Senior Grayson claims third-team all-state recognition, sophomore Blagg named honorable-mention
Green Wave conclude 2012-13 season with a 24-9 record; Blagg leads the team with 11 points
Green Wave look to avenge regular-season loss when the teams tipoff on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Green Wave improve to 24-8 and advance to third round of postseason play for first time in program history
2011-12: Played in 31 games with six starts as a true freshman...finished second on the team in field goal percentage (.491) and blocked shots (27), fourth in rebounds (124) and rebounds per game (4.0), and fifth in free throws made (40) while averaging 4.8 points per game...ranked 13th in Conference USA in blocks per game (0.9)...named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Dec. 23 after posting a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds while dishing out one assist and swatting one shot at Louisiana-Lafayette (12/22)...finished with double-digit scoring totals on five occasions, including a career-high 16 on 6-of-11 shooting at North Texas (12/9)...had five or more rebounds 13 times, including a career-best 10 at UL-Lafayette...handed out three or more assists four times, including a career-high four vs Hampton in the Tulane/DoubleTree Classic title game (12/29) and at Memphis (1/5)...tallied six multiple-steal outings, including a career-high four thefts vs Marshall (1/29)...recorded seven multiple-block outings, including a career-best three swats vs SMU (2/5).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Community High for coach Daniel Marshall...helped lead the Braves to a combined 77-47 record while posting 2,021 points, 1,048 rebounds, 266 assists, 515 steals and 237 blocks during her prep career...led CHS in scoring, assists and steals each season...claimed Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Region 2 honors as a sophomore, junior and senior and was tabbed Texas Girls Coaches Assocation All-State her final two prep seasons...earned first-team All-District 13-3A honors all four years, claiming district MVP honors as a freshman and Offensive Player of the Year recognition in each of her final three seasons... added all-state honors from the TABC and Texas Basketball Magazine as a senior after averaging 17.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, 4.4 steals, 2.4 blocks, and 2.3 assists per game...as a junior, averaged 20.4 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 4.8 steals and 1.9 blocks per game...claimed all-tournament honors at the Community Classic three times and both the Bland and Quinlan Ford tournaments twice each...as a freshman, was named to the Greenville Herald Banner Dream Team and ESPN Rise All-Area after averaging 15.1 points, 10.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 4.3 steals and 1.8 blocks per contest...also lettered twice in volleyball and once in track and field...off the court, was a member of the Academic Honor Roll and claimed TABC Academic All-State honors.
Personal: Born Tiffany Lynn Dale on March 12, 1993, in Lubbock, Texas...daughter of Bouvier Dale and Shaya Hamilton...has one brother, B.J...father, Bouvier, played collegiate football at Texas Tech...undecided on major.
Dale's Career Statistics
Points: 16 at North Texas (12/9/11)
Field Goals: 6 at North Texas (12/9/11); 6 vs Loyola-New Orleans (11/11/11)
Free Throws: 6 at Louisiana-Lafayette (12/22/11)
Rebounds: 10 at Louisiana-Lafayette (12/22/11)
Assists: 4 at Memphis (1/5/12); 4 vs Hampton (12/29/11)
Steals: 4 vs Marshall (1/29/12)
Blocks: 3 vs SMU (2/5/12)
Minutes: 36 vs SMU (2/5/12)
Double-Figure Scoring: 5
Double-Figure Rebounds: 1