FEATURE STORY: Working Hard In The Offseason
VIDEO FEATURE: Crossing the State, Graduation Day for Chantel Hilliard
As a Senior (2011-12):
Played in all 30 games, starting in 19... Started in most games mid-season with 15 straight starts... Scored 181 points, averaging 6.0 points per game; also totaled 119 rebounds, averaging 4.0 per game... Scored in double figures in four games, including a career high 22 points on 11-of-13 shooting in a victory over North Carolina-Charlotte... Pulled down career-high 11 rebounds in home state of Mississippi vs. Mississippi State... Also tied career high with two assists vs. Charlotte... Tied her career-high with three steals at LSU on Feb. 19... Was third on the team and ranked 13th in the SEC with 0.9 blocks per game... Graduated from Auburn with a degree in political science on Dec. 12, 2011... In her career at Auburn she scored 601 points, averaging 5.1 points per game... Pulled down a total of 383 rebounds, averaging 3.2 per game.
As a Junior (2010-11):
Played in all 32 games, starting in 10... Emerged as a starter late in the season, starting nine of the final 10 games... Scored 205 points, averaging 6.4 per game; also totaled 113 rebounds, averaging 3.5 per game... Scored in double figures in nine games, including a career-high 18 points vs. Mississippi State... Also notched her first career double-double against Mississippi State, tying her career high with 11 rebounds along with her 18 points... Shot career highs of 8-of-15 from the field against MSU... Led the Tigers in field goal percentage with a 52.2 percent average... Was one of four Tigers in double figures, scoring 13 points at Tennessee Tech in the first round of the WNIT... Led Auburn in scoring for the first time in her career at South Florida, tallying a then-career high 16 points off the bench... Hit a season-high 7-of-8 free throws vs. Florida en route to 17 points in the SEC home opener for the Tigers... Blocked a season high two shots against Alabama... Picked up a pair of steals on five occasions, coming vs. Mississippi State, at LSU, at Arkansas, vs. Alabama and at Georgia.
As a Sophomore (2009-10):
Finished the season with 94 points, averaging 3.5 ppg... Grabbed 66 rebounds, averaging 2.4 rpg... Had a career-high 13 blocks on the season... Scored a career-high 14 points off the bench at Liberty... Pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds against South Alabama... Tied a career-high for assists with two against Kentucky... Made a career-high six field goals against Liberty... Tied a career-high five free throws against Troy... Suffered an injury in a game at San Diego State and missed the first three SEC games... Returned to the court on Jan. 14 against Alabama... Played in 27 games, starting two... Earned first collegiate start against Troy (Nov. 13) and tied then-career high 13 points
As a Freshman (2008-09):
Moved into the sixth woman role by the end of the season... Played in 30 games, averaging 4.0 points and 2.8 rebounds per game... Scored in double digits three times, including a season-high 13 points against Sam Houston State... Pulled down season-highs of nine rebounds twice, against Sam Houston State and Coppin State... Had season highs of three steals and three blocks vs. Duquesne... Also tallied three blocks against Coppin State... Scored 10 points in Auburn's NCAA Tournament victory over Lehigh... Scored a SEC-high 11 points in 14 minutes of play in the season finale against Arkansas... Had the second highest field goal percentage on the team, shooting .500 on 53-of-106 shooting.
McDonalds All-American Honorable Mention... Ranked No. 61 by SLAM online Top-100 High School girls... Two-time MVP Division 7-4A... Two-time Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen... Two-time member of the Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Girls Basketball Team... Sun Herald South Mississippi Girls Player of the Year... Averaged 25 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks as a senior... Two-time Sun Herald Player of the Week... Four-time Mississippi Press Player of the Week... Two-time St. Martin High School women's basketball MVP... Named St. Martin's Women's Basketball Best Offensive Player as a junior... Part of the two-time District Champion 7-4A St. Martin team... Member of the Nike 2007 Lady Essense Championship team.
Full name is Chantel LaShawn Hiliard... Daughter of Janis Hilliard... Born April 18, 1990... Has five siblings, Charmaine, Julius, Chalandra, Christina, Charita... Sister Chalandra played basketball at Mississippi State (2003-2006)... Majoring in Political Science.
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