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Courtney Strauthers
Courtney Strauthers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Snellville, Ga.

High School:
Shiloh

Height:
6-4

Position:
Center

Experience:
3L



2008-09 (JUNIOR)
Started all 30 games for Alabama ... had her best performance of the year on Jan. 8 against Vanderbilt where she collected her first career double-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and two assists ... tallied 10 points and six rebounds for the Tide against Arkansas on Feb. 22 ... racked up 12 points and pulled down five rebounds against Florida on Feb.5 ... scored a career-high 13 points against UCF on Dec. 3 ... averaged 5.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... scored 161 points and grabbed 126 rebounds ... led the Tide with 21 blocked shots ... received Black Scholars Award recognition.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE)
Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... started in 11 of the 30 games for the Crimson Tide ... best performance came on Nov. 28 against Belmont when she shot 5-for-10, scoring 12 points ... also scored 12 points against Auburn on Feb. 14 going 5-for-10 from the floor ... led the team seven times in blocks and four times in rebounds ... averaged 5.6 points and 3.2 rebounds ... tallied 169 points and grabbed 95 rebounds ... handed out 13 assists ... averaged 6.2 points per game during SEC play ... led the team in field goal percentage with a .568 mark.

2006-07 (FRESHMAN)
Started in eight of the 30 games for the Crimson Tide ... best performance came on Nov. 29 against Tennessee when she shot 5-for-9 scoring 10 points ... led the team twice in blocked shots ... averaged 4.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game ... tallied 135 points and grabbed 71 rebounds ... handed out 17 assists ... averaged 2.8 points per game during SEC play.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led Shiloh to three straight Georgia State Tournament appearances, including a Sweet Sixteen berth as a junior ... helped her team capture a Regional Championship as a senior ... ranked in the top five in rebounding in the state of Georgia as a senior ... finished her career as the school's all-time career record in blocked shots ... averaged 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks throughout her prep career ... McDonald's All-American and Wendy's High School Heisman nominee following her senior season ... three-time All-County honoree ... Female Athlete of the Year at Shiloh High as a senior ... played in the Peach State Memorial Day Challenge in 2005 ... also competed in track & field in high school in the triple jump and the 400 meter dash...

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Born December 12, 1987 ... daughter of Thomas and Jennifer Strauthers ... has two brothers, Bryan and Jayden ... father, Thomas, was a star defensive end at Jackson State in the early 1980s ... he was drafted by the Eagles in the 1983 NFL draft and played eight seasons in the league for Philadelphia, Detroit and Minnesota ... mother, Jennifer, played basketball at Arkansas College (now Arkansas State University) ... majoring in exercise science.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 13 vs. UCF (12/3/08)
Rebounds: 11 vs. Vanderbilt (3/2/08)
Field Goals Made: 6 - twice, last vs. Vanderbilt (1/8/09)
Field Goal Attempts: 10 - four times, last vs. Arkansas (2/22/09)
3-Point Field Goals Made: None
3-Point Field Goal Attempts: None
Free Throws Made: 4 - three times, last vs. Alabama State (11/25/08)
Free Throw Attempts: 9 vs. Alabama State (11/25/08)
Assists: 4 - two times, last vs. Cal State Northridge (11/25/06)
Steals: 3 - three times, last vs. Vanderbilt (2/4/07)
Blocks: 4 vs. Georgia (3/6/08)
Minutes Played: 33 vs. Samford (11/18/08)