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Leela Farr
31   Leela Farr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Joplin, Mo.

High School:
Joplin

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
06/03/1979

Experience:
3L


TULSA ? A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 70 career games with 53 starts . . . was selected to the 2000-01 all-WAC Second team and to the 1997-98 WAC Pacific Division all-Newcomer team as a freshman . . . has career averages of 9.8 (689) points and 5.0 rebounds (347) . . . ranks seventh among TU?s all-time scoring leaders . . . ranks first on TU ?s single-season free throw list with 152 in 2000-2001 and fourth with 127 made in 1997-98 . . . ranks second among TU?s career leaders with 301 (301-356) makes from the charity stripe . . . her .845 career free throw percentage ranks second-best among TU?s career leaders . . . ranks ninth among TU?s career rebound leaders . . . her 12 free throws vs. Arkansas (1-5-01) is tied for first for the most in a single-game and her 11 made free throws vs. Rice (1-10-98) and (1-11-01), SMU (2-4-01) and Fresno State (2-16-01) are tied for third on Tulsa ?s single-game chart and third among individual performances . . . has scored in double figures in 36 career games . . . redshirted during the 1998-99 season because of a knee injury . . . is the 13th player in school history to score 500 or more points . . . has five career double-doubles.

2000-01 ? Recorded season averages of 13.1 (340) points and 6.3 (164) rebounds . . . recorded a career-high 22 points vs. UTEP (2-11-01) . . . tallied her fifth career double-double with a 13-point, 14-rebound performance against SMU (2-4) . . . her 14 rebounds against SMU (2-4) are her career-high . . . was named to the 2000 Bertha Teague Classic All-Tournament squad . . . connected on 152-of-182 (.835) free throw attempts . . . scored in double figures in 18 games . . . played and started in 26 games . . . finished with a career-high eight field goals vs. Fresno State (3-1) . . . missed TU's first-round WAC Tournament game against Hawaii after tearing her ACL the day prior to the contest . . . was named to the all-WAC Academic team.

1999-00 ? Played in 17 games . . . averaged 3.2 ppg (54) and 2.4 rpg (40) . . . pulled down a season-best nine rebounds against Eastern Illinois (12-11-99) and scored a season-high 10 points vs. Oral Roberts (12-22-99) . . . was named to the all-WAC Academic team.

1998-99 ? Suffered a season-ending knee injury during preseason workouts.

1997-98 ? Started all 27 games as a freshman . . . was third on the team in scoring with a 10.9 average (295) and first on the team in rebounding with a 5.3 average (143) . . . ranked third on the team in free throw percentage (.734) . . . finished 5-of-6 (.833) from the field vs. Eastern Illinois (11-20-97) and SMU (1-2-98) . . . scored a career-high 21 points vs. Nicholls State (11-29-97) . . . recorded a career-high 11 rebounds vs. San Jose State (1-18-98) and against Eastern Illinois (11-20-97) . . . averaged 27.0 minutes (728) per game . . . scored in double-figures in 15 games . . . led Tulsa in rebounding eight times and in scoring five times.

HIGH SCHOOL ? Was a four-year letterwinner and starter at Joplin High School . . . averaged 17.7 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.6 steals during her senior season . . . earned first team all-state honors during her final prep campaign . . . was selected first-team all-area and all-district both as a junior and senior . . . earned first-team all-conference accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior . . . averaged 14.3 points and 8.6 rebounds per contest during her final three seasons . . . shot 54-percent from the field and 80-percent from the free throw line as a senior . . . scored 477 points and grabbed 281 rebounds as a senior . . . high school basketball coach was Tina Robbins . . . was a member of the National Honor Society all four years of high school.

PERSONAL ? Majoring in pre-medicine . . . a three-year member of the TU Athletic Director's Honor Roll . . . born June 3, 1979, in New Braunfuls, Texas . . . one of five children of Pam Gibbs.

Career Highs
Points - 22 vs. UTEP (2-11-01)
Field Goals Made - 8 vs. Fresno State (3-1-01)
Three-Point FG's Made - N/A
Free Throws Made - 12 vs. Arkansas (1-5-01)
Rebounds - 14 vs. SMU (2-4-01)
Assists - 5 vs. Fresno State (1-14-98) 
Steals - 3 vs. six teams; most recently against SMU 
(2-25-01)
Blocks - 1 vs. seven teams

Farr's Career Statistics

YearG-GSFG-FGAPCT3P-3PAPCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
97-9827-2784-195.4310-2.000127-143.890143-5.34027369-2295-10.9
98-99Redshirt
99-0017-016-44.3640-0.00022-31.71040-2.4118123-154-3.2
2000-0126-2694-231.4070-1.000152-182.835164-6.33727390-4340-13.1
Totals70-53194-470.4130-3.000301-356.845347-5.088627182-7689-9.8