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#25 Kanita Shepherd
Position: Forward
Height: 6'3"
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Garner, N.C.
High School: Garner Magnet
Major: Health Sciences
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JMU career stats at bottom

At JMU:

Career Rank (at end of 2012-13 season)
   Blocked Shots, 11th (72)

2012-13:
● Conference (CAA) All-Academic Honorable Mention
● Tied second on team in blocked shots

2011-12:

● JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete

2010-11:
● Played in first nine games before being sidelined for remainder of season with an injury (right knee)
● JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete

2009-10:
● Team blocked shots leader
● Among CAA leaders in blocked shots (5th)
● JMU Athletic Director Scholar Athlete

2008-09:
● CAA Commissioner's Academic Award

High school:
● Coached by Hardrick Mays at Garner Magnet
● Greater Neuse River Conference (4A ) Player of the Year as a senior (2008)
● Three-time all-conference (2006, 2007, 2008)
● Averaged 14 points, 8 rebounds, 5 blocked shots and 2 steals as a senior (2008)
● School's nominee for Wendy's Heisman Award (2008)
● Four-time team MVP (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
● N.C. High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete (2008
● The Trojans were conference champions 2007, regular-season champions 2008
● Her AAU team, Team North Carolina, won the Junior Olympics (2007)
● Also played volleyball and was team MVP and All-Conference (2004, 2005)
● Also competed in track and field and won team's Trojan award for leadership and sportmanship (2008)
● National Honor Society member
● Graduated with distinguished honors

Personal:

● Kanita Shepherd
● Pre-physician assistant major
● Daughter of Karen and Johnny Shepherd
● Has an older sister, Jaraea, a former thrower (2006-09) on the track and field team at North Carolina Wilmington
● Her father, Johnny, played in the Canadian Football League (Hamilton Tiger-Cats), Arena football (New York Knights) and with the Buffalo Bills during the 1988 NFL strike 

JMU Career Stats

Year

G

GS

FG

FGA

FG%

3FG

3FGA

3FG%

FT

FTA

FT%

PTS

AVG

08-09

23

0

8

26

30.8

0

0

00.0

11

21

52.4

27

1.2

09-10

32

7

57

117

48.7

0

0

00.0

30

43

69.8

144

4.5

10-11

9

1

16

27

59.3

0

0

00.0

6

11

54.5

38

4.2

12-13

33

5

49

117

41.9

0

0

00.0

19

31

61.3

117

3.5

Total

97

13

130

287

45.3

0

0

00.0

66

106

62.3

326

3.4

Year

OFF

DEF

REB

AVG

PF

D

AST

TO

BLK

STL

MIN

AVG

08-09

18

15

33

1.4

25

0

1

14

8

9

159

6.9

09-10

61

63

124

3.9

78

3

7

29

32

18

466

14.6

10-11

10

17

27

3.0

14

0

3

13

10

4

107

11.9

12-13

50

52

102

3.1

54

0

11

19

22

21

454

13.8

Total

139

147

286

2.9

171

3

22

75

72

52

1186

12.2