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Sharia Young
Sharia Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, KY

High School:
Bryan Station High School

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Birthdate:
05/18/1984

Major:
Computer Science


Junior (2004-05): Played in all 28 games and started 27...averaged 6.3 points and 2.1 rebounds...enters her senior season no. 4 on FAU's all-time three-point shooting percentage list (.356)...sank 32 three-pointers as a junior, including 10 games with two or more...scored in double-figures six times...scored a career-high 19 points Dec. 30 against Bethune-Cookman...made a career-high five threes in the same game...one of just four Owls to average over 20 minutes per game (21.6)...set career-high with six assists Nov. 27 against Morehead State and again on Dec. 4 against Belmont.

Sophomore (2003-04): Played in all 28 games and started 26...averaged 7.0 points and 2.5 rebounds...led A-Sun in long range shooting percentage...first full season since high school...had six games with at least 11 points, including four of the last five...averaged 11.6 points over final five games...scored career-high 15 points Feb. 26 at Georgia State...went 3-for-3 from beyond the arc in that game...made all four three-point attempts Jan. 31 against Lipscomb...second on the team in three-pointers made (34) and first in three-point field goal percentage (.405)...23 of 34 threes came in final 11 games... averaged 1.9 assists and 22.1 minutes per game.

Freshman (2002-03): Played in 13 games...averaged 2.9 points and 1.1 rebounds...missed first 15 games of the season while recovering from the stress fracture...had a career-high 10 points Feb. 13 at Campbell...shot .429 from beyond the arc (6-for-14)...averaged 11.2 minutes per game.

High School: Attended Bryan Station High School in Lexington, KY...played for Jackie Williams and Steve Chandler...averaged 18 points, five assists, and three steals her senior season...named All-District and All-Region four years in a row...received District MVP honors as a sophomore...second-team all-state selection...member of National Honor Society...also a member of the softball team as a freshman.

Personal: Computer science major...daughter of Gary and Pamela Young...born May 18, 1984 in Lexington, KY...played for the Central Kentucky Storm (AAU), a team that had won six consecutive state championships upon Young's departure...goal is to play in the WNBA and to be a computer programme

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