Much like classmate Megan Bryant, Garnett will help the Aztecs with the inside game ... a hard worker with a willingness to learn ... needs to step up immediately with quality minutes on the floor ... one of three players from the state of Texas on this year?s squad.
Played four years at Sam Houston High School in Arlington, Texas ... McDonald's All-American team nominee ? second team all-district ... earned team's outstanding character award ? Christian Athlete of the Year semi-finalist ... voted the Texans' most improved player ? also lettered four times in cross country and track ... regional qualifier in shot put in 2001 and placed third in discus at regionals ... listed in ?Who's Who Among American High School Students" ? played the violin in the high school orchestra ... was first-chair violinist for SHHS Symphonic Orchestra ... three-time recipient of the outstanding orchestra member award ... earned the school's outstanding musician award in 1996, 1997 and 1998 ? received a superior rating for a violin solo at the Region 5 UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest in 2001 ... SHHS homecoming queen finalist in 2001 ... member of the National Honor Society ? graduated magna cum laude.
Tami Elizabeth Garnett was born Oct. 4, 1983, in Arlington, Texas ... daughter of Clement and Audrey Garnett ... enjoys playing the violin and being involved in her church's youth group ?tutored elementary school and junior high school students from 2000-2002 ? favorite athlete is basketball player Tina Tompson ? wants to play professional basketball ... majoring in environmental engineering.