Lady Bulldogs Return To Action Thursday Against Belmont
◊ Georgia's most experience wing who missed her senior season after suffering a knee injury. ◊ Tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her right knee in a team workout on Oct. 14, approximately 48 hours prior to the campaign's first official practice. ◊ Completed her degree in the summer of 2010 before pursuing a professional playing career.
2008-09 Season ◊ Scored a career-best 18 points against Cal State Fullerton, besting by one the mark she set against Alabama as a freshman and Georgia Southern as a sophomore. ◊ Certainly has an eye for the big game...has been Georgia's leading scorer seven times in 88 games played in her career - at LSU, versus Tennessee in Athens and against Belmont (NCAA Tournament) as a freshman; at Oklahoma, against Tennessee and versus Alabama (SEC Tournament) as a sophomore; and at Tennessee as a junior. ◊ Averaged 14.0 points and shot 48.5 percent from the floor in five games from Auburn through Vanderbilt...versus 7.0 ppg and 38.4 FG percentage in the first 20 games of the season. ◊ Scored a post-season career-high 17 points against Kentucky in the SEC Tournament.
2007-08 Season ◊ Started both exhibiton contests, averaging 7.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in those contests. ◊ Equaled her career-high scoring output with 17 points against Georgia Southern. ◊ Simply killed Southern Conference competition, connecting on a combined 13-of-17 (.765) shots from the floor against Georgia Southern and Davidson. ◊ Missed the Mercer game after knocking heads with a teammate in practice two days earlier...out of action for the FSU and FIU games as well. ◊ Four of her seven double-figure performances came in the last nine outings of the season...averaging 9.7 ppg over that span versus 5.2 in her first 21 appearances the season. ◊ Earned her first start of her sophomore campaign at South Carolina.
2006-07 Season ◊ Tabbed the SEC co-Sixth Woman of the Year by league coaches along with Vanderbilt's Liz Sherwood. ◊ Also named to the Freshman All-SEC team, joining Ashley Houts and Angel Robinson to become the first trio of classmates to be recognized as such by the league. ◊ Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Nov. 20 (after North Carolina A&T and Davidson) and on Feb. 19 (after Kentucky and Auburn). ◊ In stats for conference games only, led Georgia and ranked No. 12 among SEC leaders in field goal pct. ◊ Scored 10 first-half points at Georgia Tech en route to what was then a career-best 16. ◊ Earned her first start against TCU to become the 59th (of now 62) freshman to start a game for Andy Landers at Georgia. ◊ Enjoyed much-increased production in league play. Averaged 7.0 points per game against non-conference foes but then upped that mark to 9.4 ppg against SEC competition. ◊ Seven of her 11 double-digit outings came in SEC play, including four in the last five regular-season games. ◊ Came off the bench to score a team-high 12 points both at LSU and vs. Tennessee in Athens. ◊ After connecting on just .533 from the line in the first 18 games, was 6-of-7 in the final 2:56 versus Vanderbilt in Athens. ◊ Earned her first SEC start at Alabama and responded by pouring in a career-high 17 points. ◊ Became only the fourth Georgia freshman to post team-high scoring honors in her NCAA Tournament debut with 11 points against Belmont, joining Lady Hardmon (Grooms) who did so in 1989; Kelly Miller in 1998; and Cori Chambers in 2004.
High School ◊ Coached by Ronald Booker at Beach High where she helped the Bulldogs compile a record of 104-11 during her prep career. ◊ Rated as the nation's No. 9 overall prospect and No. 1 wing recruit by the All-Star Girls Report and tabbed as the No. 45 player on the Blue Star Index. ◊ Named fourth-team All-America by Parade Magazine as a senior. ◊ Selected as Georgia's 2006 Class AAAAA Player of the Year by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. ◊ Tabbed first-team all-state for Class AAAAA as a senior by the GACA, the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. ◊ Member of the undefeated gold medal-winning Blue Team at USA Basketball's 2005 Youth Development Festival. ◊ Averaged 7.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 0.8 steals in five games at the Development Festival during the summer of 2005. ◊ Among 33 players invited by USA Basketball to try out for the U.S. 18-under National Team during the summer of 2006. ◊ Tabbed as both the 2006 Savannah Morning News' All-Greater Savannah Area Girls' Player of the Year and WTOC TV's Savannah Player of the Year. ◊ As a senior, averaged 22.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game in leading the Bulldogs to a 26-3 record and the second round of the Class AAAAA State Tournament. ◊ As a junior, averaged 18.8 points, 10.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocks per game, helping Beach to a 27-3 record and an appearance in the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAA State Tournament. ◊ As a sophomore, helped the Bulldogs compile a 28-5 final record and advance to the second round of the Class AAAAA State Tourney. ◊ As a freshman, helped Beach to a 23-5 record and the second-round of the state tourney. ◊ Former high school teammate of Lady Bulldog junior Danielle Taylor...Marshall and Taylor actually played rec league hoops together since they were 7-8 years old.
Personal ◊ Born July 20, 1988, Christy is the daughter of Jestine and Charles Marshall. ◊ Major: Fashion Merchandising. ◊ Recipient of the Edwina Chastain Johnson Women's Basketball Scholarship Endowment for both 2006-07 and 2007-08.