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  Missy Whitney

Missy Whitney

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charleston, Mo.

High School:
Charleston

Last College:
Three Rivers CC

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
08/26/1985

2006-07: Named to All-OVC second team and OVC All-Newcomer team in her first season with the program ... named OVC Newcomer of the Week six times ... second on the team in scoring and 10th in the OVC at 13.2 points per game ... second on the team and fifth in the OVC in rebounding at 7.8 boards per game, behind teammate Lachelle Lyles who leads the nation ... scored 14 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in first round of NCAA Tournament vs. Oklahoma ... shot 43% from the field and 39% behind the arc ... led the team with 45 blocks ... second on the team and seventh in the OVC in free throw shooting by converting 80% from the line ... recorded seven double-doubles in scoring and rebounding ... scored in double figures in 21 games ... tied for third on the team with 28 steals ... career-high 36 points and four made three-pointers along with eight rebounds vs. Jacksonville State ... 28 points, 10 rebounds and 12-14 from the line vs. Morehead State ... 19 points and 12 rebounds at Eastern Kentucky ... career-high 15 rebounds vs. Central Arkansas and Murray State ... career-high six blocks at Eastern Illinois ... career-best three steals vs. Eastern Illinois.

Three Rivers CC: Named a NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention, First Team All-Region XVI and MCCAC All-Conference in 2005 ... earned second team NJCAA All-America accolades in 2006 ... played on a team that finished 22-6, including a 9-1 in conference play ... led the team in scoring (14.3 ppg), rebounding (7.43 rpg), free throw shooting percentage (76.5%) and blocks (39) ... finished third on the team in steals (44) and assists (50) last season ... ranked fourth in the MCCAC in free-throw percentage and sixth in scoring ... teammate of Southeast shooting guard Tierra Johnson.

Prep: Attended Charleston High School in Charleston, Mo. ... coached by Beverly Wright and Kelly Barnes ... two-time all-state and all-region selection ... averaged 22.3 points per game and 11 rebounds per game in her senior year ... named Player of the Year by the Sikeston Standard Democrat as a senior ... holds school records for most career points and rebounds.

Personal: Born 8-26-85 ... daughter of Ronnie and Ida Walker ... majoring in Business Administration ... favorite athlete is Lisa Leslie ... chose Southeast to be close to home so her family and friends can come to see her play.

 
 

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