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Courtney Braxton
Courtney Braxton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Princess Anne H.S.

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

05/23/2012

64 UMES STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN A PLACE ON MEAC COMMISSIONER'S ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Men's track places nine, women's track, baseball and men's basketball place seven

03/05/2012

HAWKS OPEN PLAY IN MEAC TOURNAMENT WITH CONVINCING WIN OVER TIGERS

Hawks shatter MEAC Tournament record with 28 points allowed, Agbasi posts third double-double of year

01/07/2012

UMES ERASES 15-POINT DEFICIT BUT FALL VICTIM TO BUZZER BEATER AT NORFOLK STATE 61-58

Lady Hawks outscore NSU 39-27 in second half, Rae Corbo hits buzzer beater three

12/28/2011

SHOWDOWN IN THE COLISEUM: UMES SET TO TAKE ON WAKE FOREST

Lady Hawks look for second straight road win after victory over Old Dominion

10/11/2011

MEET THE LADY HAWKS: The Locker Room Series with Sha-Kiyla Finney

Inside 2011-12 UMES Women's Basketball with Sha-Kilya Finney

Batchelor on Braxton: "She's a winner. She is from a very successful high school program where she was a very integral part of their success. I expect her to continue to improve as well as to make the other players around her better. She is a young lady of exceptional character and discipline."

2011-12: Served as a reserve point guard, playing in 27 games with one start ... finished with 47 points, 18 assists, 18 rebounds and 10 steals, all improved from last season ... earned a trio of three-assist games ... scored six points off 3-4 shooting at James Madison (11/17) ... scored career-high eight points in road victory over Old Dominion (12/21), dishing three assists ... earned 21 combined points in four games from Dec. 21-Jan. 7 ... member of the 2012 MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.

2010-11: Appeared in 20 games off the bench for the Lady Hawks ... averaged 1.3 points in 8.8 minutes a game ... scored first career points against Syracuse (12/1) with four off 2-3 shooting ... scored season high seven points with two rebounds vs. Coppin State (1/22) ... earned four points with a pair of boards against North Carolina A&T (2/7).

High School/Club: Earned four letters in basketball at Princess Anne High School ... Named team's Most Outstanding Player as a senior (2009-10) and won Coaches' Award as a junior (2008-09) ... Led team to state championship with 31-1 record as a junior ... Scored career-high 22 points as a senior ... Played club basketball with Boo Williams Red Tide AAU team in Virginia Beach, Va. ... Scored 24 points in Super Regionals, helping team qualify for Nationals.

Personal: Born March 1, 1992 in Cape Canaveral, Fla. ... Daughter of Monica and Alfred Braxton ... Has two sisters, Sherrika and Ashley ... Major is Hotel and Restaurant Management ... Pregame routine includes staying focused ... Best sports moments are winning the state tournament in 2009 and scoring 22 points in the semifinals versus Oakton ... Most influential person is her dad, because he always gives good advice ... Best non-athletic achievement was being part of Operation Smile ... Upon graduation, she plans to own her own restaurant ... Best advice received is "Keep your head up and be confident in yourself" ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends ... Favorite movie is "Love and Basketball" ... Personal goal for the season is to help the team win games ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is to win some MEAC championships.

BRAXTON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point FT Rebounds Scoring
Year GP-S Min/Avg fg-a % fg-a % ft-a % O-D tot avg a blk stl Pts-avg
'10-11 20-0 176/8.8 10-35 .286 1-3 .333 5-10 .500 3-13 16 0.8 10 0 6 26-1.3
'11-12 27-1 302/11.2 16-65 .246 1-13 .077 14-24 .583 2-16 18 0.7 18 0 10 47-1.7


TOTAL 47-1 478/10.2 26-100 .260 2-16 .125 19-34 .559 5-29 34 0.7 28 0 16 73-1.6

Career Highs
Points: 8 (@ Old Dominion, Dec. 21, 2011)
Rebounds: 3 (4x, last: vs. Delaware State, Dec. 3, 2011)
Steals: 2 (@ UNC-Charlotte, Dec. 22, 2010)
Assists: 3 (4x, last: @ North Carolina A&T, Jan. 28, 2012)
Blocks: N/A
Minutes: 31 (@ Old Dominion, Dec. 21, 2011)