Tosha Austin

#24 Tosha Austin

HT. 6' 2"
YR. So.
HOMETOWN Chattanooga, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Howard School of Academics and Technology

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2011-12 Season:  Started in 28 contests and appeared in all 30 games ... recorded a career-best season in points (102), free throw percentage (.720), offensive rebounds (69), total rebounds (171), assists (14) and blocks (43) … her 43 swats led the team which totaled nearly 40 percent of the team’s blocks …  tallied six points, five rebounds, and a career-tying five blocks vs. Stetson (2/23) ... swatted her 100th career block vs. the Hatters ... finished with four points, four rebounds, and four blocks at Lipscomb (2/16) ... recorded seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Jacksonville (2/9) ... registered a season-high eight points and three rebounds at Kennesaw State (2/4) ... finished with six points, five rebounds, four steals, and two blocks at Mercer (2/2) ... recorded four points, six rebounds, and four blocks at Jacksonville (1/14) ... pulled down 12 rebounds and blocked four shots vs. Mercer (1/7) ... finished with six points and nine rebounds vs. UTC (12/22) ... tallied seven points and 11 rebounds in only 14 minutes vs. Morehead State (12/20) ... netted a career-high five free throws vs. the Eagles ... posted seven rebounds and two blocks at UNC (12/11) ... pulled down eight boards and dished out two assists at FGCU (12/3) ... grabbed nine rebounds and scored three points at Stetson (12/1) … scored four points, grabbed five rebounds, and blocked three shots at Appalachian State (11/21) ... grabbed 10 rebounds in 30 minutes vs. UAB (11/18) ... finished with four points and nine rebounds in 31 minutes vs. Tennessee Tech (11/11).


2010-11 Season:  Named Atlantic Sun All-Academic … saw action in all 31 games this season (25 starts) ... pulled down nine rebounds at Campbell (2/24) ... tied a season high with 11 rebounds at Lipscomb (2/19) ... finished with nine points, seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Jacksonville (2/14) ... netted a career-high 10 points in 19 minutes of action at Stetson (2/5) ... finished with four points and six rebounds vs. Mercer ... scored a season high six points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Kennesaw (1/29) ... netted four points and pulled down five rebounds vs. Upstate (1/26) ... scored four points and grabbed three boards vs. Lipscomb (1/22) ... pulled down six rebounds and blocked three shots at Jacksonville (1/15) ... scored five points, pulled down a season-high 11 rebounds and blocked two shots vs. Stetson (1/10) ... made first start of the year at North  Carolina (12/8) ... pulled down seven rebounds at USC Upstate (12/4) ... scored four points, pulled down five rebounds and forced a career-tying three steals at MTSU (11/26) ... scored four points and grabbed four rebounds in the win over Richmond (11/14).

2009-10 Season:  Played in 29 of the 32 games ... started all 22 games for the Lady Bucs prior to sitting out the last two ... tweaked her ankle during shoot-around and missed first-ever game vs. the Bears (2/11) ... scored seven points and blocked four shots vs. Belmont (2/1) ... finished with a career-high seven points and five rebounds vs. Campbell (1/27) ... scored four points and tallied nine rebounds at Belmont (1/23) ... grabbed eight boards at Lipscomb (1/21) ... pulled down 11 rebounds and scored five points vs. Stetson (1/14) ... dished out a career-high three assists at Mercer (1/9/10) ... recorded seven rebounds and a career-best four blocks vs. JU (12/21) ... grabbed 11 rebounds in 25 minutes of work at Appalachian State (12/17) ... scored six points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds at Hawaii ... played in a personal-best 39 minutes against the Rainbow Wahine ... scored four points and pulled down seven rebounds in her ETSU debut vs. UTC (11/13).


High School:  Will be a two-sport athlete at ETSU, as she signed with the Buccaneer track and field team and will walk on for basketball … the post player will help the Lady Bucs defensively, as she was named Best Defensive Player of the Year by her team all four years … posted a 10-point, 19-rebound effort versus Brainerd in the first round of the 2008 Region 3-AA tournament … named the NAACP Reggie White Student Athlete of the Year in 2009 … was dominate at the state track and field championship by claiming titles in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles in 2008, and she also helped guide the Tigers to a team title in 2009 … the 6-foot-2 hurdler claimed the 300m individual title as a senior and was a part of the state champion 4x400-meter relay team.


Personal:  Daughter of Raymon Austin and Dawn Hampton … majoring in interdisciplinary studies… born April 6, 1991.