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Latavia Dempsey
Latavia Dempsey

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, FL

High School:
Boca Ciega HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Birthdate:
07/11/1992

Major:
Public Management


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Emerged as a vital outside shooting threat and a key component of the team's WNIT team as a sophomore last season.

2012-13:One of the best long-range shooters on the team, draining 42 three-pointers...made five three's on five attempts against Louisiana on Jan. 2...recorded 24 steals and seven blocks...averaged 8.1 points per game...one of seven Owls to play in all 29 games and averaged 22.4 minutes per contest.

2011-12: Ranked third on the team with 34 three-point field goals...averaged 6.6 points per game despite not starting one game during sophomore campaign...played a key role in FAU posting its first winning season since 2005-06 with a 17-13 record and most league wins in Sun Belt Conference history with a 11-5 record...connected on 32-percent of her three-point attempts (34-for-106)...started season scoring in double figures in five of the first six contests...scored a career-high 15 points in a home win over Bethune-Cookman (11/20/11)...matched offensive output with 15 points in victories over Bethune-Cookman at the Stetson Hatter Tournament (12/20/11) and a road Sun Belt Conference victory at Troy (1/19/12)...tallied double digits in eight games...made a career-high three three-point field goals in five games...ranked second on the team with 40 assists.

2010-11: Earned two starting assignments...scoring output increased in each of her first three games, highlighted by a 10-point performance against Jacksonville (11/17)...also scored eight points against Kennesaw State (11/14) and North Florida (11/19) in the opening weeks of the season...had season-high seven assists in collegiate debut against Webber International (11/12)...added five points in home victory over Arkansas State (1/8).

High School: Played at Boca Ciega High School...was a second team Class 5A all-state selection...scored 1,710 points in 123 career games (13.9 ppg)...had a school record 225 career three-point field goals...scored a career-high 49 points in a game against Osceola (12/1/08)...four-time all-conference selection, three-time all-county selection and two-time all-Suncoast selection...helped Boca Ciega to four district championships and two Pinellas County Athletic Conference championships...featured in highlights of ESPN Rise during the 2007-08 school year.

Personal: Public management major...daughter of Gladys Dempsey...aspires to play professional basketball...member of the 2010 FAU Honor Roll with a 3.0 or higher GPA.

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