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Sophia Young jumping high

Sophia Young jumping high

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She is now a Junior, but Vincentian female basketball player Sophia Young continues to be the center of attraction at Baylor University, Texas, U.S.A. as she dazzles all and sundry with her forward moves.

The 21-year-old is the talk of the town. For the 2004-2005 season, Sophia leads her team in scoring (17.3), rebounding (9.8 average) and block shots (19). {{more}}According to Texas head coach Jody Conradt, “Sophia is relentless on the boards. I don’t know too many people that can jump as quick and as high as she can.”

With all that to her credit Sophia has the chance to make it “Big time”.

The 6.1 Forward has been nominated as an All-American Candidate by her University based on a number of out standing achievements and awards:

• Naismith Trophy candidate

• One of 20 selected to the midseason Wooden Award list

• Wade Trophy Watch list

• Pre-season All-American:

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*Named one of top five power forwards by ESPN.com

*Twice named Big 12 Player of the Week

• Ranks among NCAA Division 1 leaders in rebounding

• Top three in Big 12 in both scoring and rebounding • Leads the Big 12 in double-doubles with nine

• Has scored in double-digits in 65 of her last 67 games

• 36 career double-doubles

• 1,393 career points, 825 career rebounds

• 54.7 percent career shooting.

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