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#55 LaSondra Barrett
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Jackson, Miss.
High School: William B. Murrah HS
Major: Sport Commerce
Born: 03/16/1990
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LaSondra Barrett Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/17/2012

2012 WNBA Draft First Round Pick (No. 10 - Washington Mystics)
2012 WBCA Coaches' All-America Honorable Mention
2012 All-SEC First Team (Coaches and Associated Press)
2012 SEC All-Tournament Team
2012 SEC Community Service Team
2012 LSWA Louisiana Player of the Year
2012 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
2011 State Farm Coaches' All-America Honorable Mention 
2011 SEC Coaches All-SEC First Team
2011 Associated Press All-SEC Second Team
2011 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
SEC Player of the Week (Jan. 24, 2011)
2011 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
2010 SEC Coaches All-SEC Second Team
2010 LSWA All-Louisiana Second Team
2010 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
2009 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year
2009 SEC All-Freshman Team
2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
2009 LSWA Louisiana Freshman of the Year
SEC Freshman of the Week (Jan. 13, Feb. 3, Feb. 22, March 1, 2009)

CAREER
One of the most versatile players in school history who played one through five positions at some point during her career ... An outstanding leader on the floor and in the classroom ... A two-time first-team All-SEC selection and the 2009 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year ... Earned WBCA Honorable Mention All-America honors as a senior and junior ...One of only two players in school history to tally over 1,500 points, 200 assists, 800 rebounds and 100 steals in a career at LSU (Cornelia Gayden, 1991-95) ... Finished sixth in school history in career starts (114) ... Played in 126 career games and scored in double-figures in 90 of those ... Shattered Sylvia Fowles' LSU career free throw record with 497 makes ... Produced 20 career double-doubles and 12 games of 20 or more points ... The 11th all-time leading scorer in LSU history with 1,553 points ... Became the 10th player in school history to grab over 800 rebounds in a career as she finished with 813 ... Averaged 12.3 points and 6.5 rebounds per game during her career and was a 75.3 percent free throw shooter (497-of-660) ... A three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll recipient who graduated with a team-high grade point average during her senior season ... Became the seventh player in school history to be selected in the first round of the WNBA Draft as she was taken 10th overall by the Washington Mystics on April 16.

SENIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Proved to be one of the nation's top players as she was named to the Associated Press and Coaches All-SEC First Team ... Recognized as a WBCA Honorable Mention All-American and the Louisiana Sports Writers Player of the Year ... Also earned a spot on the SEC Community Service Team ... Led LSU in scoring (12.8 ppg), rebounding (7.1 rpg), three-point shooting (24-of-62) and assists (92) ... Named one of the top five forwards in the nation by ESPN.com in its season preview ... Played in 34 games and started 31 of those ... Reached double-figure scoring in 26 of 34 games and registered eight double-doubles ... Led LSU to the SEC Tournament championship game and the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Due to team injuries, played all five positions on the floor, including point guard at some point during the year ... Made (177) and attempted (236) more free throws than any player in the SEC ... The 177 makes went down as third in LSU single-season annals and the most by an LSU player since the 1979-80 season ... Ranked 10th and seventh in the SEC in scoring and rebounding, respectively ... Increased her output to 13.1 points and 8.3 rebounds in SEC regular season play ... Carried LSU on a six-game win streak late in the year ... Twice during the season made 13 free throws in a game, which ranked third in LSU single-game annals ... Owned the three most made free throw games in the SEC this season ... Scored 16 points and converted a clutch lay-up in the final minute to lift LSU past Wichita State ... Knocked down 7-of-11 from the free throw line and finished with 11 points and eight rebounds to lead LSU to upset of #14 Georgetown on Nov. 16 ... Had one of her best outings of the season with 18 points and eight rebounds in win over UCLA on Dec. 13 ... Keyed a 7-0 run at end of first half and scored final five points of the half that changed complexion of the game ... Registered her first double-double of the season with 13 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high three blocks in New Year's Day win at Ole Miss ... The 13 boards against the Rebels was the second-highest rebound total of her career ... Put in a game-high 16 points with seven rebounds and a career-high seven assists in 24 minutes versus Alabama on Jan. 8 ... Buried a career-best and perfect 4-of-4 from three-point land in the win over the Tide ... The seven steals represented the most by an LSU player since Scholanda Robinson had seven versus North Texas on Nov. 30, 2004 ... Was also the fifth-highest steal total in LSU single game history ... Had a game-high 14 points and a season-high eight free throws in comeback win over South Carolina on Jan. 12 ... Tallied her second double-double of the season with a game-high 17 points and 11 rebounds at Florida on Jan. 15 ... Hit the 20-point plateau and grabbed 10 rebounds for her third double-double of the year at East Tennessee State on Jan. 24 ... Made four game-winning free throws in overtime and finished 10-of-11 from the line for the game ... Came off the bench against No. 5 Kentucky on Feb. 5 and scored all of her 12 points in the second half, including a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line ... Led LSU past Mississippi State on Feb. 9 with a game-high 17 points, including LSU's final 10 points of the game ... Sealed the game at the free throw line and finished 11-of-13 ... Carried LSU to comeback win at Alabama with a season-best 21 points and 12 rebounds for her fourth double-double ... Knocked down a career-high 13-of-20 from the free throw line and made the game-winning free throws for second straight game ... The 13 free throws were the most by a player in the SEC this season while her 20 attempts finished one shy of LSU single record ... Registered her fifth double-double of the season with 13 points, 10 rebounds and a 6-of-6 effort from the free throw line against Auburn on Feb. 19 ... In her final regular season start at home, was dominant against #24 Vanderbilt, scoring 20 points and grabbing 12 rebounds for her sixth double-double ... Shot 12-of-15 from the free throw line against the Commodores and moved into sole possession of third place in LSU career free throws made ... Blocked C'eira Ricketts potential game-winning shot in final second as LSU stunned Arkansas in SEC Tournament quarterfinals ... Scored all 15 of her points in second half as LSU upset Kentucky in SEC Tournament semifinals ... Suffered concussion with 14:18 in the second half of the SEC Championship Game against Tennessee ... Was taken off the floor on a stretcher, did not return but CT scan was negative ... Named to SEC All-Tournament Team after averaging 10.7 points in three games ... Produced 17.5 points  and 11.0 rebounds per game with two double-doubles in the NCAA Tournament ... Closed out her career with 18 points and 12 rebounds in the second round against Penn State ... Was a perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line and shattered Sylvia Fowles' LSU career free throw record in her final contest.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Proved to be one of the top post players in the nation, earning State Farm Coaches' Honorable Mention All-America honors ... An SEC Coaches First Team and Associated Press All-SEC Second Team recipient ... Started 31 games ... Averaged 12.2 points per game overall, which ranked 15th in the SEC, while tallying five double-doubles ... Was also 10th in the league in rebounding with 6.3 boards per game ... In SEC contests, led LSU and ranked 13th in the league in scoring with 12.6 ppg and was sixth in rebounding with 7.5 rpg ... Eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for her career with seven points against Arkansas on Jan. 27 ... Became the 29th player in school history to reach the milestone ... Three days later in the following game, gathered 12 rebounds to reach the 500 rebound mark in her career ... Became the 24th player in school history to reach the milestone ... Poured in a season-high 21 points in loss at South Carolina on Jan. 11 ... Followed that up with her second double-double of the season with 20 points and 10 boards in win over Alabama on Jan. 9 ... Became the first player since Allison Hightower in 2010 to have back-to-back 20-point games ... Led the Lady Tigers to a rout of Ole Miss on Jan. 20 with a game-high 19 points, seven assists, two blocks and seven rebounds in 30 minutes of action ... Scored 17 of her 19 points in the second half and finished 8-of-9 from the free throw line ... Put in 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season on Jan. 23 against Florida ... The 12 boards were the most by an LSU player in an SEC game since Sylvia Fowles had 12 against Mississippi State on March 2, 2008 ... Also set a career-high in assists with eight against the Gators ... Were the most assists by an LSU player this season ... Injured her left ankle in the second half of the UF game but still managed to return and put in the final seven points of the game, including a career-best two 3-pointers ... Named SEC Player of the Week for the first time in her career for her performances against Ole Miss and Florida ... Notched another double-double with 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds at #15 Kentucky on Feb. 13 ... The 14 boards were the most by an LSU player since Kristen Morris had 16 versus Green Bay in the 2009 NCAA Tournament ... Scored a game-high 14 points to lead LSU past Alabama in SEC Tournament first round on March 3 ... Had her fifth double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds to nearly lead LSU to an upset of No. 16 Kentucky in the SEC quarterfinals on Feb. 4 ... Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009-10)
One of the top players in the SEC who followed up her SEC Freshman of the Year season with another terrific year ... Voted onto the Coaches All-SEC Second Team ... LSU's leading rebounder with 6.6 boards per game ... Ranked second on the team in points per contest and 14th in the SEC with 12.8 ppg ... Led the Lady Tigers and the SEC in free throw percentage, knocking down 141-of-167 free throws for 84.4 percent ... The 141 made free throws ranked sixth in LSU singles-season annals while her percentage was eighth in LSU history ... Owned five double-doubles on the year ... Lifted LSU to an overtime win at Tulane with 22 points and eight rebounds on Nov. 25 ... Was 11-of-12 from the free throw line in that game ... Poured in 27 points with 10 rebounds and finished 10-of-21 from the floor to carry LSU past Auburn ... Scored a career-high 30 points on 10-of-18 shooting against Ole Miss while grabbing 10 boards ... Finished 10-of-12 from the free throw line in that game ... It represented her second straight double-double, the first LSU player to do that since Sylvia Fowles did so in 2008 ... Played a career-high 51 minutes in the triple-overtime thriller against Ole Miss on Feb. 7 ... Had 23 points, 11 rebounds and was a career-best 13-of-14 from the free throw line in that game ... The 13 free throws tied for third in LSU single-game history and were the most in a game since Marie Ferdinand buried 14 versus Purdue in the NCAA Tournament on March 18, 2001 ... Saw a streak of 23 consecutive free throws come to an end in the Ole Miss game ... The streak dated back to the first half of the Kentucky game on Jan. 28 ... Scored in double-figures in both NCAA tournament contests, including a game-high 20 points in first round win over Hartford ... Was 10-of-11 from the free throw line and added eight boards in 27 minutes of action ... Posted 12 points in second round loss to Duke ... Recipient of two awards at the annual postseason banquet, including the Maree Jackson Outstanding Post Player and the Miriam Segar Outstanding Student ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008-09)
The 2008-09 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year with Arkansas' Ceira Ricketts and a member of the 2008-09 SEC All-Freshman Team ... Arguably, LSU's best finisher around the basket who was second on the squad in points (11.4), first in rebounds (5.7) and first in free throw percentage (.726) ... Became the first multi-time SEC Freshman of the Week in school history after earning the honor four times during the season (Jan. 13, Feb. 3, Feb. 22, March 1) ... Joined Seimone Augustus as the only two players in school history to be named SEC Freshman of the Year by the league's coaches ... Played in all 30 games with 26 starts ... Owned two double-doubles on the year ... Ranked 16th in the SEC in points, 19th in rebounds per contest and ninth in free throw percentage ... Was second among all SEC freshmen in points per game in league only contests (12.9) ... First career double-double came against Louisiana Tech on Dec. 15 with 11 points and 12 rebounds ... Tremendous all-around game after returning to the starting lineup at #1 Connecticut on Jan. 3 ... Was 6-of-10 from the floor against the Huskies with 12 points and six rebounds in 18 minutes before fouling out... After Allison Hightower fouled out of the game, Barrett kept the Lady Tigers in the game with eight straight points on four consecutive possessions in the second half ... Had one of the most historic performances by a true freshman in LSU history in her first career SEC start at Arkansas on Jan. 8 ... Dropped 27 points, the most by an LSU true freshman since Seimone Augustus had 27 at Arizona in her collegiate debut on Nov. 22, 2002 ... It was also an LSU true freshman record for points in an SEC game ... Finished 12-of-18 from the field with two assists and two blocks in 30 minutes of action ... 16 of her 27 points came in the second half that put the game away ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week for her performances against Arkansas and Alabama ... Dominating 21-point, eight-rebound outing at UNO on Jan. 14 when she finished 10-of-19 from the field ... Scored LSU's first 11 points of the game and had 15 points in the first half ... Buried a game-high 19 points to lead LSU to road win at South Carolina on Jan. 29 ... Recorded her second career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds at Georgia on Feb. 19 ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 22 after scoring 11 points with six rebounds and a career-high-tying two blocks against Kentucky ... Led LSU with 18 points against #18/23 Tennessee on Feb. 26 and carried the Lady Tigers in the second half when Allison Hightower was out with leg cramps ... Delivered a game-high 18 points at Ole Miss on March 1 and earned her fourth SEC Freshman of the Week honor ... Reached her eighth straight game in double figures with 13 points in her first NCAA Tournament start versus Green Bay on March 22 ... Helped lead the USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team to a gold medal at the 2009 FIBA U19 World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand, in the summer ... Averaged 6.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in nine games for the U.S. ... Delivered 14 points and six boards against Japan in the second round.

HIGH SCHOOL
Averaged a double-double for her career at William B. Murrah High School, the same program that produced former LSU standout Ke-Ke Tardy ... The nation's No. 12 ranked player and second-rated forward by HoopGurlz.com ... Led her school to two straight Class 5A state championships as a junior and senior ... Finished her senior season averaging 17.8 points, 9.2 rebounds and 8.0 assists per game ... A 2008 McDonald's and EA Sports All-American who was also named Mississippi MVP of the Year ... Scored 18 points to go along with 12 rebounds in a 56-50 state title win over Greenville-Weston in 2008 and poured in 28 points in her final game in the all-class championship game ... A two-time Dandy Dozen selection ... Voted MVP of both the Nike Midwest Showdown and Oregon End of Trail Tournaments in the summer of 2007 ... Tallied game-high 17 points and nine rebounds in 2007 Mississippi Coaches All-Star Game ... Earned four letters in basketball and three letters in volleyball ... Member of the National Honor Society and voted student body vice president.

PERSONAL
Full name is LaSondra Renee Barrett ... Nickname is "Boogie" ... Born on March 16, 1990, in Flowood, Miss. ... Daughter of David and Cassandra Barrett ... Has one older sister, Davida ... Cousin of Oakland Raiders quarterback Jason Campbell ... Chose to attend LSU because of "the value of excellence and superior performances in academics and athletics" ... Majored in sports administration commerce ... Graduated from LSU in Dec. 2011 with a team-high 3.4 grade point average.  

BARRETT'S CAREER HIGHS
Points, 30, at Ole Miss; Jan. 17, 2010
Rebounds, 14, at Kentucky; Feb. 13, 2011
Field Goals, 12, at Arkansas; Jan. 8, 2009
FG Attempts, 21, vs. Auburn; Jan. 10, 2010
3-Point FGs, 4, vs. Alabama; Jan. 8, 2012
3-Point FG Attempts, 6, at Xavier; Dec. 30, 2009
Free Throws, 13, three times; last vs. San Diego State (NCAA); March 18, 2012
Free Throw Attempts, 20, at Alabama; Feb. 12, 2012
Assists, 8, vs. Florida; Jan. 23, 2011
Steals, 7, vs. Alabama; Jan. 8, 2012
Blocks, 3, at Ole Miss; Jan. 1, 2012
Minutes, 51, vs. Ole Miss; Feb. 7, 2010 (3OT)

 

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