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Lashyra Cotton
Lashyra  Cotton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Miss.

High School:
East Side HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

02/04/2016

Women's Basketball vs North Texas

Women's Basketball vs North Texas

01/16/2016

Women's Basketball vs Florida International

Women's Basketball vs Florida International

01/14/2016

Women's Basketball vs Florida Atlantic

Women's Basketball vs Florida Atlantic

12/28/2015

Women's Basketball vs William Carey

Women's Basketball vs William Carey

12/12/2015

Women's Basketball vs Ole Miss

Women's Basketball vs Ole Miss

Adds depth to the guard positions ... Earned valuable playing time last year ... Good defender ... Capable of creating own shot ... Worked hard in the off-season to improve her strength ...

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Played in 26 games and had five starts ... Averaged 3.6 points and 1.4 rebounds ... Four points against EMU (3/25) ... Had four points and two rebounds against (3/19) ... Two points against WKU (3/14) ... Has two points and two rebounds against UTEP (3/1) ... Had eight points and two assists against UTSA (2/26) ... Four points and two rebounds against FAU (2/14) ... Scored two points against FIU (2/12) ... Saw her first action since Jan. 4 against Louisiana Tech, playing two minutes against Middle Tennessee (2/5) ... Grabbed two rebounds before leaving the game with an injury against Louisiana Tech (1/4) ... Scored six points and had two steals versus Ole Miss (12/18) ... Four points against Mississippi State (12/1/4) ... Had four points against Tennessee Tech (12/3) ... Three points, two blocks and a steal against NC A&T (11/29) ... Tossed in 10 points against Austin Peay (11/28) ... Had two points and two rebounds against McNeese (11/23) ... Came off the bench to lead the team in scoring with 14 points against MVSU (11/19) ... Also had three steals ... Pulled down three rebounds and scored two points against South Alabama (11/17) ... Scored a career-high 18 points against William Carey (11/14) on 8-of-9 shooting from the floor ... Pulled down a team-high six rebounds ... Also had five steals ... Played 15 minutes in the exhibition game and scored 13 points to go with five rebounds ...

2013-14(Freshman): Played in 32 games and had one starting assignment ... Averaged 1.9 points and 2.5 rebounds per game ... Netted four points against Lamar (3/20) ... Scored a basket and had a rebound against Old Dominion (3/13) ... Had four points against Tulane (3/1) ... Scored two points and had three rebounds against FAU (2/22) ... Two points and two rebounds against Marshall (2/12) ... Scored four points and had a steal against Charlotte (2/8) ... Four points and five rebounds against East Carolina (1/25) ... Had two points, five rebounds and three blocks against William Carey (1/4) ... Scored six points to go with six rebounds and two assists against UNO (12/21) ... Had four points and two rebounds against Grambling (12/18) ... Hit a pair of free throws against Miss State (12/14) ... Scored seven points and had two assists against FAMU (11/30) ... Drew her first start against Florida Gulf Coast ... Dished out an assist and had a steal ... Scored two points against UALR (11/19) ... Had two points and two rebounds against Hampton (11/16) ... Tossed in five points and had two steals against South Alabama (11/12) ... Scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench against West Alabama ... Played 23 minutes in the exhibition game and scored four points to go with five rebounds, three assists and two steals ...

High School
Attended Eastside High School where she averaged 23 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and five steals ... Earned All-State 2012 ... Was a Clarion Ledger Dandy Dozen selection and named District Player of the Year from 2010 to 2013 ... Received honors in all-state track ... Awarded Valedictorian and was a member of the National Honor Society ...

Personal
Daughter of Leroy and Susan Cotton ... An exercise science major.

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