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    33  Stesha Rhodes
    Stesha Rhodes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Elkins HS

    Last College:
    Grayson CC

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Forward


    2001-02: Appeared in 28 games for UIC, while starting in 23?finished career as UIC?s all-time free throw leader in percentage at 82.2 (97-for-118) percent?averaged 10.1 points and four rebounds per contest?recorded a career-high 18 points against Butler on January 19th?notched first career double-double against Columbia University on November 16th with 10 points and 10 rebounds?collected a career-best eight buckets and for a team-best 16 points against UW-Milwaukee on January 31st?also tied a career-best against the Panthers with three swipes?converted first career three-pointer against UW-Green Bay on February 2nd?keyed upset of No. 2 seed UW-Milwaukee in the Horizon League quarterfinals with 12 points?scored in double-digits in 17 of the 28 games she appeared in?dropped all eight of her free throw attempts as she finished with 12 points against Loyola on February 9th.

    2000-01: Played in 29 games in her first season with the Flames, getting the starting nod in 15 contests?averaged 4.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in her junior campaign?stepped up during the absence of Kimberly Henry and Melea Clark in the season?s first month, averaging 9.0 ppg and 5.0 rpg in November?UIC?s leading free throw shooter converting 82% (37-for-45) of her attempts from the charity stripe?tallied seven points in her Division I debut on Nov.18, versus Southern Illinois, going 7-for-8 from the charity stripe?also grabbed five rebounds in the contest?scored 11 points and corralled a then season-best six rebounds while swiping four steals and dishing out five assists at Chicago State on Nov. 21 ?netted a career-high 14 points (personal-high 6-for-10 FG) in UIC?s triumph at Cleveland State on Jan. 20?recorded 11 points at Loyola on March 3?ripped down a personal-best nine rebounds versus UW-Green Bay on Jan. 27?tabbed 13 points in UIC?s win at Morgan State on Jan. 4?tallied a then season-high 12 points at Bradley on Nov. 30.

    Prior to UIC: Played one at Grayson Community College in Houston, Texas in 1999, after playing her first year of collegiate basketball at the University of Texas-San Antonio during the 1998-99 campaign.

    Prep: Three-year varsity letterwinner in basketball at Lawrence E. Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas?helped her prep squad to three area championships during her career?as a senior, her high school team finished the season ranked 8th in the country by USA Today ?named to the Region II All-Region Team after her junior and senior campaigns?also lettered four years in track at Elkins.

    The Rhodes File:

    Parents: Steffane Green and Willie Rhodes

    Birthday: October 1, 1980

    Major: Biology