Women's Basketball

Liz Sherwood - 32

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Castle Rock, Colo.

Last College:
Connecticut

Height:
6-4

Position:
C

Birthdate:
12/03/1984

Liz Sherwood

01/21/2007

#14 Vanderbilt 72, Georgia Tech 55 (AP photos)

#14 Vanderbilt 72, Georgia Tech 55 (AP photos)

01/14/2007

#14 Vanderbilt vs. Florida

#14 Vanderbilt vs. Florida

Year
G-GS
Min/Avg
FG-A
Pct.
3FG-A
Pct.
FT-A
Pct.
Reb-RPG
A
T
B
S
Pts-PPG
2007-08
34-13
619/18.2
163-260
.627
0-0
-
42-76
.553
146-4.3
31
65
40
16
368-10.8
2006-07
34-6
509/15.0
129-195
.662
0-0
-
40-69
.580
124-3.6
22
58
30
13
298-8.8
2005-06
32-18
643/20.1
172-268
.642
0-0
-
46-76
.605
128-4.0
27
74
31
19
390-12.2
Career
100-37
1771/17.7
464-723
.642
0-0
-
128-221
.579
398-4.0
80
197
101
48
1056-10.6

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2006-07: Named the Southeastern Conference's "Sixth Woman of the Year" by league coaches for the second straight season, averaging 8.8 points in only 15 minutes per game... Played in all 34 games for the Commodores, making six starts to begin the season... Tops in the SEC in field goal percentage for the second straight year, connecting on 66.2 percent (129-195) of her shot attempts during the season... Would have ranked second nationally again, but did not meet NCAA minimum of 5.0 makes per game... Scored in double-figures on 12 occasions, including a season-high 22 points against Clemson on her 22nd birthday... Also posted her first career double-double in that game, pulling down 13 rebounds... Matched the 13-rebound performance two weeks later against USF in Tampa for the second double-double of her career... Posted double-figure scoring efforts against three SEC opponents -- Florida, Alabama and Auburn... Led the Commodores in scoring on three occasions, including against Bowling Green in the NCAA Tournament.

2005-06: Named the Southeastern Conference's "Sixth Woman of the Year" by league coaches for her contributions as Vanderbilt's leading scorer off the bench... Also earned honorable-mention All-SEC honors from the Associated Press... One of four Commodores to play in all 32 games this season, making 18 starts through the middle of January... Ranked first in the SEC in field goal percentage, hitting 62.6 percent of her shots (172-268)... Her field goal percentage ranked second in the nation, behind only national champion Maryland's Crystal Langhorne (67.0)... Shot 80 percent or better (minimum eight made field goals) in five games... Scored 29 points in her first two games at Vanderbilt, earning all-tournament honors at the WBCA/BTI Classic in Tempe, Ariz... .Scored in double-figures 22 times... Through the SEC Touranment, had only scored less than eight points on three occasions... Posted 20 or more points on four occasions, including a career-high 28-point performance, a season-high for the Commodores, against Western Kentucky... One rebound shy of a double-double in victory over Mississippi State... Had a career-high five blocks against Colgate, part of a weekend that earned her all-tournament honors at the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament... Shot 73 percent from the free throw line in conference games, a healthy improvement over her 49 percent non-conference average.

2004-05: Sat out the 2004-05 season after transferring from Connecticut due to NCAA policy... Has three years of eligibility left.

2003-04 (Connecticut): Chosen as a BIG EAST All-Freshman Team selection despite missing much of preseason practice due to a knee injury... Appeared in 25 of Connecticut's last 33 games... Selected as the Preseason Co-Freshman of the Year in the BIG EAST... Posted a career-high 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting in UConn's game against Pittsburgh on 2/17/04... Scored nine points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a season-high 17 minutes during UConn's win over St. John's (1/31/04)... Tallied seven points in her first-career BIG EAST game at West Virginia (1/7/04), while also adding three rebounds and three blocks... Also played 17 minutes against N.C. State, scoring seven points, while adding three rebounds and two blocks... Notched the first ever double-digit game in her career with 10 points at Pepperdine (12/5/03)... Totaled six- points, two rebounds and a block over eight minutes in her first collegiate action vs. Holy Cross (11/30/04).

High School (Highlands Ranch): Helped lead Highlands Ranch to back-to-back state titles... Averaged 27.0 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 8.0 bpg as a senior... A 2003 WBCA, McDonald's and Parade First Team All-American... Named to the USA TODAY Third Team... Selected as the 2003 Rocky Mountain News 5A State Player of the Year... A two-time First Team All-State and All-Conference Performer... A three-time Nike All-American Camp attendee.

Personal: Daughter of Fran and Jim Sherwood... Three-time Nike All-American Camp attendee... Attended the 2002 USA Development Festival.

Off the Court with Liz Sherwood:

Favorite Pro Athlete: Shaq -- he's a beast and he's funny

Sporting Event I'd Most Like to Attend: NBA Finals, Game Seven

Favorite Board Game: Monopoly

Favorite television networks: VH1 and E!

Best concert I've ever attended: Ludacris

Favorite restaurant in my hometown: Chili's

Favorite meal in the Hendrix Room: Veggie lasagna or BBQ chicken

Favorite city in Spain: Valencia

Favorite family vacation: Disneyland

Favorite class this semester: Corporate Finance

The first job I ever had: Working at the Student Rec Center

My dream job: Working for Nike in the Business Dept.

My day can't start until: I brush my teeth

I wear my jersey number because: I loved Magic Johnson growing up

Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: A picture of my family

My advice to young people is: Do what makes you happy

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