Game set for a 6 p.m. CT tipoff in Foster Auditorium
Played in 23 games … third on the team in blocks with 23 … led Alabama in rejections six times and in steals once … Alabama A&M (11/13): Had six blocks and three rebounds in 12 minutes of reserve action in the season opener ... her six blocks tied for the third most in a single game in Alabama history and were the most since Yolanda Watkins had the same number on Dec. 4, 1994, vs. Tennessee State. Appalachian State (11/16): Was, once again, a force inside, recording five blocks for the Tide ... also had two points and two rebounds in 12 minutes off the bench. Mississippi Valley State (11/22): Continued her dominance in the paint, blocking four shots to bring her season total to 15 through three games ... chipped in a career-high four points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal as well. Georgia State (11/24): Scored a career-high eight points while adding two rebounds and a block in nine minutes of action against the Panthers. Middle Tennessee (11/27): Recorded two rebounds and a block in the win. UT Martin (12/2): Had two points and two rebounds in six minutes versus the Skyhawks. Alcorn State (12/6): Added five points, three rebounds, three blocks and an assist.
2014-15 (FRESHMAN) Appeared in 11 games in a reserve role ... had eight rebounds, two blocks and one point in season opener vs. Florida A&M ... logged 14 minutes off the bench against Duke ... recorded four rebounds and three blocks against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... scored the first basket of her Alabama career against South Carolina where she finished with two points and three rebounds in seven minutes off the bench.
HIGH SCHOOL Ranked the No. 16 post in the nation according to ESPN.com ... averaged 22 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks per game as a senior ... collected eight triple-doubles along the way during the 2013-14 season ... ranked No. 5 on The Times-Picayune's Sweet 16: Class of 2014 list ... member of the New Orleans Large Schools All-Area Girls Basketball Team ... led Edna Karr to the District 10-4A championship, scoring 13 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks ... helped the Cougars to a 67-55 victory over Doyle to win the AllState Sugar Bowl Prep Classic, finishing with 26 points, 21 rebounds and four blocks ... named to the New Orleans Area Preseason All-Metro Team in 2013 despite sitting out nearly the entire 2012-13 season after suffering a broken fifth metatarsal in the season opener.
PERSONAL INFORMATION Born Sept. 6, 1995 ... nickname is DeDe ... daughter of Louis and Javonda Martinez ... has two brothers Marquez and Louis and a sister Enjoli ... currently in pre-major studies.