11 - Tayana Carper
Tayana Carper
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
High School: Shrewsbury
Position: F

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AS A JUNIOR IN 2008-2009: Saw action in the first six games of the year, starting two contests ... Missed the remainder of the season due to injury ... Finished the season with averages of 20.3 minutes, 8.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game ... Tallied career-highs in scoring average and rebound average ... Made 9-of-13 free throws for a .692 percentage ... Scored a career and season-high 24 points against Missouri at the Mildred & Roger L. White Invitational, going 10-for-13 from the field ... Also brought down a season-high five rebounds against Missouri ... Tied for the team-high with 10 points and recorded two blocked shots against Harvard ... Earned her first start of the year against St. Peter's going 2-for-5 for six points and pulling down four rebounds ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-2008: Saw action in 23 games, making four starts ... Averaged 11.0 minutes, 3.5 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Led the team in rebounds in two games ... Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds against Vermont ... Tallied 13 points and nine rebounds in a season-high 24 minutes played against Buffalo ... Recorded 12 points, seven rebounds and two assists versus Quinnipiac ... Tallied a career-high nine field goal attempts against Buffalo and Quinnipiac ... Had a career-high 14 points and tallied six rebounds, two blocks and one assist against Colgate ... Chipped in five points, four rebounds and one block at Florida ... Had four points, three rebounds, one steal and one block at Navy ... Saw first action of the season against Vermont ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-2007: Appeared in 28 games ... Averaged 4.4 minutes, 0.7 points and 0.7 rebounds per game ... Saw her first career action against Yale, recording 12 minutes of playing time and recording two points, four rebounds and two steals ... Notched season-highs in minutes played (17), points (four) and field goal attempts (five) at Dartmouth ... Tied career-high in steals (two) against Colgate ... Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... Member of the track team sophomore and junior years at Shrewsbury ... 2006 Worcester Telegram & Gazette Super Team All-Star (2006) ... League All-Star (2005, 2006) ... Averaged 18 points, 12 rebounds and 10 blocks per game as a senior ... Central Mass. Division 1 Champions (2005) ... State semifinalists (2005).

PERSONAL: Daughter of Eric and Marisol Carper ... Has one brother, Derek ... A Psychology major.