#5 Kendra Appling

POS. G
HT. 5' 7"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Jackson, Ga. (Jackson High School)

As a Senior, 2008-09 Season: Played in all 31 games, starting in all except one...Named the OVC Defensive Player of the Year...Named to the All-OVC First Team...Led the team and ranked fourth in the OVC in scoring with 17.5 ppg...Finished second in the league in steals with 2.3 spg...Ranked 13th in the OVC in assists per game with 2.7 per contest...Shot .352 from beyond the arc, 9th in the OVC...Eighth in the OVC in made three-pointers per game with 2.0... Scored in double-digits in all but three games...Tallied 20 or more points in fourteen games...Recorded a season-high 27 points at Belmont (12/9/08)...Shot a season-best .750 (6-of-8)  from three point range against Vanderbilt (12/19/08)...Has 1,577 career points, 252 steals, 329 assists, 460 rebounds


As a Junior, 2007-08 Season: Named to the 2007-08 All-OVC First Team...Led the team in scoring and ranked fourth in the OVC with 17.7 ppg... Led the league in steals per game with 2.6...Third on the team in rebounding (4.8 rpg)...Has a total of 1,051 points, 334 rebounds, 247 assists, and 183 steals....Ranks 10th among TSU’s career top scorers...She is ranked 7th in career assists and sixth in career steals ...Scored a career-high 50 points against Jacksonville State (2/23/08)...Also amassed 1,000th career point against Jacksonville State (2/23/08)... Posted 39 points against Eastern Kentucky (1/24/08)... Tallied 35 points versus St. Louis (11/20/07)...Scored double-digits in all but four games ... Recorded first career double-double with a season-high 12 rebounds in addition to 10 points against Austin Peay (2/11/08)...Named OVC Player of the Week on February 25, 2008

As a Sophomore, 2006-07 Season : Started in all of the 28 the games she played in... Second on the team in scoring with 12.9 points per game...Second on the team in assists and steals per game with 3.4 apg and 2.1 spg... Finished eleventh in the conference in scoring and fourth in steals per game...Scored 22 at Savannah State(11/22/06)...Recorded 20 points vs. Eastern Illinois(12/09/06)...Tallied 11 points and pulled down seven boards versus Savannah State (12/22/06)... Had a team-high 19 points at Southeast Missouri (1/18/07)...Posted 16 points in win against Tenn-Tech (1/27/07)...Put up 20 points at Jacksonville State (1/29/07)...Recorded a career-second best 23 points against Austin Peay (2/4/07)...Scored in double figures in eighteen games...Was the fourteenth Lady Tiger to join the 30-point club with a 32 point performance against Eastern Kentucky (2/24/07)

As a Freshman, 2005-06 Season: Made appearances in all 27 games...Started in 21 contests and averaged 23.5 minutes per game...Shot 72 percent from the charity stripe... Led the team in steals with 46 (1.7)... Finished ninth in the conference in steals...Second on the team in assists with 2.3 per game...Averaged 5.9 points per game...Scored season high 18 points versus Ohio (11/19/05)...Pulled down season high eight rebounds against Tennessee Tech (2/11/06)

At Jackson HS: Averaged 28 points, 6.0 assists, and 3.0 steals per game as a senior... Named Most Valuable Player four consecutive years ... McDonald's All- American Nominee...Tabbed Player of the Year 4-AA...1st Team All Region... Scored 57 points in a single game... All State honors...Other sports played include softball and track and field

Personal

Major: Mass Communications

Daughter of: Sandra and William Appling

Birthday: April 7