La'Tavia Rorie #14
Guard
Height: 5-8
Junior
Harding University HS
Charlotte, N.C.

General: Athletic wing who plays bigger than her frame... Is able to rebound, shoot, defend and distribute the basketball.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE):
Saw action in all 34 games, starting 33... Scored 30 combined points in the Rams' first two CAA Tournament games, helping lead VCU to its first ever appearance in the conference title game... Scored 11 points in her hometown, helping VCU beat Charlotte in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament... Scored in double-figures in 11 of the Rams' final 13 games... Averaged 9.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.

2006-07 (FRESHMAN):
Saw action in all 28 games, starting the final 10… Averaged 5.2 points and 2.7 rebounds… Finished third on the team with 10 blocked shots… Averaged 7.0 points and 3.9 rebounds in her 10 starts… Hit 72.1 percent (49-of-68) from the free throw line… Scored nine points with six rebounds, a block and a steal versus William & Mary (Feb. 12)… Dropped in nine points, including 7-of-8 shooting from the free throw line, with five boards in a win at George Mason (Feb. 19)… Made first start of the season and sixth of career, scoring 11 points with four steals and four assists against James Madison (Feb. 3)... Played a season-high 25 minutes, contributing seven points, five rebounds and one block at Northeastern (Jan. 27)... Dropped in all five of her points down the stretch as she helped VCU hold off UNC Wilmington (Jan. 15)...Scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting in a season-high 23 minutes against Lehigh (Dec. 11)... Came off the bench to provide nine points, two steals and a season-high three assists at East Carolina (Dec. 4)... Poured in a career-best 12 points and corralled five rebounds in VCU’s defeat of Toledo (Nov. 22)... Blocked personal-high three shots with four boards and two steals at Howard (Nov. 26).

Personal:
Played four years of basketball and one year of softball for the Harding High School Rams...Led team to conference tournament in junior and senior years...Helped Harding to a regional championship and state semi-final appearance as a senior...Served as team captain her senior year...Selected team MVP as a freshman and Most Improved Player following her sophomore season...All-Conference selection, team captain and State Scholar Athlete as a junio...Selected conference Player of the Year, team MVP, All-Region, Regional All-Tournament and State Scholar Athlete as a senior...Played AAU basketball for the Charlotte Fire and the N.C. Lady 76's...Has a twin brother, La'Terrance, and four other brothers, La'Twaine, La'Tarrian, La'Tavian and La'Terrick...Second cousin is Joe Forte, former standout at the University of North Carolina and the NBA...Another second cousin, Allison Feaster, plays in the WNBA...Born March 31, 1988...Daughter of Pamela Phillips...Majoring in pre-nursing.

LA'TAVIA RORIE - CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min.
FG-FGA
Pct.
3FG-ATT
Pct.
FT-FTA
Pct.
Off-Def-Tot
Avg.
PF-FO
Ast.
TO
Blk.
Stl.
Pts.-Avg.
2006-07
29-8
14.1
43-125 .344
12-44
.273
9-26
.346
37-47-84
2.9
42-0
28
37
2
17
107-3.7
2007-08
34-33
29.7
119-319
.373
43-127
.339
45-69
.652
82-70-152
4.5
84-1
98
74
4
55
326-9.6
TOTALS
63-41
22.5
162-444
.365
55-171
.322
54-95
.568
54-266-236
3.7
126-1
126
111
6
72
431-6.8
 

 

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