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 Michelle Neely 25
Michelle Neely
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

Last College:
Grayson C.C.

Height:
6-2

Position:
Post

As a junior (1999-00): Started the first three games of the season before relinquishing role to Monica Arnold...Was bedridden with a virus the two days prior to the USC game...Came off the bench against USC and scored a career-high 11 points...Led the team in scoring against the Trojans...Appeared in all 27 games...Averaged 14.7 minutes, 2.7 points and 2.4 rebounds a game.

Before Baylor:
Junior College -
Played for Bill Brock at Grayson County College in Denison, Texas...Earned first-team all-conference and all-region...Averaged 13.5 points and 7.8 rebounds a game.

San Diego State - Played one season for the Aztecs before transferring to Grayson County College.

High School - Graduated from Plano East HS in 1997 where she played basketball for Lucy Haug...Also participated in track and volleyball as a freshman...Michelle led her basketball team to the 5A district championship as well as the 5A area finals. A two-year all-district performer, she was also named to the Dallas Morning News All-Region first team and the TABC All-State second team...Averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds a game...Graduated with a 3.5 GPA.

Personal: Full name is Michelle Anne Neely...Daughter of Sparky and Judi Neely of Plano...Born November 13, 1978 in Denver...Has a 14 year old brother, Kyle...Father was a Golden Glove boxer...Majoring in social work at Baylor...Selected Baylor because of its excellent academics and rising basketball program...Likes to travel in her spare time...Plans on earning a masters degree in social work.

More facts:
Double-figure scoring games - 1 in 1999-00; 1 in career.
Double-figure rebounding games - N/A.

More on Michelle...
Here?s her favorites:
WNBA team - New York Liberty
WNBA player - Yolanda Griffith
Singer - Christina Aguilera
Actor - John Travolta
Actress - Meg Ryan
Movie - Shawshank Redemption
TV Show - Will and Grace
Book - She?s Come Undone
Music - Everything except heavy metal
Food - Mexican food
I chose Baylor because - Team chemistry and excellent education.
Few people know that - I was a cheerleader in 8th grade (before I grew).
My most-prized possession - A watch given to me after my grandmother died.
Words to live by - God does not shut a door before opening a window.
The team comedian is - Danielle Crockrom
Most under-recognized player is - Eboni Hammond
Most competitive player is - Jessika Stratton
To prepare for games I usually - Listen to fast music.
If I weren?t playing collegiate basketball I?d be - I can?t imagine not playing.
I picked jersey # 25 because - It was my high school number.
What motivates me - Failure and energetic attitudes.

Neely?s Career Stats

Years G-GSFG-FGA3pt. FG-FGAFG%FT-FTAFT%REB-AVGTP-AVGABSMIN
99-0027-326-830-0.31321-33.63666-2.473-2.710912397-14.7
Totals27-326-830-0.31321-33.63666-2.473-2.710912397-14.7

1999-00 Season Highs

Pts11 vs. USC (12-19)
FGM5 vs. USC (12-19)
FGA7 vs. Kansas State (1-12-00), USC (12-19-99)
FG%.714 (5-7) vs. USC (12-19)
3ptFGMN/A
3ptFTAN/A
3ptFG%N/A
FTM4 vs. Texas Tech (2-9) & Oklahoma (2-2)
FTA6 vs. Texas Tech (2-9)
FT%1.00 (4-4) vs. Oklahoma (2-2)
REB5 vs. Colorado, Texas A&M, Kansas St., McNeese
BL2 vs. Loyola Marymount (12-21)
STL2 vs. UL-Lafayette(1-2), North Texas (11-24)
MIN24 vs. Kansas State (1-12)

Career Highs

Pts11 vs. USC (12-19-99)
FGM5 vs. USC (12-19-99
FGA7 vs. Kansas State (1-12-00), USC (12-19-99)
FG%.714 (5-7) vs. USC (12-19-99)
3ptFGMN/A
3ptFTAN/A
3ptFG%N/A
FTM4 vs. Texas Tech (2-9-00) & Oklahoma (2-2-00)
FTA6 vs. Texas Tech (2-9-00)
FT%1.00 (4-4) vs. Oklahoma (2-2-00)
REB5 vs. Colorado, Texas A&M, Kansas St., McNeese
BL2 vs. Loyola Marymount (12-21-99)
STL2 vs. UL-Lafayette(1-2-00), North Texas (11-24-99)
MIN24 vs. Kansas State (1-12-00)
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