Stephanie Faulkner
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Stephanie Faulkner

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Omaha North H.S.

Last College:
Iowa Western C.C.

Height:
6-3

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
04/02/1982

Experience:
RS


2002-03 (JUNIOR): Redshirted as a junior college transfer...Did earn a place on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better.

*2000-02 (FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE): Averaged 14.1 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 blocked shots per game as a sophomore for Iowa Western Community College...Helped Iowa Western to a school-record 30-5 overall record in 2001-02 and a fifth-place finish at the National Junior College Tournament...Posted 18.0 points per contest for the Reivers after returning from a first semester illness...Named second-team Academic All-America by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)...Blocked a single-game school-record 10 shots during her sophomore year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played basketball and lettered three seasons at Omaha North High School for Head Coach Thomas Lee...Led prep team to the Nebraska state championship as a sophomore...Was on North's state runner-up squad in both her junior and senior seasons...Averaged 14.5 points and 9.1 rebounds per game her final campaign.

PERSONAL: Faulkner is studying child psychology at TCU...Favorite song is "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce and Jay-Z...Beyonce is also the one person she would like to trade places with for a day...Faulkner's favorite TV show is "Martin"...Her favorite movie is "Breakin'"...The classes at TCU she enjoys attending the most are related to child psychology...The junk food of choice for Faulkner is M&M's...Thomas Lee, her high school coach, is the most impressive person she knows...A historical figure she would like to meet is Martin Luther King, Jr...Faulkner states that Sandora Irvin is the teammate who makes her laugh the most...Her craziest ambition is to one day travel around the world...Her most memorable moment in athletics was winning the state championship in high school...If there is one thing Faulkner wishes she was better at it is singing...Her best friend on another collegiate team is Tiffany Hicks at Southern California...Faulkner and Hicks were teammates at Iowa Western Community College...Her dream job would be to play in the WNBA...She says that since coming to TCU she has learned that attitude is everything...Believes that she and Natasha Lacy will be the biggest surprises for the Lady Frogs this season...Says that her motivation comes from her brothers and sisters...Born April 2, 1982.

* At Iowa Western Community College

GETTING TO KNOW STEPHANIE

What is the first thing you would do if you were head coach for a day?
Just chill--pedicures, manicures and massages for everyone.

Who has had the most influence on your career in athletics?
My high school coach, Thomas Lee.

What is the one possession you'd keep if you lost all but one?
The Bible.

What is the best advice you've ever been given?
To always believe in myself because if I don't, nobody else will either.

What is the best thing about playing basketball for the Lady Frogs?
The experience and opportunities.

Why did you choose to attend TCU?
I fell in love with the team, the staff and the school. Also, Coach Tidwell stayed by my side during my ups and downs with my illness when I was attending junior college.


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