2013 WBCA Junior College All-America First Team
An elite junior college point guard who transfers from Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan., to LSU … Will be a junior and eligible to play during the 2013-14 season … Originally signed with Oklahoma out of high school and played her 2011-12 freshman season with the Sooners … Officially signed with the Lady Tigers in April 2013.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13 AT JUNIOR COLLEGE)
The top point guard in the Division II junior college ranks … Named a WBCA First-Team JUCO All-American in one season at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan. … Guided Johnson County CC to a 30-2 overall record, a No. 1 national ranking in the NJCAA Division II poll and a second straight East Jayhawk Conference championship … Earned MVP honors of the East Jayhawk Conference after posting 14.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.5 steals per game … Ranked third in the conference in scoring, first in three-point accuracy (43 percent), first in free throw accuracy (.791), fourth in three-point fields made (53) and fourth in steals … Reached double figures in 19 games, including five of 20 or more points … Posted 22.5 points in the Region VI Tournament … Coached by Ben Conrad.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12 AT OKLAHOMA)
Played in all 34 games for the Oklahoma Sooners and averaged 3.5 points, 1.8 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 13.3 minutes … Tallied 43 steals, second most on the team … Garnered the season’s first Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors after totaling 15 points and six steals against Sacramento State in the season opener on Nov. 13 … Scored 14 points and had a season-high five rebounds in her Big 12 debut against Iowa State on Jan. 4 … Nailed a season-best 4-of-5 shots from 3-point range against the Cyclones … Dished out a season-best five assists against Vanderbilt on Nov. 26.
Played four years for the tradition-rich St. Thomas Aquinas Saints and head coach Rick Hetzel … Rated the sixth-best point guard and 33rd best player in the nation for the Class of 2011 by ESPN Hoop Gurlz … Tabbed the Kansas City Star’s All-Metro Basketball Player of the Year as a senior …Selected 5A All-State first-team in 2010 and 2011 … Selected MVP of the Eastern Kansas League as a junior and senior … Averaged 15.8 points and 4.4 assists per game her senior year leading her team to perfect 25-0 record and a Class 5A state championship … Scored a game-high 20 points in the title game … Averaged 13.7 points, 4.3 steals, 3.1 assists and 4.5 rebounds as a junior, leading the Saints to the state title game … Scored 1,243 points in her career (fourth all-time) and was Aquinas’ career steals leader with 360 … Recorded 111 steals as a junior and 101 her senior year, Nos. 2 and 3 all-time … Owns the second best season for assists with 107 and ranks fourth in career assists with 282.
Full name is DaShawn D. Harden … Nickname is “Day” … Born Dec. 2, 1992, in Kansas City, Kan. … Daughter of Derrick and Rita Morrison … One of four siblings.