Carla Bennett, Drake University


Full Name: Carla Michelle Bennett
Position: Center
College: Drake
Height: 6-3 (1.91 m)
Weight: 208 (94 kg)
High School: Westside (Omaha, Neb.)
Birthdate: December 5, 1980
Birthplace: Cherokee, Okla.



COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS
Selected as one of 12 candidates for the State Farm Wade Trophy Player of the Year … All-Missouri Valley Conference First Team (2003, 2002, 2001, 2000) … Became just the third player in league history to earn first-team all-conference honors four straight seasons, joining Drake's Wanda Ford (1982-86) and Southwest Missouri State's Jackie Stiles (1997-2001) … All-MVC Defensive Team (2002) … Led MVC in field-goal percentage as a freshman (.592) and junior (.578) … Led MVC in blocked shots as a junior (1.9) and senior (2.3) … MVC Freshman of the Year (2000).

STATISTICS
SEASON G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL TO BLK PTS PPG
1999-2000 30 767 174 292 .596 82 116 .707 212 33 22 44 14 430 14.3
2000-01 30 1035 214 370 .578 80 134 .597 274 38 31 66 34 508 16.9
2001-02 33 1102 225 389 .578 85 132 .644 250 43 54 76 64 535 16.2
2002-03 28 948 177 321 .551 103 154 .669 238 51 28 63 63 457 16.3
TOTALS: 121 3852 790 1372 .576 350 536 .653 974 165 135 249 175 1930 16.0

(Photo courtesy of Drake University)