Alana Beard, Duke University


Full Name: Alana Monique Beard
Position: Guard
College: Duke University
Height: 5-11 (1.80 m)
Weight: 160 (73 kg)
High School: Southwood HS (Shreveport, LA)
Birthdate: May 14, 1982
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA



HIGHLIGHTS
AP Player of the Year (2004), Wade Trophy Award Winner (2004), USBWA Player of the Year (2004), AP All-American First team (2004, 2003, 2002) … USBWA All-America (2004, 2003, 2002) … Kodak All-America (2004, 2003, 2002) ... ACC Player of the Year (2004, 2003, 2002) … All-ACC First team (2004, 2003, 2002, 2001) … All-ACC Defensive team (2004, 2003, 2002) … NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team (2003) … ACC All-Tournament Team (2004, 2003, 2002, 2001) … USBWA, Sports Illustrated for Women, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sportsline and Women’s Basketball Journal National Freshman of the Year (2001) … ACC Freshman of the Year (2001) … Duke’s all-time leading scorer (2,687).
Member of the 2003 USA Championship for Young Women Team that captured the gold medal in Sibenik, Croatia. Member of the 2001 USA Junior World Championship Team and earned the bronze medal. Earned a gold medal as a member of the 2000 USA Basketball Women’s Junior World Championship Qualifying Team.

STATISTICS
SEASON G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL TO BLK PTS PPG
2000-01 30 893 194 379 .512 111 141 .787 136 113 106 81 30 509 17.0
2001-02 35 1164 275 481 .572 119 158 .753 213 154 114 93 25 694 19.8
2002-03 37 1161 294 558 .527 201 259 .776 256 110 104 87 48 813 22.0
2003-04 34 1067 242 488 .496 151 194 .778 184 132 80 76 46 671 19.7
TOTALS 136 4285 1005 1906 .527 582 752 .774 789 509 404 337 149 2687 19.7
Three-point field goals: 2000-01: 10-for-51 (.196). 2001-02: 25-for-66 (.379). 2002-03: 24-for-85(.282). 2003-04: 36-for-115 (.313). Totals: 95-for-317 (.300).

(Photo courtesy of Duke University)