LaShonda Grant
LaShonda Grant


Chicago, Ill.

High School:




Flames Look for Eight Straight Wins Saturday at Wisconsin

UIC (7-2) takes on the Badgers at 5 p.m. CT inside UW Field House

2005-06 Highlights: Led the Flames in scoring with 452 points, averaging 15.1 per game...second on the squad with a .333 three-point percentage (60-182) and 82 assists...swiped 43 steals on the season...named to the 2006 Horizon League All-Tournament team...2005-06 All-Horizon League Second Team recipient...named Horizon League Player of the Week from Feb. 20-26...sixth in the league in scoring and ninth in three-point field goal percentage...ranked 11th in the conference with a .730 free throw percentage...averaging 2.73 assists per game, notched a 13th-place ranking in the league...posted a season-high 30 points in UIC's semifinal Horizon League Tournament win over UW-Green Bay on March 5...connected on 11 of her 15 free throw shots against the Phoenix...two points shy of the all- tournament scoring record after posting 15 points versus UW-Milwaukee in the conference championship contest on March 6...grabbed a team-high with 21 points versus Northwestern on Nov. 26...notched a game-high 18 points versus Northern Iowa on Dec. 9, hitting 7 of 11 from the field...led the Flames with five rebounds against UW-Green Bay on Jan. 19...posted a team and game-high 27 points against UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 23, shooting 60 percent from the field and 50 percent from beyond the arc...grabbed a season-high with five steals against the Panthers...hit 2-for-2 from three-point land in an 80-62 victory over Chicago State on Dec. 14...shot 50 percent or better from three-point land in eight contests on the season.

2004-05 Highlights: Led UIC in scoring (13.9 ppg) and three-point shooting (37.5%)...appeared in 22 games, including 18 starts...connected for 41% of her three-point attempts in Horizon League action...was third in the Horizon League in scoring...posted a Horizon League-best, 2.45 treys per contest...knocked down four treys and finished with a game-high, 17 points, against Butler on Mar. 3....posted a career-best, Horizon League season-best, and team-season high 31 points on 9-for-10 shooting, including five treys, against Butler on Feb. 19...poured in a team-high, 17 points, against Butler on Feb. 9...scored a game-high, 21 points against Loyola on Feb. 3....named the Horizon League Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 24...chipped in 16 points and three assists against Cleveland State on Jan. 22...led UIC with 16 points against Detroit on Jan. 20...tied a career-high and was a perfect 6-for-6 from three-point land, on her way to a game-high 24 points, against UWM on Jan. 17...knocked down five treys, en route to 18 points against Cleveland State on Jan. 3...posted 14 points and three assists against Loyola on Dec. 23...posted a game-high 21 points, including four treys, in her season debut against Central Michigan on Dec. 12.

2003-04 Highlights: Appeared in all 28 games, including nine starts...named to Horizon League All-Newcomer team...averaged 7.1 points per contest and 13.4 points over the last seven games...finished eighth in the Horizon League with a three-point shooting percentage of 33.9% (43-for-127)...her 43 treys were the fifth most in league play...drained a team-season high six treys and finished with a game-high 25 points in a 91-68 victory over IPFW on Feb. 7...posted 11 points, including three treys, against Portland State on Dec. 20...had a team-high 14 points against Youngstown State on Jan. 29...chipped in 13 points, including three treys, against Butler on Feb. 12...garnered a game-high 14 points and tied a career-high with five rebounds against Wright State on Feb. 14...totaled 18 points, including five three-pointers, against UW-Milwaukee on Feb. 19.

Prep/Personal: Helped Marshall to four conference championships and three city championships...selected as the team MVP as a senior...served as a three-year captain...was named MVP of the Chicago Public League Basketball Coaches Association as a senior...took home the C.P.L.B.C.A. three-point shooting contest title...was named to the All-Tournament team at the Peoria Manual Tournament...garnered MVP honors at the Chicagoland Jamboree as a senior...selected to the All-City team as a senior...was named to the 2003 All-Star team...picked up All-State honorable mention honors...daughter of Valerie Hayes...born April 10, 1985...major is communications.

#22 LaShonda Grant's Career Stats

'03-0428-9 66-183 .36143-127.33925-41.61049-1.841151200-7.1
'04-'0522-18103-257 .40154-144.37545-65.69253-2.455 292305-13.9
'05-'0629-28150-396 .37960-182.33092-126.73089-3.082433452-15.1
Totals79-54319-836 .382157-453.347162-232.698191-2.4178876957-12.1

Minutes: 40 vs. Wright State (3/2/06)
Points: 31 vs. Butler (2/19/05)
Rebounds: 8 vs. Missouri State (12/19/05)
Assists: 7 vs. Butler (2/18/06)
Steals: 5 - twice - most recently vs. UW-Milwaukee (2/23/06)
Blocks: 1 - six times - most recently vs. Wright State (3/2/06)
FG: 9 vs. Butler (2/19/05)
FG Att.: 18 vs. Loyola (2/3/05)
3PT FG Made: 6 - twice - most recently vs. UWM (1/17/05)
3PT FG Att.: 11 - three times - most recently vs. Butler (2/21/04)
FT Made: 8 vs. Butler (2/19/05)
FT Att.: 20 vs. Wright State (3/2/06)