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Height: 5'2"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Baytown, Texas
High School: Goose Creek HS / UTEP
Experience: Transfer

Bio

UTEP
2017-18 Season
 
Made tremendous strides from her freshman season … played in all 31 contests, including starting the final 18 … paced the team in assists (3.2 apg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.0) while ranking third on the team in 3-pointers made (35), attempted (99) and percentage (35.4) … was at 19.3 percent (11-57) as a freshman from beyond the arc … chipped in 5.8 points per game after putting up 1.9 ppg a year ago … reached double figures in scoring in six contests, including a career-high 16 points vs. East Carolina (12/17/17) …  set career bests for free throws made (eight) and attempted (10) vs. the Pirates … four of her six double-digit scoring efforts came against C-USA opposition … played all 40 minutes while tallying 14 points, aided by a personal-best four 3-pointers made, in the C-USA opening-round win vs. Southern Miss (3/7/18) … paced or shared the top spot for assists for a UTEP-high 15 separate contests …  pulled down a career-high seven rebounds vs. New Mexico (11/30/17) … dished out at least five helpers in seven different contests … garnered 35+ minutes of playing time in 11 tilts, including six of the final seven.


2016-17 Season 
Appeared in all 31 games as a true freshman ... collected 58 points (1.9 ppg), 26 rebounds (0.8 rpg), 55 assists (1.8 apg) and 12 steals (0.4 spg) ... one of two players on the roster with a positive assist/turnover ratio as she committed 38 giveaways in 401 minutes (12.9 mpg) ... ranked second on the squad in helpers, aided by pacing or tying for the team high in assists in six separate games ... started six contests, including three within C-USA play ... made 13-of-15 free throws to lead the team with an .867 percentage ... tallied her season-high nine points, while adding seven rebounds in a 74-61 victory over CSU Bakersfield (12/28/16) ... dished out her UTEP-best nine dimes against NM State (12/15/16) ... added six assists versus Texas Southern (11/13/16) ... top game in C-USA action was a five-point, five-assist, three-rebound performance against FIU (2/25/17) in the Haskins Center.


PRIOR TO UTEP 
Rated the No. 27 point guard in the nation according to ESPN's HoopGurlz the class of 2016 ... received a scouts grade of 90 from the organization ... 2014-15 Max Preps 5A Player of the Year for the state of Texas ... secured Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Region and Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) All-State accolades as a sophomore and junior ... four-year varsity starter and three-year captain ... selected as a First-Team All-District honoree in all of those seasons ... other individual accomplishments include being the 2012-13 newcomer of the year, 2013-14 district MVP and 2014-15 District Offensive Player of the Year ... 2014-15 Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) Free-Throw Champion ... three-time All-Academic honoree ... helped team claim 2013-14 District Championship ... played in 111 career high school games, averaging 18.6 points, 3.2 assists, 2.8 steals and 2.3 rebounds ... contributed 21.5 points/game, 3.7 steals/game, 2.5 rebounds/game and 2.4 assists per game as a senior ... put up 25.1 points per game, to go along with 3.2 assists per contest, 3.1 steals per game and 2.8 rebounds.


PERSONAL 
Daughter of Rachel Dowdy and Nicholas Cook ... intends to major in business ... has three brothers and four sisters ... was involved in student council and key club in high school ... highest basketball ambition is to go pro and be an inspiration for other girls ... enjoys watching movies and listening to music in her free time ... admires Michael Jordan and LeBron James

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