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  Da'Shena Stevens
 

Da'Shena Stevens


 

 
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stamford, Conn.

High School:
Trinity Catholic

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3V

Major:
Accounting

08/20/2012

Da'Shena Stevens Selected As BIG EAST Finalist For NCAA Woman Of The Year

Red Storm women's basketball standout is one of two female student-athletes selected as the conferences' nominees to this prestigious award.

07/30/2012

BIG EAST Names 165 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2011-12 All-Academic Team

14 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.

06/28/2012

Jonath Nicholas Returns To St. John's Bench To Complete Joe Tartamella's Inaugural Staff

Nicholas begins his second tenure with St. John's after spending four years at Providence.

04/25/2012

Smith Named All-Met Player Of The Year, Barnes Arico Earns Maggie Dixon Coach Of The Year Award

Smith will accept her award at 79th annual NIT/MBWA Awards Dinner.

04/13/2012

Da'Shena Stevens Prepares For WNBA Draft Day

WNBA draft will air live on Monday, April 16 via ESPN2.

04/19/2012

Highlights From 2012 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Run

Highlights From 2012 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Run

03/25/2012

Press Conference From Season Finale Sweet 16 Loss

Press Conference From Season Finale Sweet 16 Loss

03/24/2012

Spirit Groups Send-Off STJ Before Sweet 16 Matchup Vs. Duke

Spirit Groups Send-Off STJ Before Sweet 16 Matchup Vs. Duke

03/23/2012

Press Conference Previewing Sweet 16 Matchup vs. Duke

Press conference previewing Sweet 16 Matchup vs. Duke

03/21/2012

Highlights and Interviews from NCAA Second Round Victory

Highlights and Interviews from NCAA Second Round Victory over Oklahoma

03/24/2012

St. John's 47, Duke 74 - NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

St. John's 47, Duke 74 - NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

03/24/2012

St. John's vs. Duke

St. John's vs. Duke - AP Photo Gallery

03/23/2012

Fresno Regional Semifinal Practice Day (3/24/12)

Fresno Regional Semifinal Practice Day (March 24, 2012).

03/23/2012

Women's Basketball Practice & Press Conference (3/23/12)

Women's Basketball Practice & Press Conference (3/23/12)

03/20/2012

Red Storm Surges Past Oklahoma 74-70, Advances to Sweet Sixteen (AP)

Eugeneia McPherson scored 21 points as St. John's advanced to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in school history.

As A Senior (2011-12):
Selected as one of two BIG EAST finalists for NCAA Woman of the Year ... named BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... voted as a WBCA Regional All-American as well as earned All-Met first team and All-BIG EAST second team accolades ... voted as the BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award winner ... was a Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Candidate ... was named to the Naismith Trophy Early-Season Watch List for the third-straight season ... was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll Three Times (Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 27) ... was voted to the Preseason All-BIG EAST team for the third-straight season ... STJ-Chartwells Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team member ... will forever leave her mark in the St. John's women's basketball record books, finishing her career ranked in six of St. John's top five record lists, including fifth on the all-time scoring list with 1,515 points, No. 3 in rebounds (815), No. 4 in field goals made (579), No. 2 in free throws (354) and No. 5 in field goal attempts (1,305) ... the career leader in free throw attempts (623) and had her best year at the free throw line in 2011-12 as she shot 71.0 percent ... played in 24 games, started 21 after sitting out the first 10 games of the season rehabbing an offseason knee injury ... averaged 11.3 ppg, 6.7 rpg ... had 15 double-digit scoring efforts for the season ... returned to the St. John's lineup against Prairie View (Dec. 17) in the opening game of the STJ-Chartwells Holiday Classic and scored five points, grabbed six rebounds and added four steals ... totaled 11 points, seven rebounds and two assists in the championship game of the STJ-Chartwells Holiday Classic against Memphis (Dec. 18) ... made her first start of the season against Boston University (Dec. 31) ... posted a solid nine-point, nine-rebound performance against Providence (Jan. 4) ... narrowly missed a double-double with a nine-point, 10-rebound effort against No. 14/12 Louisville (Jan. 8) ... poured in 13 points in a career-high 39 minutes against Syracuse (Jan. 11) ... put together a solid eight-point, seven rebound and five assist outing against Marquette (Jan. 15) ... achieved her first double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Cincinnati (Jan. 21) ... reached double-digits in scoring in back-to-back games with 10 points against No. 2 Notre Dame (Jan. 28) ... scored a season-high 19 points on 8-of-14 shooting against Pittsburgh (Jan. 31) ... registered her second double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds against USF (Feb. 8) ... posted a solid 16-point, eight rebound performance at No. 17/16 Rutgers (Feb. 12) ... tied for the team lead with 15 points against UConn (Feb. 18) ... made a career-high 13 free throws against Villanova (Feb. 25) on her way to 21 points ... scored in double-digits in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament with 12 points against Creighton (March 18) and 11 points against Oklahoma (March 20) ... tallied 19 points in the Red Storm's Sweet 16 appearance against No. 2 seed, sixth-ranked Duke (March 24).

As A Junior In 2010-11:
All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-Met Basketball Writers' Association (MBWA) First Team ... 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Second Team member, the first of the Kim Barnes Arico Era ... became the first St. John's player to reach 1,000 points since Kia Wright (2004-08), moved up to No. 11 on the career scoring records (1,243 points) and No. 6 on the all-time rebounding records (673)... preseason honors include selection to the 2010-11 Preseason Naismith Trophy Award Watch List and Sporting News Preseason Second Team All-America team ... second on the team in scoring in 2010-11 with 11.8 points per game ... led the team in rebounding with 6.4 boards per game ... St. John's was 10-2 when Stevens led the team in scoring and 13-2 when she was the leader on the glass ... ranked No. 12 in the BIG EAST in offensive boards and No. 15 in overall rebounds ... named to Maryland Terrapin Classic All-Tournament Team ... opened the season with a double-double, scoring 19 points with 13 rebounds vs. Marist (Nov. 12) at Kansas State Wildcat Classic ... tallied a career-best six steals against Columbia (Nov. 19) ... matched season-opening effort with 19 points, 13 rebounds at Arkansas St. (Nov. 22) ... recorded fourth double-double in seven games with 17 points and 11 rebounds at St. Bonaventure (Nov. 29) ... picked up 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting at Rhode Island (Dec. 11) ... also added eight rebounds, a season-high four assists and four steals against the Rams ... broke the 1,000th-point plateau against Liberty (Dec. 28) with a free throw with 1:23 remaining in the first half ... scored 20 points against the Flames and went 10-of-12 from the free throw line ... recorded eighth double-digit scoring performance of the season at then-No. 18 Maryland (Dec. 29) with 15 points ... led the team with her 60th career double-digit scoring performance with 12 points against UConn (Jan. 12) at MSG ... scored a season-high 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting at Providence (Jan. 29) ... scored 18 points on 7-of-13 shooting against Syracuse (Feb. 19 ... moved into sole possession of 11th place on St. John's all-time scoring list with 15 points in the regular season home finale against Pittsburgh (Feb. 26) ... recorded a team-high 14 points in the second round of the BIG EAST Conference Championship against West Virginia (March 5) at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. ... scored 10 points against DePaul (March 6) in the Quarterfinal Round of the BIG EAST Conference Championship, marking her eighth-straight game with double figures and 20th double-digit scoring performance of the season ... pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament First Round win over Texas Tech (March 19) ... recorded her 21st double-digit scoring performance with 11 points against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament Second Round (March 21).

As A Sophomore In 2009-10:
Named an Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American and a Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Region I All-American ... was the MBWA Player of the Year ... named to Naismith Preseason Watch List and was a Naismith Midseason Candidate ... selected as a first team All-BIG EAST member ... made BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times ... led St. John's in scoring and rebounding, with 14.3 points and 7.6 rebounds per game ... shot 47.5 percent from the floor ... totaled six double-doubles, 52 assists, 11 blocks and 46 steals on ... averaged 12.6 points and team-best 8.6 rebounds in BIG EAST conference action ... recorded six double-doubles on the season ... led team in scoring 14 times, rebounding 13 times and assists once ... opened the season with 22 points at Stony Brook (Nov. 15), on a career-best 90.0-percent (9-of-10) shooting ... scored team-high 17 points in win over UMass (Nov.18) ... paced team in scoring with 15 points in victory over Boston University (Nov. 21) ... had 14 points and 11 boards vs. Florida (Nov. 27) for fifth-career double-double and first of season ... led team with season-high 23 points and matched career-best for field goals, shooting 11-of-14 against Saint Joseph's (Nov. 29) ... named MVP of the FIU Thanksgiving Classic after averaging 18.5 points, 9.5 rebounds ... recorded team-highs of 25 points and 13 boards at then-No. 4/4 UNC (Dec. 6) ... led team with 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting vs. Rhode Island (Dec. 13) ... notched career-best four steals along with team-high 15 points in win over Virginia Tech (Dec. 20) ... scored game-high 21 points at Northeastern (Dec. 29), 11 in the first half ... posted team highs of 18 points and 12 rebounds against Marquette (Jan. 5) ... led team with 15 points and eight boards at Cincinnati (Jan. 10) ... paced team with 17 points and 12 rebounds against Seton Hall (Jan. 12) ... set new career-high with six assists at DePaul (Jan. 16) ... active off the glass at Syracuse (Jan. 27), corralling 13 rebounds ... posted 14 points and team-best nine rebounds vs. Louisville (Feb. 10) ... recorded two steals against then-No. 1/1 UConn (Feb. 13), surpassing previous personal single-season high of 36 ... tallied 21 points and team-high 11 rebounds vs. then-No. 4/3 Notre Dame (Feb. 16) for fifth double-double of the year ... tied career-high with seven free throws made against the Fighting Irish ... surpassed career-point plateau vs. Villanova (Feb. 27) with 22 points, her sixth 20-plus scoring effort of the season ... recorded sixth double-double of the season with 17 points and a career-best 15 rebounds vs. Pittsburgh (March 1) ... scored 14 points and recorded three steals against then-No. 6/7 Notre Dame (March 7) in BIG EAST Semifinals ... netted team-high 19 points to go with six boards against Princeton (March 20) in the First Round of NCAA Tournament ... totaled 14 points and a team-leading nine rebounds at then-No. 11/11 Florida State (March 22) in Second Round of NCAA Tournament.

As A Freshman In 2008-09:
2009 BIG EAST Freshman of the Year, first St. John's player to earn honor since 1983 ... only unanimous BIG EAST All-Freshman Team selection ... named to All-Met (MBWA) first team ... garnered BIG EAST Freshman of the Week honors twice (Dec. 22 and Jan. 5) ... MBWA Honor Roll selection Feb. 16 ... broke St. John's rookie scoring record with 406 points (breaking record of 364) ... second on team in scoring with 11.9 points per game ... led STJ in rebounding (6.6 rpg) and blocks (35) ... finished third in assists (54) and fourth in steals (36) ... averaged 42.8 percent from the field ... won starting job at beginning of season, with 31 starts ... played in all 34 games ... led team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 18 times ... recorded 24 double-digit scoring performances and three 20-point scoring efforts ... posted five double-digit rebounding games and a team-high four double-doubles ... averaged 11.7 points and 5.6 rebounds in BIG EAST Conference action ... scored seven points and grabbed eight rebounds in college debut against Northeastern (Nov. 14) ... tallied first-career double-digit scoring performance with 10 points against Dartmouth (Nov. 18) ... got first career start vs. Manhattan (Nov. 22), recorded first career double-double with a game-high 20 points and 13 boards ... went 7-of-17 from field and 6-of-9 from the charity stripe ... came off the bench and finished second with 11 points against Stony Brook (Nov. 28) ... posted 10 points and led team in rebounding for the fourth time with eight boards against Vermont (Nov. 30) ... tallied 16 points and seven rebounds to lead STJ in scoring vs. Monmouth (Dec. 3) ... scored 10 points on 5-of-8 effort from the field and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds at LIU (Dec. 13) ... set season-highs with four blocks and three assists in a 12-point effort against Howard (Dec. 16) ... led team with 11 rebounds and added 12 points vs. Boston College (Dec. 21) ... was 6-for-6 from the free throw line vs. the Eagles, all in the first half, to match career high ... had 13 of 18 points in second half against Boston University (Dec. 30), finishing 7-of-11 from the field ... recorded double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds vs. Providence (Jan. 3) ... scored 10 points against USF (Jan. 10), posting fourth-consecutive double-digit scoring effort ... matched the team high with seven rebounds vs. Georgetown (Jan. 13) ... hit game-high five free throws (5-for-5) as part of 11-point performance at then-No. 4 Notre Dame (Jan. 17) ... tied for second with 15 points at WVU (Jan. 24) ... scored 14 points to tie for team high vs. then-No. 25 DePaul (Jan. 27) ... registered 10 of 12 points against Cincinnati (Feb. 8) in the second half to help erase a 14-point deficit en route to a 60-53 victory ... set career best with 27 points against then-No. 1 UConn (Feb. 11), while posting team-high nine rebounds ... her 27 points were most scored by any player against Huskies in 2008-09 ... led team with 14 points and six rebounds at then-No. 8 Louisville (Feb. 17) ... tallied a game-high seven rebounds with 11 points at Marquette (Feb. 21) ... led all players with 17 points, while grabbing seven rebounds vs. Seton Hall (Feb. 25) ... scored 12 points with nine rebounds vs. Syracuse in the first round action of the BIG EAST Championship (March 6) ... led team with 12 points vs. then-No. 17 Notre Dame in second round of BIG EAST Championship (March 7) ... scored game-high 20 points with three steals vs. Harvard (March 20) in WNIT First Round ... one of five players to score in double figures with 14 points against Hartford (March 22) in WNIT Second Round ... also tied team-high with six rebounds against Hawks ... recorded a double-double with 10 points and11 rebounds against Boston College (March 26) in WNIT Third Round ... six of her 11 boards were offensive.

At Trinity Catholic:
A four-year letterwinner at Trinity Catholic ... played forward/center ... captain senior year ... totaled 2,182 career points, 1,534 career rebounds and 392 career assists ... averaged 19.7 points and 13.4 rebounds as a freshman, 19.9 points and 14.1 rebounds as a sophomore, 22.1 points and 15.4 rebounds as a junior and 24.4 points and 17.3 rebounds as a senior ... helped lead team to the FCIAC Conference Championship (2006-08) and the 2006 Connecticut State Championship ... finished high school career ranked seventh on Connecticut's all-time scoring list ... four-time all-conference first team selection ... the FCIAC Tournament MVP 2006-08 ... 2006 State Champion MVP ... New Haven Register All-State Team (2006-08) ... Hartford Courant All-State Team (2006-08) ... 2007 The Sporting News All-American ... Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year runner-up 2007 and 2008 ... earned either elite honors or high honors all four years in academics ... recipient of Robert A. Bassett Memorial Scholarship sophomore year ... was a News 12 Scholar Athlete of the Week.

Personal:
Da'Shena Q. Stevens ... daughter of Damon Stevens and Debbi Simms ... has four siblings: Davell, Azura, Kayla, Daniel ... played club ball for New York Gauchos ... was invited by USA Basketball to participate in the 2009 U-19 National Team Trials ... participated in Swimming for Sailors and Keeping Stamford Beautiful community service initiatives during high school ... majoring in accounting ... named a Lowes® Senior Class Award Candidate in 2010-11 ... is also a St. John's peer educator ... graduated in May 2012 ... currently playing in professionally in Switzerland, signed July 2012.

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