Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Port St. Lucie HS
2005-06... One of two players to start all 28 contests...led the team in assists...recorded six games scoring in double figures...sank five of six attempts from the field, including 2-of-2 from three-point range, as she scored 12 points and added seven assists in her season debut against FAMU...scored 11 points the next game against West Virginia...duplicated that effort vs. Princeton at the Hilton Concord Thanksgiving Classic...recorded a career-high 10 assists against Miami...scored 11 points and contributed seven assists vs. Quinnipiac...registered her first career double-double with career-high 15 points and 12 rebounds at Houston...went 4-for-6 from the field, 3-for-4 from behind-the-arc with 13 points vs. Tulane...scored nine points and added nine assists at Memphis...recorded seven points and seven assists at UAB...added six assists against UAB...matched her career high by scoring 15 points vs. Memphis...recorded six points and six assists at Marshall...scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds against Tulane in the first round of the C-USA Championship.
2004-05... Saw action in 19 games...missed the first part of the season due to injury rehabilitation...recorded a season-high five assists at Campbell (1/13) and at Jacksonville (1/29)...was perfect from the field and scored five points against Mercer (2/12)...recorded four assists and four points against Campell (2/19)...grabbed a season-high four rebounds at Belmont (3/2)...scored five points in eight minutes of play in the Atlantic Sun semifinal game against Stetson (3/11).
2003-04... Played in 28 games with 20 starts...led the team in assists (116)...opened the season with nine points vs. No. 8 Purdue (11/28)...netted eight points and added six assists against Nicholls State (11/29)...scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds at Florida Atlantic (12/4)...contributed six assists at Georgia Tech (12/14)...pulled down six rebounds and had seven assists at Jacksonville (1/5)...had a career night with 12 points and nine assists vs. Florida Atlantic (1/13)...grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds and contributed eight points vs. Troy (1/22)...collected seven assists and two blocks at Belmont (2/9)...was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line for 10 points and added six rebounds against Troy (2/14)...recorded five points, five assists, seven boards and two blocks vs. Gardner-Webb (2/21)...scored six points, pulled down five rebounds and contributed eight assists at Mercer (2/26)...went 6-for-9 from the field with 12 points and six rebounds vs. Mercer in the Atlantic Sun quarterfinals.
2002-03... Played in 23 games...season highlight came against Mercer on Jan. 20 when she was a perfect 5-for-5 from the field and scored 11 points...followed that with a seven-point performance and added a season-high six rebounds and six assists against Florida Atlantic (1/25)...tied her season-high with six assists at Troy (3/1)...also played a season-high 17 minutes and scored six points in that game...recorded six points against Stetson (3/6).
Prior to UCF... A 2002 graduate of Port St. Lucie High School...a four-year letterwinner in basketball at Port St. Lucie High School under head coach Andrea Popwell...averaged in double figures in scoring each season...earned all-conference and all-county honors all four years...named District 5A Player of the Year as a senior...also played for the AAU Florida Stars, who had a 22-2 record, and the YBOA Warriors that went 29-5...a two-year letterwinner in track.
Personal... Full name is LaShay Tiffany King...nickname is Shay...daughter of Irvin and Linda King...born Aug. 5, 1984 in Fort Pierce...has two brothers, Lamanuel and Irvin, Jr., and a sister, Latoya...majoring in criminal justice.