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Alendra Brown
Alendra Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
McMain

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
07/27/1986

Experience:
2L


As a Junior (2006-07)
Started 32 of 33 games... Fourth in Conference USA in field goal percentage at .505 (minimum three made field goals per game)... Third on team in scoring with 8.1 points per game and second in rebounding with 4.6 per game... Ranked 15th in Conference USA in blocked shots with an average of 0.64 per game... Reached double-figure scoring in 13 games (Tulane went 11-2 in those games)... Led Tulane in scoring against Fordham on December 29... Tulane's leading rebounder in four games... Turned in five or more rebounds in a game 19 times... Scored a career-high 19 points in Tulane's WNIT First Round win over Jackson State, connecting on a perfect eight-for-eight from the field... Scored 13 points on six-of-nine shooting against Rhode Island... Reached a baker's dozen in points four other times: in wins at Winthrop, at Tulsa, at Houston, and at East Carolina... Connected on four-for-four from the field against Villanova, finishing with 11 points... Also shot four-for-four from the field at UTEP... Made five-of-six from the field for 13 points in Tulane's win at Houston... Knocked down five-of-five from the free throw line against Texas-Arlington... Posted a career-high three blocked shots in Green Wave's win over Texas-Arlington in the final of the Tulane DoubleTree Classic and followed that performance with three more blocks two games later against Houston... Recorded a career high in steals with three against Loyola... Posted two steals on seven other occasions... Chipped in a career-high four assists in Tulane's home win against Houston.

As a Sophomore (2005-06):
Voted team captain for the 2005-06 season, Alendra Brown started 15 games and appeared in all 27... Led the team in field goal percentage by connecting on 51.2 percent of her shots (64-of-125)... 68 of her 125 rebounds came on the offensive glass... Tied for second on the team in rebounds per game (4.6)... Turned in five games with double-digit scoring, including a career-high 16 points at SMU... Tied her career high in rebounding with nine-board performances at Houston and at home against Marshall... Dished out a career-high four assists at Tulsa... Also set a career-high with five steals against Marshall... Recorded 23 steals and nine blocked shots.

As a Freshman (2004-05): Started in all but four of Tulane's 27 games... Earned a spot in the starting lineup after pouring in a career-high 12 points to go along with six rebounds against George Mason, the second game of the season... Just missed her first career double-double, scoring nine points and hauling in a career-high nine rebounds against UL-Monroe... Recorded two blocked shots against Jacksonville State and also blocked two key shots in the win over Nicholls State... Ranked second on the team with 12 blocks, while her 3.8 rebounds per game ranked fourth... Member of Tulane's 3.0 club... Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prep: Multi-sport standout at McMain High School, which is located just four blocks from the Tulane campus... Earned four letters in basketball for coach Chrissa Hailey... Helped lead the Mustangs to three district championships... Selected to play in the New Orleans All-Star Basketball Classic and the Louisiana State All-Star Game... Selected as the 2004 Times-Picayune Prep Player of the Year... Named the District 9-5A Player of the Year... Two-time all-district selection... Also earned one letter playing volleyball and four letters with the track & field team... Finished first in the district in the javelin in 2003 and in the shot put in 2004... Won three AAU state championships with the Kenner Angels and the L.A. Storm.

Personal: Alendra Ann Brown was born July 27, 1986 in New York, N.Y... The daughter of William and Marilyn Brown... Is the youngest of four children with three older brothers... Lists hobbies as singing in the church choir and being a member of a leadership program called Teen Cross (Christians Reaching Out in Selfless Service).

Career Highs
Points: 16 (at SMU, 2/26/06)
Rebounds: 9 (three times)
Assists: 4 (at Tulsa (2/24/06)
Field Goals: 6 (at George Mason, 11/21/04)
Steals: 5 (vs Marshall 2/17/06)
Blocks: 2 (three times)
Minutes: 32 (vs East Carolina 2/19/06)