34  Shekeira Copeland
Shekeira Copeland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Wichita Heights HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L


12/30/2008

Memphis vs. South Alabama

Memphis women's basketball vs. South Alabama at the FedExForum on Dec. 11, 2008.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Averaged 4.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game while playing in all 30 Tiger contests...Also had four starts on the season...Scored a career-high 15 points in a game at FedExForum against South Alabama...Had her first career double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds in the win over East Carolina...Her 14 rebounds in the ECU game was her first career double-digit rebounding game...Also tied a career high with two blocks in the overtime road win at Southern Miss to finish the regular season...Had four double-digit scoring games and one double-digit rebounding game in her sophomore season...Had a career-best five steals in the loss to Marshall on Memphis' senior day.

2007-08 (Freshman): Averaged 2.7 points and 2.1 rebounds per game while playing in 22 of the team's 30 games...Scored her only double-digit outing at Creighton, finishing with 12 points on 6-of-15 shooting...Had a career-best six rebounds versus Alabama A&M ...Had three assists versus Creighton...Shot 32.4 percent from the field.

Prep: Named a Kansas McDonald's All-American following a senior season in which she averaged 14.7 points and 12.3 rebounds per game while helping her Wichita Heights team to its second straight 6A title and a 24-1 overall record...The Falcons made their fourth straight appearance in the state finals in 2006-07 after going 16-0 in conference play...Her team sported a 69-6 record in her final three seasons after she spent part of her freshman season in Virginia...Scored 14 points with nine rebounds in the 6A title game and 22 points and 11 rebounds in the semifinals...Also averaged 2.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game as a senior at Wichita Heights...Was named to the All-State girls basketball team as a junior and a senior...Was named to the Topeka Journal Star All-State team...Played on the Averaged 13.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game as a junior, while helping her Wichita Heights team to a state championship and a 24-1 record...Was also a three-time All-Metro player and a two-time first team All Greater Wichita Athletic Conference honoree...Also played AAU all with the Spooks...Was coached by Kip Pulliam at Wichita Heights, where the Falcons finished the year the No. 9 ranked team in the country in the USA Today Super 25 girls basketball rankings...Named to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association South All-Star team that played in Topeka on Aug. 4th.

Personal: Daughter of June Spencer and Henry Copeland...Born Aug. 28, 1989 in Springfield, Mass...Also has one older brother (Preston), two younger brothers (Jackson and Spencer) and one younger sister (Nicolette).

Shekeira Copeland 2007-08 Photo Gallery

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