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Karona Roach
Karona Roach

Hometown:
Bear, Del.

High School:
Caravel Academy

Height:
5-8

04/15/2013

WOMEN'S TENNIS DEFEATED 5-0 AT MORGAN STATE

Roach plays in first match of career, team blanked in singles and doubles play

High School: Earned three letters in basketball at Caravel Academy ... was on the Honor Roll for four years ... captained the team as a senior ... team was top-four in the state ... averaged a double-double as a junior and senior ... was the team leader in rebounding ... had career highs of 22 points and 20 rebounds ... played for the Delaware Lady Sharpshooters AAU team in Wilmington, Del. ... captained team and was MVP (2004-07) ... qualified for "Sweet Sixteen" at national tournament in 2005 ... tallied career highs of 29 points and 11 assists with the Sharpshooters.

Personal: Jan. 14, 1991 in Virginia Beach, Va. ... daughter of Ronnett and Kirk Roach ... has a sister, Kayla ... major is Pharmacy ... is involved with "Step Up" organization on campus ... pregame routine is to listen to music ... personal best athletic achievement was when her team played Ursuline Academy at Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center ... most influential person is her mom because she has always been there ... personal best non-athletic achievement is being on the Honor Roll for four years of high school ... upon graduation, plans to become a pharmacist ... favorite saying is "Sacrifice is doing something you have never done to get something you've never had" ... hobbies include shopping and texting ... favorite books are the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling ... favorite movie is "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story" ... personal goal for the season is to have a high assist-to-turnover ratio ... personal athletic goal before graduation is to score 1,000 points.

2013: Made her tennis debut on Apr 13 at Morgan State...Played number 4 singles and number 2 doubles...Went 0-1 in singles and 0-1 in doubles.