Spotlight on junior Meghan Downes

• One of six juniors on the 2012-13 squad
• Made first collegiate start against Elon on Jan. 30, 2012
• Scored a career-high 19 points against East Tennessee State
• Recorded a career-high four 3-pointers against the Lady Bucs

Career highs
• Points: 19 at East Tennessee State (12/22/11)
• Rebounds: 6 at Kennesaw State (12/21/10)
• Assists: 3 (6) last at Memphis (3/15/12)
• Steals: 3 (2) last at Tennessee (1/3/12)
• Blocked Shots: 1 (4) last at Wofford (2/4/12)
• Minutes: 33 vs. Elon (1/30/12)
• Field Goals Made: 7 (2) last vs. Elon (1/30/12)
• Field Goals Attempted: 13 vs. Elon (1/30/12)
• 3-Point Field Goals Made: 4 at East Tennessee State (12/22/11)
• 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 6 vs. Elon (1/30/12)
• Free Throws Made: 3 at Georgia Southern (1/9/12)
• Free Throws Attempted: 3 at Georgia Southern (1/9/12)

Getting to know Meghan

Why do you wear No. 12?
"I've had it since middle school."

Do you have a nickname? How did you get it?
"Megino. Alex [Black] gave it to me."

What is something people may not know about you?
"I can break dance."

What is your favorite TV show?

What song gets you pumped up before a game?
"Anyting R&B/slow jams."

Who is your favorite musical artist?
"Girls II Women a.k.a. Faith, Meghan, Alex, Capriee"

What is the first thing you purchased from the UTC Bookstore?

What was the last book you read?
"Hunger Games"

What is your favorite food?
"Chicken or pizza."

Have you ever visited another country? If yes, what one(s)?
"Mexico - to play in a tournament."

Would you like to be famous?
"Of course."

Are you a morning or night person?
"Night person."

If you could be on a reality show, which one would it be?
"Real World"

What actress would play you in a movie about your life?
"Angelina Jolie as Laura Croft."

What cartoon character describes you best?
"Nala from ‘The Lion King'"

Do you speak any foreign languages?
"A little French."

Are you a beach, city or country person?

If you could live anywhere in the world for one year, were would it be?

If you knew you could try anything and not fail, what dream would you attempt?
"Go on ‘X-Factor' and win"

If you didn't play basketball, what other sport would you play?

Name three items you would want most if stranded on a deserted island.
"Hammock, food and a deck of cards."

Who is the funniest player on the team and WHY?
"Get it there!"

 The 2012-13 regular season tips off November 9 at the McKenzie Arena against Tennessee. Season tickets are on sale now at the McKenzie Arena box office or online at Single-game tickets go on sale Monday, October 15.

Join the Mocs Club today and take advantage of your opportunity to purchase up to six tickets to the Lady Mocs game vs. Tennessee on Nov. 9. All Mocs Club members are eligible. New members who join at the Starter Moc level ($75) can take advantage of this offer.


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