20 Shatasia Kearse
20 Shatasia Kearse
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Lincoln-Sudbury
Position: F

Career Highlights

Six-foot junior forward who has seen her playing time and production increase each season she’s been with the Falcons ... career averages of 14.9 minutes, 5.5 points and 3.8 rebounds in 91 contests.

2010-11 Season

Named team’s Most Improved Player after a season that saw her average 6.2 points and 4.7 rebounds while playing 18.5 minutes a game ... was in every game with 11 starts midseason ... third on team in rebounds ... .483 field goal percentage ... averaged 7.6 points and 6.1 rebounds in 11 starts ... posted double-doubles against Adelphi Jan. 19 (12 points, 10 rebounds) and against Southern New Hampshire Mar. 1 in first round of NE-10 playoffs (14 and 11) ... eight 10-point games, including each of the first two rounds of the NCAA Regionals ... season-best 12 rebounds against UMass-Lowell Feb. 16.

2009-10 Season

Was effective off the bench, averaging 15 minutes, 5.8 points and 3.7 rebounds while playing in all 30 games ... averaged 6.9 points and 4.2 rebounds in the season’s final 18 games ... posted first career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in 3-OT win vs. Saint Rose Jan. 26 ... from Jan. 23-Feb. 13, averaged 10 points and six rebounds in a seven-game stretch ... shot 54 percent from the field during that time frame and had three double-doubles in a four-game stretch from Jan. 26-Feb. 6 ... had a career-best 14 points Jan. 6 against New Haven and bettered that with 16 against Le Moyne Jan. 23.

2008-09 Season

Appeared in 28 games as a freshman, averaging 4.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 10.6 minutes a game ... career-best nine rebounds vs. Franklin Pierce in Northeast-10 championship game Mar. 8 ... in four postseason games, averaged 4.3 points and 4.8 rebounds ... collected 10 offensive boards in just 45 minutes in the conference and NCAA playoffs ... scored in doubles in three straight games in late January, with 10 vs. Southern Connecticut and 12 against both Stonehill and Merrimack ... also had 12 points against Southern Connecticut Feb. 18 ... played 20 minutes in the NCAA regional against AIC, just two shy of her career best, and responded with nine points and seven rebounds ... that performance earned her a spot on the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll.

Before Bentley

2008 graduate of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School where she was a member of the 2007 Division 2 state champions and the 2008 North Sectional champs ... was a two-time Dual County All-Star ... MetroWest Daily News All-Star ... helped team to three straight Dual County League championships ... McDonald’s All-America nominee.

Personal

Is majoring in marketing ... age as of Nov. 15, 2010: 20 ... daughter of Sherra and Hasten Kearse ... has three younger siblings: Shaquila (17), Hasten (14) and Shakaia (11) ... is a second cousin of Jevon Kearse of the Tennessee Titans ... participated in Lincoln-Sudbury Gospel Choir and as a METCO tutor ... member of National Society of High School Scholars ... received Academic Excellence award, Paul Robeson METCO Scholar award, Robert Clemente METCO Family Honor Award and Ernest Student Award ... has been involved in Make-A-Wish and Junior Falcon Day ... at Bentley’s Open House, was an Ambassador and Student Panel participant ... team representative for SAAC.

2010-11 Statistics                      2009-10 Statistics

2008-09 Statistics                      Career Statistics