UNCG Women's Basketball BIO
25 Shanese Harris

2016-17 (Senior): Appeared in all 35 games, making 1 start... averaged 7.7 points and 2.7 rebounds in 17.5 minutes per game... reached double-figure scoring in 11 games... opened the season with 15 points and four rebounds against Brevard (Nov. 12)... followed up with 10 points and four boards versus UNC Asheville (Nov. 14)... tallied a career-high 21 points against Greensboro College (Nov. 27), converting 9-of-12 shots from the field and adding four rebounds and a pair of assists... scored in double-figures in five straight games against Samford (Jan. 14), ETSU (Jan. 19), Chattanooga (Jan. 21), Western Carolina (Jan. 28) and Wofford (Feb. 1)... scored 20 points and had five rebounds in the WBI Championship Game against Rice (Mar. 26).

2015-16 (Junior): Appeared in all 30 games earning 15 starts… averaged 8.4 points and 3.5 rebounds in 25.6 minutes per game… shot 36.8 percent from the field and averaged 1.5 assists per game… scored a career-high 18 points against NC Central (12/31)… had a career-high 11 rebounds against Cleveland State (12/21) in the Tulane Holiday Tournament in New Orleans… had a career-high seven steals at Chattanooga with seven (1/16)… dished out 45 assists on the season and played two complete games for the Spartans against Gardner Webb (11/24) and Wofford (1/20).

2014-15 (Sophomore): Played in 28 games, starting 16 in her sophomore season ... one of six Spartans to average 20 or more minutes ... third on the team in scoring at 8.0 points per game ... has set career highs in minutes played (719), field goals made (80), three-pointers made (13), free throws made (52), rebounds (108), assists (44) and steals (35) ... scored in double figures 10 times, including a career-high 20 points against Livingstone (Dec. 20) off 7-of-12 from the field with six rebounds ... grabbed a career-high eight boards against LSU (Dec. 28) at the Miami Holiday Tournament ... started 12 games in a row from Nov. 20-Dec. 29 ... went 7-of-8 from the free throw line at Western Carolina (Jan. 24) ... has played in 13 of the 14 Southern Conference games, starting four at guard ... played a season-high 39 minutes in a overtime victory against Livingstone.

2013-14 (Freshman): Played in all 30 games and made 20 starts … One of 10 Spartans to average double figures in minutes played … Started nine-straight contests to end the season … Scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 15 in UNCG's victory over Georgia Southern (Feb. 10) that snapped a four-game skid against the Eagles … Netted 10 points in contests vs. Davidson (Feb. 8) and Georgia Southern as well as the Spartans' first round affair against Western Carolina (March 7) in the 2014 Southern Conference Women's Basketball Championship … Tallied season highs in rebounds (seven/five offensive) and assists (three) vs. the Eagles in Greensboro … Played a season-high 31 minutes at Appalachian State (Feb. 15).

High School: Racked up 345 points her senior season to become Western Branch High School's all-time leading scorer (boys or girls) with 1,700 ... Led the Bruins to a 23-4 overall record, 17-1 league mark last season and a No. 10 ranking in the state of Virginia ... Tallied 15.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.4 steals and 2.6 assists per game her junior campaign and was named to the all-district first team ... Followed that performance up with an equally as good senior season, averaging 12.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest .. As a sophomore, she turned in even better numbers with 20.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.9 steals and 3.8 assists per contest ... As a result, earned second-team all-state, first-team all-region, first-team All-Tidewater and District MVP honors ... Played her AAU basketball with the TYO Lady Neptunes and the program is coached by her high school coach TroyTerry.

Personal: Shanese Altonia Harris ... born February 1, 1995 in Suffolk Va. ... daughter of Alton and Shiquita Harris ... has one sibling, Jada ... majoring in Kinesiology. 

Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Western Branch
Major: Kinesiology
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