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LeAnn Upshaw
3   LeAnn Upshaw

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marked Tree, Ark.

High School:
Jonesboro (Ark.)

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/15/1982

Experience:
3L


TULSA -- A three-year letterwinner . . . has started 38 of 73 career games . . . career averages include 3.6 (264) points, 3.3 (240) rebounds and 1.9 (139) assists per game . . . ranks 11th among the school's career assists leaders.

JUNIOR REDSHIRT (2004-05) -- Started 12 of 20 games . . . averaged 2.7 (53) points, 3.6 (71) rebounds and 2.2 (44) assists per game . . . missed the final nine games of the season and 10 games total (UMKC) . . . pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds vs. Hawaii (1-29-05) . . . finished with seven points and four assists vs. Fresno State (1-22-05) . . . turned in four assists vs. UTEP (1-8-04) . . . grabbed eight rebounds vs. Louisiana Tech (12-30-04) . . . chalked up a season-high 10 points and four assists vs. Oklahoma . . . connected on 6-of-8 free throws against Oklahoma in the final 6:27 of the game, while hitting 8-of-10 for the game . . . finished with four points and seven rebounds against Southwest Missouri State.

JUNIOR (2003-04) -- Received a redshirt; did not play.

SOPHOMORE (2002-03) -- Missed the final seven games of the season due to injury . . . started 10 of 23 games and averaged 5.7 (130) points, 4.3 (99) rebounds and 2.1 (49) assists . . . set her career scoring mark with 12 points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff . . . scored seven points and dished out a career-best seven assists vs. Southwest Missouri State . . . collected six rebounds and scored seven points against Oklahoma State . . . notched a career-best four steals vs. UT-Pan American and Manhattan . . . registered 11 points on a 4-of-5 shooting performance against Nevada (1-2).

FRESHMAN (2001-02) -- Played in all 30 games with 16 starts . . . averaged 2.7 (81) points, 2.3 (70) rebounds and 1.5 (46) assists per game . . . earned her first collegiate start against Arkansas-Little Rock and recorded five points, three rebounds, two steals and six assists . . . finished 5-of-5 from the field and recorded 10 points vs. Boise State (2-7) . . . grabbed six rebounds against Fresno State (1-5) . . . dished out six assists against Arkansas-Little Rock . . . only freshman to play in all 30 games.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Marked Tree High School and at Jonesboro High School . . . was an all-state and all-conference first-team performer as a senior and also led the conference in scoring as a senior . . . was named the McDonald's Shootout Player of the Game . . . completed her career as a three-time all-state and all-conference selection and a two-time all-region and all-district selection . . . was the conference player of the year as a sophomore . . . was ranked as the 21st-best point guard nationally and one of the top 115 players in the nation's 2001 class by the All-Star Girls Report . . . led JHS to two conference championships and MTHS to its first conference championship in 10 years . . . led Jonesboro High School to a 26-3 record and advanced to the state quarterfinals as a senior . . . concluded her prep career with an 88-22 overall record . . . was named to the all-conference academic team . . . was selected as one of the top-3 players in the state of Arkansas by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Jonesboro Sun . . . also lettered in track and softball . . . high school coach was Michelle Birdsong.

PERSONAL -- A marketing major . . . born Sara LeAnn Upshaw on October 15, 1982 . . . one of nine children of Mary Lois Upshaw and Willie Daniel.

Career-Highs
Points - 12 vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff (12-14-02)
Field Goals Made - 5 vs. Boise State (2-7-02)
Three-Point FG's Made - 1 vs. SW Missouri State (11-15-02)
Free Throws Made - 8 vs. Oklahoma (12-4-04)
Rebounds - 10 vs. Hawaii (1-29-05)
Assists - 7 vs. SW Missouri State (11-15-02)
Steals - 4 vs. Manhattan (12-28-02);
UT-Pan American (11-30-02)
Blocks - 1 vs. Manhattan (12-28-02)

Upshaw's Career Statistics YEAR G-GS FG-FGA PCT 3PTS PCT FT-FTA PCT REB-AVG AST ST BLK PF-D PTS-AVG 2001-02 30-16 31-73 .425 0-5 .000 19-36 .528 70-2.3 46 23 0 49-2 81-2.7 2002-03 23-10 40-102 .392 1-9 .111 49-69 .710 99-4.3 49 26 1 44-2 130-5.7 2003-04 Redshirt 2004-05 20-12 13-41 .317 0-0 .000 27-45 .600 71-3.6 44 15 0 42-1 53-2.7 Totals 73-38 84-216 .390 1-14 .071 95-150 .633 240-3.3 139 64 1 135-5 264-3.6