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#35 Capriee Tucker
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Payne, Ala.
High School: Fort Payne HS
Experience: High School

Moore on Capriee: "Capriee has battled the injury bug, but hopefully will get back on the court this year. She brings great size to the low post position along with ability to finish shots. Still needs to be more physical on both ends of the court. An intelligent player and leader."

2010-11 (Junior)
Made her return to the court after knee surgeries sidelined her ... saw action in 28 games at forward ... played a career-best 16 minutes at UNCG and led the Lady Mocs to a 65-53 win with a career-high 14 points ... she went 5-for-5 against the Spartans and was 4-for-5 from the free throw line ... shot 48.9 percent from the field ... recorded blocked shots at Georgia and in the SoCon tournament against Wofford ... was perfect from the field seven times ... snared three rebounds three times, against Kentucky, at Furman and at Elon ... named to Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll in fall and spring semesters ... participated in community service projects with Bethel Bible and ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

2009-10 (Sophomore)
Did not play due to injury ... named to the UTC Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... participated in community service projects with Bethel Bible and ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

2008-09 (Freshman)
Saw action in seven games last season before suffering a season-ending knee injury ... played a season-high nine minutes in the Lady Mocs win over Alabama A&M in the Roundhouse ... made 3-of-5 field goals and went 3-for-5 from the free throw line for a career-high nine points ... had two rebounds three times (Alabama A&M, at Wofford and against San Francisco) ... had six points at Wofford playing just six minutes ... averaged 4.3 minutes per game ... averaged 2.7 points per game ... shot 53.8 percent ... named to the UTC Dean's List in the spring semester and to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll in both semesters ... participated in various community service events such as Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Bethel Bible and collected food for the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

High School
Led the Wildcats to three regular season championships and the Tournament Area championship in her senior year...while at Fort Payne, the Wildcats were ranked a Top 10 team in the state of Alabama...named to the All-Area Team and All-Area Regular Season Team over three years...named All-State and selected to the All-State Tournament team...McDonald's All-American Finalist in 2008...scored 1,628 points over her four-year career and recorded a school record with 44 points in a single game...averaged 20.4 points and 12.8 rebounds per game as a senior and tallied 96 blocks...team was two-time Region Finalists...averaged 15.6 points and 9.6 rebounds per game in her sophomore season...Capriee tore her ACL in September of 2006 and had to miss her entire junior year of basketball...she was coached by Steve Sparks...her AAU team, the Alabama Twisters Elite claimed the 2008 Open Division National Championship...In 2007, the team was ranked Top 10 in the nation and placed ninth at the Nationals...coached by Kristle Johnson...member of the National Honor Society...Top 10 percent of her class...member of Mu Alpha Theta...carried an "A" average throughout high school...served as Student Council Vice President...was the public relations coordinator for SADD...member of the Science Club, Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Book Club, Internet Predator Awareness Team and National Honor Society

Personal
Full name is Capriee Andra Tucker ... nickname is Priee-Priee, Cappie-T, Cap ... born April 10, 1990 in Fort Payne, Alabama ... daughter of Cassandra "Sandi" Tucker and Dwight Tucker ... her mother played basketball at Northeast Junior College from 1981-83 and her father played at UAB from 1977-80 ... has one older sister Shablis Harrell ... Psychology major.

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