Tasha Humphrey
34 Tasha Humphrey
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
Gainesville

Height:
6-3

Position:
F

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2005-06 Season
• A finalist for three National Player of the Year Awards - the Naismith Trophy, the State Farm Wade Trophy and the Wooden Award.
• A unanimous first-team All-SEC pick in balloting of league coaches for a second straight year and also tabbed first-team All-SEC by the AP.
• Among SEC statistical leaders, ranks No. 2 in scoring, No. 3 in rebounding, No. 2 in three-point FG pct., No. 4 in free throw pct., No. 5 in minutes played and No. 14 in FG pct.
• Topped 1,000 career points at Florida...just her 52nd game and second-fastest pace ever by a Lady Bulldog.
• Has reached double figures in 26 games this season and 57 of 61 as a Lady Bulldog.
• 12 double-doubles on the year ups her career total to 26 - that's 42.6 percent of her GPs at UGA.
• Poured in a career-high 38 points to lead Georgia to victory over Santa Clara in the home opener, the most by any player in the SEC this season.
• That effort equaled the 10th-best single-game tally in UGA history and was the most since Coco Miller's school-record 45 points against Charleston Southern in Dec. 1997.
• Missed MTSU due to a suspension for violation of team rules.
• Grabbed a career-high 16 boards at Temple, half of UGA's total that night.
• Knocked down all 10 FTs against Memphis to equal the UGA record for single-game percentage from the line.
• SEC Player of the Week for the fourth and fifth time in her career on Jan. 9 and Feb. 6 - the most ever for a Lady Dog and only the 10th player in SEC history to win five times.

2004-05 Season
• Voted co-National Freshman of the Year (along with Candice Wiggins of Stanford) by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
• Named SEC Freshman of the Year by both league coaches and media, the fifth Lady Bulldog honoree all-time.
• One of only two unanimous first-team All-SEC selections in balloting of league coaches and media - LSU's Seimone Augustus being the other.
• The only player in the SEC to finish the year ranked among the league's top-10 statistical leaders in scoring (third), rebounding (fifth), field goal percentage (third) and free throw percentage (ninth). Also was ninth in blocked shots.
• Took all of 7:34 to reach double digits in the season opener against Furman. Finished with 25 points versus the Paladins, the third-best career-opening effort in Lady Dog annals.
• Poured in a career-high 27 points - including 24 in the second half - in leading Georgia to victory over No. 2 Texas in the second game of the year.
• Became only the second freshman ever to be named the SEC's Player of the Week in her collegiate debut (the other being Chamique Holdsclaw in 1995-96).
• Dominated the early portion of the SEC opener versus Arkansas, scoring nine and grabbing five boards in the first 6:10 as Georgia built a 17-2 lead.
• Named SEC Player of the Week on Jan. 3 and Jan. 24, becoming the first freshman ever to be honored twice in a month.
• Became the seventh player to be a three-time SEC Player of the Week winner in a season.
• Named to the All-SEC Tourney team largely due to scoring a career-high 33 points in a semifinal matchup with No. 1 LSU - more than half of UGA's 65 points in the game.
• Poured in 26 points and hauled down 10 rebounds in the Lady Dogs' NCAA second-round win over Texas, her 13th double-double of the season.
• Named to the NCAA Tourney's All-Chatta-nooga Regional team after posting her 14th double-double of the year - 16 points and 13 boards versus No. 7 Duke in the "Sweet 16".

High School
• Coached by Manson Hill at Gainesville High where she led the Lady Red Elephants to three Class AAA state titles and posted career tallies 2,663 points and 1,228 boards.
• Named Miss Georgia Basketball in 2001, '03 and '04 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
• Also selected as the Gatorade Georgia Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004.
• Tabbed to play in the WBCA and McDonald's All-America games.
• Ranked as the nation's No. 1 recruit by The National Roundball Report, as well as No. 3 by the All-Star Girls Basketball Report and Full Court Press and No. 6 in the Blue Star Index.
• A three-time Parade All-American, earning first-team honors as a junior and a senior after being second-team as a sophomore.
• A consensus first-team All-America selection as a senior, earning such status from USA Today, Parade, Street & Smith's and SLAM.
• Broke her mother's Hall County scoring record. Brenda Hill scored 1,961 points for East Hall.
• The overall scoring leader at the 2003 USA Basketball Youth Development Festival where she averaged 16.6 points and led the South team to a silver medal. Scored 26 points in the gold medal game.
• As a senior, averaged 21.3 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists while leading Gainesville to a 30-3 record.
• Closed her prep career with 29 points in a 61-33 win over Fannin County in the state title tilt. Scored 21 in the first half as the Lady Red Elephants took a 30-11 lead.
• As a junior, averaged 21.1 points, 9.8 boards, 3.8 assists and 3.2 steals while leading the Lady Red Elephants to a 30-3 record.
• As a sophomore, averaged 22.0 points and 8.0 rebounds while leading Gainesville to a 26-5 record - two of those losses came while Humphrey was out of action due to an injury - and a state runner-up finish.
• As a freshman, averaged 23.0 points and 7.0 rebounds while leading Gainesville to a 28-4 record. Scored 23 in the 2001 state final - a 51-32 win over Northeast-Macon - despite receiving an IV prior to the game due to food poisoning.

Personal
• Born Dec. 29, 1985, the daughter of Brenda Hill.
• Intended Major: Sport Studies. -->

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