2003-04: Earned a medical redshirt after playing in just five games as a true freshman... Saw her first action of the year against Nicholls State in late December, scoring two points and picking up a steal in her Tulane debut... Also scored two points against LSU... Grabbed a rebound against both Yale and Arkansas State.
Prep: Earned six letters in basketball for coach Henry Combs at Southern Lab High School... Nominated to the McDonald's All-America team... Selected as the state 1A Most Valuable Player and the MVP of the state championship game in 2002... Named to the 2002 All-Tournament team at the state Sweet 16... Five-time member of the all-district team... Chosen as the district MVP in 2002 and the Defensive MVP in 2000... Earned Scholar-Athlete honors in 2003... First-team all-metro selection in 2002... Two-time team captain... Averaged 21.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 3.0 steals... Won state championships in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays while with the track team... Won the Coaches' Award while playing volleyball... Named to the Honor Roll.
Personal: Courtney R. Simmons was born Sept. 14, 1984 in Baton Rouge, La... The daughter of Remi Simmons... Has one younger sister, Kyndal.