An athletic player with perimeter skills as well as post skills. Possesses a deft shooting touch and is a tough shot blocker.
As a Junior in 2000-2001:
Started every game this season... Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Third Team and All-Tournament Team... Recorded two double-doubles this season... Netted a career-high 25 points on 10-14 shooting and added 7 rebs. against Temple (1-28-01)... Scored 17 points and grabbed 7 rebounds against Washington State (11-25-00)... Scored 15 points on 6-12 shooting against Mt. St. Mary's (12-17-00)
As a Sophomore at Georgia:
Started 14 of 26 regular-season games, including half of Georgia's Southeastern Conference games... ranked among the SEC leaders in free throw percentage, rebounds and blocks during a majority of the season... posted four double-doubles for the season, giving her six for her career... tallied 15 rebounds against Florida on Feb. 18, the most by a Georgia player in a game during the season... scored a career-high 19 points against Georgia Southern on Dec. 10, 1998... tied for fourth on the Georgia squad in scoring averaging 7.7 ppg... registered 35 blocks for the season, second on the team.
As a Freshman at Georgia:
Started 18 of 28 games as a freshman... ranked 11th in rebounding in the final SEC stats (6.9 rpg), and seventh in SEC games (7.2 rpg)... shot a solid 78.1% (50-64) from the free throw line.
Played two seasons as an exchange student at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia, SC... named second team all-America in 1997 by both Parade and Nike/WBCA and honorable mention all-America by USA Today... ranked the No. 20 prospect in the nation by Blue Star Recruiting Index... named the 1997 South Carolina Prep Player of the Year by Gatorade/Scholastic Magazine and by the South Carolina High School Basketball Report.... selected by The State newspaper in Columbia as its 1996 South Carolina Player of the Year for independent schools... averaged 28.2 points, 12.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game during her two seasons at Heathwood Hall while leading her team to a 43-10 record... member of the silver medal-winning team from St. Petersburg at the 1995 Russian Club Championships... represented Russia in the 1994 Reebok 3-on-3 Black Top World Championship.
Only child of Victor and Elena Vishniakova who still live in St. Petersburg, Russsia. Hobbies include enjoying art and poetry. Plans to pursue a professional career in the area of finance after college.
Vishniakova's Career Highs:
Points: 25 vs Temple 1-28-01
Minutes: 38 vs Temple 1-28-01
FG Made: 10 vs. Temple 1-28-01
FG Attempted: 15 vs. Mississippi State 1997-98
3-pt Made: 3 vs. Georgia Southern 1997-98
3-pt Attempted: 6 vs. Georgia Southern 1997-98
FT Made: 8 vs. Clemson 3-20-99 (4)
FT Attempted: 13 vs. Clemson 3-20-99
Rebounds: 16 vs. Louisiana State 1-10-98
Assists: 4 vs. #22 Xavier 1-6-01
Blocks: 4 vs. Oklahoma
Steals: 3 at Temple 2-9-01
*Italics indicates high set at Georgia