TAMU Women's Basketball BIO
4 Sydney Carter

• 2012 Big 12 All-Defensive Team
• 2012 All-Big 12 Second Team
• 2011 Junkanoo Jam MVP
• 2011-12 Naismith Trophy Early-Season Watch List
• 2011 NCAA Dallas Regional Most Outstanding Player 

• 2011 Big 12 All-Defensive Team

• 2011 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention

• 2010 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention

• 2009-10, 2010-11m 2011-12 Team Captain

• 2009 Big 12 All-Freshman Team 

• Two-Time Big 12 Freshman of the Week selection (Dec. 1, 2008 and March 2, 2009) 

• 2008 Timeout 4 HIV/AIDS All-Tournament Team

SENIOR (2011-12)
Big 12 All-Defensive Team...All-Big 12 Second Team...Junkanoo Jam MVP...Naismith Trophy Early-Season Watch List...Team captain...Ranks third in the Big 12 in career games played (140)...Texas A&M record for best career free throw percentage (.820, 296-361)...Ranks fifth all-time in career 3-point field goals made (130) and in career 3-point field goals attempted (400)...Ranks eighth in career assists (388) and in career free throws made (296)...Ranks ninth in career steals (206)...Ranks 13th in career points (1,176)...Started in 34 games of the season...Team's fourth-leading scorer who averaged 10.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game...Ranked fifth in the Big 12 and led the team with an 81.9 free throw percentage...Was perfect from the line in 11 games...Reached double figures 21 times...Registered her third straight 100+ assist season...Contributed seven assists, six rebounds and 13 points against No. 5 Maryland in the NCAA Sweet 16...Had 18 points, going 8-of-13 (.615) from the floor, a career-best eight assists and a team-high seven rebounds versus Kansas in the Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals...Grabbed a team-high six rebounds against No. 1 Baylor...Registered a career-best nine rebounds and added six assists versus Oklahoma State...Scored 15 points against No. 25 Kansas and a game-high 17 at No. 25 Texas Tech...Recorded seven assists, five steals and five rebounds at Oklahoma State...Tallied a team-high 16 points and five assists versus Missouri...Scored a career- and game-high 25 points against Texas...Turned in 15 points and five assists versus Oklahoma...Added 16 points at Kansas State...Dished out five assists at TCU...Grabbed six rebounds at No. 13 Purdue...Led the team with 21 points and four steals against Iowa...Scored 15 points at UALR...Posted 14 points and two blocks in the first two games of the season...Also swiped a career-high eight steals against No. 9 Louisville, which were the most by an Aggie since 2004...Earned team's Miss Defense Award for the third straight year...Also received team's Miss Aggie Award...Selected 27th overall in the WNBA Draft by the Chicago Sky.

JUNIOR (2010-11)
2011 NCAA Dallas Regional Most Outstanding Player...2011 Big 12 All-Defensive Team...2011 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention...Team captain...Played in all 38 games of the season and started in all but two...Team's third-leading scorer who averaged 10.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game...Led the team with an 86.2 free-throw percentage which ranked fourth-best in the Big 12...Was perfect from the free throw line in 17 games...Reached double figures 19 times...Held an impressive 2.1 assist-to-turnover ratio...Registered her second straight 100+ assist season...Had a season- and team-high 22 points, six rebounds and three steals versus No. 3 Baylor in the NCAA Regional Final...Scored 14 points against No. 2 Stanford in the NCAA National Championship Semifinals and versus McNeese State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Tallied a team-high 19 points and three steals versus No. 20 Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship Semifinals...Scored 16 points, including four 3-pointers, at Kansas State which matched her career best...Recorded 18 points against Oklahoma State and added five rebounds and five assists...Posted 17 points, seven rebounds, three assists and a block versus No. 12 Oklahoma...Matched her career best with a team-high nine rebounds at Texas Tech...Posted 18 points against Rutgers...Scored 15 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out four assists versus TCU...Registered a career-best eight assists against Purdue...Distributed seven assists and had a season-high four steals at Rice...Earned team's Miss Defense Award for the second straight year.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention...Team captain...Played in all 34 games of the season with 17 starts including 12 straight to conclude the season...Team's fifth leading scorer who averaged 7.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.2 steals per game...Recorded the ninth-most assists in the Big 12 (116) and held an impressive 2.15 assist-to-turnover ratio (116-54) which ranked second-best in the conference and 13th nationally...Reached double figures in 10 games...Was perfect from the charity stripe on four occasions and led the team with a .778 free-throw percentage...Brought down a career-best nine rebounds against Nebraska in the Big 12 Championship Semifinals...Had a season-high seven assists versus Texas in the Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals to register her first 100+ assist season...Swiped a season-best with four steals at Kansas...Dished out a season-high seven assists with zero turnovers versus No. 11 Oklahoma...Turned in a career- and team-best 24 points, six assists and just one turnover, and knocked down a career-high four 3-pointers against Kansas State...Tallied a team-high 14 points vs. Texas...Had a career-best three blocked shots in her fourth career start versus Oklahoma State...Made only her second career start at No. 19 California where she brought down eight rebounds and tallied two blocked shots...Registered a near perfect game from the floor against Stephen F. Austin going 3-for-5 from the field, 2-for-2 from the 3-point line and a team season-high 8-for-8 (1.000) from the charity stripe for 16 points...Earned team's Miss Defense Award.

FRESHMAN (2008-09)
Big 12 All-Freshman Team...Played in 34 games of the season with one start...Averaged 4.3 points, 1.6 assists and 1.2 steals per game...Had a team-best 2.16 assist-to-turnover ratio...Ranked among the top 10 Big 12 freshmen leaders in scoring, three-point field goal percentage (37.3), free throw percentage (79.5), steals and assists...Made a season-best two blocked shots versus Evansville in the NCAA First Round and a season-high four steals against Minnesota in the NCAA Second Round...Turned in a career day against No. 15 Kansas State with a season-high 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor and 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc versus the Wildcats...Played a season-high 31 minutes with two key steals and 11 points in victory over No. 2 Oklahoma...Saw her first career start in 20 minutes of play with two assists and zero turnovers at No. 24 Oklahoma State...Dished out a season-high six assists versus George Washington...Two-time Big 12 Freshman of the Week selection on Dec. 1, 2008, and March 2, 2009...Registered a season-high 17 points coupled with 8-of-9 shooting from the free throw line in a 22 minutes of play at Pepperdine...Named to the 2008 Timeout 4 HIV/AIDS All-Tournament Team.

Rated the No. 63 overall prospect and the 10th-best point guard in the Class of 2008 by the All-Star Girls Basketball Report...Named district MVP, all-state and all-region as a senior...Recorded 14 points for the North in the TGCA All-Star Game in the summer of 2008...Selected as co-MVP of District 8-5A and earned all-area second team honors in 2007...Averaged 11.9 points and 4.3 rebounds as a junior passing the 1,200 career-point mark...Rated the ninth-best player in the state of Texas...Led DeSoto High School to a 36-3 overall record and a regional championship appearance in 2007...Regional runner-up and state runner-up in 2008...Won three AAU National Championships in a row while playing for Team Texas Express...Also lettered in track and field...Member of the National Honor Society.

Sydney Reñe Carter...Born on November 18, 1990 in Dallas, Texas...Daughter of Don and Suzy Atchison...Has six brothers and sisters, Damian (32), Brittany (27), Chelsea (23), Tierney (21), Greg (18) and Diamond (11)...Human resource development major at Texas A&M...Hopes to follow in the same footsteps as former A&M All-American Lisa Branch (1993-96) who was also a product of DeSoto High School...Chose A&M over Louisville.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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