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    Courtney Owens
    32 Courtney Owens
    Hometown:
    Oakbrook, Ill.

    High School:
    York

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Guard

    AT ILLINOIS
    2010-11- Sophomore: Joined the team as a walk-on in November of 2010 ... Played in two games on the season ... Saw her first collegiate action on Nov. 22 against Cal Poly, playing four minutes ... Also saw playing time against UIC at the United Center on Dec. 18.

    2009-10 - Freshman: Attended Illinois but did not play basketball

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Two-time West Suburban All-Conference, Daily Herald All-Area and Pioneer Press All-Area selection, as well as a two-time team captain and team MVP at York High School ... Averaged 16.2 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.9 blocks and shot 39 percent from three-point range as a senior in 2008-09 ... Led York High School to its first Class 4A Regional Championship since 2003 as a senior, averaging 17.4 points and 13.3 rebounds in four post season games ... Scored 1,131 career points in three varsity seasons ... Selected to All-Tournament team in every tournament played in as a varsity player - Naperville North-Benet (3 times), Hinsdale South (2 times), Lake Park- Fenton (1 time) ... High School Coach was Frank Kamisky ... Also played for Lady Dribblers AAU team and coach Andre Harvey ... Earned designation as an AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar and received Presidents Award for Educational Excellence and the Campus Merit Award ... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member ... Maintained a 4.5 /4.0 GPA in high school.

    PERSONAL
    Full name it Courtney Patrice Owens ... Born June 6, 1991 ... Daughter of Chris and Kathy Owens ... Has one older brother, Chris ... Majoring in finance ... Father played football at Western Illinois University ... Hobbies include shopping, watching movies and playing tennis ... Lists Dwyane Wade as her favorite athlete because "I love the way he plays, always explosively and intensely" ... Says her parents most influenced her athletic career because they "always pushed me to my full potential and supported me" ... Lists former men's basketball star and current NBA guard Luther Head as her favorite Fighting Illini player growing up.

    OWENS' CAREER STATISTICS

    Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
    Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
    2010-11 2-0 5 2.5 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
    TOTAL 2-0 5 2.5 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0

    Updated May 2011

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