24 Team MVP's, Top Athletes and Scholar-Athletes Recognized at 2012 Senior Honors Luncheon
No. 10 Colonials and No. 7 Dukes Meet at 5 p.m.
Colonials Earn No. 10 Seed in Atlantic 10 Championship
Colonials Look to End Four-Game Skid
Myers Scores Team-High 15 Points in Final Home Game
Ranks second all-time in program history in career free throw percentage (.828), 13th in career 3-pointers made (101) and 22nd in points (1,095).
SENIOR YEAR (2011-12)
Served as team co-captain ... Broke GW's single-season free throw percentage record, shooting .926 from the charity stripe, more than 20 points better than any other player in Colonials history ... Became 26th member of GW's 1,000-point club four seconds into the St. Bonaventure game (Feb. 4) ... Scored a career-high 27 points on 8-of-19 shooting and a perfect 8-of-8 at the foul line against the Bonnies ... Tallied 24 points on 10-of-17 shooting two games earlier against Saint Louis (Jan. 25) ... Ranked third on the team with 9.2 points per game on the year, but improved to 12.5 ppg against A-10 opponents ... Played in 28 games and started the final 20 ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative ... Team MVP.
JUNIOR YEAR (2010-11)
Second on team with 9.7 points per game, 64 assists and 32 made three pointers ... Started 28 of 29 games played, averaged 28.0 minutes ... 14 double-digit scoring games, two double-digit rebound outings ... Posted a pair of double-doubles - at La Salle (23p, 12r; 1/29), at Richmond (12p, 10r; 2/19) ... Career-high 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting at Dayton (1/19) ... Career-best 12 rebounds and four 3-pointers as part of double-double against La Salle ... Career-high six assists at Rutgers (1/3) ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative ... Preseason Atlantic 10 Third Team All-Conference selection.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2009-10)
Averaged team-best 12.6 points and 30.7 minutes in starting all 28 games ... Ranked 11th in A-10 in scoring at 12.6 points per game, 12th in league in free throw percentage at 76.8 percent ... Led team in scoring 13 times, reached double-digit scoring in 19-of-28 games ... Also paced GW in field goals (133), and ranked among the team leaders in three pointers (25), free throws (63), steals (29) and assists (49) ... Averaged 13.9 points in 14 A-10 contests ... Set new career-high with 20 points on 8-of-15 shooting at Ohio (11/22/09) ... Team MVP.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2008-09)
Two-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week selection ... Led all GW rookies with 25 starts in 29 games played ... Averaged 7.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 23.8 minutes ... Named A-10 Rookie of the Week after averaging 9.5 points on 60.0 percent shooting from field in victories over Villanova (1/21) and Duquesne (1/24) ... Second A-10 Rookie of the Week award with 15.5 points on 56.0 percent shooting against Xavier (2/11) and Saint Louis (2/14) ... Scored season-high 17 points - 15 in first half - against Billikens ... Reached double-digit scoring 11 times.
2008 third team All-Met selection by The Washington Post ... First team All-Prince George's County and Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) as a senior ... Led Bishop McNamara High School to 2008 WCAC championship and Washington, DC city title game, averaging 17.0 points, 5.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game ... Averaged 16.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals per game to earn honorable mention All-Met from Washington Post and second team All-WCAC and all-county honors as a junior in 2007 ... Helped Mustangs to 25-10 record in 2007 ... Named Bishop McNamara's Female Athlete of the Year in 2008.
Tiana Shanice Myers ... Born Feb. 26, 1990, in Okinawa, Japan ... Daughter of Calvin and Janice Myers ... Has one brother, Jeremy ... Sport, event and hospitality management major, psychology minor.
|Points||27||at St. Bonaventure (2/4/12)|
|Minutes||42||vs. Duquesne (A-10) (3/5/10)|
|Field Goals Made||10||2x, Last vs. Saint Louis (1/25/12)|
|Field Goals Attempted||19||at St. Bonaventure (2/4/12)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||4||at La Salle (1/29/11)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||9||at St. Bonaventure (2/4/12)|
|Free Throws Made||8||2x, Last at St. Bonaventure (2/4/12)|
|Free Throws Attempted||8||4x, Last at St. Bonaventure (2/4/12)|
|Rebounds||12||at La Salle (1/29/11)|
|Assists||6||at Rutgers (1/3/11)|
|Blocks||2||2x, Last at George Mason (12/22/09)|
|Steals||5||at Temple (2/27/10)|
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