Shanice Mays
Shanice Mays


Mendenhall, Miss.

High School:
Puckett HS




Will challenge for playing time at the point guard position ... Good ball handing skills ... Can run the floor well ... Adds depth ... Worked hard in the off season to improve overall game ... 2007-08 (Freshman): Played in 28 games, drawing one starting assignment ... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.1 assists per game ... Dished out 31 assists and had 12 steals ... Did not play against UALR or Mississippi State in the WNIT ... Had two assists against Michigan (3/27) ... Has seen most of her playing time as a backup point guard ... Played in 27 games and drew one assignment ... Played in one game in the C-USA Tournament ... Scored two points against UCF (3/6) ... Scored in a season-high 10 points in her collegiate debut against Sam Houston State (11/9) ... Shooting 56.3 percent form the field and 75.0 percent from the line ... Dished out a season-high five assists against McNeese State (11/13) ... Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Coach Curt Grain at Puckett High School ... Averaged 23.4 points and 6.5 assists per game as a senior for Coach Curt Crain ... Two-time all-metro team selection ... Four-time all-district honoree ... Named Player of the Year in District 6 for two straight years ... Received second-team all-state honors ... Picked to play in the senior all-star game ... Scored a season-high 35 points against Magee ... Also lettered in track ... Personal: Daughter of Laurence and Mary Newsome ... Born February 8, 1989 ... Enrolled in general studies.

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