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Chevon Keith
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Chevon  Keith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ivanhoe, N.C.

High School:
Union H.S.

Height:
5-11

Position:
G


Notes: Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... SCSMA All-Conference First Team ... Southern All-Conference ... NCCSIA First Team All-State.

2007-08 (Senior): Played and started in all 34 games ... Ended career with 1,035 points and 947 rebounds becoming just the second Lady Cat to score over 1,000 points and pull down over 900 rebounds ... Ranked second in Western Carolina record books for rebounds in a career ... Led the Southern Conference and the team averaging 8.6 rebounds per game ... Broke her season-high with seven double-doubles ... Career-high 18 points in the win over Appalachian State (01/07/08) ... Career-high 16 rebounds against Clemson ... With 1.7 seconds left in regulation and trailing by two, drained a pair of free throws to send the game into overtime against Furman ... Ended the season ranked fourth for rebounds in a season with 294.

2006-07 (Junior): Named to both the coaches and media All-Southern Conference team, garnering first team honors from the media after leading Western in rebounding (averaging 8.3) from her guard position during the regular season ... Averaged 10 points and 11.7 rebounds per game in the Southern Conference tournament to be the lone Lady Catamount named both All-SoCon and selected to the first team all-tournament accolades ... Started 33 of the Catamounts 34 games ... Led the team in field goal percentage (.457) and rebounds (282) and second in field goals made (139) and steals (62) ... Named SoCon Player of the Week on Feb. 13 ... Finished the season ranked fifth on the list for rebounds in a season with 282 ... Named to the National City Xavier Invitational all-tournament team after averaging 11.5 points and 8 rebounds per game, including leading the team with a season-high 14 and a career-high five steals against Toledo (11/18) ... Averaged 13.5 points and six rebounds en route to earning all-tournament team accolades at the Coors Rocky Mountain Invitational (11/24-25) ... Scored a career-high 17 points against Georgia Southern (02/12) ... Scored in double digits in 19 of Western Carolina's 34 games ... Notched six double doubles.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Played in all 29 games, starting 13 contests ... Averaged 8.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per game ... Led WCU in rebounding a team-best 14 times and paced the team in scoring in five games ... Named to the Southern Conference's preseason all-conference team, marking Western's lone selection on the honorary squad ... Finished the year ranked fifth in the SoCon in rebounding with her 7.1 boards per game average, including ranking second in offensive boards (3.38) and 10th in defensive rebounding (3.76) ... Also ranked tied for 14th in blocked shots (0.55) ... Struggled from the floor in the season opener at Detroit (Nov. 18), going 0-for-3, but added seven total rebounds, including three on the offensive end ... Tied her career high with 13 points - 11 of which came in the second half - against 10th-ranked Michigan State (Nov. 20) ... Recorded eight points at Florida State (Nov. 26), boarding a team-high nine rebounds ... Scored a career-high 14 points against Wright State (Nov. 27) in Tallahassee, again boarding a season-high nine ... Recorded double-digit rebounds with 11 against UNC Asheville (Dec. 3) ... Posted a team-high nine rebounds at Auburn (Dec. 7), including six on the offensive end ... Scored in double-figures in four-consecutive games with a career-high 16 points and 14 rebounds at home against Radford (Dec. 9), 12 points at High Point (Dec. 19), 10 at South Carolina (Dec. 29) and 10 in the win at Wofford (Dec. 31) ... Missed the starting lineup for the first-time all season at Appalachian (Jan. 9), but recorded her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds off the bench ... Struggled from the field, only scoring two points, but pulled down eight rebounds at home against Chattanooga (Jan. 14) ... Tallied a team-high 15 points and eight rebounds in the home loss to Georgia Southern (Jan. 16) ... Just missed her third double-double of the season, scoring 10 and boarding nine at Elon (Jan. 30) ... Led Western with 12 points, including six from the free throw line, at Chattanooga (Feb. 9) ... Tallied her third double-double of the season, scoring 11 points and boarding 11 misses in the home win over the College of Charleston (Feb. 20), tying her career high with five assists ... Drained a jumper that gave Western a 73-71 lead in the semifinal loss to Chattanooga (March 4) at the SoCon tournament, finishing with 10 points.

2004-05 (Freshman): Played in all 32 games ... Was selected second-team All-SoCon Tournament after averaging 8.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game during Western's run to the Championship ... Averaged 5.4 points and 5.1 rebounds (17th in the SoCon), including a 2.3 offensive boards per game, which ranked 14th among SoCon leaders ... Scored her first two career points at the 3:18 mark of the first half in the season opener at Clemson (Nov. 19) ... Notched career bests in the double-double performance in the home opener versus Eastern Kentucky (Nov. 22), tallying a then career-high 11 points and 13 rebounds in the winning effort ... Missed double figures by one with nine points in the loss to Furman (Dec. 11) ... Had five rebounds in the loss at Radford (Dec. 31), four of which came on the offensive end ... Scored eight points, pulled down seven rebounds, and swiped a career-high four steals in the home loss to Chattanooga (Jan. 8) ... Tied a career-high with four steals at East Tennessee State (Jan. 10) ... Scored nine points, boarded six rebounds, and dished out three assists in a solid all-around performance in the loss to Elon (Jan. 17) ... Handed out five assists to accompany her six points and seven rebounds in the win over Georgia Southern (Jan. 22) ... Scored 11 points at both UNC Greensboro and Elon (Feb. 12 & 14) ... Tallied nine rebounds, including five on the offensive end, in the home win over Wofford (Feb. 21) ... Scored a season-high 13 points in the first round victory over Wofford in the Southern Conference Tournament ... Was instrumental in the upset win over Furman in the tourney, pulling down six offensive boards for a total of seven and scoring nine points in the win ... Scored four points and dished out four assists, but more importantly, boarded nine rebounds in the semifinal win over Davidson (March 4) ... Scored nine points and boarded eight misses, while dishing out a pair of assists and swiping a pair of steals in the Lady Catamounts' victory in the Southern Conference Championship ... Led the team with nine points and eight rebounds in the NCAA Tournament versus top-seeded Tennessee (March 20).

High School: Averaged 16 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals as a senior to be named Union HS's Female Athlete of the Year ... Averaged 24 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and five steals per game during her junior campaign ... The team's Most Valuable Player, she netted 609 points for the season and was named to the Super Six All-Conference team as well as to the Sampson County Sports Club All-County team ... Keith also earned all-conference honors in her freshman and sophomore seasons, averaging 15 and 17 ppg, respectively ... The three-time team MVP is also a standout on her school's track team ... As a sophomore, Keith was the state runner-up in the women's 100 meter high hurdles and crowned the state champion in the women's high jump.

Personal: Full name is Chevon Evette Keith ... Daughter of James and Sharon Keith ... Majoring in Sociology.

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