#33 Sharonda Hurd
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lansing, Mich.
High School: Sexton HS
Sharonda Hurd
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Release: 11/20/2006

Veteran guard who is slated to start at the three after starting every game last season at that spot … team co-captain … vocal leader and intense, driven player on the court … CMU’s top rebounder the last two seasons … strong on the boards because of her leaping ability and quickness … a more versatile player after developing an outside shot last season.

2005-06: Started every game at guard … averaged 8.4 points and a team-high 5.8 rebounds … ranked 17th in the MAC in overall rebounding and fourth in offensive rebounding (2.79) … tallied a career-high 18 points including a career-best four three-pointers versus Wilberforce (11/19/05) … pulled down a season-high 12 boards twice: Northern Illinois (2/18/06) and Ohio (2/4/06) … had a career-best six steals versus Michigan (11/30/05) … reached double figures in scoring 11 times and in rebounding three times … had a double-double at Akron (2/11/06) with 15 points and 11 boards … led squad in rebounding a team-high 11 times and in scoring on four occasions.

2004-05: Played in 26 games including three starts … led team in rebounds (5.7) and was fifth in scoring (6.5) … rebounding average ranked 20th in the Mid-American Conference … recorded a team-high three double-doubles in games with Saint Louis (12/30/04), Toledo (1/18/05), and Marshall (1/12/05) … tallied a season-high 14 points in overtime victory over Akron (2/21/05) … pulled down a season-high 13 rebounds at Miami (2/2/05) … shot a season-high 6-for-10 (.600) against Akron (2/21/05) … led CMU in rebounding a squad-high 11 times and in scoring once.

2003-04: Saw action in 24 games and started in three … averaged 4.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 0.8 assists per game … netted a career-high 17 points by shooting a career-best .667 against Miami (2/21/04) … tallied 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against Wright State (12/13/03) for her first career double-double.

High School: Earned letters in basketball (three) and track and field (one) at Sexton High … three-year starter … named third team and special mention all-state … named conference MVP in 2003 … twice named all-conference … academic all-conference … earned Lansing State Journal Athlete of the Week honors … was among league leaders in points, rebounds, assists, blocks, and steals … played in the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan All-Star game and named the game’s MVP … helped team to conference championship as a senior … won districts and regionals as a junior in the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles … took fifth in the state as a member of the 4x200m relay team. Personal: Member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.