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Jolee Ayers-Curry
Jolee Ayers-Curry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canyon, Texas

High School:
Canyon

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward/Center

Birthdate:
06/04/1982


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As a junior: Played in 34 games with 17 starts...named first team Academic All-Big 12...tallied two points, one rebound and one assist against Louisiana Tech...had four points and five rebounds against Washington...scored four points vs. Valparaiso and added four rebounds, one block and two assists ...had three rebounds and two assists and tied career-high three steals against Creighton...scored four points, while adding two rebounds, one steal and two blocks vs. Wyoming...had eight points and seven rebounds against Oregon State...had four points and four rebounds vs. Chattanooga...scored four points and had eight rebounds, season-high four assists and two blocks at Hawai?i...chipped in four points and seven rebounds at Southern Miss...had seven points and seven rebounds at Texas A&M...had eight points and four blocks at Texas...had seven rebounds at Colorado...had nine points and 11 rebounds vs. Missouri...had eight points, five rebounds and tied career-high three steals vs. Iowa State...had six rebounds against Texas A&M...had six points, five rebounds and two blocks at Baylor...had season-high 13 rebounds and career-high five blocks at Oklahoma State...tallied six rebounds vs. Texas...had six points and six rebounds vs. Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Tournament...had eight points and five rebounds vs. Kansas State in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament...had six points vs. SW Missouri State in first round of NCAA Tournament...had a season-high 12 points, while adding six rebounds vs. New Mexico in the NCAA Sweet 16...scored eight points vs. Duke in NCAA Elite Eight.

As a sophomore: Played in all 32 games with 12 starts...made first collegiate start vs. Texas Feb. 6...selected to the Kansas City Star?s All-Improved team...named first team Academic All-Big 12...had six double-doubles...scored four points and grabbed four boards in 25 minutes of play at Duke...tied career highs of three assists and two blocks, while adding three rebounds at Oregon State...had 10 points and five rebounds, while tying career-high two blocks at Oregon...tied career-high two blocks at New Mexico...tied season-high one steal vs. North Texas...tied season-high two steals vs. Rice...tied season highs of five rebounds and two steals against Southern Miss...had four points and three rebounds at Saint Peter?s...had nine points and five rebounds, while adding a career-high five assists at Rutgers...had career-high 22 points and season-high 10 rebounds, while adding three assists vs. Kansas...had five points, five rebounds and a steal, while matching career-high two blocks against Oklahoma...scored 13 points and had eight rebounds while tying season-high two steals...had five points and seven rebounds vs. Baylor...had 12 points, eight rebounds, one assist, one steal and a career-high three blocks at Iowa State...had 16 points and three rebounds vs. Oklahoma State...had six points and five rebounds at Kansas State...tied career-high 22 points, while adding three rebounds and one assist at Texas A&M...tied career-high 22 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Colorado...had 15 points, 11 rebounds, two blocks and tied season-high two steals vs. Texas...had seven points and seven rebounds at Baylor...had 13 points and nine rebounds at Oklahoma State...had eight points and nine rebounds vs. Wisconsin...had 14 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and one block vs. Texas A&M...had nine rebounds against Nebraska...had eight points and 12 rebounds at Oklahoma...had 11 points and six rebounds vs. Missouri in the Big 12 Tournament...had 18 points, 10 rebounds and tied season-high two steals, while tying career-high three blocks vs. Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament...had 12 points, 10 rebounds and tied career-high three blocks vs. Stephen F. Austin in first round of NCAA Tournament...had seven points and four rebounds vs. Mississippi State...had seven rebounds, four assists and tied season-high two steals vs. Oklahoma in the Sweet 16.

As a freshman: Played in all 32 games...recorded one double-double with 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds against Oklahoma (Feb. 17)...scored a career-high 17 points, while adding eight rebounds vs. Texas A&M...scored 12 points vs. Baylor...also had seven rebounds, two assists and one block vs. Baylor...scored eight points and had a career-high three steals at Santa Clara...had six points and a career-high seven rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana...scored four points vs. UTA, Southwest Texas, New Mexico and North Carolina State...grabbed five rebounds vs. SWT, UNM and at Santa Clara...had four rebounds against SW Missouri State...had three rebounds vs. UTA...two assists vs. UTA, SMS and SLU...had one block against UTA, SMS, UNM and at Santa Clara...scored four points and tallied four rebounds vs. Missouri...had three points, a rebound and an assist at Oklahoma State...scored five points and had four rebounds at Texas A&M...had seven points and three rebounds at Nebraska...scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds and had one block and two assists vs. Oklahoma State...had 10 points, three rebounds and tied career highs of three steals and one block at Oklahoma...scored eight points and recorded nine rebounds and a career-high two blocks vs. Kansas State...had eight points and seven rebounds at Baylor...scored six points at Kansas...had six points and eight rebounds at Colorado...scored 10 points and had seven rebounds and two assists at Texas...had seven points and nine rebounds vs. Texas in the Big 12 Tournament...had eight points and eight rebounds, while adding a career-high three assists vs. Iowa State in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament...had 14 points and eight rebounds vs. Penn...had eight points and tied career-high three assists vs. Virginia Tech.

High School: 2000 graduate of Class 4A Canyon High School...As a freshman: Team advanced to the regional finals...As a sophomore: Named second-team All-District and All-Region...team advanced to the regional semifinals...As a junior: Selected first-team All-State, All-Region and All-District...named to the State Tournament All-Tournament team...team was state runner-up...district Co-MVP...received Canyon's MVP award...named Best All-Around Athlete at CHS... As a senior: Named first-team All-State, All-Region and All-District...selected to the State Tournament All-Tournament team...named Most Valuable Player at state...team was state champions...named district Co-MVP and Canyon High School's MVP...named Best All-Around Athlete at CHS...averaged 16.5 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists...high school coach was Joe Lombard.

AAU: Played for the West Texas Flyers...team was National runner-up in 1996, National Champions in 1997, 1998 and 1999...also played for the Canyon Crew...was 1998 Prep runner-up and 1999 Prep National Champions...was named a 1999 AAU All-American...named to the 1998 BCI All-Tournament team and 1999 BCI MVP.

Personal: Jolee Ayers-Curry...born June 4, 1982 in Amarillo, Texas...daughter of Laurel Ayers and the late John Ayers...married Ryan Curry, a Tech graduate, on Aug. 2, 2003...both parents attended West Texas A&M...father played professional football for the San Francisco 49ers...mother is an exercise physiologist...has an older brother, John T., who played football at West Texas A&M...cousin of current Lady Raider Brooke Baughman...while in high school, was a member of the National Honor Society and was the secretary for NHS...was the secretary of JETS...a member of the FCA Leadership team, the Drama Club and the Methodist Church Youth...also participated in track and hold CHS's record in the discus with a throw of 143-4...named to Who's Who Among American High School Students...hobbies include sports, church activities and reading...graduated with honors in three years with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science in May 2003...currently pursuing master?s degree.

Career Stats

Year 	GP/GS	Min	FG-A	Pct.	3P-A	Pct.	FT-A	Pct.	Reb./Avg.	A	S	B	Pts./Avg.
00-01	32/0	542	68-130	.523	0-0	.000	60-78	.769	148/4.6	26	22	11	196/6.1
01-02	32/12	794	109-219	.498	1-7	.143	65-98	.663	213/6.7	39	25	29	284/8.9
02-03	34/17	550	56-107	.523	0-1	.000	30-46	.652	153/4.5	27	12	30	142/4.2
Totals	98/29	1886	233-456	.511	1-8	.125	155-222	.698	514/5.2	92	59	70	622/6.3

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