Alberta  Auguste

33Alberta Auguste


Marrero, La.

High School:
John Ehret H.S.

Last College:
Central Florida C.C.






TENNESSEE 2006-07: Grabbed a career-high-tying six rebounds against Drake...In front of 25+ family and friends in her home state of Louisiana, Auguste sank two free throws in the last seconds at LSU to clinch the game and the SEC?regular season title for the Lady Vols...Scored in double figures for the second straight game, pouring in ten against South Carolina on Feb. 1. She went 6-of-7 from the charity stripe and picked up five steals in 27 minutes...Couldn't miss from the field at Alabama, going 3-of-3 from beyond the arc and 4-of-4 overall. Added two assists and three steals in 18 minutes against the Crimson Tide...Her three-pointer with 6.2 seconds left against Duke brought the Lady Vols within two points of the Blue Devils. Added an assist and two rebounds against the nation's No.1-ranked team...Reached double figures (11) against Alabama in the SEC?season opener. Added three steals against the Tide...Offered a career-high eight assists against Tennessee-Martin. Also added a personal-best six rebounds, two blocks and a steal in 21 minutes...Added energy and a strong defensive presences off the bench against North Carolina. Scored four points and added two steals against the Tar Heels...Pocketed eight steals against Louisiana Tech, marking a career-high, the most by a Lady Vol this season, and the fourth-most by a Lady Vol in a single-game in program history. Also added 11 points against the Lady Techsters...Knocked heads with a Sun Devil and received three stitches near her left eye. Connected on all four attempts from the field for nine points. Added five rebounds, two blocks and two steals in 19 minutes against Arizona State...Unselfish play against the Bruins gave her five assists in just 20 minutes of action. She added two steals on the defensive end...Scored 11 points against Chattanooga in her first regular season game in a Lady Vol uniform. Added two steals and an assist and went a perfect 9-of-9 from the charity stripe, tying the 10th best single-game mark by a Lady Vol.

JUNIOR COLLEGE 2004-06: A versatile player who lined up at the two, three and four positions...She was a high scoring forward standout at Central Florida Community College (Ocala, Fla.) for the past two seasons...In 2006, she was the nation's second leading scorer in the NJCAA ranks, posting 23.6 ppg...In 27 games, she scored 639 points, including 45 buckets from beyond the three-point arc...Equally impressive, she was third in the nation in steals, registering 5.03 thefts per game (136 total)...She was second on her team in rebounding with 7.96 rpg...In her second season with the Patriots, she led CFCC to a 20-10 overall record and a 9-3 mark in conference play...Alberta, who goes by the nickname "Bird," led her team in scoring 18 times and in rebounding seven times...She tossed in 38 points and grabbed 14 rebounds versus Okaloosa-Walton C.C. on Nov. 26, 2005...Later in the season, in back-to-back games, she grabbed 14 rebounds against Broward and Indian River...She was named to the 2006 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Junior/Community College Kodak All-America team...She led the Patriots to the 2006 Mid-Florida Conference Championship runner-up spot while earning Conference Player of the Year honors...In her rookie season, she helped CFCC to a 24-6 overall record and the Mid-Florida Championship with an 11-1 slate...In August 2006, she was named the Florida Community College Athletic Association (FCCAA) Female Athlete of the Year...Along with fellow signee Shannon Bobbitt, the duo becomes the first Lady Vol junior college signees since 1977, when 5-11 forward Zandra Montgomery transferred from Cleveland State (Tenn.) Community College and played for UT from 1977-79.


HIGH SCHOOL: A native of Marrero, La., she was an outstanding prepster at John Ehret High School...Originally signed with West Virginia out of high school...In 2003-04, Alberta was ranked as the 42nd-best player in the country and eighth-best wing-forward by All-Star Girl's Report...The National Roundball Classic rated her as the 44th best player in the country...As a senior, she averaged 16.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 7.7 apg and 4.9 blocks...Alberta was named first-team all-state, all-metro and Parish Player of the Year...As a junior at Ehret, she averaged 14.0 points, 7.5 assists, 5.0 blocks and 4.0 rebounds per game while helping the Patriots to a 25-9 record in 2002-03 and a second-round appearance in the state playoffs...She was named to the Class 5A all-state honorable mention team as a junior and was selected as the Parish Player of the Year...Alberta was also the 2001-02 All-Parish Player of the Year, all-district first team and All-district Player of the Year...As a freshman and sophomore, she was a second-team all-state performer in 2001 and 2002...In July 2006, an ESPY award was presented to the basketball teams at Ehret H.S. by actor Matthew McConaughey for special recognition in "overcoming great obstacles to achieve sports excellence."

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: Played AAU basketball for the Louisiana Storm...In 2003, she helped her team to a fourth place finish at the national championships in Orlando, Fla.

PERSONAL: Alberta received her associate degree in physical therapy and graduated from Central Florida in August 2006...She is majoring in psychology at Tennessee...Chose to play for the Lady Vols because "I have a passion for playing at a high intensity level and wanted to play against the best"...Would like to play in the WNBA...Says her biggest sports influence is former Lady Vol and WNBA star Tamika Catchings because of the intensity in her game...Has five siblings including: Delia, 33; Adrianna, 32; Alicia, 29; Al, 28; and Annell, 25...Alberta Auguste was born on June 2, 1985, in New Orleans, La....Her parents are Albert and Cecilia Auguste.


06-07 and Career Highs
Points: 13 vs. Chattanooga (11-12-06)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07
Assists: 8 vs. UT-Martin (12-5-06)
Steals: 8 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-28-06)
Blocks: 2 vs. UT-Martin (12-5-06)*
Field Goals: 4 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)*
Three-Pointers: 3 vs. Alabama (1-28-07)
Free Throws: 9 vs. Chattanooga (11-12-06)
Minutes: 29 vs. Louisiana Tech (11-28-06)
Southeastern Conference Career Highs
Points: 12 vs. Alabama (1-28-07)
Rebounds: 6 vs. Mississippi State (1-18-07)
Assists: 2 vs. South Carolina (3-2-07)*
Steals: 5 vs. South Carolina (2-1-07)
Blocks: 1 vs. Mississippi (2-15-07)*
Field Goals: 4 vs. Alabama (1-28-07)*
Three-Pointers: 3 vs. Alabama (1-28-07)
Free Throws: 6 vs. South Carolina (2-1-07)
Minutes: 27 vs. South Carolina (2-1-07)
NCAA Tournament Career Highs
Points: 12 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)
Assists: 3 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)
Steals: 2 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)
Blocks: 1 vs. North Carolina (4-1-07)*
Field Goals: 4 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)
Three-Pointers: 0
Free Throws: 4 vs. Rutgers (4-3-07)*
Minutes: 26 vs. Mississippi (3-27-07)

*indicates most recent high




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