Returning starter who looks to resume her lead role at the point...is battle-tested after making an immediate impact for the Salukis last season...is an excellent passer with super court vision...can shoot the three and create scoring opportunities for her teammates.
Second-leading scorer who averaged nine points per game...started 26 of 27 games at the point guard spot...led the team with 37 three-pointers...shot 34 percent (80-of-236) from the field and 72 percent (46-of-64) from the free throw line...grabbed 103 rebounds for a 3.8 rebounds per game average...dished out a second-best 79 assists...also had 31 steals...was SIU’s leading scorer on three occasions...averaged 10.3 points and 3.9 rebounds against MVC opponents...scored 22 or more points three times, including a career-high of 26 vs. Wichita State (1/5)...those three double-digit outings added to a total of eight on the year...knocked down 6-of-9 three-pointers vs. Evansville (2/10)...her total of six treys fell just one three-pointer shy of tying the school’s single game record.
Southeastern Illinois College
Averaged 19.6 points per game and helped lead her team to a 20-9 record as a sophomore...a two-time all-conference, all-region and all-tournament selection...amassed over 1,000 points during her two-year stint.
Full name is Dana Renee Pinkston...majors in Recreation...born Sept. 15, 1982...daughter of Tom and Geana Pinkston...has one sister, Dawn...favorite movie is Dirty Dancing...favorite actor is Chris Tucker...favorite actress is Julia Roberts...favorite musical artist is Pink...favorite sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers.
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