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LaTanga (Cox) Christmas
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 2009
Other Position: Women's Basketball; 1983-86
LaTanga (Cox) Christmas
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 10/20/2009
A 1986 first-team All-Mid-American Conference selection who was twice named honorable mention All-MAC (1984-85)... a member of two MAC championship teams (1984, 1985), two MAC Tournament championship squads (1983, 1984) and twice played in the NCAA Tournament... named the 1984 MAC Tournament Most Valuable Player... became one of only two players in school history with 1,000 career points and 1,000 career rebounds... led CMU in rebounding for three of her four seasons... ranked among CMU's top 10 all-time basketball players in career scoring (1,373), scoring average (11.73), field goal percentage (.529), field goals made (533), free throws made (307), rebounds (1,029), rebounding average (8.79) and blocked shots (98)... also ranks among the program's leaders in single-season field goal percentage, rebounds, rebounding average and blocked shots... a member of the 1984 team that won a school-record 27 games (27-3) and went 18-0 in MAC play... a native of Flint, Mich., who prepped at Flint Northwestern High School.