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    Ta Nitra Byrd
    Ta Nitra Byrd

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Long Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Long Beach Poly

    Last College:
    UNLV

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    F

    Last updated on Oct. 19, 2012

    Fresno State: 2011-12 (Sophomore): Redshirted due to NCAA transfer rules.

    UNLV:
    2010-11 (Freshman): Played in 30 of 31 games and averaged 13.5 minutes per game ... recorded 108 rebounds, 41 offensive and 67 defensive ... averaged 5.1 points and 3.5 rebounds a game.

    Long Beach Poly: Ranked as the No. 34 forward in the country by ESPN/Hoopgurlz ... helped Long Beach Poly to the state championship as a junior, and to a runner-up finish her senior season ... earned Top Newcomer Award her junior year, and was named the Top Senior Player in 2009-10 ... spent her first two seasons of high school in Hawaii, playing for Radford High in Honolulu ... Oahu Intercollegiate Association West Red Division Player of the Year as a freshman in 2006-07 ... nominated to the Hawaii All-Star team and was a second team All-OIA selection her sophomore season ... helped Radford to a third-place finish in the state tournament in 2007-08.

    Personal: Born Jan. 13, 1992 in Honolulu, Hawaii ... mother is Tia Juana Gill who is retired US Military ... has three siblings ... enjoys sleeping ... lists both Carmelo Anthony and Sheryl Swoopes as her favorite athletes...most admires her mother because she is everything to her.

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