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JoKeirra Sneed

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Belle Glade, Fla.

High School:
Glades Central HS

Last College:
Trinity Valley CC

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L

JoKeirra Sneed

2007-08: Named first team all-Western Athletic Conference ... Named first team all-state by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Invited to the WNBA Pre-Draft Camp in Tampa, Fla. following the season ... Named MVP of the Memphis Lady Tigers Thanksgiving Classic ... Two-time WAC Player of the Week ... Named LSWA Player of the Week (Dec. 6) ... Named the Louisiana Tech Radio Network Player of the Game 10 times ... Started 30 games for Louisiana Tech during the season, missing only one ... Averaged 15.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 1.2 steals, 0.7 blocks and 0.5 assists per game ... Shot 55 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free throw line ... Hit 1-of-5 three-pointers ... Scored in double figures in 29 of 30 games ... Pulled down double digit rebounds 20 times ... Registered 19 double doubles ... Scored a career-high 27 points in loss to WAC champion Fresno State (Feb. 4) ... Scored 20 or more points six times ... Scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in loss to WAC co-champion Boise State (Feb. 7) ... Pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds (12 offensive) against eventual national champion Tennessee (Nov. 26) ...

2006-07: Named Newcomer of the Year in the state of Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Named the McKinney Honda Offensive Player of the Game (Tech Radio Network) two times ... Named the Business Technology Group Defensive Player of the Game three times ... Saw action in all 30 games for Louisiana Tech, making one start ... Made her first Division I collegiate start against Kansas State (Dec. 5) ... Averaged 7.7 points, 5.2 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocks per game while averaging 19.4 minutes a contest ... Shot 48 percent from the field and 65 percent from the free throw line ... Hit 1 of 3 three-pointers ... Also added 10 assists and 16 blocks ... Scored in double figures 15 times ... Pulled down double digit rebounds four times ... Registered three double doubles during the season ... Led Tech in scoring three times and in rebounding three times ... Scored a career high 19 points in road win at Nevada (Feb. 1) ... Had first collegiate double double (12 points, 10 rebounds) at Iowa (Nov. 21) ... Also had double doubles against San Jose State (Jan. 4) and Idaho (Jan. 21) ... Ranked No. 9 in WAC in offensive rebounds (2.40) ...

Junior College: Lettered two years for coach Michael Landers at Trinity Valley Community College ... Helped lead Trinity Valley to a 32-3 record this year and a No. 2 national ranking ... Named first team All-Region 14 ... Averaged 12.8 points per game and 8.6 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... Ranked as the third best power forward and 13th best junior college player in the country by Michael White's All-Star Girls Report ...

High School: Lettered four years for Yolanda Rose at Glades Central High School in Belle Glade, Florida ... Named honorable mention Class 4A all-state as a senior ... Considered the ninth best high school player in the state of Florida coming out of high school by the Florida News ... Named team MVP all four years ... Also played volleyball ... Named team MVP on volleyball as well ... Member of the high school's track and field team, participating in the long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, and 100-meter hurdles ...

Personal: Full name is JoKeirra Rochelle Sneed ... Goes by Jo ... Daughter of Sadara Gooden and Charles Gooden (stepfather) and Alfonzia Sneed ... Has nine brothers, Justin Thicklin, Jerry Thicklin, Quavy Thicklin, Walter Thicklin, Charles Gooden Jr., Jeffrey Epps, Jernoia Brown, David Billings, and Desmond Billings, and three sisters, Charlisa Gooden, Piggy Thicklin and Muffin Brown ... Born June 18, 1986, in Belle Glades, Florida.