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Tanesha Washington
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Tanesha Washington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarksdale, Miss.

High School:
Coahoma County HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
G/F

Experience:
3L

Versatile athlete ... Very athletic ... Made major contributions to the team ... Excellent rebounding skills ... Adds depth ... Will challenge for a playing time ... Ability to score off the dribble or in the post ... Has three-point range ... 2009-10 (Junior): Averaged 11.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game ... Played in 29 games with 25 starts ... A 74.0 percent shooter from the free throw line ... Tossed in 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Michigan (11/19) ... Tallied 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds against William Carey (11/23) ... Scored a game-high 23 points against Jackson State (11/27) on 11-0f-16 shooting ... Also had three steals ... Recorded her first career double-double against nationally ranked Georgia with 12 points and 10 rebounds (11/28) ... Named to the LaQuinta Inn Lady Eagle Thanksgiving Classic all-tournament team ... Finished with four points and four rebounds against Mississippi State (12/2) ... Scored 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field against Alcorn State (12/4) ... Hauled in eight rebounds ... Tossed in a career-high 27 points against Charlotte (12/12) to go with eight rebounds and career-high seven steals ... Tallied 13 points and eight rebounds against Belmont (12/16) ... Had six points and six rebounds against UALR (12/22) ... Had four rebounds and two points against Alabama (12/30) ... Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds against Louisiana Tech (1/3) ... Four points and two rebounds against East Carolina (1/8) ... Mustered only two points and two rebounds against Marshall (1/10) ... Scored eight points to go with eight rebounds against UAB (1/15) ... Recorded her third double-double of the season with 23 points and 12 rebounds against Memphis (1/17) ... Had six points and four rebounds against UCF (1/21) to go with five steals and two blocks ... Tossed in 10 points and grabbed three rebounds against Tulane (1/23) ... Sat out the UTEP (1/30) game to serve a one-game suspension for a flagrant foul in the Tulane game ... Came off the bench to score 21 points and add seven rebounds and two seals at Memphis (2/12) ... Returned to starting lineup for first time since in five games and tallied six points against Houston (2/18) ... Pulled in 18 points in a starting assignment against Rice (2/20), hitting 7-of-11 shots from the floor ... Tossed in 13 points against Tulsa (2/27) ... Had 15 points and seven reobounds against UCF (3/3) ... Scored 12 points against East Carolina in the C-USA Tournament (3/8) ... Scored in double figures in four of her last five games for a 12.6 average ... 2008-09 (Sophomore): Earned the Conference USA Sixth Player of the Year Award ... Played in all 32 games with three starts ... Averaged 7.3 points and 3.1 rebounds per game ... Finished the C-USA Tournament averaging 3.7 points and 3.3 rebounds ... Scored six points in the opening game against Tulane on 3-of-5 shooting ... Scored seven points against UAB (2/26) ... Tallied with nine points against UTEP (2/21) ... Chipped in 11 points against Tulane (2/19) ... Had four rebounds and three assists against Marshall (2/15) Came off the bench to score 11 points against East Carolina (2/13) ... Finished with 13 points and three reobunds and three assists against Tulsa (2/8) ... Scored a career-high 21 points against Marshall (1/29) ... Tossed in 10 points and pulled down six rebounds against Rice (1/25) ... Had eight points against Houston (1/22) ... Tallied 12 points off the bench against Memphis (1/10) on 5-of-9 shooting, including 2-of-3 from behind the arc ... Knocked down 12 points off the bench against UAB (1/8) ... Had eight points and eight rebounds against Nicholls State (12/30) ... Also had four steals ... Scored six points against No. 22/23 Oklahoma State (12/19) on 2-of-2 shooting from behind the arc ... Came off the bench to score nine points and grab five rebounds against Mississippi State (12/16) ... Was 2-of-2 from 3-point range ... Totaled a season-high 18 points against William Carey (12/6) on 8-of-11 shooting from the field, including 2-of-3 from behind the arc ... Also had eight rebounds, four assists and three steals ... Registered back-to-back double-figure scoring games ... Had 11 points against Alcorn State (11/28) ... Scored 15 points against Michigan (11/29) ... Earned her first career all-tournament team honor in the Lady Eagles Classic ... Hauled in a season-high seven rebounds against South Alabama (11/20) and Alcorn State (11/28) ... Connected on 3-of-6 from behind the arc against Michigan ... Was 1-of-1 from behind the arc ... Had 31 assists and 28 steals ... 2007-08 (Freshman): Played in 34 games, drawing three starts ... Averaged 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per game ... Shot 70.6 percent from the free throw line ... Saw limited action against Mississippi State (3/24) ... Came off the bench to record her fifth game scoring in double-digits against UALR (3/20) ... Scored 11 points to go with three assists and five rebounds ... Played in all three games in the C-USA Tournament, averaging 3.7 points ... Scored seven points against UTEP (3/8) in the semifinals ... Scored a season-high 17 against UCF (1/5) ... Had four games with double-digit scoring ... Had a season-high seven rebounds against McNeese State (11/13) ... Scored 11 points in her collegiate debut against Sam Houston State (11/9) ... Connected on eight three-pointers ... Had 15 assists and 12 steals ... Prep: Four-year letterwinner at Coahoma Prep ... Averaged 21.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game as a senior for Coach Eddie Culley ... Helped lead her team to a 30-6 record and the state runner-up in the Class 2A championship ... Member of the 2006-07 Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen ... Three-time all-state honoree ... Received all-district honors four times and was a three-time all-north half selection ... Picked to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game ... A McDonald's All-Star Nominee ... As a junior, Washington averaged 24.0 points and 12.0 rebounds after leading Coahoma County to the Class 2A state championship game ... Scored a career-high 46 points against Drew ... Personal: Daughter of Herschel and Peggy Washington ... An interdisciplinary studies major.

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