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Sierra Nixon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houma, La.

High School:
Ellender Memorial HS

Last College:
Trinity Valley CC

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

Sierra Nixon

2006-07: Named the McKinney Honda Offensive Player of the Game (Tech Radio Network) twice ... Named the Business Technology Group Defensive Player of the Game once ... Saw action in 22 games, making one start ... Made her only start of the year against Kansas State (Dec. 5) ... Averaged 4.0 points and 2.1 rebounds while averaging 11.3 minutes ... Shot 35 percent from the field and 59 percent from the free throw line ... Also registered 14 assists, seven blocks and six steals ... Scored in double figures three times ... Scored a career-high 15 points in loss to Stephen F. Austin (Nov. 17) ... Matched that effort with 15 points in win over Rice (Dec. 21) ... Pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds in loss at Arizona (Dec. 3) ...

Junior College: Lettered one year for Michael Landers at Trinity Valley Community College ... Missed the 2005-06 season due to injury ... Completed her academic work this year at Pearl River Community College in Mississippi to be closer to home ... Averaged 11.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game for the Lady Cardinals in 2004-05 ... Hit 54 percent of her field goals and 63 percent of her free throws ... Led TVCC to a 28-3 mark and the conference title ... Named honorable mention all-conference ... Was ranked as the No. 1 forward and the No. 6 best junior college player in the country entering this season by Michael White's All-Star Girls Report ...

High School: Lettered for coach Kenneth Dixon for four years as a starter at Ellender Memorial High School ... Averaged 11.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks as a senior ... Named second team all-state as a senior ... Named all-district 9-4A as a senior ... Missed almost the entire 2002-03 season due to a knee injury ... Did return to help lead Ellender to the Louisiana Class 4A state champs in 2003 ... Rated as 87th best player coming out of high school ... Named as one of the top high school players in the country to watch prior to her senior year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association High School All-America Game Committee ...

Personal: Full name is Sierra Lashawn Nixon ... Daughter of Connie Nixon ... Born March 22, 1986 ... Age 21.