Had the top season of her career in 2008-09....named C-USA Co-Player of the Week on January 19, 2009....third in C-USA in field goal percentage (.522)....17th leading rebounder in C-USA (5.5 RPG)....joined Tynikki Crook as the only two players to start all 32 games....reached double-digits in scoring 19 times after doing so nine times in her first two seasons....No. 14 in C-USA in assists averaging 2.50 per game....career-high of 25 tallies came in home win over East Carolina....her 25 points against ECU was tied for the most for an MU player in 08-09...led MU regulars in shooting, connecting on 52.2% of her shots, the third best effort in C-USA....finished second on the team and 17th in the league in rebounding averaging 5.5 RPG....hit 11-of-13 shots (.846) in win over ECU, the top shooting game for a Marshall player in 08-09 and the second best shooting game in C-USA for the season....averaged 32.8 minutes per contest to lead the team and rank 11th in C-USA....eclipsed previous career high of 15 points on six occasions....tallied 16 points and eight boards in win over Morehead State....notched first double-double of career with 16 points and a career-high 13 boards against Seton Hall....recorded second double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds in win over SMU, the only home C-USA loss for the Mustangs all season....reached double digits in scoring in 11 out of 14 games from Nov. 25 through Jan. 24....scored career-high 25 points in home win over East Carolina, shot 11-of-13 against the Pirates, the top number for MU in 08-09....following five consecutive games without hitting double figures, wrapped the season up scoring 11 or more in seven of the final eight games....chipped in 21 points against Houston....averaged 14.67 PPG in C-USA Tournament....scored 18 points in tournament opener against Memphis....averaged 15.67 PPG in three wins over Memphis in 08-09....hit jumper in overtime to give Herd a win over UTEP in C-USA Tournament.
Played with British basketball in summer once again....played in all 33 of Marshall's games in 2007-08 starting 30....averaged 26.4 minutes per games, third on the team....grabbed 5.2 boards per game, second behind only Tynikki Crook....had 111 defensive rebounds, just three behind Crook for the team lead....finished season third on the team, dishing out 47 assists....played first 20+ minute game of the season against Pitt, finishing with eight points and six rebounds....followed that up with a five-assist, five-rebounds outing against North Texas....notched her first double digit effort of the year with 11 points in win over Ohio U....recorded first double-double of collegiate career with career-high 13 rebounds and ten points in road win over Memphis....also had three steals and two blocks in that contest....her 13 boards against Memphis was tied for the second highest single game total for the season....dished out a season-high six assists in win over Tulsa, also had a team-high seven rebounds....chipped in 11 points in road win over UCF that would be Coach Chadwick's 500th victory....also played what was then a career-high 39 minutes in that contest....had another stellar game in the home contest against Memphis with a season-high 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the floor to go with eight rebounds....averaged 7.67 points and 5.33 rebounds in three C-USA Tournament games.... played a career-high 40 minutes in overtime quarterfinal win over UAB....scored ten points in season-ending loss to SMU.
Appeared in every game as a redshirt freshman, including starts in first five collegiate games en route to 17 total starts...dished out 2.3 assists per C-USA game (2nd on team)...one of six players to average at least 20 minutes per game (20.8)...scored 10 points in collegiate debut, Nov. 12 at Navy, going 5-for-12 from the floor with two assists, two rebounds and a steal...10 points (matched by fellow freshman Alix Barnette) marked the most points scored by a freshman in their Herd debut since Modupe Ishola scored eight points in 2003...held scoreless vs. Morehead State on Nov. 21, but dished out a career- and game-high seven assists...scored six points in each of the Herd's two games in the Caribbean Classic in Cancun, Mexico, including one of MU's last two field goals in a one-point win over Drake...enjoyed breakout game of season at Richmond on Dec. 28...scored a career- and game-high 15 points on 7-of-14 shooting at UR, including the game-winning 3-pointer, with MU down two points, at the overtime buzzer...also sank the game-tying jumper with seven seconds left in regulation...overtime buzzer beater was her first career 3-pointer in addition to her three assists, two steals and career-high five rebounds...rejoined starting lineup for stretch of 11 consecutive starts on Jan. 5 vs. UCF...reached double-digits in points in weekend homestand vs. UCF and Southern Miss, scoring 11 and 12 points, respectively...hit career-best two 3-pointers against the Golden Knights and posted five assists against the Golden Eagles...scored eight points on Jan. 24 vs. West Virginia...went 4-for-5 from the floor vs. Tulane on Feb. 15 for nine points.
Was ruled a partial-qualifier by the NCAA and forced to sit out season.
Attended Prodhoe Community High School in Durham, England, through 10th grade before moving to Wheeling, W.Va., to enroll at Mount de Chantal Academy...ranked the 49th best forward in the nation by the All-Star Girls Report, a prominent scouting service...averaged 11 points, four rebounds and two steals per game...led team to a No. 1 ranking in WV Class A in her two years at Mount de Chantal and a school-record 27 wins in 2005 (Mount de Chantal was ineligible for the state championships because of its independent status)...Nike Classic champions in 2003...high school roster boasted four players that will play Div. I basketball...played for the Queen City Jags AAU team, averaging 14 points, four rebounds and three assists per game...also lettered in soccer.
Born on June 16, 1987, in England...daughter of Raymond and Jacqueline Handy...has a sister, Chear-lise (22)...hopes to become a physical therapist...lists Denise Lewis as her role model in athletics...adult fitness major.