WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of North Carolina)
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt - North Carolina
Position:
Guard
Height:
5'10"
Birthdate:
04/11/91
Birthplace:
Fairfax, VA
High School:
TC Williams
College Highlights
In a breakout senior season, earned All-ACC First Team honors (from both a Blue-Ribbon panel and league's coaches) as well as a spot on the conference's All-Tournament Team and All-Region 2 honors for the WBCA All-America Team. Led Tar Heels to the ACC title game, and a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Scored a career-high 30 points in opening round NCAA Tourney game vs. Albany. Joined teammate Xylina McDaniel as the first Tar Heels to earn First Team honors since future WNBA players Erlana Larkins and LaToya Pringle did so in 2008. Ranked among ACC leaders in steals (2nd) scoring (4th), assists (7th), and blocks (15th). 2011-12: Missed first 13 games after offseason shoulder surgery; returned to start 15 games. 2010-11: Started 16 games; suffered a partial shoulder dislocation in Dec. (her second in two years), but did not miss a game. PREP: Two-time Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year.
College Statistics
North Carolina
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2009-10 30 72 231 .312 39 71 .549 6 45 .133 166 44 38 8 189 6.30
2010-11 36 88 261 .337 43 64 .672 5 40 .125 238 88 41 10 224 6.20
2011-12 18 61 195 .313 29 44 .659 2 19 .105 92 51 37 18 253 8.50
2012-13 35 179 472 .379 168 241 .697 15 62 .242 129 159 93 27 541 15.5
totals 19 400 1159 .345 279 420 .664 28 166 .169 625 342 209 63 1107 9.30