Green Wave look for fast start as the program shoots for its third-straight trip to the postseason
Green Wave student-athletes to get professional peer in new program started by head coach Lisa Stockton
Home contest vs. Marshall to air on Fox Sports; road trip to East Carolina carried on CBS Sports
2010-11: Did not play as a true freshman after suffering a knee injury during the preseason...received a medical redshirt.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Elkins High for coach Willie Yarber...helped the Lady Knights average more than 20 wins in each of her prep seasons, including a 22-10 performance as a junior when Elkins finished 12-6 in District 23-5A play and advanced to the state playoffs...named a "Player To Watch" by TexasGirlsBasketball.com as a senior but missed most of the season with a knee injury...as a junior, claimed first-team all-district honors after averaging 17.1 points, 3.9 assists and 2.0 steals per game while connecting at a .468 clip from the floor...earned honorable-mention all-district recognition as a sophomore and was voted team captain as a junior and senior...off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society, received the Academic Excellence Award twice and earned Academic All-District honors three times.
Personal: Born Rhea Ashton Nelson on Nov. 7, 1991, in Houston, Texas...daughter of Ricky and Karisue Nelson...has one brother, Ryan...mother, Karisue, ran track collegiately at Loyola...undecided on major.