21 - Talena Faison
Talena Faison
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Whiteville, N.C.
High School: Whiteville
Position: G
Major: Undecided

AS A JUNIOR (2009-10)
Played in 28 games for UNCP with 18 starts to her credit … Averaged 6.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game, while also tallying 21 steals and 6 blocks … Shot 39.8 percent (70-of-176) from the field, while also connecting on 76.5 percent (26-of34) of her attempts from the free throw line … Was 25-for 72 on 3 point field goal attempts … Scored a career-best 21 points against Francis Marion and four three-point field goals against Augusta State ... Third leading scorer for the Lady Braves along with ranking second in free throw percentage.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
Played in 28 games for the Black and Gold with nine starts to her credit … Averaged 4.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game … Shot 74.4 percent (29-for-39) from the free throw line while tallying 122 points in 406 minutes of play … Scored a season-high 12 points on three different occasions, including her double-double against Georgia Southwestern when she picked up 10 rebounds … Played a season-high 27 minutes against North Georgia in the Lady Braves last game of the season.

AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08)
Saw action in 25 games for the Lady Braves, including four starts … Registered 3.4 points, 0.8 assists and 1.7 rebounds per game … Also recorded 18 steals in 297 minutes of playing time … Ranked third on the team with .727 free throw percentage (16-of-22) … Tallied a season- and game-high 13 points against conference opponent Armstrong Atlantic (Feb. 9) after connecting on 6-of-17 shots from the field and all three free throw attempts.

HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Whiteville High School for coach Dudley Revels ... Averaged 18.2 points, 4.1 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 3.1 steals per game in leading the Wolfpack to a 25-4 record, its second consecutive regional final appearance and a top 10 ranking in the state ... Named a first team all-conference selection, while also taking home all-region honors and her third consecutive all-county laurels ... Recipient of Whiteville's "Spark Plug" award ... Averaged 11.6 points and 3.5 steals per game in pacing the Wolfpack to a 25-1 clip as a junior ... Also participated in track at Whiteville.

PERSONAL
The daughter of Dixie and Michael Faison ... Has an older brother, Corey ... A physical education major at UNCP.

CAREER HIGHS AT UNCP
Points:
21 - vs. Francis Marion (02/03/10)
Rebounds: 10 - vs. Georgia Southwestern (02/21/09)
Assists: 4 three times - last vs. Armstrong Atlantic (02/23/11)
Steals: 5 - vs. Georgia Southwestern (02/21/09)
Blocks: 2 - vs. USC Aiken (01/06/10)
Three-Point Field Goals: 4 twice - last vs. Georgia College (01/30/11) 
Free Throws: 5 twice - last vs. Chowan (12/14/10)
Minutes: 38 - vs. Flagler (02/26/10)
Double-Double: 1 – vs. Georgia Southwestern (02/21/09)

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