2011-12 Season Highlights
Played and started all 34 games ... Was third on the team in scoring at 9.6 points per game and led the squad with 7.4 rebounds per contest ... Was ninth in the conference in total rebounds and fourth in offensive rebounds ... Finished the year with four double-doubles ... Had a team-high 34 blocks and finished her career as one of two players in school-history with over 100 career blocks ... Averaged 27.7 minutes per game which was second-best on the team ... Scored her 1,000th career point against Virginia on Feb. 24 ... Is one of just three players in school-history with more than 1,000 career points and 800 career rebounds ... Grabbed 10 rebounds in the season-opening victory over Monmouth, becoming just the ninth Demon Deacon to record 600 career rebounds ... Also scored 12 points against the Hawks for her 11th career double-double. Tied a career-high with 16 rebounds in the win over Virginia Tech on Feb. 26 ... Pulled-down a season-best 12 boards at Duke on Feb. 2 and then again on Feb. 5 at Boston College ... Shot a career-high 12 free throws against Kansas and converted on eight attempts ... Dished-out a career-high five assists in the win over Maryland-Eastern Shore ... Notched her second double-double of the year at Boston College with 10 points and 12 rebounds ... Had a tremendous Senior Day, posting a double-double with 10 points and a career-high tying 16 rebounds ... Scored a then season-high 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the ACC Tournament win over Virginia Tech on March 1 ... Topped her season-high one night later with 21 points and eight rebounds in the upset win over No. 7 Miami ... Tied her season-high with 21 points in the WNIT victory at Charlotte on March 15.
Recorded a double-double in the first game of the season against Monmouth (11/15), scoring 12 points and pulling-down 10 rebounds ... Became just the ninth Demon Deacon to record 600 rebounds in her career ... Scored eight points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the win over Coppin State (11/18) ... Scored 16 points in just 20 minutes of action against Kansas (11/20) ... Also had seven boards and was 8-of-12 from the foul line against the Jayhawks ... Played just 13 minutes against Mercer (11/23) and finished with six points and three boards ... Totaled 12 points and six boards in the win over Jacksonville (11/25) ... Tied a career-high with four steals against Minnesota (12/1) ... Played 34 minutes and finished with 11 points and nine rebounds in the Deacon's road win at Seton Hall (12/4) ... Had seven points and six rebounds against Radford (12/7) ... Notched 10 points and dished-out three assists in the loss to nationally-ranked Delaware (12/11) ... Nearly had a double-double against Howard with 10 points and nine rebounds (12/18) ... Was one point away from a double-double against SMU (12/21), finishing with 10 rebounds and nine points ... Dished-out a career-high five assists to go along with seven rebounds and six points in the win over Maryland-Eastern Shore (12/29) ... Had two points and two assists against Davidson (12/31) ... Scored nine points and grabbed a team-high seven boards in the loss to Duke (1/6) ... Had two blocks to go along with nine points and six boards against Boston College (1/8) ... Netted seven points and grabbed four rebounds against Georgia Tech (1/12) ... Pulled-down seven rebounds and scored six points in the loss to NC State (1/16) ... Notched seven rebounds and scored two points in the loss at Maryland (1/19) ... Grabbed eight rebounds and dished-out four assists to go along with nine points in the win over Clemson (1/22) ... Scored nine points and had two blocks at Miami (1/26) ... Was 5-of-6 from the floor and finished with 11 points and eight rebounds in the narrow loss to North Carolina (1/29) ... Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds and also had a season-high three blocks to go along with six points at Duke (2/2) ... Notched her second double-double of the season in the win at Boston College (2/5) with 10 points and a season-high tying 12 rebounds ... Scored 11 points and pulled-down five rebounds against Florida State (2/9) ... Dished-out three assists to go along with 10 points and four rebounds in the win at NC State (2/12) ... Notched her sixth double-digit rebound game of the season with 10 boards against Georgia Tech (2/16) ... Also had nine points against the Yellow Jackets ... Tied for the team-high with four assists to go along with four points and six rebounds at Clemson (2/19) ... Scored her 1,000th career point in the first half at Virginia (2/24) ... Finished with nine points and 11 rebounds before fouling out with seven and a half minutes to go against the Cavaliers ... Had a tremendous Senior Day, posting a double-double with 10 points and a career-high tying 16 rebounds in the win over Virginia Tech (2/26) ... Scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the ACC Tournament win over Virginia Tech (3/1) ... Topped her season-high from the previous night with 21 points and eight rebounds in the upset victory over No. 7 Miami (3/2) ... Was hampered by foul trouble and finished with eight points and two rebounds before fouling out in the semifinal loss to Maryland (3/3) ... Had a great game at Charlotte (3/15) in the WNIT opener, scoring a game-high 21 points and grabbing nine rebounds ... Also tied a career-high four steals against the 49ers ... Notched her fourth double-double of the season in the final game of her career at James Madison (3/18) ... Scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a season-high 40 minutes against the Dukes.
Played in all 32 games and made 17 starts ... Averaged 5.6 points per game and was second on the team with 4.8 rebounds per contest ... Recorded one double-double on the year ... Had 11 rebounds in a game on two different occasions ... Scored a season-high 19 points in the overtime win over Butler ... Dished out 1.3 assists per game and shot 40 percent from the floor ... Opened the year with eight points and four rebounds in just 15 minutes of action against NC Central (Nov. 14) ... Scored 14 points, dished-out four assists and grabbed four rebounds in the win over SC State (Nov. 18) ... Played 34 minutes against William & Mary (Nov. 21) and finished with 12 points and five rebounds ... Recorded her first double-double of the year against Butler (Nov. 26), scoring 19 points and grabbing 10 rebounds ... Scored six points in overtime against the Bulldogs ... Posted 13 points and six rebounds against Notre Dame (Nov. 27) ... Finished-off the WBCA Classic by grabbing a season-high 11 rebounds and dishing-out three assists in the win over IUPUI (Nov. 28) ... Was named to the WBCA Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 11 points and 8.7 rebounds in the three games ... Grabbed five rebounds and scored four points in the loss at Michigan (Dec. 1) ... Pulled down six rebounds and dished out one assist in the loss to No. 12 Georgetown (Dec. 4) ... Blocked a career-high four shots to go along with four points and four rebounds at South Florida (Dec. 14) ... Finished with nine points and seven rebounds at Jacksonville (Dec. 17) ... Scored nine points and grabbed five boards in the win over UMES (Dec. 20) ... Was 3-of-3 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the free throw against Furman (Dec. 22) ... Finished with eight points, three rebounds and two steals against the Paladins ... Posted nine points on 6-of-8 from the free throw line to go along with six rebounds against Appalachian State (Dec. 29) ... Also had a season-high three steals, as well as three blocks against the Mountaineers ... Scored two points and grabbed five rebounds against Princeton (Dec. 31) ... Tied a career-high with four blocked shots in the win over SMU (Jan. 3) ... Also grabbed seven rebounds and scored four points against the Mustangs ... Finished with 10 points on 3-of-6 shooting to go along with six rebounds in the win over Hampton (Jan. 6) ... Scored two points and had one block at NC State (Jan. 10) ... Totaled four points and two assists in the win over Virginia Tech (Jan. 13) ... Played 12 minutes and had 2 points and two rebounds against Georgia Tech (Jan. 17) ... Tied her season-high with 11 rebounds in the loss to North Carolina (Jan. 20) ... Grabbed five rebounds and had one steals against Clemson (Jan. 23) ... Had two points and two rebounds in the loss at Maryland (Jan. 28) ... Played a solid game in the win over Boston College (Jan. 31), grabbing a team-high eight rebounds to go along with 11 points and two assists ... Pulled-down four rebounds and scored six points in the loss at Virginia (Feb. 3) ... Shot a career-high 12 free throws en route to leading the team with 13 points and nine rebounds in the win over Virginia Tech (Feb. 6) ... Tied a career-high with four steals to go along with two points against Duke (Feb. 11) ... Played just five minutes against Florida State (Feb. 17) and finished with one steal, one assist and one block ... Grabbed five boards and dished-out two assists in the loss at Miami (Feb. 21) ... Had two rebounds and one steal in the win over Clemson (Feb. 24) ... Scored two points and had one assist in the win over NC State (Feb. 27) ... Had two steals and one assist in the ACC Tournament victory over Virginia (Mar. 3) ... Closed the year with a seven-rebound, two-point performance in the quarterfinals against Duke (Mar. 4).
Played in 31 games and started all 31 games ... Earned third team All-ACC honors for the first time in her career ... Led the team in rebounding at 7.8 rpg which was tied for fourth in the conference ... Was also second on the team in scoring at 11.1 ppg ... Scored in double-figures 19 times, including 13 of the last 15 games ... Totaled a team-best 7 double-doubles, which was tied for the fifth-most in the conference ... Logged the most minutes on the team with 979 ... Was third-best on the team with a 39.7 shooting percent (124-of-312) from the floor ... Was fifth in the conference with 153 defensive rebounds ... Recorded 21 blocked shots and dished out 35 assists ... Had a total of 39 steals ... Grabbed a team-high 12 rebounds in the season-opener against Jacksonville to go along with 13 points (Nov. 13) ... Posted 5 points and 4 rebounds vs. South Florida (Nov. 18) ... Had 10 points and 5 rebounds at Miami Ohio (Nov. 21) ... Led the team with 5 rebounds and 3 steals against Coppin State (Nov. 23) ... Turned in 4 points and 4 rebounds against High Point (Nov. 25) ... Added 7 points and 3 steals vs. Presbyterian (Nov. 29) ... Tied a career high with 3 blocks and had 3 assists and 3 steals against Illinois (Dec. 2) ... Posted a team-high 11 rebounds vs. North Florida (Dec. 14) ... Had a team-high 16 points and 9 rebounds at South Carolina (Dec. 17) ... Turned in team highs of 11 rebounds and 2 blocks and scored 10 points against Wofford (Dec. 19) ... Posted a team and career-high 24 points at San Diego State (Dec. 28) ... Added 5 rebounds vs. Valparaiso (Dec. 30) ... Had a career-high 4 assists and a team-high 10 rebounds against Richmond (Jan. 4) ... Posted a consistent game of 4 rebounds, 3 points, 2 blocks, 1 steal, and 1 assist vs. Virginia Tech (Jan. 7) ... Led the team with 6 rebounds and had 7 points at Duke (Jan. 10) ... Had 4 rebounds and 3 points while battling foul trouble at Georgia Tech (Jan. 14) ... Was the leading scorer with 16 points and had 7 rebounds vs. Miami (Jan. 17) ... Turned in 3 team highs with 20 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 blocks at NC State (Jan. 22) ... Had a team-high 17 points and 10 rebounds vs. Clemson (Jan. 24) ... Shot 10-for-11 from the foul line and scored 14 points while also notching a team high 12 rebounds against Virginia (Jan. 31) ... Posted 13 points and 8 rebounds at Virginia Tech (Feb. 5) ... Turned in a team-high 6 rebounds and added 10 points at Florida State (Feb. 7) ... Led the team with 14 rebounds and had 10 points vs. Maryland (Feb. 11) ... Added a team-high 7 rebounds and scored 17 points at Boston College (Feb. 14) ... Had a career and team-high 4 steals and also had a team-high 23 points vs. North Carolina (Feb. 18) ... Led the way with 2 blocks and had 11 points and 7 rebounds against NC Central (Feb. 22) ... Grabbed a team and career-high 16 rebounds and scored 15 points vs. NC State (Feb. 25) ... Had a 9-point, 3-rebound game at Clemson (Jan. 28) ... Played a career-high 45 minutes against Miami and had 15 points and 8 rebounds (Mar. 4) ... Led the team in scoring with 11 points and had 8 boards vs. Georgia Tech (Mar. 5) ... Finished the season with a team-high 10 rebounds and had 3 steals and 3 assists against North Carolina A&T (Mar. 18).
Played in 31 games with 13 starts including nine ACC starts ... Leads all WFU returnees in rebounding (6.4 pg) ... ACC Freshman of the Week for standout performance at UCF Holiday Classic (3 blocks, 15 points vs. UCF) ... Earned rookie honors a second time when she put up 24 points at Miami in her first career start (Feb. 1) ... Quick wing player who averages more than 25 minutes a game ... Posted 11 rebounds in her first career game vs. UNC Greensboro on Nov. 17 ... Had four games with 10 or more rebounds ... Posted first career double-double vs. Miami on Feb. 1 with 24 points, 11 rebounds, leading both teams in the categories ... Recorded a double-double vs. Duke (Feb. 25) ... Went 8-8 from free throw line vs. South Carolina (Dec. 3).
Prior to Wake Forest
All Conference Player of the Year 2008 playing for Lacardo Means at Thomasville ... 2008 MVP ... All-Conference 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... All-Northeast Team ... All-Area 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... All-Regional Team ... East/West All-Star game ... North/South All-Star game ... Averaged 20 points per game in 2007-08 ... 1A State Champions for 2004-05 season ... Coached by Eric Rader from 2004-2007 ... National Honor Society member ... Member of the student council and Spanish club ... Volunteer for Salvation Army.
Born August 16, 1990 ... Parents are Natalie Abrams and Harvey Ray Jr. ... Older sister Tyronnica "Wudi" Alford is a women's basketball starter at North Carolina A&T ... Chose Wake Forest because "it was small, close to home and the coaches made me feel at home."