Tamika Lipford
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Tamika  Lipford

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oceanside, Calif.

High School:
Bishop's

Height:
5-3

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2L

A veteran point guard, who has started 39 career games ... A consistent on-court performer, who makes up for her lack of height with her quickness and speed ... Strong defensive player, tallying 67 career steals ... Is left-handed ... Standout in the classroom, who has earned all-academic honors from the MWC and as an SDSU scholar-athlete.

As A Sophomore (2006-07): Made 25 starts, playing in 26 games overall ... Third on the team in steals with a career-best 36 ... Chipped in 20 assists and 16 offensive rebounds ... Made her first 3-pointers of her career, hitting five of her 16 attempts ... Missed the first two games of the season recovering from ACL reconstruction surgery on her right knee ... Appeared in her first game since Feb. 2005, at USD, logging 10 minutes off the bench and scoring two points ... Eight points and three rebounds in her first start at Utah Valley State ... Had four steals in the win at Southern Utah ... Matched her career-high with six steals and had eight points against Wichita State ... First career block at Utah ... Matched her career best with nine points in the upset of Utah, tallying her first career three, while also chipping in a pair of steals ... Four steals at Air Force ... Nine points and a career-best two three-pointers against TCU ... Starter in her first career MWC tournament game, ending up with a career-high six rebounds to go with five points in 22 minutes.

As A Freshman (2005-06): Played in 17 of the team's 27 contests, making 14 starts, including in each of the season's first 10 games ... averaged 4.1 points and 2.0 rebounds per contest ... SDSU leader in assists per game (3.4) and second in overall assists (58) ... third in steals with 31 ... a starter at the point in the team's first game at Wichita State ... contributed a team-best five assists and five steals before fouling out ... three assists, three steals against USD ... team-best five assists at UC Riverside ... six points all in the first half at UC Davis to go with a four assists ... four steals, six points and 11 assists in only 28 minutes versus Portland State ... 11 assists are the most by an Aztec since November 2000 and tie as the second-most by a player in the MWC in 2005-06 ... seven points and a season-high four boards against Boise State ... season-best nine points to go along with seven assists versus Pittsburgh ... matched season-high with four rebounds against Loyola ... missed three games with a sprained ligament in her right knee suffered on Dec. 30 (DNP vs. CSU, Air Force, Utah) ... returned to action at UNLV, playing 11 minutes, on Jan. 14 ... six points, four rebounds and three assists versus TCU ... returned to the starting line-up at New Mexico on Jan. 25 ... four assists and three steals against Wyoming ... had six steals against Colorado State, the most by an Aztec in a game since Jan. 2003 ... also tallied a team game-high five assists and matched her season-high with four rebounds versus the Rams ... suffered a season-ending right knee injury in practice on Feb. 10.

High School: Earned four letters at The Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif. ... Led the Knights to a CIF title as a freshman and three straight runner-up finishes ... Four-time all-CIF and all-conference pick ... Two-time captain under coach John Farrell ... 2005 CalHiSports.com Division IV all-state team ... Attended the adidas Top Ten All-America Camp and earned an invitation to the adidas West Coast Evaluation Camp ... Helped her AAU team to the championship of the Seattle MidSummer Nights' Madness tournament and was picked for the Oregon End of the Trail all-tournament squad in 2004 ... Also lettered in track and field and softball ... Conference champion in the long jump (2004) and in the 200 meters (2003) ... Scholar-athlete and all-academic team member.

Personal: Tamika Danielle Lipford was born Sept. 27, 1987, in Cleveland, Ohio ... Daughter of Sheila and Reginald Harris ... Has one brother and one sister ... Majoring in political science

Career Highs

Points
9, three times

Rebounds
6, vs. Wyoming (3-7-07)

Assists
11, vs. Portland State (12-16-05)

Steals
6, two times

Blocks
1, at Utah (1-4-07)

Field Goals
4, two times

Field Goal Attempts
9, at Wichita State (11-19-05)

3-Point Field Goals
2, vs. TCU (2-28-07)

3-Point Field Goal Attempts
3, at BYU (2-24-07)

Free Throws
5, vs. Boise State (12-20-05)

Free Throw Attempts
6, vs. Boise State (12-20-05)

Lipford's Career Statistics

YearGP-GSFG-FGAPct.3FG-FGAPct.FTM-FTAPct.TRAvg.ATOBLKSPF-FOMin-Avg.PtsAvg.
2005-0617-1426-89.2920-3.00017-29.586342.0584303162-5426-25.1694.1

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