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Schuye LaRue
Schuye LaRue

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Archbishop Carroll

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L



Pronunciation
Name is pronounced "Sky"

2000-01 Season Highlights: All-ACC First-Team selection... Named to the Kodak All-America District 2 team... Named to the Women?s Basketball News Service All-America Fourth Team?Selected as the Virginia Player of the Year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID)? Named ACC Player of the Week (Nov. 27)... Preseason Naismith Player of the Year candidate? Street & Smith Preseason All-American...A Preseason All-ACC selection? Named to the Preseason WNIT All-Tournament team after averaging 12.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in four games... Led the nation in double-doubles with 23?Led the team in scoring (18.1) and rebounding (11.8)... Started 29 games in the frontcourt? Shot 47.6 percent (242-508) from the field and 71.6 percent (83-116) from the free throw line ... Registered 40 blocks, 78 steals, and 89 assists ... Pumped in a career-high 33 points (15-21 FG, 3-4 FT) and recorded 18 rebounds, four blocks, four steals, and two assists against Hampton (Feb. 19)... Registered 18 rebounds on February 22, setting a Cameron Indoor Stadium record by a Duke opponent...Became the 18th Virginia player to score 1,000 career points with her bucket at 5:32 of the second half against Hampton on February 19... Currently has 668 career rebounds, making her the 10th Virginia player to score 1,000 points and register 500 rebounds... Established the Virginia record for most rebounds by a sophomore with 379 in 32 games... Scored 29 points, including the game-winning layup with 1.8 seconds remaining, in the win at North Carolina (Jan. 11)...Netted 27 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and tied her career-high with seven assists in the loss to Clemson (Jan. 15)...Scored 26 points at Loyola (Nov. 25), including 20 in the first half, and grabbed 11 rebounds...Also netted 26 points and added 15 rebounds at St. Joseph?s (Dec. 6)...Scored 23 points and recorded 19 rebounds and six assists against North Carolina (Feb. 11)... Registered 21 points and 18 rebounds against Richmond (Jan. 18)...Tied the school record for rebounds with a career-high 20 at UC-Santa Barbara (Dec. 28)...Registered 25 points and added 10 rebounds in the win over N.C. State (Jan. 2)...Recorded a career-high seven assists and a career-high seven steals against St. Francis (Nov. 27)... Registered 10 points and 11 rebounds, and led the team with six assists in 27 minutes against Florida State (Mar. 3) in the ACC Tournament...Recorded 24 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, three steals, and one blocked shot in the NCAA Tournament game against Michigan (Mar. 17). She hit a three-pointer with :08 remaining to tie the game at 64-64 and send it into overtime.

1999-00 Season Highlights: Became the first Virginia freshman to be named to Kodak Honorable Mention All-America team?Named ACC Rookie of the Year and earned All-ACC Second Team honors?Also named to the ACC All-Tournament Second Team?Became the second freshman in Virginia history to lead the team in scoring, rebounding, and field goal percentage- the other was Cathy Grimes (1982)?Played in every game and started all but three ?Led team in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and blocked shots ?Also led the team and ACC with eight double-doubles...She was the top scoring and rebounding rookie in the ACC?Led the conference in field goal percentage and ranked in top 10 in scoring, rebounds and blocks ?Had a perfect shooting night vs. Washington in which she was 9-9 from the field, 1-1 from three-point range and 2-2 from the line ?the 9-9 from the field tied the school record set by Wendy Palmer and DeMya Walker?Scored in double figures in every game except two?Averaged 23.0 points in the last three games of December including a 29-point performance vs. Butler ?Scored the 29 points in only 21 minutes of action?In Maryland game (Jan. 15), scored team?s first 10 points of the game and ended day with 13 points and six rebounds?Played only 20 minutes against N.C. State (Jan. 17) due to foul trouble, but scored 14 points and had seven rebounds in the upset?Shot 70 percent from the field in that game (7-10)?Played only 21 minutes in Kent game (Jan. 24) because of foul trouble, but led the team with 19 points?17 of her 19 points came in the second half?Recorded her third double-double of the year with 12 points and 13 rebounds in Wake Forest game (Jan. 27)? Had fourth double-double of the season in upset of ninth-ranked Duke (Jan. 30) with 12 points and 10 rebounds ?Scored the first five points in an 18-0 run to open the game vs. the Blue Devils ? Against Wake Forest (Feb. 27), recorded eighth double-double and led the team with 18 points and 11 rebounds?Against North Carolina in semifinals of ACC Tournament, nearly had a double-double with 20 points and nine rebounds?All 11 of her second half points came in the first 11 minutes of the second half which brought Virginia to within one point?Averaged 15.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game in the ACC Tournament?Averaged 12.3 ppg and 8.7 rpg in NCAA Tournament.

High School: Three-year starter for Archbishop Carroll High School...Led team to a 22-7 record in 1999...Averaged 22 points, 15 rebounds, seven blocked shots and five assists per game as a senior ? Ranked the number 17 recruit by Blue Star ?Named a Nike All-American?Selected a National AAU All-American ?Named a WBCA All-American...Selected a Street & Smith All-American?Named to Parade Magazine Second Team?Selected the USA Today Washington, D.C. Player of the Year?Named to WCAC All-Catholic team and first team All-Met for Washington, D.C. area?Played AAU basketball for the Beltway Lady Cougars?Led the team to top-ten national finishes each of the past three years?Named the Potomac Valley AAU Player of the Year.

Personal: Schuye Siobhan LaRue?Born Sept. 10, 1981 in Annapolis, Md?Daughter of Barbra LaRue?Has a younger brother, Nathaniel?Major is undeclared.

Career Highs

Pts. 33 vs. Hampton (2-19-01) Reb. 20 vs. UC-Santa Barbara (12-28-00) Ast. 7 vs. St. Francis (11-27-00) 7 vs. Clemson (1-15-01) Bl. 6 vs. N.C. State (2-20-00) Stl. 7 vs. St. Francis (11-27-00) Min. 45 vs. Michigan (3-17-01)