1972 and physical changes began to occur rapidly. At first, the permanent campus consisted of 100 acres and one multipurpose building which housed all university operations. A library was completed in 1975, and additional land was donated that increased the campus to 144

acres. In October 1977, the Student Activities Center was opened. A classroom building was occupied in 1978, and one year later, an auxiliary services building was added. An apartment complex for students, Pacer Downs, was ready for occupancy in the fall of 1984. More construction additions to the campus included completion of the Etherredge Center, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, the Business and Education Building, and the Alan B. Miller Nursing Building. Additional land was acquired increasing the campus to 400 acres. Academic and organizational changes also occurred rapidly. The faculty formalized its organizational structure and redefined its role in the governance of the institution in 1974-75. Also, the students reorganized their governing body and more precisely defined their role on campus; the administration and staff structures were overhauled and expanded to meet the demands of the growing academic programs. When the full-time equivalent student enrollment reached 1,066 in the fall of 1975, the USC Aiken campus was permitted to plan for senior level courses and to create a number of baccalaureate degree programs. In that same year, USCA received approval as a four-year branch campus by the Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina, and USCA was designated a

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USC AIKEN CONVOCATION CENTER Home of the Pacers

As USC Aiken Athletics has grown, its place in the context of the University as a whole has evolved. With heightened importance comes the need for new tools for success. The Convocation Center, opened in April 2007, is the grandest tool yet that will equip the Pacer programs with opportunities to succeed. A vision some 15 years in the making, the construction of the facility came to fruition only because of the dedicated, hard work of campus and community leaders. As everyone bought into the idea, the resources were raised to make this dream a reality. Funding for the 17 million dollar, 100,000 square foot facility came from both public and private sources.



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Athletic Training: The center for rehabilitation as well as strength and conditioning is top notch.

Weight Training Area: A state-of-the-art weight training area will allow student-athletes to maximize their potential.

Outside view of the Convocation Center at sunset. John C. Troutman Family Lobby: See the history of Pacer Athletics from its inception The main arena seats 3,600 for athletic events. in 1961 to the present.


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The men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams will all practice and hold home events in the arena, which has state-of-the-art sound and scoreboard systems. One practice floor is located on each side of the arena above the main competition floor, allowing the possibility for up to three teams to practice simultaneously. Overlooking the main competition floor is the VIP room, which gives the department a facility with a beautiful backdrop to host meetings, conferences, or banquets. In addition, the building consists of eight spacious locker rooms, including dedicated ones for the men’s basketball, women’s basketball, and volleyball teams. The first weight training facility dedicated to the student-athlete is also housed in the Convocation Center next to athletic training room.

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With a groundbreaking ceremony on December 9, 2005, construction in earnest began with a 14-month time table laid out for the project’s completion. With China Construction as the builders of the project, Chinese National Television was on hand for the historic groundbreaking. In addition to giving the men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball programs a new, state-of-the-art facility in which to practice and play, the athletic department as a whole has expanded space and modern offices in which to operate. Visitors to the building are greeted initially by the beautiful John C. Troutman Family Lobby. Highlighted by the Lew Perkins Wall of Champions, the lobby works as a museum of Pacer greatness both past and present. The Wall of Champions is a dedication to Lew Perkins, the former USC Aiken basketball coach and athletic director and former Director of Athletics at Kansas University, and is a timeline of USC Aiken athletics. The lobby also includes trophy cases dedicated to each sport, and a hanging banner featuring a prominent student-athlete from each sport’s past. The main arena has a seating capacity of 3,600 for athletic events.


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2010-11 CHEERLEADING AND DANCE TEAM STAFF

Kristin Allen

2010-11 USC Aiken Cheerleaders Front Row (l-r): Samantha Roberts, Ravin Taylor, Gabrielle Davis, Aubrey Howard, Amber Beaudoin, Caryn Farrell, Zelle Sims Back Row (l-r): Kaitlin Elder, Heather Meade, Holly Scott, Ruslyn Daves, Roberto Aragon, Kaydee Arthur, Christy Roberts, Cori Echols, Ashley Boyd

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Angie Osbon

2010-11 USC Aiken Dance Team First row (l-r): Whitney Arnold, Sherri Bracy Second row (l-r): Victoria Oliver, Gabrielle Wilkins, Ashton Celec, Janna Mino, Alyssa Stuart Third row (l-r): Caitlin Johnson, Jessica Cochran, Morgan Martin, Kathryn Murphy, Jerica Lemon, Laura Stoffko

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USC AIKEN Peach Belt Conference and Flagler. The two schools also returned a league presence to Florida and broke new ground in Alabama. David Brunk was named the second PBC commissioner in May of 2007. Brunk replaced Marvin Vanover, who was the first PBC commissioner from 1991 to 2007. Brunk is charged with continuing the strong growth of the conference as its second era begins. Dr. Kendall Blanchard, president of Georgia Southwestern State University, began the first of his two-year term as the league president in July of 2010. The conference currently holds championships in 13 sports, six for men and seven for women. They are men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball, softball and men’s and women’s golf.

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Ken Gerlinger

David Brunk

PBC Commissioner

History: Now entering its 21st year of existence in 2010-11, the Peach Belt Conference has become one of the elite Division II conferences in the nation. Since its inception in 1990-91, the Peach Belt has developed a consistent history of excellence which continues to this day with 29 national championships and 25 national finalists. Starting with only two championships in 1991, in men’s and women’s basketball, the conference has expanded to 13 championship sports with the addition of women’s golf in the fall of 2009. The conference traces its roots back to November of 1988 when 11 schools first met in Greenville, S.C. to form a Division II conference. Following a second meeting on Dec. 3, 1989, five of those 11 schools, plus two others, formed the Peach Belt and begin play in fall 1990. The Peach Belt was less than a year old before capturing a national championship. The Columbus State golf team took the honor by winning the 1992 national crown, the first of three golf championships the Cougars own. One year later, the Lander men’s tennis team began their record-breaking run of eight

straight national titles, the first PBC dynasty. Since then, USCA men’s golf has won three straight national titles from 2004-06 while Armstrong Atlantic State women’s tennis has captured four titles overall. The 2009-10 season was among the most successful the league has seen in its 20 years. Armstrong Atlantic State won their third consecutive women’s tennis national championship while the Augusta State men’s basketball team continued their unprecedented run with a third straight appearance in the Elite Eight. Flagler became the first PBC volleyball team to reach the NCAA Final Four. The North Georgia softball team was ranked #1 in the nation in every regular-season softball poll while, in all, five PBC programs were ranked #1 in the nation (GC men’s golf, ASU men’s basketball, AASU men’s and women’s tennis). The seven charter members of the conference were Armstrong Atlantic State University, Columbus State University, Francis Marion University, Georgia College, Lander University, USC Aiken and USC Upstate. The name Peach Belt Athletic Conference was adopted in January of 1990 and modified to Peach Belt Conference in May of 2000. Augusta State joined the conference in 1991 and UNC Pembroke became the ninth member on July 1, 1992. They were followed by Kennesaw State University on July 1, 1994, Clayton State University on July 1, 1995 and the University of North Florida on July 1, 1997. Kennesaw State and North Florida departed for the Division I ranks in 2005, USC Upstate did the same in 2007, and the conference welcomed in North Georgia College & State University in 2005 and Georgia Southwestern State University in 2006. In 2009-10, the Peach Belt expanded to 13 members, the most the league has ever had, with the additions of Montevallo

Vision Statement: The Peach Belt Conference is committed to providing through its dependent collegiate members, a forum for student participation in athletic, academic and co-curricular events under the auspices of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II. We will exemplify the characteristics of a premier intercollegiate conference that prides itself on the inclusion of students of all demographic groups who wish to participate in a well-rounded sports program. Our institutions, our academic goals, our athletic aspirations reflect a communality of purpose and a commitment to excellence in the classroom and on the playing field.


USC AIKEN NUMERICAL ROSTER No. 3 4 11 12 15 21 22 23 24 30 31 33

Name Pos. Nakia Pinkney G Triahna Harris G Mia Antoine G Brittany Bowen G Porsha Martin F Lexy Williams G Daniela Tarailo G Lindsay Sundberg F Kayla Harris F Hannah DeGraffinreed F Deandra Schirmer F Tiffani Moody C

Yr. Sr. Sr. So. So. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Jr. Sr. So.

Ht. 5-5 5-6 5-8 5-7 5-10 5-8 5-10 5-11 5-11 5-10 5-8 6-5

ometown/Previous School H Orangeburg, S.C./Orangeburg-Wilkinson Springfield, Va./West Springfield Stone Mountain, Ga./Dominion Christian Ellicott City Md./Mt. Hebron Douglasville, Ga./South Paulding Aiken, S.C./Georgia Southern University Crown Point, Ind./Crown Point Mansfield, Conn./E.O. Smith Raleigh, N.C./Wakefield Raleigh, N.C./Merrimack College Holton, Kan./Cloud County CC Raleigh, N.C./Ohio Valley University

COACHING STAFF Mike Brandt Cindy Hilbrich Kristina Graves Justina Tyler

Head Coach (Sterling, 1986), Ninth Season Assistant Coach (Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2002), Fourth Season Manager (Third Season) Manager (First Season)

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Standing (L-R): Assistant Coach Cindy Hilbrich, Daniela Tarailo, Porsha Martin, Kayla Harris, Tiffani Moody, Lindsay Sundberg, Hannah DeGraffinreed and Head Coach Mike Brandt. Seated (L-R): Lexy Williams, Brittany Bowen, Nakia Pinkney, Deandra Schirmer, Triahna Harris, Mia Antoine and Manager Kristina Graves.


USC AIKEN Mike Brandt PERSONAL Hometown: Sterling, Colorado Date Hired: Sept. 3, 2002

COLLEGE COACHING CAREER USC Aiken 2009-10 15-13 .536 2008-09 22-12 .647 2007-08 20-8 .714 2006-07 20-9 .690 2005-06 11-17 .393 2004-05 19-13 .594 2003-04 14-14 .500 2002-03 19-13 .593 Total................ 140-99 .586 JUNIOR COLLEGE CAREER Northeastern Junior College 2001-02 29-7 .806 2000-01 23-10 .697 1999-00 21-10 .677 1998-99 23-9 .719 1997-98 22-10 .688 1996-97 20-10 .667 1995-96 17-11 .607 1994-95 15-13 .536 1993-94 17-10 .630 1992-93 16-13 .552 1991-92 20-10 .667 1990-91 21-6 .778 1989-90 9-10 .474 Total............... 253-129 .662

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EDUCATION High School: Sterling, Colo. (1981) College: • Associate’s in Liberal Arts from Northeastern JC (1984) • Bachelor’s in Physical Education from Sterling College (1986) • Master’s of Education from Southwestern College (1988)

Mike Brandt enters his ninth season as the USC Aiken Women’s Basketball Coach in the 2010-11 season. Under the guidance of Brandt the USC Aiken women’s basketball program has become one of the better programs in the extremely tough Peach Belt Conference. Under Brandt, USC Aiken has won a schoolrecord 15 or more games in each of the last four seasons. The Pacers have claimed 20 or more victories in three of the last four seasons. Brandt and the University of South Carolina Aiken women’s basketball team finished the 2009-10 season with a 15-13 record. The Pacers closed out the 2009-10 season by winning nine of their last 12 games. USC Aiken’s Peach Belt Conference record of 10-8 earned the Pacers the No. 3 seed in the PBC East Division. The Pacers’ season ended in the quarterfinals of the 2010 Marvin Vanover Peach Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Championship with a 75-64 loss to nationally-ranked No. 17 Francis Marion. Senior forward Catherine Cain (Dayton, Ohio/Ohio University) was named to the PBC Women’s

All-Conference Team as a second team selection. The Convocation Center, home to USC Aiken basketball since 2007-08, once again proved to be a tough place for opponents to earn a victory as the Pacers improved their record inside the friendly confines of the facility to 31-11 during the regular season over the last three years. In 2008-09, USC Aiken advanced all the way to the PBC Tournament championship game. The Pacers dropped their bid for their first PBC Tournament championship, but they were awarded for a strong 2008-09 season with a trip to the their third ever NCAA Division II Tournament. USC Aiken eventually bowed out in the first round of the tournament to regional finalist and PBC rival Francis Marion. Despite the loss in the first round of USC Aiken’s second trip to the Division II Tournament under Brandt, the Pacers’ 2008-09 season was one of the brightest in school history. The coaching veteran reached the century mark of 100 NCAA Division II wins with a 77-67 home win over UNC Pembroke on February 18, 2008. Brandt enters the 2010-11 season having won 393 games as a head coach. Adding his high school coaching and men’s college assistant games, Brandt has been on the winning side of the scoreboard over 500 times. Brandt will be the first to admit he loves to win games – but he will also emphasize – there is more to it than winning games. He prides his coaching in helping young people develop themselves in all walks of life. It is evident in his coaching

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that he tries to instill the basic life fundamentals of hard work, honesty, academic integrity, discipline, and strong personal character. Those qualities have proven to be a winner for both USCA and the mentor. Both seem to be a nice fit, as each one compliments the other. USCA and Mike Brandt emphasize many of the same traits in their philosophy and teachings. In coaching circles, Brandt is regarded as one of the leading coaches that will teach his team to run the Flex Offense. The Flex is a disciplined and continuity offense that most teams fear trying to defend. Many of the ‘locals’ enjoy watching the flow of the offense and can see the play developing prior to witnessing a great back-cut for a lay-up or a wide open three-point shot for a shooter. There are many options for players as they run the offense and it is usually easy to spot the players that have experienced success executing that playing style. On the defensive side of the court, Brandt stresses aggressive person to person defense. He also will mix up the pressure with a soft zone press and even incorporate a half court trap at times. Because of his strategy of “mixing things up,” his teams have consistently ranked at the top of the scoring defense category. In Brandt’s 21 years of college coaching, his teams have reached the magical “20-wins” 11 times. Only two of those years have they finished below .500. Prior to coming to Aiken, S.C., Brandt coached for 13 years in his hometown of Sterling, Colo. at Northeastern Junior College. While there, Brandt finished with a string of six twenty-win seasons, climaxed by a trip to the NJCAA National Basketball Championships. His 2001-02 Plainswomen team finished 9th in the country – losing in overtime in the opening round to the eventual National Champions. Preparation is a key to coaching, and the Pacer guru tends to get his teams to consistently improve and finish

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USC AIKEN COACHING HISTORY

Johanna Gibbs Dru McPherson Mike Brandt Phil Stern Gail Moody-Johnson Chris Faust

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.672 .630 .586 .577 .484 .437

Allen.......................................................... 1-0 American International............................. 1-0 Anderson.................................................. 2-0 Armstrong Atlantic State.......................... 7-7 Augusta State......................................... 7-11 Augustana................................................ 1-0 California (PA)........................................... 1-0 Carson-Newman...................................... 2-3 Catawba................................................... 3-2 Claflin........................................................ 3-1 Clayton State............................................ 5-7 Coker........................................................ 1-0 College of Charleston............................... 0-1 Columbus State...................................... 4-10 Converse.................................................. 2-0 Delta State................................................ 1-0 Findlay...................................................... 1-0 Flagler....................................................... 2-0 Florida Tech.............................................. 1-0 Fort Valley State....................................... 0-1 Francis Marion........................................ 7-11 Furman..................................................... 0-1 Georgia College........................................ 8-6 Georgia Southern..................................... 0-1 Georgia Southwestern.............................. 4-2 Glenville State.......................................... 1-0 Henderson State...................................... 0-1 Kennesaw State....................................... 1-3 Lander.................................................... 10-9 Lenoir-Rhyne............................................ 3-1 Limestone................................................. 2-0 Mars Hill................................................... 2-1 Montevallo................................................ 3-0 Mount Olive.............................................. 0-1 Newberry.................................................. 3-1 North Carolina Central.............................. 1-0 UNC Pembroke...................................... 13-4 North Florida............................................. 1-3 North Georgia........................................... 5-4 North Greenville........................................ 1-0 Philadelphia.............................................. 1-0 Presbyterian............................................. 4-0 Queens (NC)............................................. 1-0 Saint Paul’s............................................... 2-0 Shaw......................................................... 2-1 USC Upstate............................................ 7-3 Southwest State (MN).............................. 1-1 Tampa....................................................... 2-0 Tusculum.................................................. 1-0 Virginia State............................................ 2-0 Voorhees................................................... 2-0 West Virginia Tech.................................... 1-0 Wingate.................................................... 1-1 Winthrop................................................... 0-1 Winston-Salem State............................... 2-0 Total (at USCA).................................. 140-99

strong as both the game and season goes on. As confirmation, Brandt’s Pacers enter the upcoming year owning a 68-3 record over the last four years when leading with five minutes to go in regulation. Challenging games are not a threat to Brandt either, as his teams at USCA are 11-17 overall against ranked opposition. The Pacers have won eight of their last 17 against ranked foes. Included are victories over the number one and number seven ranked teams in all Division II. A two game sweep over Division I competition in the 200708 season proves that Brandt and the Pacers are not afraid to accept any challenge. Overall, USC Aiken is 3-4 against Division I competition under Brandt, including 3-2 over the last three seasons. Numerous players of his have achieved All-American, All-Region, and All-Conference awards on the court. He also has had over 100 players earn academic honors as well, including national academic honors. Brandt attended Sterling High School (Sterling, Colo.) and participated in basketball, baseball and tennis. He finished his high school career as the all-time leader in scoring, assists, steals, free throw percentage and consecutive free throws. As point guard at Northeastern (Colo.) Junior College, Brandt helped set a school record winning 21 out of 22 of the last regular season games. After his two-year stint, Brandt stayed with the Sterling ties and attended Sterling College in Sterling, Kan. Brandt completed his playing career as being named a District X All-Star. Upon completion of his playing career, he began coaching in high school while earning his master’s degree in Education. Brandt and his wife Gina are the proud parents of son Jaiden Lee Patriot Brandt and daughter Amaura Lyn America Brandt. Gina is a professor at Augusta State University. Jaiden, a sophomore, is currently attending Augusta State University, while Amaura is a junior at Augusta Christian School. The parents also promote well-rounded children as both Jaiden (piano, voice) and Amaura (violin, piano) are also vested in the arts.

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Above: Mike and Gina with children Amaura and Jaiden.


USC AIKEN Cindy Hilbrich PERSONAL Hometown: Elgin, Illinois Date Hired: Aug. 17, 2007 EDUCATION High School: Burlington Central HS (1998) College: • Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from the University of WisconsinWhitewater (2002) •

Master’s of Science in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Health, Recreation, & Coaching from the University of WisconsinWhitewater (2006)

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the Burlington Central High School Hall of Fame. At USC Aiken, Hilbrich coordinates recruiting, oversees the Pacers academic program and assists in on the court coaching. She has help to initiate the Pacers involvement in several community engagement activities. Hilbrich is a member of the WBCA and the WBCA Assistant Coaches Committee. She represented USC Aiken athletics as a participant in the 2008 NCAA Division II Leadership Academy in Naples, Fla. She will be a presenter at the WBCA Coaches Convention in Indianapolis in April of 2011.

Cindy Hilbrich completed her third season as assistant women’s basketball coach at USC Aiken in 2009-10. The Pacers have picked up 15 or more wins in all three of her seasons with the program, including backto-back 20-win seasons in 2007-08 and 2008-09. Last year, the USC Aiken women’s basketball team finished the 2009-10 season with a 15-13 record. The Pacers closed out the 2009-10 season by winning nine of their last 12 games. In the 2008-09 season, Hilbrich helped guide the Pacers to their third NCAA Division II Tournament appearance and their third consecutive 20-win season overall. The Pacers were ranked as high as seventh nationally. In Hilbrich’s first season on the sidelines in 2007-08, the Pacers finished with a 20-8 overall record. With a 13-7 mark in Peach Belt Conference play, the Pacers claimed a share of their third conference title. The Pacers finished the season with the best overall winning percentage among Peach Belt teams. The squad was ranked as high as 21st nationally and received votes all season. The 20 wins

included two against Division I foes and two others against ranked squads. Hilbrich came to the Pacers after spending the 2006-07 season as an assistant coach on the Mount Olive College staff, an NCAA Division II institution in North Carolina. She helped lead the Trojans to a 15-13 record in the competitive Conference Carolinas (formerly the CVAC). Prior to her time at Mount Olive, Hilbrich was a volunteer assistant coach at the University of WisconsinParkside in 2005-06. She has also been a coach in the high school ranks, serving as the junior varsity head coach and varsity assistant coach at Johnson Creek High School in Wisconsin from November 2003 to August 2005. Hilbrich is a 2002 graduate of the University of WisconsinWhitewater, where she played both basketball and softball (1998-2002). As a member of the Wisconsin-Whitewater basketball team, Hilbrich is ranked in the top 20 all time in games played, steals and average steals per game. While attending Burlington Central High School, Hilbrich was a stand out player on both the basketball and softball teams. Hilbrich left Burlington Central as the all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball with 1,034 points. She also left as the all time leader in three-point field goals made in a game, season and career. On March 8, 2003, she was honored with an induction into

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NCAA Division II announced that the University of South Carolina Aiken women’s basketball team will play host to a nationally televised women’s basketball game against Clayton State on Saturday, Jan. 15. The USC Aiken-Clayton State game on Saturday, Jan. 15 will tip-off at 12 p.m. from theConvocation Center. In addition to appearing on CBS College Sports, the game also will available through NCAA Productions syndication affiliates (such as regional sports networks and local TV stations) and will be videostreamed concurrently on NCAA.com. “This event is great for our university, community, and basketball program,” remarked USC Aiken head women’s basketball coach Mike Brandt. “To be able to have a game covered by CBS Sports Network – especially at home showcasing the Convocation Center – is priceless! I hope we can get one of our usual outstanding crowds and really showcase USC Aiken basketball!” The nationally televised game at the Convocation Center will be a special “Pack the House” day with the Pacers aiming to have the arena completely sold out. To help accomplish this goal, the USC Aiken athletic department will be pre-selling 2,500 tickets to the game. Tickets will be sold for a special discount rate of just $2. The contest will be the first game of a men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader at the Convocation Center with the nationally 11th-ranked Pacer men slated to take on the Clayton State men immediately following the women’s contest at approximately 2:30 p.m. The men’s game unfortunately will not be televised, but it will be able to be followed live on USC Aiken’s official athletic website at www.PacerSports.com. For tickets to the nationally-televised game, please call the USC Aiken athletic department at (803) 641-3486. Division II and CBS College Sports will team to televise a total of 10 men’s and women’s 2011 Division II basketball games of the week beginning Saturday, January 8. The contests, divided equally among men’s and women’s games, will feature teams from 10 Division II conferences. This round includes nine campuses and 19 institutions that have not previously been featured on the Division II package, which began in 2006. “This schedule completes our five-year agreement in which we have featured more than 100 different schools and broadcast national television games from more than 50 Division II communities,” said Division II Vice President Mike Racy. The Game of the Week format will highlight one game each week, except for doubleheaders Jan. 22 and 29. CBS College Sports also will carry the semifinal games of the Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, which will be played March 24 in Springfield, Mass. CBS will carry the championship game March 26. Games are selected by the Division II media advisory group, which includes presidents, athletics directors and conference commissioners.

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The University of South Carolina Aiken women’s basketball team is presently in the midst of one of the greatest stretches in school history as the Pacers have collected a school-record four consecutive winning seasons. Still the Pacers want more. USC Aiken entered last season having won 20 or more games in a school-best three straight years. The 2009-10 Pacers were unable to keep the streak alive, finishing at a very respectable 15-13. USC Aiken played well down the stretch, claiming a victory in nine of its last 12 outings on the season. The Pacers eventually ended the year with a 10-8 record in the Peach Belt Conference. One year removed from an NCAA Regional appearance in 2009, USC Aiken expects to be in the 2011 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional. “Last year our 15-13 record was kind of hard to accept,” noted USC Aiken ninth-year head coach Mike Brandt. “Looking back on it there were some games we should have won, but either way you move on and get ready for the next year. Our expectation is to make the NCAA Tournament. I know our team will be extremely disappointed with anything less, and realistically this year we have a much better chance of accomplishing that goal.” Brandt’s assertion that the Pacers have a tremendous chance of returning to the NCAA Regional is not without merit as the Pacers return eight letterwinners along with four fantastic newcomers. “Whenever you begin a new year, obviously you have high expectations,” mused Brandt. “I expect not only our returning players, but our newcomers to have a huge impact on the upcoming season.” Brandt believes that “any team is only as good as its guards,” which is one of the reasons he expects so much from his squad in 2010-11 with a senior-laden backcourt led by Nakia Pinkney (Orangeburg, S.C./OrangeburgWilkinson) and Triahna Harris (Springfield, Va./West Springfield). Pinkney averaged 7.5 points per game last year, while Harris concluded

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her junior campaign averaging 5.3 points and 4.86 assists per outing. Harris’ assist numbers leave the Pacer floor general in the top 10 in school history in the category entering her final season in a Pacer uniform. The duo is one of five Pacers returning at the guard position with Mia Antoine (Stone Mountain, Ga./Dominion Christian), Brittany Bowen (Ellicot City, Md./Mt. Hebron) and Daniela Tarailo (Crown Point, Ind./Crown Point) returning for their sophomore seasons. All three saw significant minutes for the Pacers last season with Bowen making four starts during Peach Belt Conference play. Joining the five Pacer guards this year is former Aiken High standout Lexy Williams. Williams returns to Aiken after spending her freshman year at Georgia Southern. Williams did not participate in a contest last year as she was redshirted, meaning she will have four years to suit up as a Pacer. Williams was a four-year starter at Aiken High School. She was the leading scorer for the Hornets during her junior and senior campaigns. She was team captain and Most Valuable Player both seasons, while also claiming all-conference plaudits both of the seasons. She was invited to play in the Georgia-South Carolina all-star game at the conclusion of her prep career. Deandra Schirmer (Holton, Kan./Cloud County CC) is the lone Pacer starter returning in the frontcourt. Schirmer started 27 games for USC Aiken in her first season as a Pacer in 2009-10, finishing the year averaging 5.6 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest. Junior Hannah DeGraffinreed (Raleigh, N.C./Merrimack College) started 11 games for USC Aiken last season early on, but she only made two starts during league play. The first player off the bench in most games, DeGraffinreed was second on the team last year in points per game at 10.1 per outing. She averaged 6.0 rebounds per game. Lindsay Sundberg (Mansfield, Conn./E.O. Smith) is the final Pacer forward returning. A threat beyond the arc, Sundberg enters her junior season 12th all-time in school history in threepoint field goals made.

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Brandt felt that one of the areas that needed to be addressed in the offseason was the frontcourt, which is why he brought in one transfer and two prep standouts to aid the three returners in the post. A 6-foot-5 sophomore center, Tiffani Moody (Raleigh, N.C./Ohio Valley University) has three years of eligibility remaining. Moody played her high school basketball for Garner High School. During her senior year at Garner, Moody averaged six points, seven rebounds and three blocks per game. She was selected first team All-Conference in the Greater Neuse Conference for her efforts over the course of the season. Moody helped lead her high school team to back-to-back regular season conference championships and a tournament championship during her time at Garner. For her AAU team, the Garner Flames, she helped guide the team to the Eastern Regional Championship in 2007 and a fourth place finish in the state of North Carolina. During her freshman season at Ohio Valley in 2008-09, Moody averaged seven points and seven boards. She also led the Fighting Scots in field goal percentage and blocked shots during her freshman campaign. She was redshirted during the 2009-10 season so she will have three full years of eligibility remaining with the Pacers. Inked during the early signing period, Kayla Harris (Raleigh, N.C./ Wakefield) and Porsha Martin (Douglasville, Ga./South Paulding) are both expected to have tremendous freshman campaigns for USC Aiken. Both bring size and a strong prep resume. Overall, Brandt is extremely pleased with his team as they prepare to enter the upcoming year. “I feel like that once again we were able to bring in four players that fit into our team and system,” said Brandt. “They are already gelling with our returners and the team seems to have great chemistry. I believe that is an important team aspect that will ultimately lead to a strong season.”

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USC AIKEN JOIN THE . . . JUNIOR PACERS! This program was developed to build a relationship between the Pacers and boys & girls in the community. The Pacers are role models and are successful on and off the court. The women’s basketball team GPA was 3.442 – 22nd in the Nation for DII WBB teams! The Pacers are involved in several community service events, including going to the SPCA, Helping Hands, Upward Basketball, and reading to the 4th grade at Aiken Elementary. They would love for your child to be involved in a fun, positive experience outside of school. Become a JUNIOR PACER today! EACH JUNIOR PACER RECEIVES... **Junior Pacer t-shirt **A chance to meet all the Pacers **Invitation to the Pacers locker room after a game **Invitation to special events such as Meet and Greet Day (Nov. 29 at 7 p.m.), Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day (Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m.), Junior Pacers’ Day (Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.), Melanoma Cancer Awareness Day (Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m.), Pink Zone Day (Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m.) **An opportunity to sign up for event staff - help during the game! The cost for joining the JUNIOR PACERS is $10/child. This includes everything in the above list, plus some possible added treats! It is also $10/child to renew your Junior Pacer membership. Please call Coach Cindy Hilbrich at 803-641-3638 or email at Cindyh@usca.edu with any questions. Thank you for your continued support of the Pacers!

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USC AIKEN TRIAHNA HARRIS Senior Point Guard • 5-6 Springfield, Va. West Springfield HS

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2009-10 (JUNIOR SEASON): Scored a season-best 12 points in contest with Francis Marion on Dec. 2, 2009 ... As the Pacer floor general, dished out an assist in every game in the 2009-10 season ... Dished out three or more assists in 25 of USC Aiken’s 28 games ... Dealt a career-best 10 assists in a Pacer win over Flagler on Feb. 8, 2010 ... Shot 72 percent from the free throw line ... Enters senior season fourth all-time in school history with 311 career assists. 2008-09 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Scored a career-high 14 points in win over North Georgia ... Knocked down career-best four three-pointers in game ... Acquired career-high eight assists in two games ... Scored 10 points in overtime victory over Newberry ... Hit career high eight free throws in game with Francis Marion ... Played a career-best 40 minutes in PBC Championship game ... Picked up seven assists in game with No. 16 Wingate ... Named to Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Team. 2007-08 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Played in 27 games and started 3 as a true freshman … Averaged 15.2 minutes per game … Her first start, and career-best scoring game, was against Armstrong Atlantic on December 1 where she shot a perfect 3-of-3 from the three-point line to go with 3 assists, 2 rebounds, and 2 steals … Had six assists in ten minutes vs. Winston-Salem State on December 3 … Had five assists three different times - vs. Augusta State on November 28, vs. Converse on December 7, and vs. Francis Marion on February 6. WEST SPRINGFIELD HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-State Honorable Mention as a senior for the Lady Spartans ... Averaged 8.0 ppg, 4.5 apg, 3.0 rpg, and 3.0 spg ... Received First-Team All-District and Second-Team All-Region accolades as a senior ... In picking up Second-Team All-District in her junior campaign, averaged 8.0 ppg, 6.0 apg, 5.0 rpg, and 4.0 spg ... Earned the West Springfield High School “Three-Point Award” as a sophomore ... Received a spot on the District All-Tournament Team, averaging 10.0 ppg, 5.0 apg, 4.0 apg, and 3.0 spg ...Helped WSHS to the Virginia State Finals as a freshman.

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PERSONAL: Triahna Nicole Harris is the daughter of Carolyn Washington ... Born August 1, 1989 ... She is majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.


USC AIKEN Harris’ Career Statistics

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Points: 14 vs. NGCSU (02/07/09) FG: 5 vs. NGCSU (02/07/09) FGA: 8 vs. FMU (03/13/09) 3FG: 4 vs. Three Opponents 3FGA: 5 vs. Two Opponents REB: 6 vs. Three Opponents A: 10 vs. Flagler (02/08/10) BLKS: 2 vs. FMU (01/09/08) FT: 8 vs. FMU (01/28/09) FTA: 8 vs. Three Opponents S: 5 vs. Two Opponents Min: 40 vs. Lander (03/08/09)

Triahna Harris’ Scoring Stats at USC Aiken Pct .720 .768 .667 .738

Pts 147 184 47 378

Avg 5.3 5.4 1.7 4.2

Triahna Harris’ Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken Year 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 Totals

Off 13 13 7 33

Def 39 63 13 115

Tot 52 76 20 148

Avg PF 1.9 60 2.2 82 0.7 32 1.7 174

FO A 0 136 4 118 0 57 4 311

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TO Blk S 62 2 46 72 5 52 34 2 20 168 9 118

Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA 29.5 36-120 .300 16-57 .281 59-82 27.2 47-129 .362 17-48 .354 73-95 15.2 15-50 .300 5-19 .263 12-18 24.3 98-299 .328 38-124 .306 144-195

G-GS Min 28-28 825 34-34 926 27-3 410 89-65 2161

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USC AIKEN NAKIA PINKNEY Senior Guard • 5-5 Orangeburg, S.C. Orangeburg-Wilkinson HS

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2009-10 (JUNIOR SEASON): Scored a career-high 21 points in USC Aiken’s win over North Georgia on Jan. 18, 2010 ... In win over North Georgia, hit career-best seven field goals ... Five of the field goals in the win over the Saints came from beyond the arc ... Scored in double figures nine times during junior campaign ... Brought down career-high tying nine rebounds in a game against nationally-ranked Lander on Jan. 23, 2010 ... Hit upon 70.8 percent of her free throw attempts ... Averaged 7.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game in total. 2008-09 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Pinkey secured a career-best nine boards in USC Aiken’s game with Wingate ... She also obtained a career-high three steals in the game ... Set new career high with 14 points against No. 13 Tusculum ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 - including a perfect 2-for-2 from beyond the arc - from field in win over Pioneers ...Tied career high with eight boards against Tusculum ... Tallied first career block as well in win over Pioneers ... Hit game-tying lay-up at final regulation buzzer to send game into overtime against Newberry ...The lay-up propelled the Pacers to an 82-76 overtime victory ... The lay-up was two points of a career-high 13 for Pinkney ... Pinkney also had a career-best four assists in the game. 2007-08 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Only freshman to play in all 28 games with 1 start … Was second on the team in three-point percentage (42%) … Hit a three-pointer with only three seconds left at Montevallo to send the game into overtime … The Lady Pacers went on to win the game 73-65 … Scored a career-best 11 points vs. Armstrong Atlantic on December 1 … Scored six points in her Lady Pacer debut.

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PERSONAL: Nakia Rachelle Pinkney is the daughter of Reuben Pinkney and Alex and Elaine Kelly ... Born January 31, 1989 ... She is majoring in Biology.

ORANGEBURG-WILKINSON HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 10.0 ppg, 4.0 apg, 3.0 spg, and 1.0 rpg during senior year for the Bruinettes of Orangeburg-Wilkinson ... Received the team’s leadership award ... Named the WLTX News 19 Player of the Week ... Earned All-Region honors as a junior after scoring 16.0 ppg to go with 4.0 spg and 2.0 apg ... Selected as the squad’s Most Valuable Player ... With 10.0 ppg, 2.0 spg, and 2.0 apg, tabbed as the program’s Most Improved Player as a sophomore ... Also a four-year setter on the school’s volleyball team and was a member of the track team as a senior.


USC AIKEN Pinkney’s Career Statistics

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Points: 21 vs. North Georgia (01/18/10) FG: 7 vs. North Georgia (01/18/10) FGA: 13 vs. Two Opponents 3FG: 5 vs. North Georgia (01/18/10) 3FGA: 9 vs. Augusta State (01/25/10) REB: 9 vs. Two Opponents A: 4 vs. Two Opponents BLKS: 1 vs. Four Opponents FT: 7 vs. Two Opponents FTA: 11 vs. FMU (01/07/09) S: 4 vs. FMU (12/02/09) Min: 31 vs. Two Opponents

Nakia Pinkney’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken Pts 211 166 104 481

Avg 7.5 5.2 3.7 5.5

Nakia Pinkney’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken Year 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 Totals

Off 46 24 13 83

Def 47 64 26 137

Tot 93 88 39 220

Avg PF 3.3 41 2.8 43 1.4 23 2.5 107

FO 0 0 0 0

A 30 37 12 79

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TO Blk S 38 1 28 51 3 21 33 0 9 122 4 58

Pct .708 .780 .643 .726

Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA 23.0 72-200 .360 33-95 .347 34-48 19.4 54-129 .419 12-40 .300 46-59 11.0 36-80 .450 14-33 .424 18-28 17.9 162-409 .396 59-168 .351 98-135

Year G-GS Min 2009-10 28-26 643 2008-09 32-1 622 2007-08 28-1 307 Totals 88-28 1572


USC AIKEN DEANDRA SCHIRMER Senior Forward • 5-8 Holton, Kan. Cloud County CC

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2009-10 (JUNIOR SEASON): Finished first season in a Pacer uniform averaging 5.6 points and 6.6 rebounds per game ... Started all but one game in the 2009-10 season ... Averaged 23.6 minutes per game ... Scored a career-high 16 points in a Pacer win over Glenville State on Nov. 20, 2009 ... Collected lone double-double of the year in win over Glenville State as she also brought down 11 boards ... Secured career-best 14 rebounds in contest with UNC Pembroke on Jan. 6, 2010. CLOUD COUNTY CC: Led Cloud County to a 26-7 record during the 2008-09 campaign ... Averaged 7.9 points and 9.0 rebounds per game for Cloud County during the season ... In one contest last season against Dodge City (Kan.), Shirmer brought down 19 boards .. For her efforts on the hardwood for Cloud County, Shirmer was chosen to the Kansas Jayhawk Western Division Conference second team .... She was also chosen an all-region performer. HOLTON HIGH SCHOOL: Naismith Award from the Naismith Foundation … Outstanding Senior Female Athlete … Volleyball and Softball player of the year … All-League for Softball, Cross Country, and Volleyball … All-County for Cross Country and Volleyball … All-State 4A tournament team and honorable mention All-State in Volleyball … Basketball - All-league, All-County, Honorable Mention All-State (Jr yr), 2nd Team All-State (sr yr) … Valedictorian … Kansas Scholar … Distinguished Scholastic Achievement from KSHAA … All A Honor Roll … USAA National Honor Roll Award … Kansas Honor Scholar … Journalism Yearbook Editor … Yearmovie Editor … National Honor Society Leadership Team … FCA … involved in several organizations including band, model UN, SADD, dance team, mathletes, captain of volleyball team, track, captain of basketball team, school play and musical.

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PERSONAL: Deandra Nicole Schirmer is the daughter of Charles and Susan Schirmer … Born July 25, 1989 ... Grandpa David Schirmer played football for Kansas State ... Father Charles Schirmer played football for Kansas State then Fort Hays ... Uncle Henry Schirmer played football at South Dakota State and then Oklahoma State, Cousin Matt Schirmer played football at the University of Houston, Aunt Thelma Schmitz/Strathman played volleyball at Kansas State, Cousin Tara Schmitz played volleyball at Fort Hays, and cousin Darcie Schmitz runs track at Fort Hays … She is majoring in Business Marketing.


USC AIKEN Schirmer’s Career Statistics

CAREER HIGHS

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Points: 16 vs. Glenville St. (11/20/09) FG: 6 vs. Glenville St. (11/20/09) FGA: 12 vs. AASU (01/09/10) 3FG: N/A 3FGA: 1 vs. Five Opponents REB: 14 vs. UNCP (01/06/10) A: 4 vs. Four Opponents BLKS: 2 vs. Winthrop (12/05/09) FT: 5 vs. Two Opponents FTA: 8 vs. Two Opponents S: 3 vs. Two Opponents Min: 33 vs. GCSU (02/13/10)

Deandra Schirmer’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken Year G-GS 2009-10 28-27 Totals 28-27

Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 661 23.6 60-125 .480 0-5 .000 37-55 .673 157 5.6 661 23.6 60-125 .480 0-5 .000 37-55 .673 157 5.6

Deandra Schirmer’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken Year 2008-09 Totals

Off 82 82

Def 103 103

Tot 185 185

Avg PF 6.6 57 6.6 57

FO 0 0

A 44 44

TO Blk S 44 10 21 44 10 21

Deandra Schirmer’s Scoring Statistics at Cloud County CC

Schirmer’s Rebounding Statistics Avg 6.4 9.0 7.5

Stl 48 39 87

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Ast 58 66 124

Tot Reb. 2007-08 212 2008-09 208 TOTAL 420

Total 3-Point Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts/Avg .426 2-7 .286 69-105 .657 267/8.1 .418 0-2 .000 70-112 .625 182/7.9 .426 2-9 .222 139-217 .641 449/8.0

Year GP-GS FG-FGA 2007-08 33-0 96-224 2008-09 23-0 56-134 TOTAL 56-0 152-358


USC AIKEN HANNAH DEGRAFFINREED

Junior Forward • 5-10 Raleigh, N.C. Merrimack College

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2009-10 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Ended sophomore campaign averaging team second-best 10.1 points and team second-best 6.0 rebounds per game ... Also averaged 1.5 assists per game ... Played in all 28 games, making 11 starts ... Scored career-high 27 points in USC Aiken’s win over Glenville State on Nov. 20, 2009 ... Also procured 16 rebounds in win over Glenville State to obtain one of four double-doubles on the 2009-10 season ... Hit career-high 11 free throws in wins over Glenville State and Wingate (Nov. 30, 2009) ... Concluded year shooting 54.9 percent from the field. MERRIMACK COLLEGE: Finished second in the Northeast-10 Conference in rebounding as a freshman, bringing down 10.0 rebounds per game ... She was also seventh in the league in field goal percentage at 50 percent (100-for-200) ... An imposing presence underneath who can log minutes, Degraffinreed blocked an average of .89 shots per game and finished eighth in the conference in minutes played. MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL: A first team all-conference selection in both basketball and track, Degraffinreed was also an Academic All-Conference selection ... A member of the school’s 1,000-point club she guided her high school team as the team’s co-captain and co-MVP in 2007-08 to the North Carolina 4A East Sectional Championship ... Her efforts led to her being named Millbrook’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2008.

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PERSONAL: Hannah Elysse DeGraffinreed is the daughter of Paul and Carmelitta DeGraffinreed ... Born on June 30, 1990 ... She is majoring in Criminal Justice.


USC AIKEN DeGraffinreed’s Career Statistics

CAREER HIGHS

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Points: 27 vs. Glenville St. (11/20/09) FG: 8 vs. Two Opponents FGA: 12 vs. Two Opponents 3FG: N/A 3FGA: 2 vs. Columbus St. (01/10/10) REB: 16 vs. Glenville St. (11/20/09) A: 5 vs. Two Opponents BLKS: 3 vs. FMU (12/02/09) FT: 11 vs. Two Opponents FTA: 14 vs. Glenville St. (11/20/09) S: 3 vs. Winthrop (12/05/09) Min: 36 vs. FMU (12/02/10)

Hannah DeGraffinreed’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken Year G-GS 2009-10 28-11 Totals 28-11

Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 669 23.9 107-195 .549 0-3 .000 70-105 .667 284 10.1 669 23.9 107-195 .549 0-3 .000 70-105 .667 284 10.1

Hannah DeGraffinreed’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken Year 2009-10 Totals

Off 57 57

Def 111 111

Tot 168 168

Avg PF 6.0 43 6.0 43

FO 0 0

A 42 42

TO Blk S 66 23 20 66 23 20

Hannah DeGraffinreed’s Scoring Statistics at Merrimack College Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 960 34.3 100-200 .500 0-0 .000 50-82 .610 250 8.9 960 34.3 100-200 .500 0-0 .000 50-82 .610 250 8.9

Year G-GS 2007-08 28-28 Totals 28-28

Off 102 102

Def 177 177

Tot 279 279

Avg PF 10.0 70 10.0 70

FO 1 1

A 64 64

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TO Blk S 92 25 27 92 25 27

Year 2007-08 Totals

Hannah DeGraffinreed’s Rebounding Statistics at Merrimack College


USC AIKEN LINDSAY SUNDBERG Junior Forward • 5-11 Mansfield, Conn. E.O. Smith HS

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2009-10 (SOPHOMORE SEASON): Knocked down a team-best 42 three-pointers over the course of the season ... The 42 three-pointers on the year helped her move into the top 12 in school history all-time in three-point field goals made with 65 ... Sundberg scored in double figures seven times during the 2009-10 season ... Scored season-high 15 points in games with Lenoir-Rhyne and North Georgia ... In both games she was 5-for-8 from beyond the arc ... Played in all 28 games, averaging 6.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. 2008-09 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Played in 34 games for the Pacers, averaging 4.1 points per game ... Shot 44 percent from the field (44-for-100) ... Also brought down and average of 2.1 rebounds per game ... Scored career high 17 points in home win over UNC Pembroke ... In total, scored in double figures on five separate occassions. E.O. SMITH HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 19.8 points, 13.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 3.3 steals per game … Led the Panthers to an 18-7 record and an undefeated conference run … Drained 57 three-pointers for 41% during senior year ... Was a two-time captain … Earned Central Connecticut All-Conference her junior and senior years … Was selected twice to the All-State team by the Hartford Courant (2006-07 and 2007-08) … Played in the Connecticut High School Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game and the Jewish Community Center School Boy-Girl Classic … Named to the 2007-08 Connecticut High School Coaches Association Class L All-State Team, an honor that was given to only eight players in each of the state’s four classes.

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PERSONAL: Lindsay Kate Sundberg is the daughter of Jack and Kathleen Sundberg ... Born on November 16, 1989 ... She is majoring in Special Education.


USC AIKEN Sundberg’s Career Statistics

CAREER HIGHS

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Points: 17 vs, UNCP (02/16/09) FG: 5 vs. Three Opponents FGA: 9 vs. Two Opponents 3FG: 5 vs. Two Opponents 3FGA: 9 vs. Augusta State (01/25/10) REB: 8 vs. Wingate (11/30/09) A: 4 vs. Three Opponents BLKS: 2 vs. Flagler (01/20/10) FT: 4 vs. UNCP (02/16/09) FTA: 4 vs. UNCP (02/16/09) S: 2 vs. Four opponents Min: 28 vs. Francis Marion (03/02/10)

Lindsay Sundberg’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken

Year 2009-10 2008-09 Totals

Off 31 27 58

Def 64 46 110

Tot 95 73 168

Avg PF 3.4 36 2.1 41 2.8 77

FO 0 0 0

A 34 24 58

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TO Blk S 41 6 15 33 1 15 74 7 30

Lindsay Sundberg’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken

Year G-GS Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 2009-10 27-1 543 19.4 63-170 .371 42-131 .321 10-20 .500 178 6.4 2008-09 34-0 462 13.6 44-99 .440 22-56 .393 28-35 .800 138 4.1 Totals 61-1 1005 16.5 107-269 .398 64-187 .342 38-55 .691 316 5.2


USC AIKEN MIA ANTOINE Sophomore Guard • 5-8 Stone Mountain, Ga. Dominion Christian

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2009-10 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Concluded freshman campaign averaging 4.7 minutes per game ... Shot 45.5 percent from the floor ... Scored 14 points in total and brought down eight total rebounds during freshman season ... Scored career-high three points in USC Aiken’s game with Georgia Southwestern (01/04/10). DOMINION CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL: Antoine was named to the Georgia Independent School Association all-state team ... A first team all-region pick as well, Antoine was named All-Cobb County Honorable Mention and the Cobb County Player of the Month for December of 2008 ... A member of the Cobb County All-Star team, Antoine averaged 14.1 points per game and 7.0 rebounds per game in the 2008-09 season ... The 14.1 points per game were good for seventh in the state of Georgia among point guards, while her rebounding numbers left her third in the state among point guards ... Antoine dished out an average of 5.3 assists per game (seventh in Georgia) last year. She also swiped an average of 8.2 steals per game, which was the top among all Georgia women’s basketball players.

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PERSONAL: Mia Elizabeth Antoine is the daughter of Michael and Maggie Antoine ... Born on March 14, 1991 ... She is majoring in Early Childhood Development.


USC AIKEN Antoine’s Career Statistics

CAREER HIGHS

Points: 3 vs. Georgia SW (01/04/10) FG: 1 vs. Five Opponents FGA: 2 vs. Three Opponents 3FG: N/A 3FGA: N/A REB: 2 vs. Carson-Newman (12/19/09) A: 1 vs. Six Opponents BLKS: N/A FT: 2 vs. Glenville St. (11/21/09) FTA: 2 vs. Two Opponents S: 1 vs. Two Opponents Min: 13 vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (12/17/09)

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Mia Antoine’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 4.7 5-11 .455 0-0 .000 4-7 .571 14 0.6 4.7 5-11 .455 0-0 .000 4-7 .571 14 0.6

Year 2009-10 Totals

Off 2 2

Def 6 6

Tot 8 8

Avg PF 0.3 10 0.3 10

FO 0 0

A 6 6

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S 2 2

TO Blk 13 0 13 0

Mia Antoine’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken

Min 107 107

Year G-GS 2009-10 23-0 Totals 23-0


USC AIKEN BRITTANY BOWEN Sophomore Guard • 5-7 Ellicot City, Md. Mt. Hebron

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2009-10 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Averaged 3.2 points and 1.4 rebounds per game during freshman season ... Played in 27 games, making four starts ... Played an average of 12.2 minutes per outing ... Hit upon 78.9 percent of attempts from the charity stripe ... Scored career-high 14 points in game with UNC Pembroke on Jan. 6, 2010. MT. HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL: Bowen was a four-year varsity player at Mount Hebron High School ... Received Most Improved plaudits after her sophomore season, Bowen helped lead her team to a perfect 28-0 record during her junior season in 2007-08 ... Mount Hebron en route to the perfect record obtained the county, region and state championship ... Chosen first team All-Howard County ... During her senior season in 2008-09, Bowen, who averaged 13.7 points per game, was once again named first team All-Howard County ... Her 84.5 percent free throw shooting led her conference along with her 4.4 steals per game ... Bowen also knocked down a conference-best 54 three-pointers.

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PERSONAL: Brittany Lee Bowen is the daughter of Otis Bowen and Elizabeth Hudak ... Born on March 25, 1991 ... She is majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.


USC AIKEN Bowen’s Career Statistics

CAREER HIGHS

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Points: 14 vs. UNCP (01/06/10) FG: 4 vs. Three Opponents FGA: 10 vs. CSU (01/10/10) 3FG: 4 vs. UNCP (01/06/10) 3FGA: 9 vs. UNCP (01/06/10) REB: 4 vs. North Georgia (01/18/10) A: 4 vs. AASU (02/20/10) BLKS: 1 vs. Glenville St. (11/20/09) FT: 2 vs. Seven Opponents FTA: 2 vs. Nine Opponents S: 2 vs. Three Opponents Min: 24 vs. UNCP (01/06/10)

Brittany Bowen’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken

Year 2009-10 Totals

Off 10 10

Def 29 29

Tot 39 39

Avg PF 1.4 17 1.4 17

FO 0 0

A 25 25

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TO Blk S 25 1 13 25 1 13

Brittany Bowen’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken

Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 329 12.2 27-100 .270 18-72 .250 15-19 .789 87 3.2 329 12.2 27-100 .270 18-72 .250 15-19 .789 87 3.2

Year G-GS 2009-10 27-4 Totals 27-4


USC AIKEN DANIELA TARAILO Sophomore Guard • 5-10 Crown Point, Ind. Crown Point

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2009-10 (FRESHMAN SEASON): Played in 27 games for the Pacers during freshman season, averaging 12.1 minutes per game ... In total, averaged 4.2 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Knocked down 16 three-pointers ... Scored career-best 17 points in win over Montevallo on Feb. 11, 2010. CROWN POINT HIGH SCHOOL: A member of the varsity team at Crown Point all four years, Tarailo was a team captain during her junior and senior seasons ... An IBCA/IHSAA Top 60 senior and a Hoosier Basketball Magazine Top 60 Workout Invitee, Tarailo was also the president of Crown Point’s Student Athletic Council ... An All-Indiana Honorable Mention selection, Tarailo averaged 17.6 points per game and 6.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... A strong shooter, Tarailo shot 48 percent from the field in total ... She connected on 40 percent of her shots from beyond the arc during her senior season ... Her efforts during her senior season led to her being named Crown Point’s Female Athlete of the Year ... She was also named all-area and all-conference after her senior campaign.

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PERSONAL: Daniela Tarailo is the daughter of Nick and Kathy Tarailo ... Born on June 24, 1990 ... She is majoring in Biology.


USC AIKEN Tarailo’s Career Statistics

22 CAREER HIGHS

Points: 17 vs. Montevallo (02/11/10) FG: 6 vs. Two Opponents FGA: 11 vs. AASU (02/20/10) 3FG: 5 vs. Montevallo (02/11/10) 3FGA: 5 vs. Three Opponents REB: 6 vs. AASU (02/20/10) A: 3 vs. Two Opponents BLKS: N/A FT: 3 vs. L-R (11/24/09) FTA: 6 vs. L-R (11/24/09) S: 1 vs. Six Opponents Min: 24 vs. UNCP (02/17/10)

Daniela Tarailo’s Scoring Stats at USC Aiken Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Pts Avg 326 12.1 40-115 .348 16-42 .381 18-29 .621 114 4.2 326 12.1 40-115 .348 16-42 .381 18-29 .621 114 4.2

Year G-GS 2009-10 27-0 Totals 27-0

Off 22 22

Def 27 27

Tot 49 49

Avg PF 1.8 24 1.8 24

FO 0 0

A 19 19

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S 8 8

TO Blk 24 0 24 0

Year 2009-10 Totals

Daniela Tarailo’s Rebounding Stats at USC Aiken


USC AIKEN TIFFANI MOODY Center • 6-5 • Sophomore Raleigh, N.C.

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OHIO VALLEY: During her freshman season at Ohio Valley in 200809, Moody averaged seven points and seven boards ... She also led the Fighting Scots in field goal percentage and blocked shots during her freshman campaign ... She was redshirted during the 2009-10 season so she will have three full years of eligibility remaining with the Pacers.

GARNER HIGH SCHOOL: During her senior year at Garner, Moody averaged six points, seven rebounds and three blocks per game ... She was selected first team All-Conference in the Greater Neuse Conference for her efforts over the course of the season ... Moody helped lead her high school team to back-to-back regular season conference championships and a tournament championship during her time at Garner ... For her AAU team, the Garner Flames, she helped guide the team to the Eastern Regional Championship in 2007 and a fourth place finish in the state of North Carolina. PERSONAL: Tiffani Moody is the daughter of Charles and Tina Moody ... Born on February 4, 1990 ... She is majoring in Nursing.

LEXY WILLIAMS Guard • 5-8 • Freshman Aiken, S.C.

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GEORGIA SOUTHERN: Williams returns to Aiken after spending her freshman year at Georgia Southern ... Williams did not participate in a contest last year as she was redshirted, meaning she will have four years to suit up as a Pacer.

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PERSONAL: Alexandria Williams is the daughter of Tony and Carla Williams ... Born on November 5, 1990 ... She is majoring in Biology.

AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL: Williams was a four-year starter at Aiken High School ... She was the leading scorer for the Hornets during her junior and senior campaigns ... She was team captain and Most Valuable Player both seasons, while also claiming all-conference plaudits both of the seasons ... She was invited to play in the Georgia-South Carolina all-star game at the conclusion of her prep career.


USC AIKEN KAYLA HARRIS Forward • 5-11 • Freshman Raleigh, N.C.

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WAKEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior, Harris averaged 18 points and 7.5 rebounds per game ... She was chosen the Raleigh Sports Club Student-Athlete of the Week during her senior campaign ... Harris averaged 12 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game as a junior ... She was almost a 50 percent shooter from the field, ending her junior campaign having connected on 48.1 percent of her shots from the floor ... In the classroom she was a member of the National Achievers Society and the National Society of High School Scholars ... She was also tabbed as a United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete.

PERSONAL: Kayla Shanty Harris is the daughter of Deron and Karen Medley .. Born on October 23, 1991 ... She is majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

PORSHA MARTIN Forward • 5-10 • Freshman Douglasville, Ga.

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SOUTH PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL: Named first team All-Region as a senior ... Also chosen team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Became the first member of the 1,000-point, 500-rebound club at South Paulding ... Member of the All-A honor roll in all four of her years of high school ... Secretary of the Beta Club and the President of the Spanish Society ... Member of the National Honor Society.

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PERSONAL: Porsha Alexandria Martin is the daughter of Jerome and Nicole Martin ... Born on July 7, 1992 ... She is majoring in Biology.


USC AIKEN USC Aiken Women’s Basketball Community Engagement

One of the cornerstones of the USC Aiken women’s basketball program (as well as a Division II initiative) is Community Engagement and Service projects. There are numerous reasons for staying involved in the community, which include forming a bond with the youth in and around Aiken, helping and serving others that are less fortunate, recognizing others for their accomplishments and hard work (breast cancer survivors, teachers and professors, Girl Scouts), and showing appreciation for the continued support that we receive from the community. The Pacers have been involved in several events throughout the Aiken community, including starting the Junior Pacers. The Junior Pacers program was started in 2008 as a way for children in the community to become involved with the Lady Pacers. Junior Pacers are invited to participate in the Pacers’ Meet & Greet Day, have lunch with the Pacers, visit the locker room after a game, and will receive a Junior Pacers t-shirt. Other Community Engagement and Service Activities: * Reading to the 4th grade at Aiken Elementary * Honoring education professionals at half-time during

American Education Week * Walking the dogs at the S.P.C.A. * Playing games with children at Helping Hands * Participating in Upward Evaluation * Volunteering at the United Way Cook-Off Fundraiser * Volunteering at the Buddy Walk * Participating in a benefit for Paris Marchant * Hosting Girl Scouts Day * Hosting an Ovarian Cancer game to spread awareness * Hosting our annual Pink Zone game and honoring survivors of breast cancer at half-time

“I enjoy doing community service because I love seeing the smiles on peoples’ faces. When we go out into the community it’s no longer about the Lady Pacers, it’s about the people we are helping.” – Triahna Harris

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“I know I wouldn’t be where I am today without assistance from community members. I try to take advantage of any chance I get to give back to the community that has done so much to help me.” – Deandra Schirmer

“I like doing community service because the people from our community are very strong supporters of this team. Our service to them is just a small way to say that we REALLY appreciate what they do for us. ” – Nakia Pinkney


USC AIKEN The Mike Brandt Era... 63-75 70-62 72-52 73-51 80-75 67-53 48-50 62-29 66-49 59-57 67-74 63-46 76-74 77-51 61-62 68-66 69-80 70-53 69-74 49-73 54-62 90-77 51-52 67-76 72-63 52-56 76-59 71-54 64-63 55-58 67-51 63-69

vs. Florida Tech W vs. Virginia State W at Georgia Southern L Saint Paul’s W Newberry W at Catawba L Mars Hill (OT) W Carson-Newman W Allen W Fort Valley State L Presbyterian W at USC Upstate* W at Kennesaw State* L UNC Pembroke* W Columbus State* L Francis Marion* L at GC&SU* W Clayton State* L at Francis Marion* L at AASU* L Augusta State* W at Lander* L at UNC Pembroke* W USC Upstate* W

81-70 57-39 58-61 93-45 77-44 58-74 77-71 61-46 90-33 70-79 74-57 68-58 63-67 78-53 61-66 63-70 80-77 52-62 62-63 54-67 73-45 70-72 80-60 57-45

56-63 62-55 67-60 64-66 69-61 78-55 68-64 77-68 70-31 69-63 63-48 62-79 70-73 71-59 63-36 70-48 60-61 55-57 64-62 69-54 76-86 66-49 64-54 74-85 49-50 67-58 51-56 55-48 64-67 62-54 62-71 48-77

2005-06 11-17, 7-13 PBC HOME: 7-8, AWAY: 3-8, NEUTRAL: 1-1 Nov. 15 Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 22 Nov. 25 Nov. 26 Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 30 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 Jan. 11 Jan. 14 Jan. 18 Jan. 21 Jan. 23 Jan. 28 Feb. 1 Feb. 4 Feb. 6

Carson-Newman Tampa Mount Olive Newberry at Catawba vs. Lenoir-Rhyne Limestone North Georgia* Armstrong Atl. State* at Columbus State* Clayton State* at Francis Marion* USC Upstate* UNC Pembroke* at Lander* at GC&SU* at North Georgia* GC&SU* at AASU* at Augusta State*

L W L W L W W L L W L L L W W W L L L L

54-61 70-59 62-66 70-59 50-62 65-62 73-64 63-73 70-75 78-66 57-79 52-64 51-56 60-48 71-58 68-56 59-78 57-79 62-67 58-64

Nov. 15 Nov. 17 Nov. 18 Nov. 21 Nov. 24 Nov. 30 Dec. 2 Dec. 5 Dec. 16 Dec. 29 Dec. 31 Jan. 3 Jan. 6 Jan. 10 Jan. 13 Jan. 17 Jan. 20 Jan. 24 Jan. 27 Jan. 31 Feb. 3 Feb. 7 Feb. 10 Feb. 14 Feb. 17 Feb. 21 Feb. 24 Mar. 1 Mar. 3

at Coker W vs. Catawba W vs. Mars Hill L at GCSU L Voorhees W Claflin W at Augusta State L at Claflin W at Converse W at Presbyterian W at Winston-Salem St. W USC Upstate* W Augusta State* W at UNC Pembroke* L at Columbus St.* (OT) L at Francis Marion* L GCSU* W UNC Pembroke* L at Clayton State* W Francis Marion* W Armstrong Atl. State* W at North Georgia* L Lander* W at USC Upstate* W at Georgia SW* W North Georgia* W at Lander* W vs. Augusta State# W vs. Columbus St# (OT) L

72-34 74-63 70-71 57-71 80-31 72-65 56-66 65-47 77-63 58-50 61-56 53-49 69-62 54-66 74-75 64-68 69-68 45-55 68-64 73-44 78-58 60-71 63-55 81-71 62-40 57-55 62-53 59-49 64-70

2007-08 20-8, 13-7 PBC HOME: 13-3, AWAY: 7-5, NEUTRAL: 0-0 Nov. 20 Nov. 24 Nov. 25 Nov. 28 Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 7 Dec. 15 Jan. 2 Jan. 5 Jan. 9 Jan. 12 Jan. 19 Jan. 21 Jan. 23 Jan. 26 Jan. 30 Feb. 2

Catawba at # 7 Clayton State* Coker Augusta State* AASU* Winston Salem St. Converse at Montevallo Shaw at North Georgia* at Francis Marion* Ga Southwestern* at Columbus State* at Augusta State* Lander* GC&SU* at UNC Pembroke* at AASU*

69-61 67-63 84-57 59-71 74-68 70-58 98-63 73-65 62-55 83-93 66-89 67-35 75-61 37-48 78-83 81-70 56-45 65-77

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Nov. 15 Nov. 16 Nov. 22 Nov. 28 Nov. 29 Dec. 2 Dec. 5 Dec. 6 Dec. 16 Dec. 17 Jan. 3 Jan. 7 Jan. 10 Jan. 14 Jan. 17 Jan. 21 Jan. 24 Jan. 31 Feb. 4 Feb. 7 Feb. 11 Feb. 14 Feb. 16 Feb. 18

vs. Henderson State L vs. Philadelphia W vs. AASU W at Newberry L Tampa W Virginia State W at Limestone W California (PA) W Saint Paul’s W Catawba W West Virginia Tech W at Furman L at Car.-Newman (OT) L at Presbyterian W USC Upstate* W at UNC Pembroke* W at Columbus State* L at Francis Marion* L GC&SU* W UNC Pembroke* W at Clayton State* L Francis Marion* W Armstrong Atl. State* W Kennesaw State* L at Augusta State* L Lander* W at USC Upstate* L at North Florida* W Augusta State* (OT) L at Lander* W vs. Lander# L at Shaw% L

2003-04 14-14, 6-10 PBC HOME: 9-6, AWAY: 3-7, NEUTRAL: 2-1

Nov. 5 Nov. 6 Nov. 7 Nov. 16 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 24 Nov. 26 Nov. 27 Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 4 Dec. 15 Jan. 2 Jan. 5 Jan. 12 Jan. 15 Jan. 19 Jan. 22 Jan. 26 Jan. 31 Feb. 2 Feb. 5 Feb. 7 Feb. 9 Feb. 12 Feb. 16 Feb. 19 Feb. 23 Feb. 26 Mar. 3 Mar. 11

vs. Southwest State L vs. Augustana W vs. Findlay W Voorhees W Lenoir-Rhyne W at Mars Hill W at Augusta State* L NC Central W UNC Pembroke* W at Kennesaw State* W at Claflin (OT) L at Queens (NC) W at Carson-Newman W Claflin W at Clayton State* (OT) L Francis Marion* W Armstrong Atl. State* L at USC Upstate* W Kennesaw State* (OT) L at Columbus State* L North Florida* L Lander* W at North Florida* L Columbus State* (OT) L at Lander* W at GC&SU* L at UNC Pembroke* W USC Upstate* W at Francis Marion* W Augusta State* L vs. UNC Pembroke# W vs. AASU# L

Feb. 9 Columbus State* L 51-56 Feb. 11 at Clayton State* L 56-60 Feb. 15 Francis Marion* W 57-51 Feb. 18 at USC Upstate* L 68-69 Feb. 20 Augusta State* W 53-47 Feb. 22 at UNC Pembroke* L 62-77 Feb. 25 Lander* W 70-54 Mar. 1 vs. Augusta State# L 52-53 2006-07 20-9, 11-5 PBC HOME: 9-1, AWAY: 9-6, NEUTRAL: 2-2

Nov. 8 Nov. 9 Nov. 10 Nov. 22 Nov. 23 Nov. 26 Nov. 30 Dec. 2 Dec. 4 Dec. 14 Dec. 17 Dec. 18 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 Jan. 11 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 18 Jan. 22 Jan. 25 Jan. 29 Feb. 1 Feb. 5 Feb. 9 Feb. 12 Feb. 15 Feb. 19 Feb. 22 Feb. 26 Mar. 1 Mar. 6 Mar. 8

Feb. 21 North Florida* L 59-65 Feb. 25 at Augusta State* L 55-58 Feb. 28 Lander* L 73-86 Mar. 2 vs. Columbus St.# L 53-59 2004-05 19-13, 9-7 PBC HOME: 12-2, AWAY: 5-9, NEUTRAL: 2-2

2002-03 19-13, 9-10 PBC HOME: 8-5, AWAY: 8-6, NEUTRAL: 3-2


USC AIKEN The Mike Brandt Era... #18 Francis Marion* North Georgia* Presbyterian at Ga Southwestern* UNC Pembroke* at Lander* Columbus State* Clayton State* at GCSU* vs. Lander#

W W W W W L W W W L

81-71 76-59 66-49 75-43 77-67 72-80 69-50 72-61 83-71 67-68

Jan. 4 Ga. Southwestern* L 62-57 Jan. 6 at UNC Pembroke* L 55-52 Jan. 9 at AASU* W 64-60 Jan. 10 Columbus State* L 58-56 Jan. 13 Francis Marion* L 79-77 Jan. 16 at Clayton State* W 57-56 Jan. 18 at North Georgia* W 68-55 Jan. 20 Flagler* W 66-51 Jan. 23 Lander* L 76-59 Jan. 25 Augusta State* W 62-42 Feb. 3 at Augusta State* W 72-47 2008-09 22-12, 12-8 PBC Feb. 8 at Flagler* W 67-44 HOME: 13-3, AWAY: 5-7, NEUTRAL: 4-2 Feb. 11 Montevallo* W 70-59 Feb. 13 at GCSU* L 57-54 Oct. 31 American Internat. W 57-48 Feb. 17 UNC Pembroke* W 74-65 Nov. 1 Delta State W 62-52 Feb. 20 AASU* W 75-58 Nov. 2 Southwest Minnesota W 76-63 Feb. 24 at Lander* L 74-52 Nov. 16 Anderson W 64-46 Mar. 2 at Francis Marion# L 75-64 Nov. 19 Newberry (OT) W 80-76 Nov. 24 Tusculum W 70-61 *Peach Belt Conference Game Dec. 3 at Wingate L 66-72 #Peach Belt Conference Tournament Game Dec. 4 at AASU* L 55-63 &Soueastern Regional Tournament Game Dec. 13 Montevallo W 74-54 Dec. 31 at Col. of Charleston L 71-80 Jan. 2 Shaw W 80-60 Jan. 3 North Georgia* W 56-48 Jan. 5 at Augusta State* W 72-68 Jan. 7 Francis Marion* W 75-57 Jan. 10 at Ga. Southwestern* W 71-68 Jan. 17 Columbus State* W 76-62 Jan. 19 Augusta State* L 60-61 Jan. 21 at Lander* W 81-75 Jan. 24 at GCSU* L 66-78 Jan. 28 at UNC Pembroke* W 66-61 Jan. 31 AASU* W 60-56 Feb. 2 Clayton State* L 49-55 Feb. 4 at Francis Marion* L 45-67 Feb. 7 at North Georgia* W 73-63 2007-08 Lady Pacers Feb. 14 Ga. Southwestern* L 55-69 Feb. 16 UNC Pembroke* W 55-49 Feb. 18 Lander* W 78-70 Feb. 21 at Columbus State* L 72-80 Feb. 25 at Clayton State* L 59-67 Feb. 28 GCSU* W 67-58 Mar. 5 vs. GCSU# W 62-48 Mar. 7 vs. Clayton State# W 73-57 Mar. 8 vs. Lander# L 53-64 Mar. 13 vs Francis Marion& L 83-101

57-48 93-77 56-44 59-57 75-71 69-65 62-53 72-59 63-51 78-64

W W W L W L L L W L

2005-06 Lady Pacers

at Anderson vs. Glenville State vs. North Greenville at Lenoir-Rhyne Wingate Francis Marion* at Winthrop GCSU Lenoir-Rhyne Carson-Newman

2004-05 Lady Pacers

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Nov. 18 Nov. 20 Nov. 21 Nov. 24 Nov. 30 Dec. 2 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Dec. 17 Dec. 19

2008-09 Lady Pacers

2003-04 Lady Pacers

2009-10 15-13, 10-8 PBC HOME: 7-6, AWAY: 6-7, NEUTRAL: 2-0

2002-03 Lady Pacers

Feb. 6 Feb. 9 Feb. 13 Feb. 16 Feb. 18 Feb. 20 Feb. 23 Feb. 27 Mar. 2 Mar. 6


USC AIKEN Hamilton, Torri..................... 1999-2002 Harris, Kayla.......................2010-pres. Harris, Triahna...................2007-pres. Hart, Monica............................ 1986-87 Heaton, Jenny......................... 1998-99 Hebert, LaTonya...................... 1995-96 Hebert, Ronise......................... 1997-98 Heidlberg, Megan.................... 1998-99 Henry, April.............................. 1990-94 Henry, Margo........................... 1989-92 Holsenback, Amy..................... 1993-94 Hope, Lindsay.......................... 1995-98 --I-Ingram, Pam............................ 1984-87 --J-Jackson, Allison....................... 2005-06 Jamison, Vernetta.................... 1984-85 Jennings, Ann.......................... 1979-82 Jeter, Melinda.......................... 1989-91 Johnson, Morgan..................... 2007-09 Jones, Keirston........................ 2005-06 Jones, Teresa.......................... 1988-92 --K-Keating, Erin............................ 1995-98 Kendrick, Sarah....................... 2002-04 Kennedy, Janet........................ 1982-83 Kennedy, Jennifer.................... 2001-03 Kilgore, Pat.............................. 1979-81 --L-Larsen, Erica........................... 2002-04 Latham, Karen......................... 1992-94 Lawrence, Katie....................... 2001-02 Legg, Meredith......................... 2005-09 Leppanen, Satu....................... 2005-09 Lewis, Audrey.......................... 1979-82 Liebelt, Sarah.......................... 2002-03 Lilly, Candice........................... 1994-97 Lincoln, Hope........................... 1988-89 --M-MacKie, Vertie......................... 1976-78 Mandic, Lana........................... 2003-05 Martin, Porsha....................2010-pres. Mathis, Karen.......................... 1977-81 Matthews, Alison...................... 1982-83 McClure, Lynne....................... 1976-77 McMahon, Christine................. 1996-98 McPherson, Dru....................... 1979-81

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--A-Agnew, Tammy........................ 1991-92 Allee, Mindy............................. 2002-07 Ansboro, Kerry......................... 1995-99 Antoine, Mia.......................2009-pres. Armstrong, Gladys................... 1977-80 --B-Baker, Carmen......................... 1991-92 Barnes, Angie.......................... 1987-90 Barnes, Lisa............................. 1984-88 Bechtold, Cathy....................... 1984-85 Bell, Darcel.............................. 1976-77 Bennett, Nichole...................... 2004-07 Blackhurst, Caroline................ 1987-88 Blassingame, Shawn............... 1993-95 Bosket, Annelle........................ 1988-89 Bowen, Brittany.................2009-pres. Bowers, Jackie........................ 1982-85 Bradley, Erica.......................... 1991-93 Bridges, Donna........................ 1986-88 Broadwater, LaToshia.............. 2005-08 Broadway, Kim......................... 1979-82 Brown, Kenya.......................... 1995-99 Burgo, Angela.......................... 1998-99 Burke, Katonya........................ 1996-97 Busby, Jennifer........................ 1991-95 Butler, Tabitha.......................... 1993-95 --C-Cain, Catherine........................ 2009-10 Carr, Elisenia........................... 1987-88 Cato, Sonya............................. 1992-94

Chandler, Kendra..................... 2005-10 Chavous, Mirranda.................. 1992-93 Cleveland, Cassandra............. 1990-92 Coates, Nicole......................... 2008-09 Collins, Sandra........................ 1980-82 Contini, Terry........................... 1991-92 Coppin, Leysha........................ 1996-97 Cornwell, Jami..................... 1999-2003 Cowart, Lisa............................. 1979-82 Coyle, Shannon....................... 2003-04 Crapps, Cameron.................... 2007-10 --D-Daniels, Mindy......................... 1980-82 Davis, Shirleen........................ 1990-93 Davis, Vernestine..................... 1979-83 Day, LeAnn.............................. 1996-99 Dean, Jackie............................ 1986-89 DeGraffinreed, Hannah.....2009-pres. Disney, Megan......................... 2007-08 Dixon, Roe............................... 1986-88 Dorsey, Tracey......................... 1982-83 Drummonds, Kedra................. 1997-98 --E-England, Tisha......................... 1988-92 Eubanks, Vonnie...................... 1976-78 --F-Ferreira, Telma.................... 1999-2002 Floyd, Konya............................ 1993-97 Folks, Debra............................ 1984-85 Fontaine, Briar..................... 1998-2000 Franklin, Kelley............. 1990-93, 94-95 Freeman, Charmane............... 1995-99 Freidrich, Tina.......................... 2008-10 --G-Gallant, Melissa....................... 2001-02 Garrett, Patricia....................... 1976-78 Gebhardt, Katie....................... 2001-05 Gerk, Janell......................... 1999-2001 Gibbs, Jazlyn........................... 2008-09 Gibson, Mindy.......................... 1982-83 Gibson, Stephanie................... 1993-94 Goode, Porita.......................... 1987-88 Grant, Nola.............................. 2004-07 Greiner, Jessica................... 1999-2001 Griffin, Alicia............................. 1987-90 --H-Haltiwanger, Ethel.................... 1976-78

It includes all players listed on varsity, but not junior varsity, rosters. Please notify the USCA sports information office via email at sid@usca.edu if you have any corrections or additions so as this list can be made more accurate. The USCA sports information office reserves the right to make final determination on the content of this roster.

All-Time Roster

EDITOR’S NOTE: This all-time roster was compiled from USCA preseason media guides and post-season statistics from 1976-2008 (missing years 1978-79 and 1983-84).


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2009-10 Season Overall Overall....................................................... 15-13 Home............................................................ 7-6 Away............................................................. 6-7 Neutral.......................................................... 2-0 Monthly Records November..................................................... 4-1 December..................................................... 1-4 January......................................................... 5-5 February........................................................ 5-2 March............................................................ 0-1 Daily Records Monday......................................................... 4-1 Tuesday........................................................ 0-2 Wednesday................................................... 4-4 Thursday....................................................... 2-0 Friday............................................................ 1-0 Saturday........................................................ 3-6 Sunday.......................................................... 1-0 Miscellaneous........................................................... Leading at halftime...................................... 11-4 Trailing at halftime......................................... 4-9 Tied at halftime.............................................. 0-0 Score first.................................................... 11-5 Opponent scores first.................................... 4-8 Leading with 5 min. to play......................... 11-1 Trailing with 5 min. to play........................... 3-10 Tied with 5 min. to play................................. 1-2 Games decided by 3 pts or less.................... 1-5 Games decided by 4-10 pts.......................... 4-3 Games decided by 11-plus pts.................... 10-5 Shoot 50% or higher..................................... 2-1 Shoot less than 50%................................. 13-12 Shoot higher % than opp............................ 11-2 Shoot lower % than opp.............................. 4-11 Opp. shoot worse then 50%...................... 15-10 Opp. shoot 50% or higher............................. 0-3 Score less than 60 points.............................. 3-8 Score 60-plus points..................................... 6-4 Score 70-plus points..................................... 5-1 Score 80-plus points..................................... 1-0 Opp. score less than 50 pts.......................... 5-0 Opp. score less than 60 pts.......................... 4-4 Opp. score less than 70 pts.......................... 4-3 Opp. score less than 80 pts.......................... 2-6 Outrebound opponent................................. 13-9 Outrebounded by opponent.......................... 2-4 Rebounds are even....................................... 0-0 Committ less turnovers than opp.................. 9-2 Committ more turnovers than opp.............. 5-11 Tie opponents in turnovers............................ 1-0 Make more 3FG than opp............................. 6-2 Make less 3FG than opp............................... 7-8 3FG are even................................................ 2-3 Overtime....................................................... 1-0 Games vs. Top 25 opponents....................... 2-7 Games vs. NCAA Division I Foe................... 0-1 Games vs. Regional Ranked opp................. 0-3 Games following a loss................................. 6-6 Games following a win.................................. 8-7 Games vs. winning teams........................... 5-10 Games vs. losing teams................................ 9-1 Games vs. .500 teams.................................. 1-2 Pacers vs. Conferences South Atlantic................................................ 2-2 Conference Carolinas................................... 1-0 West Virginia Athletic.................................... 1-0 Division I....................................................... 0-1 DII Independent............................................ 1-0 Peach Belt................................................. 10-10 (includes GCSU non-conference game)

SjĂśberg, Erika.......................... 2009-10 Skedsvold, Sandra.................. 1980-85 Skuce, Krista........................... 1982-83 Smith, Keisha.......................... 1990-94 Snyder, Katie........................... 1991-94 Soules, Alicia................ 2006-07, 08-09 Spain, Christale....................... 1994-98 Speller, Eboni.......................... 2004-05 Stallings, Joyce........................ 1977-78 Starnes, Megan....................... 2005-09 Stroman, Elaine....................... 1977-78 Sundberg, Lindsay............2008-pres. Szabo, Beata........................... 2003-05 Szabo, Julie............................. 2000-03 --T-Tarailo, Daniela..................2009-pres. Tate, Angelina.......................... 1988-91 Thomas, Darnell...................... 1976-77 Thomas, Jordon....................... 2004-08 Thomas, Kim................ 1979-81, 82-83 Thomas, Tia............................. 1986-88 Thurmond, Olivia..................... 1976-77 Thurmond, Sherry.................... 1976-77 --U---V-Van Horn, Kimberly.................. 1995-98 Virella, Gezel........................... 2003-05 --W-Washington, Mary.................... 1987-89 Weeks, Dawn.......................... 1980-83 Whisenhunt, Shelly.................. 1998-99 Whitlock, Ashley...................... 1977-78 Williams, Avonte...................... 2005-08 Williams, Barbara.................... 1979-82 Williams, Lexy....................2010-pres. Williams, Rosa......................... 1989-91 Williams, Terry......................... 1977-78 Williams, Treneka.................... 1995-96 Wilson, Marcia......................... 1986-87 Woodward, Veletta.................. 1984-85 Wooley, Mary....................... 1998-2002 Wright, Tammy......................... 1984-85 --X---Y-Yeater, Michelle....................... 1987-89 Youd, Kylie............................... 2000-01 --Z--

Melton, Wanda........................ 1977-78 Meyer, Sarah........................... 2007-08 Mills, Kasey............................. 2003-05 Mitchell, Katie.......................... 2002-04 Moody, Tiffani....................2010-pres. Mosley, Patty........................... 1984-85 Mundy, Yvette.......................... 1981-82 --N-Nash, Marcia........................... 1987-91 Nold, Allison............................. 1999-03 Norman, Marissa..................... 2007-10 Norris, Doristine....................... 2007-09 Nottoli, Mary............................ 1987-88 --O-Owens, Lainie.......................... 1982-83 --P-Pagan, Leigh........................... 1980-83 Palizza, Katie....................... 1999-2003 Perry, Angela........................... 1994-95 Pinkney, Nakia...................2007-pres. Pound, Cindy........................... 1980-82 Prince, Cortina......................... 1987-91 Pulley, Gen-Nette.................... 2001-02 --Q---R-Ransom, Amy.......................... 2003-04 Ray, Cortney............................ 2000-02 Redditt, Gwen.......................... 1986-87 Reichert, Haylee...................... 2003-04 Richter, Dana....................... 1997-2001 Rikard, Jan.............................. 1979-80 Roberts, Stella......................... 1991-93 Rogers, Kenya......................... 1994-97 Rokus, Katie........................ 1999-2003 Ryans, Faye............................ 1976-78 Ryans, Melinda........................ 1989-93 --S-Satcher, Lynlee........................ 2007-08 Scarlato, Jessica..................... 1995-97 Schirmer, Deandra.............2009-pres. Schwachenwald, Jen........... 1999-2000 Scott, Sandra........................... 1986-87 Serbecic, Banazura................. 2003-05 Shealy, Beverly........................ 1982-83 Sherbert, Wanda..................... 1982-83 Simmons, Brittney................... 2007-09 Sims, Charita........................... 1988-92 Sims, Wanda........................... 1984-85

By the Numbers...

All-Time Roster


USC AIKEN 2009-10 Final Statistics Overall Record: 15-13 * Home: 7-6 * Away: 6-7 * Neutral: 2-0 Conference Record: 10-8 * Home: 5-4 * Away: 5-4 ## SUMMARY GP-GS Min FG% 3PT% FT% R/G A/G STL BLK PTS/G ----------------------------------------------------------------------------44 Cain, Catherine..... 28-28 26.6 .426 .281 .797 5.9 1.0 16 19 12.4 30 DeGraffinreed, Hann. 28-11 23.9 .549 .000 .667 6.0 1.5 20 23 10.1 03 Pinkney, Nakia...... 28-26 23.0 .360 .347 .708 3.3 1.1 28 1 7.5 15 Chandler, Kendra.... 21-13 21.6 .390 .000 .683 5.2 0.7 24 2 8.8 23 Sundberg, Lindsay... 28-1 19.4 .371 .321 .500 3.4 1.2 15 6 6.4 31 Schirmer, Deandra... 28-27 23.6 .480 .000 .673 6.6 1.6 21 10 5.6 04 Harris, Triahna..... 28-28 29.5 .300 .281 .720 1.9 4.9 46 2 5.3 22 Tarailo, Daniela.... 27-0 12.1 .348 .381 .621 1.8 0.7 8 0 4.2 12 Bowen, Brittany..... 27-4 12.2 .270 .250 .789 1.4 0.9 13 1 3.2 21 Crapps, Cameron..... 25-1 5.6 .318 .314 .750 1.1 0.3 1 2 1.7 11 Antoine, Mia........ 23-0 4.7 .455 .000 .571 0.3 0.3 2 0 0.6 05 Norman, Marrisa..... 18-1 5.1 .235 .500 .500 0.3 0.4 6 0 0.7 33 Friedrich, Tina..... 22-0 3.7 .214 .000 .250 0.6 0.2 1 5 0.3 24 Sjoberg, Erika...... 2-0 5.5 .167 .000 .000 0.5 0.0 0 0 1.0 TM TEAM................ 28-0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 3.5 0.0 0 0 0.0 Total............... 28 .394 .304 .700 39.7 14.2 201 71 63.9 Opponents........... 28 .397 .315 .703 34.0 12.4 255 86 60.9 SCORING GP FG-FGA FG% 3FG-FGA 3PT% FT-FTA FT% PTS PTS/G -------------------------------------------------------------------------------Cain, Catherine..... 28 116-272 .426 18-64 .281 98-123 .797 348 12.4 DeGraffinreed, Hann. 28 107-195 .549 0-3 .000 70-105 .667 284 10.1 Pinkney, Nakia...... 28 72-200 .360 33-95 .347 34-48 .708 211 7.5 Chandler, Kendra.... 21 71-182 .390 0-2 .000 43-63 .683 185 8.8 Sundberg, Lindsay... 28 63-170 .371 42-131 .321 10-20 .500 178 6.4 Schirmer, Deandra... 28 60-125 .480 0-5 .000 37-55 .673 157 5.6 Harris, Triahna..... 28 36-120 .300 16-57 .281 59-82 .720 147 5.3 Tarailo, Daniela.... 27 40-115 .348 16-42 .381 18-29 .621 114 4.2 Bowen, Brittany..... 27 27-100 .270 18-72 .250 15-19 .789 87 3.2 Crapps, Cameron..... 25 14-44 .318 11-35 .314 3-4 .750 42 1.7 Antoine, Mia........ 23 5-11 .455 0-0 .000 4-7 .571 14 0.6 Norman, Marrisa..... 18 4-17 .235 2-4 .500 2-4 .500 12 0.7 Friedrich, Tina..... 22 3-14 .214 0-1 .000 1-4 .250 7 0.3 Sjoberg, Erika...... 2 1-6 .167 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 2 1.0 Total............... 28 619-1571 .394 156-513 .304 394-563 .700 1788 63.9 Opponents........... 28 607-1530 .397 159-504 .315 331-471 .703 1704 60.9

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REBOUNDS TOTALS GP MIN OFF DEF TOT PF FO A TO A/TO HI ------------------------------------------------------------------------Cain, Catherine..... 28 744 67 98 165 61 0 27 78 0.3 25 DeGraffinreed, Hann. 28 669 57 111 168 43 0 42 66 0.6 27 Pinkney, Nakia...... 28 643 46 47 93 41 0 30 38 0.8 21 Chandler, Kendra.... 21 454 44 66 110 44 2 15 55 0.3 17 Sundberg, Lindsay... 28 543 31 64 95 36 0 34 41 0.8 15 Schirmer, Deandra... 28 661 82 103 185 57 0 44 44 1.0 16 Harris, Triahna..... 28 825 13 39 52 60 0 136 62 2.2 12 Tarailo, Daniela.... 27 326 22 27 49 24 0 19 24 0.8 17 Bowen, Brittany..... 27 329 10 29 39 17 0 25 25 1.0 14 Crapps, Cameron..... 25 139 12 16 28 2 0 7 10 0.7 13 Antoine, Mia........ 23 107 2 6 8 10 0 6 13 0.5 3 Norman, Marrisa..... 18 92 1 5 6 4 0 8 9 0.9 4 Friedrich, Tina..... 22 82 5 8 13 9 0 4 13 0.3 3 Sjoberg, Erika...... 2 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 Total............... 28 5625 438 673 1111 409 2 397 493 0.8 93 Opponents........... 28 5625 334 618 952 522 - 347 479 0.7 79


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Head coach Mike Brandt and the University of South Carolina Aiken women’s basketball team finished the 2009-10 season with a 15-13 record. The Pacers closed out the 2009-10 season by winning nine of their last 12 games. USC Aiken’s Peach Belt Conference record of 10-8 earned the Pacers the No. 3 seed in the PBC East Division. The Pacers season ended in the quarterfinals of the 2010 Marvin Vanover Peach Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Championship with a 75-64 loss to nationally-ranked No. 17 Francis Marion. Senior forward Catherine Cain (Dayton, Ohio/Ohio University) was named to the PBC Women’s All-Conference Team as a second team selection. The Convocation Center, home to USC Aiken basketball since 200708, once again proved to be a tough place for opponents to earn a victory as the Pacers improved their record inside the friendly confines of the facility to 31-11 during the regular season over the last three years. Brandt’s team continued to display an impressive consistency in the 2009-10 campaign, closing down opponents when leading with five minutes to go in a contest. The Pacers enter the next year owning a 68-3 record over the last four years when leading with five minutes to go in regulation. USC Aiken’s 57-56 overtime win over nationally ranked No.14 Clayton State on Jan. 16, 2010 marked the Pacers’ first overtime victory since downing Newberry, 82-76, on Nov. 19, 2008. The Pacers also obtained a 63-51 win over nationally ranked No. 23 Lenoir-Rhyne on Dec. 17, 2009 in the Convocation Center. USC Aiken’s successes were not just on the court as 13 of 14 Pacers were on the USC Aiken Athletic Director’s Roll (3.0 or higher). The Pacers concluded the 2009-10 season with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.442.

2009-10 In Review


USC AIKEN All-Time Opponents

SINGLE GAME

Most Points: 107 (USCA 107, Limestone 98), Nov. 17, 2000 Most Points Allowed: 103 (AASU 103, USCA 61), Feb. 13, 1999 Most Points, Both Teams: 205 (USCA 107, Limestone 98), Nov. 17, 2000 Fewest Points: 37 (USC Upstate 86, USCA 37), Jan. 13, 1999; 37 vs. Augusta State, 01/21/08 Fewest Points Allowed: 28 (USCA 77, Allen 28), Nov. 20, 1999; Conference Only: 34 (USCA 42, Augusta State 34), Dec. 1, 2001 Fewest Points, Both Teams: 76 (USCA 42, Augusta State 34), Dec. 1, 2001 Biggest Margin of Victory: 57 (USCA 90, Allen 33), Dec. 16, 2003 Worst Defeat: 51 (Kennesaw State 91, USCA 40), Jan. 16, 1995 Most Points in a Losing Effort: 89 (Francis Marion 93, USCA 89), Mar. 3, 1993 Most Field Goals Made: 41 vs. Limestone, Nov. 17, 2000 Most Field Goals Attempted: 89 vs. Lander, Feb. 2, 1994 Highest Field Goal Percentage: 65.3** vs. Newberry (32 of 49), Nov. 21, 2000 Most 3-Point Field Goals Made: 14 vs. Columbus State, Jan 19, 2008, vs. Voorhees, Dec. 15, 2001 Most 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 39 vs. Charleston Southern, Dec. 3, 1999 Highest 3-Point Field Goal Pct. (Min. 10 made 3FG): 66.7 vs. Newberry (10 of 15), Nov. 21, 2000 Most Free Throws Made: 42** vs. Augusta State, Jan. 22, 1992 Records vs. Opponents are since USCA began women’s basketball in Most Free Throws Attempted: 47 vs. . 1976-77 • Peach Belt Conference members appear in BOLD. Johnson C. Smith, Jan. 20, 1992 Highest Free Throw Percentage: 1.000 vs. Mars Hill (18-18), Dec. 16, 1999

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STK W-5 W-1 W-2 W-3 W-2 W-1 L-1 W-1 W-5 L-1 W-1 L-3 W-2 W-4 L-4 L-1 W-3 W-2 W-2 W-5 W-4 L-2 W-4 W-1 W-2 W-3 W-2 W-1 W-2 W-1 W-1 L-1 L-5 L-1 L-1 L-1 L-2 L-2 L-2 L-1 W-1 L-1 L-2 L-1 L-3 L-1

LAST MTG. Dec. 16, 2003 Oct. 31, 2008 Nov. 18, 2009 Feb. 20, 2010 Feb. 3, 2010 Nov. 9, 2002 Jan. 1, 1985 Nov. 15, 1997 Feb. 21, 1991 Jan. 9, 1990 Nov. 26, 2004 Dec. 19, 2009 Nov. 20, 2007 Feb. 25, 1991 Feb. 1, 1990 Dec. 3, 1999 Dec. 5, 2006 Jan. 16, 2010 Dec. 7, 1990 Nov. 55, 2007 Feb. 25, 1989 Jan. 10, 2010 Dec. 7, 2007 Nov. 1, 2008 Dec. 3, 1994 Dec. 11, 1999 Nov. 18, 2000 Nov. 10, 2002 Feb. 8, 2010 Nov. 24, 1990 Nov. 15, 2003 Dec. 17, 2003 Mar. 2, 2010 Dec. 4, 2004 Nov. 25, 1995 Jan. 7, 1980 Feb. 13, 2010 Nov. 22, 2003 Jan. 4, 2010 Jan. 22, 1985 Nov. 20, 2009 Nov. 5, 2004 Nov. 29, 1993 Dec. 14, 2000 Feb. 7, 2005 Mar. 3, 1981

OPPONENT W L Allen................................................ 5 0 American International................... 1 0 Anderson (SC)................................ 2 0 Armstrong Atlantic State........... 15 20 Augusta State ............................ 27 38 Augustana (SD)............................... 1 0 Baptist.......................................... 14 3 Barber-Scotia................................. 1 0 Benedict....................................... 15 3 Brewton-Parker.............................. 1 3 California (PA)................................. 1 0 Carson-Newman............................ 2 3 Catawba......................................... 4 4 Central Wesleyan............................ 4 1 College of Charleston..................... 1 19 Charleston Southern...................... 0 1 Claflin.............................................. 7 25 Clayton State................................ 9 12 Coastal Carolina........................... 11 5 Coker.............................................. 9 1 Columbia College......................... 15 4 Columbus State.......................... 12 26 Converse........................................ 6 2 Delta State...................................... 1 0 Elon................................................. 2 0 Erskine.......................................... 19 16 Fayetteville State............................ 3 1 Findlay............................................ 1 0 Flagler............................................ 2 0 Florida Southern............................. 1 0 Florida Tech.................................... 1 1 Fort Valley State............................. 0 1 Francis Marion............................ 19 45 Furman........................................... 1 2 Gardner-Webb................................ 0 1 Georgia........................................... 0 1 Georgia College ......................... 19 19 Georgia Southern........................... 1 2 Georgia Southwestern................. 4 2 Georgia State.................................. 0 1 Glenville State................................. 1 0 Henderson State............................ 0 1 Jacksonville State........................... 0 2 Johnson C. Smith........................... 2 2 Kennesaw State............................. 4 14 Kentucky State............................... 0 1

Team Records


USC AIKEN Team Records

LAST MTG. Feb. 24, 2010 Nov. 24, 2001 Dec. 17, 2009 Dec. 1, 2005 Feb. 18, 1991 Nov. 24, 2000 Dec. 1, 1995 Nov. 18, 2006 Feb. 11, 2010 Dec. 3, 1997 Feb. 10, 1993 Nov. 19, 2005 Jan. 27, 1990 Nov. 19, 2008 Nov. 22, 1991 Dec. 2, 2002 Feb. 17, 2010 Feb. 19, 2005 Jan. 18, 2010 Nov. 21, 2010 Dec. 16, 1997 Nov. 6, 2004 Feb. 13, 2008 Dec. 18, 2002 Nov. 27, 1999 Nov. 27, 2004 Feb. 7, 1994 Jan. 2, 2009 Nov. 17, 1989 Nov. 2, 2008 Feb. 24, 1979 Feb. 14, 2007 Mar. 1, 1978 Nov. 2, 2002 Nov. 22, 1997 Nov. 18, 2005 Nov. 24, 2008 Nov. 20, 2004 Nov. 24, 2006 Dec. 3, 2004 Nov. 3, 2009 Dec. 03, 2007 Dec. 5, 2009 Jan. 30, 1988

STK L-3 W-1 W-1 W-13 W-1 W-1 L-1 L-1 W-3 L-2 L-1 L-1 L-1 W-2 L-1 W-1 W-1 W-1 W-4 W-1 L-2 W-1 W-5 W-2 W-2 W-3 L-2 W-2 W-1 W-! L-1 W-2 L-1 W-1 L-1 W-2 W-1 W-2 W-4 W-2 W-1 W-2 L-2 W-2

Records vs. Opponents are since USCA began women’s basketball in 1976-77 • Peach Belt Conference members appear in BOLD.

Most Rebounds: 65 vs. Morris, Nov. 18, 1996 Most Assists: 32 vs. Converse College, Dec. 7, 2007 Most Blocks: 13 vs. Lander, Jan. 25, 1992 Most Steals: 32** vs. Morris, Nov. 26, 1990 Fewest Turnovers: 5** vs. Elon, Nov. 28, 1994 Most Disqualifications: 4** vs. Francis Marion, Jan. 2, 2000 Attendance: 3,234 vs. Augusta State (at “The Convocation Center” in Aiken, S.C.), Jan. 19, 2009

SEASON

Most Games Played: 34 in 2008-09 (Includes Postseason); 30 in 2008-09, 2004-05 and 2002-03 (Regular Season Only) Most Wins: 24 in 1990-91 Most Losses: 23 in 1995-96 Fewest Wins: 3 in 1995-96 Fewest Losses: 6 in 2001-02 & 1990-91 Highest Winning Percentage: .800 in 1990-91 (24-6) Worst Winning Percentage: .115 in 1995-96 (3-23) Longest Winning Streak: 11 from Nov. 20, 2001 to Jan. 16, 2002 (Overall); 7 from Feb. 6, 2002 to Nov. 30, 2002 (Conference Only) Longest Losing Streak: 17** from Jan. 2, 1999 to Feb. 19, 1999; 16 from Jan. 2, 1999 to Feb. 16, 1999 (Conference Only) Longest Losing Streak (More than One Season): 19 from Feb. 18, 1995 to Jan. 24, 1996; 19 from Jan. 2, 1999 to Jan. 12, 2000 (Conference Only) Longest Home Winning Streak: 19 from Nov. 20, 2001 to Jan. 15, 2003 Longest Road Winning Streak: 6 from Jan. 12, 1991 to Feb. 18, 1991

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OPPONENT..................................W L Lander.......................................... 37 36 Lees-McRae................................... 1 0 Lenoir-Rhyne.................................. 5 1 Limestone..................................... 17 7 Lincoln Memorial............................ 1 1 Livingstone..................................... 1 1 Lynn................................................ 0 1 Mars Hill.......................................... 4 2 Montevallo..................................... 3 0 Morris............................................. 9 2 Morris Brown.................................. 1 1 Mount Olive.................................... 0 1 Murray State................................... 0 1 Newberry...................................... 29 10 North Carolina................................ 0 1 North Carolina Central.................... 1 3 UNC Pembroke........................... 30 12 North Florida................................... 4 8 North Georgia............................... 5 4 North Greenville.............................. 1 0 Paine............................................... 3 5 Philadelphia.................................... 1 0 Presbyterian................................. 17 7 Queens (NC)................................... 4 1 Saint Andrews................................ 2 0 Saint Paul’s . .................................. 3 0 Savannah State.............................. 0 2 Shaw............................................... 2 1 Shorter............................................ 1 0 Southwest Minnesota State........... 1 0 South Carolina................................ 0 1 USC Upstate................................ 34 25 South Carolina State...................... 0 1 Southwest State (Minn).................. 1 1 SUNY-Stony Brook......................... 0 1 Tampa............................................. 2 0 Tusculum........................................ 1 0 Virginia State................................... 2 0 Voorhees....................................... 21 3 West Virginia Tech.......................... 2 0 Wingate.......................................... 1 2 Winston-Salem State...................... 2 0 Winthrop......................................... 5 6 Wofford........................................... 4 1 Totals......................................... 518 435

All-Time Opponents


USC AIKEN Scoring 1. Meredith Legg (2005-09).............. 1,480 2. Jami Cornwell (1999-2003).......... 1,476 3. Christale Spain (1994-98)............. 1,405 4. Julie Szabo (2000-03).................. 1,309 5. Tisha England (1990-92).............. 1,157 6. Megan Starnes (2005-09)............. 1,072 7. Allison Nold (1999-2003).............. 1,069 8. Mindy Allee (2002-07)...................... 858 9. Kendra Chandler (2005-10)............ 828 10. Avonte Williams (2005-08)............. 813

Steals 1. Jami Cornwell (1999-2003)................317 2. Tisha England (1990-92)....................210 3. Charmane Freeman (1995-99)...........171 4. Kasey Mills (2003-05).........................165 t5. Mindy Allee (2002-07)........................157 t5. Dana Richter (1997-2001).................157 7. Christale Spain (1994-98)...................144 8. Kendra Chandler (2005-10)................142 9. Megan Starnes (2005-09)...................135 10. Keisha Smith (1990-94)....................134 Assists 1. Jami Cornwell (1999-2003)................568 2. Mindy Allee (2002-07).........................406 3. Tisha England (1990-92)....................336 4. Triahna Harris (2007-pres.)..............311 5. Dana Richter (1997-2001)..................266 6. Julie Szabo (2000-03)........................264 7. Megan Starnes (2005-09)...................259 8. Candice Lilly (1994-97).......................191 9. Meredith Legg (2005-09)....................186 10. Jordon Thomas (2004-08)................170 11. Tab Butler (1993-95).........................166 12. Sarah Kendrick (2002-04)................164 13. Kasey Mills (2003-05).......................162

Jami Cornwell, a four-time All-Conference player, finished her career as the school leader in points (1,476), assists (568), and steals (317).

Dana Richter ended her four-year USCA career ranked fourth in steals (157) and third in assists (266). **Current Players are Bolded

Most Points: 2,270 in 2008-09 Highest Scoring Average: 72.5 in 1991 92 (2,102 in 29 games) Fewest Points: 1,597 in 1995-96 Lowest Scoring Average: 61.4 in 2005-06 (1,719 in 28 games); 61.4 in 1995-96 (1,597 in 26 games) Most Field Goals Made: 839 in 1990-91 Most Field Goals Attempted: 2,050 in 1990-91 Highest Field Goal Percentage: 45.5 in 2007-08 (713 of 1,568) Most 3-Point Field Goals Made: 210 in 1999-2000 Most 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 600 in 1999-2000 Highest 3-Point Field Goal Pct.: 37.6 in 2000-01 (205 of 545) Most Free Throws Made: 598 in 2008-09 Most Free Throws Attempted: 786 in 2008-09 Highest Free Throw Percentage: 77.7 in 2003-04 (351 of 452) Most Rebounds: 1,496 in 1990-91 Highest Rebounding Average: 49.9** in 1990-91 (1,496 in 30 games) Most Assists: 525 in 2003-04 Most Blocks: 114 in 2008-09 Most Steals: 356 in 1993-94 Home Attendance:17,833 in 2009-10 Best Home Average Attendance: 1,372 (17,833 total) in 2009-10 Overall Attendance: 27,209 in 2008-09 Best Overall Average Attendance: 935 per game (26,192 total) in 2009-10

MISCELLANEOUS

Consecutive Winning Seasons: 4 in 1999-2003; 2006-10 Consecutive Non-Losing Seasons: 6 in 1999-2005 Consecutive 20-Win Seasons: 3 in 2006-09

Rebounds 1. Christale Spain (1994-98)............1,230 2. Kenya Brown (1995-99)..................625 3. Jami Cornwell (1999-2003)............618 4. Avonte Williams (2005-08)..............570 5. Allison Nold (1999-2003)................551 6. Sonya Cato (1992-95)....................544 7. Jordon Thomas (2004-08)..............509 8. Kendra Chandler (2005-10)............502 9. Morgan Johnson (2007-09)............493 10. Benazura Serbecic (2003-05).......485

Team Records

USCA All-Time Career Leaders

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NOTE: ALL RECORDS ARE SINCE USCA JOINED THE NCAA D-II IN 1990-91.

**Peach Belt Conference Record ***NCAA Division II Record


USC AIKEN USCA All-Time Career Leaders

Individual Records

Three-Point Field Goals Made 1. Meredith Legg (2005-09)....................311 2. Kerry Ansbro (1995-99)......................205 3. Julie Szabo (2000-03)........................199 4. Janell Gerk (1999-2001).....................173 5. Mindy Allee (2002-07)...........................95 6. Megan Starnes (2005-pres)..................91 7. Kasey Mills (2003-05)...........................90 8. Keisha Smith (1990-94)........................77 9. Kim Van Horn (1995-98).......................76 t10. Allison Nold (1999-2003)...................67 t10. Kenya Rogers (1994-97)...................67 12. Lindsay Sundberg (2008-pres.).......65

Julie Szabo ranks fourth in scoring (1,309) despite playing just three seasons. **Current Players are Bolded

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Blocks 1. Morgan Johnson (2007-09)................136 2. Charita Sims (1990-92)......................119 3. Kenya Brown (1995-99)......................115 t4. Nola Grant (2004-07)...........................88 t4. Christale Spain (1994-98)....................88 6. Sonya Cato (1992-95)..........................79 7. Mary Wooley (1998-2002)....................52

Most Points: 37 by Tisha England (vs. Claflin, Dec. 5, 1991) Most Field Goals Made: 15 by Shawn Blassingame (vs. Kennesaw State, Feb. 13, 1995) Most Field Goals Attempted: 28 by Shawn Blassingame (vs. Queens (NC), Nov. 18, 1994) Highest Field Goal Pct. (Min. 9 made): 91.0 by Avonte Williams (10 of 11) vs. North Georgia, Feb. 9, 2008 Most 3-Point Field Goals Made: 10** by Janell Gerk (vs. Charleston Southern, Dec. 3, 1999); by Meredith Legg (vs. Shaw, Jan. 2, 2009) Most 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 27*** by Janell Gerk (vs. Charleston Southern, Dec. 3, 1999) Highest 3-Point FG Pct. (Min. 5 made): .1000 (5 of 5), Meredith Legg vs. Francis Marion, 01/07/09 Most Free Throws Made: 18 by Kasey Mills (vs. Lander, Feb. 12, 2005) Most Free Throw Attempts: 21 by Jami Cornwell (vs. GCSU, Feb. 26, 2000) Highest FT Pct. (Min. 10 made): 1.000 by Jami Cornwell (11 of 11) vs. Augusta State, Feb. 2, 2000; by Tisha England (11 of 11) vs. GCSU, Feb. 28, 1992 Most Rebounds: 22 by Christale Spain (vs. Lander, Jan. 14, 1995); Sonya Cato (vs. Newberry, Mar. 1, 1993) Most Defensive Rebounds: 17 by Christale Spain (vs. Lander, Jan. 14, 1995) Most Assists: 12 by Mindy Allee (vs. Kennesaw State, Feb. 7, 2005); by Jami Cornwell (vs. Mars Hill, Nov. 28, 2000); by Tisha England (vs. Queens (NC), Feb. 17, 1992) Most Blocks: 7 by Morgan Johnson (vs Francis Marion University, Feb. 6, 2008); 2 others tied (Kenya Brown and Sonya Cato) Most Steals: 10 by Tisha England (vs. Columbus State, Feb. 26, 1992)

In just two seasons at USC Aiken, Janell Gerk’s 173 three-pointers ranks fourth all-time.

Minutes Played 1. Jami Cornwell (1999-2003).......... 3,653 2. Megan Starnes (2005-09)............. 3,219 3. Meredith Legg (2005-09).............. 3,103 4. Julie Szabo (2000-03).................. 3,072 5. Mindy Allee (2002-07)................... 3,053 6. Allison Nold (1999-2003).............. 3,045 7. Christale Spain (1994-98)............. 2,566 8. Kerry Ansbro (1995-99)................ 2,550 9. Charmane Freeman (1995-99)..... 2,490 10. Avonte Williams (2005-08).......... 2,365 11. Satu Leppanen (2005-09)........... 2,278 12. Dana Richter (1997-01).............. 2,276

SINGLE GAME

Games Played 1. Mindy Allee (2002-07)...................... 123 t-2. Megan Starnes (2005-09)..............117 t-2. Meredith Legg (2005-09)................117 4. Allison Nold (1999-2003)..................116 5. Satu Leppanen (2005-09).................113 6. Jami Cornwell (1999-2003)..............111 7. Christale Spain (1994-98)................ 108 8. Kerry Ansbro (1995-99)................... 105 9. Kendra Chandler (2005-10)............. 104 t10. Dana Richter (1997-2001).............. 98 t10. Katie Rokus (1999-2003)................ 98 t10. Katie Gebhardt (2001-05)............... 98


USC AIKEN Individual Records

Most Games Played: 123 by Mindy Allee, 2002-07 Most Minutes Played: 3,653 by Jami Cornwell, 1999-2003 Most Points: 1,480 by Meredith Legg, 2005-2009 Highest Scoring Avg: 20.0** by Tisha England (1157 in 57 gm),1990-92 Most Field Goals Made: 587 by Christale Spain, 1994-98 Most Field Goals Attempted: 1,151 by Christale Spain, 1994-98 Highest Field Goal Pct. (Min. 600 FGA): 51.0 by Christale Spain (587 of 1,151), 1994-98 Most 3-Point Field Goals Made: 311** by Meredith Legg, 2005-2009 Most 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 764**, Meredith Legg, 2005-2009 Highest 3-Point FG Pct. (Min. 100 3FG): 40.7 by Meredith Legg (311 of 764), 2005-2009 Most Free Throws Made: 529 by Jami Cornwell, 1999-2003 Most Free Throws Attempted: 717 by Jami Cornwell, 1999-2003 Highest FT Pct. (Min. 200 FT): .882 (217 of 246), Meredith Legg, 2005-2009 Most Rebounds: 1,221** by Christale Spain, 1994-98 Highest Rebounding Average: 11.3 by Christale Spain (1,221 in 108 games), 1994-98 Most Assists: 568 by Jami Cornwell, 1999-2003 Highest Assist Average (Min. 300 A): 5.12 by Jami Cornwell (568 in 11 games), 1999-2003 Most Blocks: 136 by Morgan Johnson, 2007-2009 Most Steals: 317 by Jami Cornwell, 1999-2003

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CAREER

Most Games Played: 34 by Morgan Johnson (2008-09), Megan Starnes (2008-09), Satu Leppanen (2008-09), Triahna Harris (2008-09) and Lindsay Sundberg (2008-09) Most Games Started: 34 by Morgan Johnson (2008-09), Megan Starnes (2008-09) and Triahna Harris (2008-09) Most Points: 677 by Tisha England, 1991-92 Highest Scoring Average: 23.3 by Tisha England (677 pts in 29 gm), 1991-92 Most Field Goals Made: 229 by Tisha England, 1991-92 Most Field Goals Attempted: 511 by Shawn Blassingame, 1994-95 Highest Field Goal Pct. (Min. 100 FGA): 59.7 by Morgan Johnson (111 of 186), 2007-08 Most 3-Point Field Goals Made: 111 by Janell Gerk, 1999-2000 Most 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 286 by Janell Gerk, 1999-2000 Highest 3-Point FG Pct. (Min. 3 att./gm): 47.5 by Meredith Legg (76 of 160), 2006-07 Most Free Throws Made: 199 by Tisha England, 1991-92 Most Free Throws Attempted: 247 by Tisha England, 1991-92 Most Consecutive FTs Made: 45** by Meredith Legg, 2005-06 Highest FT Pct. (Min. 100 FT): 88.6 by Julie Szabo (101 of 114), 2001-02 Most Rebounds: 331 by Sonya Cato, 1993-94 Highest Rebounding Average: 12.3 by Sonya Cato (331 in 27 gm), 1993-94 Most Assists: 179 by Tisha England, 1990-91 Highest Assist Average: 6.28 by Jami Cornwell (157 in 25 gm), 1999-2000 Most Blocks: 82 by Morgan Johnson, 2008-09 Most Steals: 107 by Tisha England, 1991 92 Most Minutes Played: 1,086** by Julie Szabo, 2002-03

SEASON


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2010-11 USC Aiken Women’s Basketball Schedule

Date

Opponent

Site

Time

Nov. 3

at Kennesaw State (Exh.)

Kennesaw, Ga.

7:00 PM

Nov. 14

vs. Tusculum %

Greenwood, S.C.

2:00 PM

Nov. 13 Nov. 17 Nov. 20 Nov. 22 Nov. 26 Nov. 27 Nov. 29

vs. Carson-Newman %

at Georgia College

at Limestone

at College of Charleston vs. Goldey-Beacom $ vs. Henderson State $

Lenoir-Rhyne

Greenwood, S.C. Milledgeville, Ga. Gaffney, S.C. Charleston, S.C. Pensacola, Fla. Pensacola, Fla.

Aiken, S.C.

5:00 PM 5:30 PM 2:00 PM 7:00 PM 3:00 PM 3:00 PM 7:00 PM

Dec. 1

Francis Marion *

Aiken, S.C.

5:30 PM

Dec. 11

at Columbus State *

Columbus, Ga.

1:30 PM

Dec. 4 Dec. 14 Dec. 16

at Flagler * Shaw at Lenoir-Rhyne

St. Augustine, Fla. Aiken, S.C. Hickory, N.C.

Jan. 3

at Georgia Southwestern * Americus, Ga.

Jan. 8

Armstrong Atlantic *

Jan. 5 Jan. 12 Jan. 15

1:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:00 PM 5:30 PM

UNC Pembroke *

Aiken, S.C.

5:30 PM

at Francis Marion *

Florence, S.C.

5:30 PM

North Georgia *

Aiken, S.C.

5:30 PM

Aiken, S.C.

12:00 PM

at Lander *

Greenwood, S.C.

1:30 PM

Feb. 2

Augusta State *

Aiken, S.C.

5:30 PM

Feb. 10

at Montevallo *

Montevallo, Ala.

6:30 PM

at UNC Pembroke *

Pembroke, N.C.

Lander *

Aiken, S.C.

Jan. 17 Jan. 22 Jan. 24

Feb. 7 Feb. 12 Feb. 16 Feb. 19 Feb. 23

Clayton State *

Aiken, S.C.

at Augusta State *

Flagler * Georgia College * at Armstrong Atlantic *

Augusta, Ga.

Aiken, S.C.

5:30 PM

5:30 PM

5:30 PM

Aiken, S.C.

5:30 PM

Savannah, Ga.

5:30 PM

5:30 PM

5:30 PM

% = SAC/PBC Conference Challenge $ = West Florida Thanksgiving Classic * = Peach Belt Conference Games Home Games Appear in White


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