Women's basketball vs. Belmont. (11/14/14) Photos by Joe Howell
2014-15 (Sophomore): Overcame a series of injuries to produce a strong sophomore season, seeing action in 27 games (17 starts) ... Shot a team-high 59.5 percent from the floor while ranking second on the team in rebounding (4.9) and third in scoring (8.0). ... Scored in double figures in 10 games, including the final five games of the season. ... Posted three double-doubles. ... Noteable games: Scored a team-high 18 points and had five rebounds in loss to Kentucky in second round of SEC Tournament on March 5. ... Had 14 points and seven rebounds in win over Alabama in first round of SEC Tournament on March 4. ... Went 5-of-7 from the floor and scored 10 points before fouling out in loss to Tennessee at March 1. ... Narrowly missed a double-double, finishing with 13 points and nine rebounds before fouling out in loss to Auburn on Feb. 26. ... Posted her third double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds in loss to Missouri on Feb. 22. ... Had 11 points in loss to South Carolina on. Feb. 15. ... Posted her second double-double of the season with 15 points and a career-high 12 rebounds in loss to Florida on Feb. 1. ... Scored 11 points and had six rebounds in loss to Georgia on Jan. 18. ... Scored nine points and collected five rebounds in loss to Tennessee on Jan. 5. ... Returned from a four-game injury absence and contributed five points and four rebounds in win over James Madison on Dec. 29. ... Scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds in win over Minnesota on Nov. 28. ... Had eight points and four rebounds in win over St. Louis on Nov. 24. ... Had 13 points and 11 rebounds in overtime win against Green Bay on Nov. 17. ... Had 11 points and four rebounds in season-opening win over Belmont on Nov. 14.
2013-14 (Freshman): Quickly established herself as an impact player at Vanderbilt, seeing action in all 31 games, including appearing in the starting lineup 18 times. ... Finished the season averaging 7.1 points and 4.0 rebounds per game, and scored in double figures in nine games, including three straight in mid-December. ... Capped her freshman season with an 18-point, eight-rebound performance against Arizona State in first-round NCAA Tournament loss on March 22. ... Had eight points and two steals in win over Arkansas on Feb. 20. ... Had six points and a team-high nine rebounds in loss to Auburn on Feb. 13. ... Had 12 points and finished 5-of-6 from the floor in loss to Tennessee on Feb. 10. ... Scored nine points with nine rebounds in loss to Missouri on Jan. 30 . .. Scored 12 points and pulled down four rebounds in win over Tennessee on Jan. 12. ... Had four rebounds in win over Auburn on Jan. 9. ... Scored four points in loss to South Carolina on Jan. 5. ... Had five points and three assists in win over Georgia on Jan. 2. ... Scored 10 points with three rebounds in win over UAB on Dec. 30. ... Scored 10 points off the bench in the win over UNC Asheville on Dec. 21. ... Scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds before fouling out in win at James Madison on Dec. 18. ... Scored eight points and pulled down five rebounds in win over Hartford on Dec. 15. ... Had five points and three rebounds in win over ETSU on Dec. 3. ... Scored 10 points and had six rebounds against Elon (Nov. 29) and then had nine points and two rebounds against Wisconsin (Nov. 30) during the Thanksgiving Tournament. ... Had 10 points and two rebounds in win over Dayton on Nov. 24 cored eight points and two rebounds before fouling out in a road loss to Duke on Nov. 21. ... Had two points and two rebounds in 11 minutes of action before fouling out in loss to Marquette on Nov. 14 four points and four rebounds in win over Delaware State on Nov. 14. ... Had three points and three rebounds against Western Kentucky on Nov. 11 while limited to 12 minutes of action due to foul trouble. ... Started at forward and scored 13 points in first-career game against Appalachian State on Nov. 8
High School (Hoover): McDonald's All-America Nominee ... 2013 Alabama Miss Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year ... Averaged 15.1 points and 11.0 rebounds as a senior, leading Hoover to a 28-4 record and the Alabama 6-A State Championship ... Scored 29 points and grabbed 22 rebounds in the state championship game ... Earned state tournament MVP honors as a senior and junior ... Helped Lady Bucs to state title and national ranking of eighth as a junior, earning nominations for 6-A Player of the Year and Miss Basketball ... Played first two prep seasons at Brewbaker Tech in Montgomery, Ala., helping team to its first-ever state title as a sophomore with 16.3 points and 18.8 rebounds per game ... Earned Alabama Class 4-A Player of the Year honors and state championship MVP as a sophomore ... Was the top high school rebounder in the nation in 2010-11 ... Played for coaches Donnie Quinn and Tiffany Frederick at Hoover ... Selected to USA Basketball U-19 trials ... Competed on the AAU circuit with the Georgia Metros, the same program which produced former Commodores Tiffany Clarke and Elan Brown ... Ranked 21st overall and sixth at post by ESPN HoopGurlz, with a four-star rating and a grade of 95.
Personal: Daughter of LaTangelia Sanderson ... Has two siblings, Bianca and Marcus ... Born March 23, 1995, in Montgomery, Ala., ... Favorites include the Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA team), Nneka Ogwumike (WNBA Player), ice cream (snack), The Land Before Time (movie) and Nicki Minaj (musician) ... Wears 22 at Vanderbilt because it is her favorite number ... Bucket list includes winning a national championship, being drafted by the WNBA and competing in an ice cream eating contest.
Career Highs Points: 18 (2x) vs. Kentucky (3/5/15) FG Made: 8 vs. Arizona State (3/22/14) FG Atts: 14 vs. Arizona State (3/22/14) 3FG Made: 0 3FG Atts: 1 vs. Kentucky (3/2/14) FT Made: 8 vs. Kentucky (3/5/15) FT Atts: 13 vs. Kentucky (3/5/15) Rebounds: 12 vs. Florida (2/1/15) Assists: 3 (4x) Blocks: 2 vs. Alabama (3/4/15) Steals: 2 (4x) Minutes: 33 vs. Green Bay (11/17/14)