Vanessa Clementino
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Vanessa Clementino

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aracatuba, Brazil

Last College:
Trinity Valley Community College

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
10/04/1980

Experience:
1L


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2004-05 (JUNIOR [TCU]): Clementino gave the Lady Frogs some solid post play off the bench in her first year of NCAA Division I basketball...She had a scare in late October during a scrimmage with a knee injury...It ended up being a dislocated kneecap, but Clementino was able to play in all 33 Lady Frog contests...Was regarded as TCU's emotional leader...Made seven starts during the season, averaging 20.6 minutes each game...Tallied 7.7 points and 4.3 rebounds...Had one of the high shooting percentages for the Lady Frogs at 43.3 percent (87-of-201)...Led the squad in free throw shooting with a 75 percent clip (75-of-100)...Finished second on the team in blocked shots with 23...Reached double figures in the scoring column 16 times...TCU was 14-2 when she scored in double digits...Had 10 or more rebounds in a game on four occasions...Notched three double-doubles...Along with Ashley Davis, Clementino was named TCU's co-captain for the season a day prior to the Lady Frogs' season opener with UCLA on Nov. 19 in Coral Gables, Fla...Notched her first double-double as a Lady Frog on Jan. 14 with 10 points and a career-high 12 rebounds to help TCU defeat USF...Went for 13 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots when TCU thumped UAB two days later, 75-34...Her two swats helped the Lady Frogs tie the NCAA single-game team record of 19...Had her best three-game stretch of the year from Jan. 30 to Feb. 7, going a combined 16-for-28 (.571) from the field and averaging 15.3 points and 8.7 rebounds.

2003-04 (SOPHOMORE [TRINITY VALLEY]): Helped coach Michael Landers and the Lady Cardinals post a perfect 36-0 record en route to the 2004 National Junior College Athletic Association national championship...The Athens, Texas, school was also champion of its conference and region...During her sophomore season, Clementino averaged 15.4 points per game and added 7.2 rebounds each contest...Shot 57.5 percent from the field and knocked down 81.1 percent of her tries from the free-throw line...Took home first-team all-conference and all-region honors and landed on the NJCAA All-America Second Team...Was named to the all-tournament squad at the 2004 NJCAA National Tournament as well.

2002-03 (FRESHMAN [TRINITY VALLEY]): Clementino helped the Lady Cards notch a 30-1 slate and a conference championship...Trinity Valley spent the entire year ranked as one of the top five teams in the country and finished the year rated No. 2...Contributed over eight points and four boards per game during her rookie campaign...Made 51.9 percent of her field goal attempts and was a 71.7 percent free throw shooter.

PERSONAL: Clementino is majoring in general studies...Has an older sister, Josiane, 26, and a younger brother, Adenilson, 24...Her parents are Jorge and Veronica...Vanessa Custodio Clementino was born Oct. 4, 1980.

CAREER & 2004-05 HIGHS*

Field Goals Made: 6, 2x, last vs. Saint Louis (2/7/05)
Field Goals Attempted: 11, vs. Oklahoma (12/9/04)
3-Point Field Goals Made: 1, 6x, last vs. Oregon (3/19/05)
3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 5, at Utah (12/11/04)
Free Throws Made: 7, 2x, last vs. Saint Louis (2/7/05)
Free Throws Attempted: 11, vs. Sam Houston State (11/22/04)
Points: 19, vs. Saint Louis (2/7/05)
Rebounds: 12, vs. USF (1/14/05)
Assists: 4, 2x, last at Tulane (1/9/05)
Blocked Shots: 3, vs. Saint Louis (2/7/05)
Steals: 3, vs. Charlotte (2/18/05)
Minutes Played: 33, at Utah (12/11/04)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS*

2004-05 Game-By-Game
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CAREER STATISTICS*

SeasonG-GSMP-Avg.FG-FGAPct.3P-3PAPct.FT-FTAPct.Reb.Avg.PF-DQATOBLKSPts.Avg.
2004-0533-7681-20.687-201.4336-33.18275-100.7501414.360-0256523252557.7
TOTALS33-7681-20.687-201.4336-33.18275-100.7501414.360-0256523252557.7

* NCAA Division I only


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