21  Jordie Soso
Jordie Soso

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Savannah Country Day Sch.

Last College:
Oklaloosa Walton CC

Height:
6-2

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
11/10/1982

Experience:
1L

Major:
Business


2002-03:Top newcomer for the Lady Tigers during the 2002-03 season...Ranked fourth on the squad in scoring with an average of 6.8 points per game...Became a regular starter near the beginning of the Conference USA season...Very consistent free-throw shooter who hit 75.9 percent of her shots from the line...Listed second on the team in rebounding with an average of 4.2 boards per game...Relatively strong defensive player who forced 40 steals...Led the squad in blocked shots with 20...Opened the season with 14 points against Austin Peay State...Also totaled a season-high 14 points against Houston...Recorded two double-doubles with a 14-point, 10-rebound effort against APSU, and a 13-point, 14-rebound performance against Jackson State...Was 8-of-10 from the line against APSU, and 5-of-6 versus Saint Louis...Battled on the boards and was only held to zero rebounds by New Mexico, while she was playing with the flu in limited minutes...Totaled five or more rebounds in 12 different games...Scored in the last 13 straight games of the season...Scored double digits in nine games...Only league team to hold her scoreless was Tulane...Blocked three shots against Tennessee Tech and Charlotte...Unselfish player who dished out 41 assists, including at least one in the last seven games.

Junior College:Spent one year at Grayson County College in Denison, Texas, before transferring to Oklaloosa Walton Community College in Niceville, Fla. ... Helped her GCC team to a third-place regional finish in 2000 and was named as an all-conference honorable mention pick...Played under coach Nick Morken at OWCC as a sophomore, leading her squad to a 26-4 record and a second-place finish in the state of Florida...Averaged 11 points and 6.6 rebounds a game, and was named as a first-team all-Panhandle Conference honoree...Also selected to state all-tournament team...Also totaled 42 steals and 34 blocks at OWCC.

High School:Prepped at Savannah Country Day School in Savannah, Ga., where she was an exchange student...Helped lead the Hornets to a 29-4 record and a 1-A state championship in 2000...Led the sixth-ranked Hornets with 18 points and 13 rebounds in a title-game upset of Turner County...Averaged 15.5 points and eight rebounds in her senior year at SCDS under coach Dale Parker...Was named to the all-city first-team as well as an all-state honorable mention pick...Also played volleyball and was named the team MVP in 2000.

Personal:Born on November 10, 1982 in Melbourne, Australia... Daughter of Gill Soso...Is majoring in sports management...Lists London as a city she would like to explore...Often checks out her favorite website NBA.com...Says The Heart of a Woman is her favorite book...Her motto is "You can't regret what you haven't done"...Her proudest moment was winning a National Championship in Australia...Proud to say her mom is her hero...Would pick The Real World if she could be on a reality t.v. show.

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