20
Varisia Raffington
Varisia Raffington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Florida

Height:
5-11

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L



2010-11 (SENIOR)
Had her best game of the season at Auburn where she scored a game-high 18 points, 17 of which came in the second half ... chipped in three point and a trio of rebounds in Alabama's victory at Mississippi State ... had a season-high 14 points in the Tide's win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... recorded four points and a pair of rebounds in eight minutes of play against Tennessee State. 2009-10 (JUNIOR) Sidelined following the Tide's game at Kentucky on Jan. 17 after tearing her MCL and PCL ... started in all 18 games she played in prior to the injury ... led the team in scoring with a 12.2 point per game average ... was second on the team in rebounds averaging 5.1 boards per game ... had a team-high 13 points in addition to a career-high tying two steals and two blocks versus Georgia on Jan. 3 ... poured in a team-best 21 points, including four three-pointers, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 21 minutes against Southern Miss on Dec. 30 ... tallied a team-high tying 12 points along with three rebounds, three assists and one steal at UCF on Dec. 14 ... set a new career-high from the free throw line, connecting on 5-of-8 while also grabbing two steals for the sixth time in her career against Northwestern State on Dec. 6 ... had the best scoring game of her career with 33 points against CSU Bakersfield on Nov. 28 shooting 14-of-22 from the floor ... also added eight rebounds and one assist in win over the Roadrunners ... scored 12 points shooting 6-for-10 from the floor in Alabama's win over Southeastern Louisiana on Nov. 24 ... notched 12 points and seven rebounds at Belmont on Nov. 21 ... scored 13 points and pulled down four boards against Tennessee Tech in the Tide's season opener on Nov. 13 ... received the team's Dottie Kelso Award.

2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
Started all 30 games for the Tide ... led the team in scoring six times ... collected double-figure points on 13 occasions ... racked up a career-high 27 points and went 7-of-8 from behind the arc against Vanderbilt on Feb. 1 ... played a career-high 38 minutes against Auburn, scoring 13 points and grabbing two steals on Feb. 8 ... notched 19 points against Auburn on Jan. 22 ... pulled down a career-high nine rebounds in win over Belmont on Dec. 29 ... averaged 9.8 points per game, good for third best on the team ... led the Tide with .367 three point percentage ... averaged 4.4 rebounds per game, second best on the team ... averaged 25.7 minutes per game ... was the Tide's third best scorer with 293 points on the year and 132 rebounds.

2007-08 (FRESHMAN)
Member of the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll ... started in two of the 30 games for the Crimson Tide ... best performance came on Dec. 20 against Eastern Washington when she shot 7-for-11 scoring 17 points and grabbing seven steals ... also scored 11 points against Vanderbilt on March 2 ... led the team twice in steals ... averaged 3.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game ... tallied 107 points and grabbed 42 rebounds ... handed out 17 assists ... averaged 5.9 points per game during SEC play.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led Florida High to consecutive FHSAA Class 3A state titles as a junior and senior ... MVP of the Florida Class 3A State Championship game in 2006 and 2007 ... First Team All-State in her junior and senior seasons ... First Team Sun Sports/FSN honoree as a junior and senior as voted by the Florida Sportswriters Association ... earned MVP honors in the 2006 3A state title game with 13 points and 17 rebounds ... posted a double-double in the 2007 FHSAA championship game, with 18 points and 10 rebounds en route to MVP honors ... First Team All-Big Bend for the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons ... MVP of her high school team her last two seasons ... team co-captain as a junior and senior ... District Secretary for Florida Future Business Leaders of America ... played the violin in the orchestra ... president of her church's youth department and volunteers with Meals on Wheels ... also lettered in volleyball at FHS ... nominee for the Best & Brightest Award ... honor roll student at Florida High.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born April 10, 1989 ... daughter of Vincent and LaTanya Raffington ... has one sister, Gerica ... majoring in business accounting.

CAREER HIGHS
Points:33 vs.CSU Bakersfield(11/28/09)
Rebounds: 9 vs. Belmont (12/29/08)
Field Goals Made:14 vs. CSU Bakersfield(11/28/09)
Field Goal Attempts:22 vs. CSU Bakersfield(11/28/09)
3-Point Field Goals Made: 7 vs. Vanderbilt (2/1/09)
3-Point Field Goal Attempts: 8 vs. Vanderbilt (2/1/09)
Free Throws Made:5 vs.NorthwesternState (12/6/09)
Free Throw Attempts:8 vs.NorthwesternState (12/6/09)
Assists: 4 - twice, last vs.Auburn (1/14/10)
Steals:3 vs.Northwestern (3/20/11)
Blocks: 2 - twice, last vs.Georgia (1/3/10)
Minutes Played: 38 - four times,last vs.Auburn (1/14/10)

     
    Alabama Holiday Sale