SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 26, 2013) -- Our Lady of the Lake University's (OLLU) senior forward Alisha Crump reached 1,002 career points during the Saints' last regular season game against Northwood University on Monday. The Saints ended the regular season with a 28-2 record and will prepare for the conference tournament that begins on Friday.
Crump, who entered the game against Northwood with 986 points, scored 16 points to become the second member of the OLLU Saints women's basketball team's 1,000-Point Club with 1,002 total points scored.
Last year's junior guard Stacey Darnley reached the milestone on Feb. 11, 2012, against Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She ended her time at OLLU with 1,169 points.
Crump, a native of San Antonio, Texas, attended Madison High School. She joined the inaugural team that began women's basketball in 2009-2010. During her first year, she averaged 10.8 ppg. and 7.0 rpg. She had a season-high 24 points against Sul Ross State University on Nov. 21, 2009. She received conference player of the week and was named to the all-conference second team.
During Crump's 2010-2011 season, she was only able to play eight games. She averaged 9.1 ppg and 5.6 rpg. Last season, Crump averaged 8.1 ppg. and 5.8 rpg. She was named to the conference all-tournament first team as she led the Saints to the conference tournament championship and a berth to the national tournament in Kentucky.
This season, Crump is averaging 11.1 ppg. and 6.0 rpg. She holds the record for the best field goal percentage with 51.5 percent and total rebounds with 627. She scored a career high 31 points in the game against the University of St. Thomas on Nov. 29.
Crump is majoring in kinesiology at OLLU.
The NAIA Champions of Character program aims to instill five core values in NAIA athletes, coaches: respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship. Our Lady of the Lake University shares and supports these values and strives to promote the Champions of Character program by working with students, coaches through our Champions of Character educational program. For more information on the Champions of Character program, click here: www.championsofcharacter.org.
Luis A. Lárraga
Sports Information Assistant