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Rhea Nelson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas

High School:
Elkins

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
11/07/1991

Experience:
RS

Major:
Undecided

Rhea Nelson

11/10/2011

Women's Basketball To Open 2011-12 Season Friday vs. Loyola

Green Wave look for fast start as the program shoots for its third-straight trip to the postseason

10/28/2011

Women's Basketball Opens Mentoring Program With Welcome Mixer

Green Wave student-athletes to get professional peer in new program started by head coach Lisa Stockton

10/11/2011

Women's Hoops To Be Televised Twice Nationally In 2011-12

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.

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