Vanessa Hayden, University of Florida


Full Name: Vanessa L'asonya Hayden
Position: Center
College: University of Florida
Height: 6-4 (1.93 m)
Weight: 224 (104 kg)
High School: Boone, HS (Orlando, FL)
Birthdate: June 5, 1982
Birthplace: Boone, FL



COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS
AP All-American Second Team (2004) … AP All-American honorable mention (2003, 2002) … SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2004) … All-SEC First Team (2004, 2002) … SEC All-Freshman (2001) … Led the nation in blocked shots per game in 2002 (4.3) … Florida’s all-time blocked shots leader (357).
High school All-American USA Today (2000) … High school Gatorade Player of the Year for the State of Florida (2000).

STATISTICS
SEASON G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL TO BLK PTS PPG
2000-01 30 554 129 247 .522 54 115 .470 275 17 31 55 68 312 10.4
2001-02 29 799 200 395 .506 96 156 .615 343 41 23 95 126 496 17.1
2002-03 18 390 81 184 .440 35 58 .603 170 15 15 38 56 197 10.9
2003-04 30 823 235 450 .552 101 171 .591 317 38 26 68 107 571 19.0
TOTALS 107 2566 645 1276 .505 286 500 .572 1105 111 95 256 357 1576 14.7
Three-point field goals: 2000-01: 0-for-0 (.000). 2001-02: 0-for-0 (.000). 2002-03: 0-for-0 (.000). 2003-04: 0-for-0 (.000). Totals: 0-for-0 (.000).

(Photo courtesy of University of Florida)