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#33 Seimone Augustus
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Capitol HS
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Seimone Augustus Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/11/2006

Jersey (33) Retired by LSU on Jan. 26, 2010
2006 WNBA No. 1 Draft Pick (Minnesota Lynx) 
2005 & 2006 National Player of the Year (Wade Trophy; John R. Wooden Award; Associated Press; Naismith Award)
Member of the 2006 USA Basketball Women's Senior National Team
2004, 2005 & 2006 Kodak All-American
2004, 2005 & 2006 NCAA Tournament Regional MOP/All-Regional Team (West Regional in 2004; Chattanooga Regional in 2005; San Antonio Regional in 2006)
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 All-SEC Tournament Team
2005 & 2006 SEC Player of the Year (AP and Coaches)
2005 & 2006 First-team All-American (AP, USBWA, and Wooden Award)
2005 & 2006 Honda Award for Basketball
2006 Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award
Member of the 2005 United States World University Games Gold Medal Team
2003 Consensus National Freshman of the Year
2003 SEC Freshman of the Year
2004, 2005 & 2006 First-team All-SEC (AP and Coaches)
2003 & 2004 Third-team All-American (AP)
2004, 2005 & 2006 Louisiana Player of the Year (LSWA)
2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006 First-team All-Louisiana (LSWA)
2003 Louisiana Freshman of the Year (LSWA)
Member of the 2003 United States World Championship for Young Women Gold Medal Team
MVP of the 2003 FIBA World Championship for Young Women
2003 United States Basketball Female Athlete of the Year

SENIOR SEASON (2005-06)
Started a school record 140 games in her LSU career ... Named the National Player of the Year by the Associated Press ... Won the State Farm Wade Trophy, the Naismith Award and the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's top player ... Received the Senior C.L.A.S.S. Award ... Was named the 2005-06 Honda Sports Award winner for women's basketball  ... Earned Kodak All-America honors for the third straight year ... Named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and earned first-team All-SEC honors by the coaches and the AP ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament for the fourth time ... Named first-team All-American by the AP, the USBWA and the Wooden Award ... Named the San Antonio Regional Most Outstanding Player, her third regional MOP honor ... Became the fourth player in LSU history to reach the 2,000 career points milestone on Dec. 12 against New Orleans ... Ended her career second at LSU in career points with 2,702 ... Had 72 20-plus point games in her career, including 26 this season ... Scored in double figures in a school record 97 straight games ...  Scored in double digits in 132 of 140 career games, the most in NCAA history ... Finished second in career field goals made at LSU, second in career field goals attempted, sixth in career field goal percentage, first in career free throw percentage and fourth in career free throws made  ... Her 795 points this season ranked as the forth-best single season in school history ... Ended her career ranked fifth on the SEC's career scoring list, third in field goals made and fifth in field goals attempted ... Finished the season as the NCAA scoring leader with 22.7 ppg ... Also placed 21st in field goal percentage in the nation ... Scored a career-high 35 points at Florida on Feb. 16 ... Collected a double double with 32 points and 13 rebounds at No. 13 Texas Tech in the season opener and had another against No. 15 Minnesota on Jan. 7 with 21 points and 11 rebounds ... Poured in 32 points in LSU's victory at Tennessee on Feb. 9 ... Added 32 points in LSU's victory at Alabama on Feb. 23 ... Had seven double doubles in her career ... Four time SEC Player of the Week (Nov. 21, Jan. 23, Feb. 13 & Feb. 27) ... Named MVP of the Miami Thanksgiving Classic ... Named the Louisiana Player of the Year and First-Team All-Louisiana ... Graduated in August of 2005 with a general studies degree and after taking 15 hours this past fall is three hours shy of earning a second degree in business ... Was the first pick of the 2006 WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx ... Joined the 2006 USA Basketball Women's Senior National Team at the Opals World Challenge in Australia following the WNBA draft.

JUNIOR SEASON (2004-05)
Won the State Farm Wade Trophy, the Naismith Award and the John R. Wooden Women's Award as the nation's top player ... Named National Player of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Associated Press ... Was named the 2004-05 Honda Sports Award winner for women's basketball ... Received the Victor Award as the top female collegiate basketball player ... Nominated for two ESPY Awards by ESPN (Best Female Athlete and Best Female Collegiate Athlete) ... Earned WBCA/Kodak All-America for the second straight year ...  Also a first-team All-America selection by the Wooden Award, the USWBA and the Associated Press ... Named the SEC Player of the Year by the coaches and the Associated Press ... A unanimous first-team All-SEC selection by the coaches and the Associated Press ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament team ... Became the 23rd player in school history to reach 1,000 career points and the eighth to accomplish the feat in two seasons or less ... Became the 10th player at LSU to reach 1,500 career points ... Named MVP of the Women's Sports Foundation Classic and the Coors Classic ... Her 734 points were the third most by a junior in LSU history and the eighth most points scored in a single season in school history ... Broke the school record by connecting on all 11 of her field goal attempts against North Texas on Nov. 30 ... Two-time Southeastern Conference Player of the Week  (Dec. 21 and Feb. 14) ... Collected her fifth career double double with 25 points and 10 rebounds at Rutgers on Jan. 5 ... Became the ninth player in LSU history to collected at least 1,500 points and 500 rebounds ... Finished the season ranked second is the SEC is scoring, sixth in field goal percentage and second in free throw percentage ... Ranked 10th in the nation in scoring, 13th in free throw percentage and 26th in field goal percentage ... Named Most Outstanding Player of the Chattanooga Regional ... Voted Louisiana Player of the Year and first-team All-Louisiana by the LSWA ... Member of the 2005 United States World University Games Gold Medal Team with teammate Sylvia Fowles.

SOHOPMORE SEASON (2003-04)
Named Kodak All-American by the WBCA and third-team All-American by the Associated Press ... Earned West Regional Most Outstanding Player ... Named first-team All-SEC by the coaches and the Associated Press ... Named the Louisiana Player of the Year by the LSWA ... On the Wade Trophy Top 21 list ... Naismith Player of the Year finalist ... Women's Wooden Award Finalist... Named to the Southeastern Conference All-Tournament team ... Named preseason SEC Player of the Year and first-team All-SEC by the media ... Collected her 27th 20-plus point game of her career and the 18 of the season with a career-high 29 points vs. Georgia in the Regional Final on March 29 ... Also had a career-best 29 points in the Regional Semifinal against Texas on March 27 ... Earned all-tournament honors in the Women's Sports Foundation Classic at Oregon by averaging 20.5 points in the two games to open the season ... Named the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year on Dec. 15 ... Named to the WOMENSCOLLEGEHOOPS.com All-Tournament team ... Named Southeastern Conference and Louisiana Sports Writers Association Player of the Week on Jan. 5 ... Four-time LSWA Player of the Week (Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Jan. 28 and March 10) ... Named the Player of the Year in Louisiana ... Had her school-record streak of 42 straight made free throws snapped against Arkansas on Feb. 12 ... Ranked fourth in points in a season by a sophomore with 679 ... Owns the fifth best career field goal percentage in school history ... Had two double doubles this season (28 points-13 rebounds vs. Florida on Jan. 15 and 25 points-11 rebounds vs. Mississippi State on Feb. 22) ... Became the 23rd player in school history to reach 1,000 career points and the eighth to accomplish the feat in two seasons or less on Feb. 26 against Ole Miss ... Currently ranks 14th in career scoring with 1,183 points ... Scored in double figures in 33 of the 35 games, including the final 26 games of the season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002-03)
Named the National Freshman of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association, The Basketball Times, www.WOMENSCOLLEGEHOOPS.com and Gballmag.com ... Selected as a District III Kodak All-American by the WBCA ... SEC Freshman of the Year by both the coaches and the Associated Press ... Second-team All-SEC by both the AP and the coaches ... Named the Freshman of the Year in Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Also named first-team All-Louisiana ... Second-Team All-American by The Basketball Times ... Third-team All-American selection by the AP and by Women's Basketball Magazine ... Also selected to the All-Newcomer team by the same publication ... Was a member of the 2003 United States World Championship for Young Women Gold Medal team along with LSU teammate Temeka Johnson ... Earned MVP of the 2003 FIBA World Championship for Young Women by leading the United States to the Gold Medal by averaging 10.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game ... Put together one of the best freshman seasons in LSU history ... Her 504 points were fifth-most by a freshman, her 64 assists her seventh most by a freshman and her field goal percentage of 54.9 was the second highest by a freshman ... Her 88.8 free throw percentage is the best single-season percentage in school history ... Finished first in the SEC in free throw percentage in conference games, hitting 40 of 43 shots in SEC play ... Connected on 29 straight free throws before missing her first in the conference against South Carolina ... Scored in double figures in 28 of the 34 games, including scoring a career-best 27 points against Arizona on Nov. 22, the most by a freshman in her debut at LSU ... Collected nine 20-plus point games ... Scored at least six points in each of her games ... Pulled down double figure rebounds twice, including a career-best 19 against Georgia on Feb. 2 ... Her 19 rebounds against Georgia were the most by an LSU player since Cornelia Gayden grabbed 19 in 1994 ... Earned SEC Player of the Week honors for her 24 point-19 rebound performance against Georgia ... That game against Georgia was one of two double-doubles she recorded. The other was a 17 points and 11 rebounds against Arkansas on Feb. 27 ... Grabbed at least five rebounds in 16 games ... Led LSU in scoring in 12 games and rebounding in six games ... Was named the MVP of the WOMENSCOLLEGEHOOPS.com Classic ... Two-time Louisiana Sports Writers Association Player of the Week (Jan. 13 and Feb. 3) ... Played 53 minutes played against Santa Barbara on Feb. 15, the school record for minutes played in a single game.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led Capitol to back-to-back state titles in 2001 and 2002 under head coach Alvin Stewart ... Won 52 straight games to end her high school career, including an undefeated season in 2002 ... Was a finalist for the Naismith Female Prep Basketball Player of the Year Award ... Named the 2002 Student Sports National Player of the Year ... Also named the Girl's Basketball National Player of the Year ... Earned Parade and McDonald's All-America honors in 2001 and 2002 ... Three-time USA Today and Street and Smith All-American ... Named the MVP of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association High School All-America Game ... Was MVP of the inaugural McDonald's All-America game in Madison Square Garden ... Four-time Louisiana Class 4A Player of the Year ... Named Louisiana's Gatorade Circle of Champions Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002 ... Second player in Louisiana history to be named Miss Basketball in back-to-back years ... Scored 3,600 points with 1,728 rebounds, 864 assists, 576 blocked shots and 432 steals in her career ... Averaged 24.8 points, 11.9 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 4.0 blocks and 3.0 steals per game in high school ... Averaged 28 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and five steals as a senior ... Was invited to participate in the 2001 USA Basketball Junior World Qualifying Trials.

PERSONAL
Born April 30, 1984, in Baton Rouge ... Daughter of Seymore and Kim Augustus ... Ranked sixth among 214 students in the senior class at Capitol High School ... Carried a 3.71 grade point average in accelerated classes ... Volunteers at the Gus Young Center in Baton Rouge ... Received the "Community Service Award" during the 2001 NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet ... Graduated this past August with a general studies degree ... Enjoys fashion and classic cars, including Chevy Impala's from the 1960's.

 

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