The Women’s Basketball program for 2012-2013 season will be returning point guard Erica Cray who will be in her final season. Erica Cray who also was recognized by the conference for achieving the Red River Conference Academic Award. The Rams will feature three new faces Freshman Danielle Franklin, Imani Simpson and Sophomore Ariel Callis. The Rams will also have returners Antwinesha Walter, Lakeva Castillo, Kendra Venzant, Shaniqua Thomas, Lakesha Taylor, Janequa Moore, Mariah Silva, and Hillary Morris. This year the Lady Rams goals are to perfect the disadvantages we met last year in conference and become a finalist in the 2012 Conference tournament under the new leadership of Coach Callis.
LADY RAMS SENIORS
Erica Cray, 5-4 guard, from San Antonio, Texas, began her basketball career as a Lady Ram in 2010. For the past three years she has played in 84 games, scored 813 points, has 343 rebounds, 292 assists, 176 steals, and 20 blocked shots. She has averaged 9.7 points per game while shooting 36.5 % field goals with 22.5% at the 3-point range. At the free throw line she is shooting at 67% and averaging 4.1 rebounds per game. High points in her career were against Northwood University on December 13, 2012, scoring 26 points and she had 8 rebounds in games against McKendree University and the University of the Southwest. She ranks #17 in NAIA Division I in Total Assists with 125 and in Total Steals with 75. Let’s congratulate # 1 Erica Cray.
Kendra Venzant, 5-8 guard, from Houston, Texas, began her basketball career as a Lady Ram in 2011. For the past two years she has played in 39 games, scored 348 points, has 165 rebounds, 119 assists, 78 steals, and 4 blocked shots. She has averaged 8.9 points per game while shooting 33.2% field goals with 30.4% at the 3-point range. At the free throw line she is shooting at 86.5% and averaging 4.2 rebounds per game. High points in her career were against NCAA Division I Houston Baptist University on December 29, 2012, scoring 21 points and had 6 steals against Bacone College in January. She ranks #43 in NAIA Division I in Assists per game with 3.4 and #46 in steals per game with 2.2. Let’s congratulate # 12, Kendra Venzant.
LaKesha Taylor, 5-7 guard, from Chilton, Texas, began her career as a Lady Ram in 2011. For the past two years she has played in 50 games, scored 274 points, has 173 rebounds, 37 assists, 44 steals, and 2 blocked shots. She has averaged 5.5 points per games while shooting 32.8% field goals with 29.5% at the 3-point range. At the free throw line she is shooting 66.7% and averaging 3.5 rebounds per game. High points in her career were against Bacone College on January 12, 2013, scoring 14 points and had 7 rebounds against both LSU-Shreveport and Texas College. Let’s congratulate # 21 LaKesha Taylor.