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Ataira Franklin - Maryland
1/14/1991 12:00:00 AM
Finished her career ranked No. 3 in Virginia history in made 3s, 9th in steals, and 11th in career points. 2013-14: Led Cavaliers in scoring (20th in ACC) and blocks; drained personal-best 54 threes and ranked 10th in conference in 3PFG%. 2012-13: An All-ACC First Team pick by league’s Blue Ribbon Panel, Second Team pick by ACC coaches. In ACC play was 6th in scoring (15.6), 4th in FT% (.818), and 5th in steals (2.2 spg). 2011-12: Hon. Mention All-ACC after ranking 1-2 among Cavs in made 3s and scoring. 2010-11: Pacing UVA in scoring in ACC play earned her a spot on the conference’s All-Freshman Team. MISC: Parents Anthony and Lakita Franklin both played collegiate basketball at the Univ. of Illinois at Chicago. Is a studio art major with an emphasis in sculpture and a passion for drawing in charcoal.