0  Tehani Goldsmith
Tehani Goldsmith


Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Cesar Chavez HS

Last College:
Yavapai College





Women's Basketball Ventures to Tennessee Tech Saturday

Tigers to face in-state foe on completion of final exams.

Career: A one-year letterwinner who missed her senior season due to health issues, Goldsmith finished her career with 156 points and 37 rebounds (6.8 ppg and 1.6 rpg)...Also added 10 steals and 43 assists while playing in 23 games with 13 career starts...Shot 30.6 percent from the field and 23.4 percent from three-point range...Also shot 67.2 percent at the free-throw line, including a pair of game-winning free-throws on the road at Tennessee Tech to secure a winning non-conference mark for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

2009-2010 (Senior)
Missed her senior season due to health issues.

2008-09 (Junior)
Averaged 6.8 points and 1.6 rebounds in 23 games...Had 13 starts before missing the final six games of the season due to health issues...Finished fourth on the team with 11 three-point field goals made...Also had 43 assists on the season, including five against South Alabama and five in the win at UAB...Scored the game-winning free-throws in a win at Tennessee Tech that helped Memphis finish the non-conference schedule with a winning record for the first time since 2004-05.

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Was a junior college All-American (NJCAA 1st team) at Yavapai College in Arizona after averaging 19.6 points per game and helping Yavapai to a 21-11 overall record and a second-place finish in the Arizona Community College Athletics Conference (ACCAC)...Was also the ACCAC Player of the Year for Head Coach Brad Clifford...Ranked second in the league in scoring and three-point field goal percentage (35.7) and set a Yavapai single season record with 598 points scored, connecting on 51 of 143 attempts from three-point range...Also finished fourth on the team in rebounding (4.0/game) and led the team with 71 steals...Was a two-time ACCAC Division I player of the week...Was also named the Tri-City Sports Round-Up/KYCA Female Athlete of the Year following her sophomore season...Choose Memphis over Marshall and Robert Morris.

2005-06 (Freshman)
Was the starting point guard for Cowley Community College in Kansas, helping Todd Clark's team to a 19-13 overall record...Averaged 7.3 points and 2.3 rebounds per game...Sat out the 2006-07 season.

Prepped at Cesar Chavez High School in Phoenix, Ariz...Named the NIKE Tournament MVP, Metro Region Gatorade Player of the Year, first-team Metro Region, first-team East Valley Region and a first team defensive player in the East Valley Region...Played AAU ball with the Arizona Elite under coach Kevin Finchel.

Born May 24, 1987...Daughter of Tanna and Brian Jackson and granddaughter of Darlene Wimbley...Has one sister, Kaylena, and two brothers, Jordan and Jalen.

Complete Updated Career Stats Through 2009 in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2008-09 23-13 515 22.4 53 173 .306 11 47 .234 39 58 .672 9 28 37 1.6 35 0 43 79 0 10 156 6.8
TOTAL 23-13 515 22.4 53 173 .306 11 47 .234 39 58 .672 9 28 37 1.6 35 0 43 79 0 10 156 6.8
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