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Vanderbilt falls to Middle Tennessee, 65-54
News, notes on Vanderbilt athletics
Freshmen and first-year SEC student-athletes were eligible
Vanderbilt looking ahead after first season under White
Erin Whalen scores a career-high 24, Kaleigh Clemons-Green adds career-high 16
Vanderbilt takes on Iowa State Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gym in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Vanderbilt takes on Ball State Monday afternoon at Memorial Gym on Education Day.
February 13, 2017
Vanderbilt takes on Missouri Sunday afternoon at Memorial Gym.
Women's basketball takes on Auburn at Memorial gym Thursday night.
2016-17 (FRESHMAN): Was enjoying fine freshman season before being sidelined by stress reactions in both feet. … Missed eight of the final 12 games, and logged a total of just 25 minutes of playing time after Jan. 19. … Saw action in 22 games, including 12 starts, despite injury. … Led the team in assists per game (2.9) and ranked second on the team in total assists (63). … Played nine scoreless minutes in the loss to Alabama in the first round of the SEC Tournament. ... Had four points and three rebounds in the loss to Kentucky on Feb. 5 after missing four previous games with stress reactions in both feet. ... Played 31 minutes, finishing with six points and three assists in the loss on Auburn on Jan. 12. ... Compiled 10 points, three assists and two rebounds in the loss to Georgia on Jan 8. ... Scored 10 points and pulled down four rebounds in 35 minutes of action in the loss to Tennessee on Jan. 5. ... Had 12 points, three assists, three steals and three rebounds in the loss to No. 8-ranked Louisville on Dec. 21. … Contributed 12 points, going 4-of-7 from 3-point range, and added three assists in the win over Tulane on Dec. 5. … Exploded for a season-high 21 points, going 5-of-7 from 3-point range, and added four assists and six rebounds in the win over SIUE on Dec. 3. … Had six points, two rebounds and four assists in her college debut during the win over Kennesaw State on Nov. 11.
HIGH SCHOOL: First Team All-State Tournament team. ... Three Rivers League Player of the Year. ... Was ranked No. 25 by ESPN HoopGurlz and No. 21 by Prospects Nation at her position on Signing Day. ... Oregon Class 6A state scoring champion. ... McDonald's All American Nominee. ... Gatorade Player of the Year Nominee. ... 2016 All Classification USA Today First Team All-State. ... Mt. Hood Conference Player of the Year. ...2015-16 American Family Insurance All-USA Oregon GIrls Basketball Team. ...Is the all-time Oregon City High record holder for 3-point FG's made with 249 and career assists with 416. ... Shot 45 percent from 3-point range in her high school career. ...Played AAU on Oregon Elite Navy under coach Gary Lavander.
PERSONAL: Three time national finalist for the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition. ... Played softball for nine years. ... Only child of Cliff Walker and Tami Bannick. ... Born July 17, 1998. ... Favorite color is purple.
Points: 21 (vs. SIUE, 12/3/16)
Rebounds: 6 (2x)
Assists: 6 (vs. UT Martin, 11/27/16)
3FG Made: 5 (vs. SIUE, 12/3/16)
Blocks: 1 (2x)
Steals: 3 (vs. Louisville, 12/21/16)
Minutes: 37 (2x)