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#15 Candace Wilson
Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
High School: Central Hower HS
Candace Wilson
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Release: 11/20/2006

Will play exclusively at shooting guard after starting at point guard all last season ... has versatility to shoot the three or take the ball to the basket and create her own shot ... tremendous work ethic ... good anticipation ... a great ability to create shots for her teammates ... one of two returners who started every game last season.

2006-07: One of four players to start all 30 games ... averaged 9.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.6 steals, and a team-high 33.3 minutes ... scored double-figures 14 times ... dished out a team-best 88 assists, the 14th most among MAC players... third on the team and fifth in the MAC in free throw percentage (.830) ... led the team in free throws made (78) and attempted (94) ... free throw percentage ranked 60th best in the nation ... team’s leading three-point shooter, hitting 37-of-109 attempts (.339) ... had a perfect night from behind the arc (4-for-4) against Notre Dame (11/10/06), leading to a 17-point outing ... scored 13 points against Oakland (11/26/06) and added 10 against Michigan (11/30/06) ... set a new career high with 18 points against Syracuse (12/9/06) ... grabbed six rebounds and scored 10 points against Valparaiso (12/21/06) ... scored 13 points in the conference opener against Western Michigan (1/3/07) ... scored 15 points twice in three games against Toledo (1/13/07) and at Bowling Green (1/20/07) ... reached double figures six times in her final nine games, highlighted by three 13-point efforts and capped by a 13-point game against Ohio in the opening round of the MAC Tournament.

2005-06: Played in 15 games with four starts after missing the first half of the season because of an injury ... averaged 5.1 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.3 assists ... had a pair of double figure scoring games with a season-high 11 points against Toledo (2/25/06) and 10 tallied versus Bowling Green (1/25/06) ... matched a career-high with three three-pointers versus Toledo (2/25/06) ... dished out a season-best four assists against Ohio (2/4/06) and Western Michigan (2/14/06) ... tallied a career-high two blocks versus Ohio (2/4/06) ... stole a career-best four balls at Buffalo (2/8/06).

2004-05: Saw action in 23 games and made two starts ... averaged 4.6 points and 1.2 rebounds ... tallied 17 points in a double-overtime victory against Northern Illinois (1/28/05) ... dished out a season-best five assists against Cleveland State (12/2/04) ... CMU’s leading scorer in two games and led it in assists on three occasions. High School: Lettered in three different sports, earning four in basketball, one in track, and one in cross country ... four-time member of the All-Summit County team, the All-Northeast Ohio district team, the All-Akron Beacon Journal team, and the All-Cleveland Plain Dealer team ... named to the Akron All-City team and the All-Western Reserve Conference team twice ... earned all-state recognition four years ... team Most Valuable Player three times ... played in the Tri-County All-Star game and the Summit County/Stark County All-Star game ... first-team all-conference in both track and cross country ... named to the all-city all-academic team in 2004 ... McDonald’s All-America nominee ... member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal: Born November 29, 1985 in Akron, Ohio ... daughter of LaMont and Dawn Wilson ... father, LaMont, played basketball at Kent State ... finance major.