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Gwen Slaughter
Gwen Slaughter


Mamou, La.

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Feb. 1, 2003 Alexandria Town Talk Feature Story

2000-01: Third-team All-Conference USA selection after starting 30 of the 32 games in which she played... Averaged 10.0 points, 7.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.6 blocks per game... Ranked among the Conference USA leaders with a 48.2 field goal percentage... Ranked third in the league with eight double-doubles... Had 10 games with 10 or more rebounds... Led Tulane with 52 steals... Ranked third in Conference USA with 51 blocks, trailing only teammates Janell Burse and Teana McKiver... Blocked at least one shot in 27 of 32 games and had two or more blocks in 14 games... Had four blocks and nine rebounds against cross-town rival UNO... Recorded her first double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds, seven coming on the offensive end, on the road against Alabama... Had 10 points and six rebounds against Georgetown... Finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and two steals against eventual Final Four participant Southwest Missouri State... Tied her career high with Had a strong overall game against SMU on the road, scoring 14 points, grabbing 14 rebounds, handing out four assists, blocking a pair of shots and recording two steals... Scored a career-high 20 points, to go along with 10 rebounds, two assists and three steals, in the win over Boston University... Recorded back-to-back double-doubles against Hartford and Southern Miss... Scored 15 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and grabbed four steals in the DoubleTree Classic championship game against Hartford... Followed that with 16 points, 11 rebounds and three steals in the C-USA opener against Southern Miss... Had seven straight double-figure scoring efforts starting with the Hartford game... Was 7-of-9 from the floor for 14 points while adding eight rebounds, two blocks and two steals against South Florida... Scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting against Houston... Added nine rebounds, four assists, one block and four steals against the Cougars... Pulled down a career high 16 rebounds to go along with 10 points, four blocks and five steals in the road win against Memphis... Had 16 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks and three steals on the road against Marquette... Scored 12 points and handed out four assists in the road win against Houston... Also had 16 points and 10 rebounds in the home game against Memphis... Pulled down 10 rebounds in the Conference USA Tournament win against Marquette... Scored 11 points against Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

1999-00: Sat out the 1999-00 season with a medical redshirt.

1998-99: Was one of six Green Wave players to see action in all 30 games... Averaged 5.7 points per game... Ranked third on the team with a 4.9 rebounding average... With enough attempts, her .624 field goal percentage would have led Conference USA and ranked ninth nationally... Ranked second in Conference USA and 24th nationally in blocked shots... Was Tulane's top rebounder seven different times and led the squad with four double-digit rebounding performances... Played 13 games without a turnover, including a span of five in a row... Posted at least one blocked shot in 28 of the Green Wave's 30 games, and recorded two or more blocks in 17 contests... Was perfect from the floor on eight different occasions... Helped Tulane set a new Conference USA single-season record with 197 blocked shots as her total of 57 was more than the entire team totals of five C-USA schools... Was perfect from the floor in eight different games... Turned in her first career double-digit scoring effort in the win at Richmond, posting 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting and eight rebounds... Added 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals in the DoubleTree Classic first round win against Furman... Was a perfect 6-for-6 for a career-high 14 points and three rebounds at South Florida... Recorded her first career double-double with 10 points, 15 rebounds, two assists, four blocked shots and three steals in the win at Houston... Grabbed 14 rebounds and scored eight points in the Sugar Bowl Classic win over New Orleans... Followed that with 11 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in the win at DePaul... Added five blocked shots and 10 rebounds, to go along with seven points, in the win at UNC Charlotte... Notched 12 rebounds against Cincinnati... Had four steals, three blocks and seven rebounds in the home win over Houston... Had three blocked shots in the Conference USA Tournament championship game win over Cincinnati... Added three more blocked shots in the NCAA Tournament first-round meeting with St. Joseph's... Shot 50.0 percent or better from the floor in 22 of the Green Wave's games this season.

Prep: Earned four letters at Mamou High School in Mamou, La... Was a three-time all-parish and all-district selection... Earned District Most Valuable Player honors twice and was once named District Co-MVP... Was named the class 2A State Most Valuable Player... Also named parish MVP...Helped lead Mamou to a berth in the state semifinals in 1997...Averaged 18 ppg and 16 rpg, as well as 8.8 bpg... Was twice named team MVP... Played in the AAU National Championships in Nashville, Tenn., and Indianapolis, Ind... Attended Junior Olympics in Charlotte, N.C., and participated in the Nike Stars of the South Camp... Also ran track, advancing to the state finals in both the 800 and 1600-meter runs... Earned the Coach's Award and Hardest Worker Award in track...Won the district title in the high jump... Was Mamou's Homecoming Queen... Was invited to participate in the Belgian International Cup Basketball Tournament... Also invited to participate in the European Track & Field meet... Was named to Who's Who Among American Athletes three straight years.

Personal: Gwendolyn Gail Slaughter was born July 1, 1980 in Pineville, La... The daughter of Larry Slaughter and Sherry T. Holmes & John Holmes... Was in the concert and marching band for three years...Was a drum majorette for one year... Was also in S.A.D.D.