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      Abby Canon
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shelbyville, Tenn.

High School:
Shelbyville Central

Height:
5-8

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
11/07/1985

Experience:
1L

TENNESSEE HIGHLIGHTS


TENNESSEE 2004-05: Saw a minute of action in the win over Purdue in the NCAA Tournament Second Round, but did not record any statistics... Earned five minutes of playing time in the NCAA Tournament opening-round win against Western Carolina, totaling a rebound and an assist... Played one minute in the victory over Mississippi State... Dished out an assist in the triumph against Mississippi... Logged three minutes of playing time in the win over Kentucky... Earned playing time in the victory against TCU and dished out an assist... Saw action in the win against George Washington... Appeared in exhibition game victories over Carson-Newman and the West Coast All-Stars, averaging 3.0 mpg... Named to the Dean's List after recording a 3.69 GPA during the fall... Named to the Lady Vol Honor Roll... Earned a spot on the SEC All-Academic Freshman Team.

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS


HIGH SCHOOL: Abby becomes one of just 12 walk-ons to join the Tennessee Lady Vol basketball program since 1980...Reunites with former high school teammate Alex Fuller, as the duo becomes the fourth and fifth Shelbyville Central H.S. alumnae to suit up as Lady Vols...She was a four-year letterwinner at Shelbyville Central and served one season as captain...Culminated an outstanding prep career by earning all-state, all-region and all-district honors as a senior en route to helping the Eaglettes claim their second straight Class AAA Tennessee State Championship...Instrumental in the title tilt as she connected on four three-pointers, bringing her state-best season total to 98...On its way to earning the crown, SCHS amassed a 31-5 record and also captured the region and district titles...The squad entered the 2003-04 season ranked No. 1 in the preseason USA Today Super 25 girls rankings...Team was ranked in the Super 25 each of her four seasons...Also a member of 2000-01 squad that won the state championship...Helped the Eaglettes to district titles all four years and regional crowns in 2002-03 and 2000-01...Was coached by renowned prep instructor Rick Insell, who has earned 10 state championships and 754 victories in 27 seasons.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: Selected to Tennessee Nike Team that placed eighth at the 16-under AAU National Championships in Dallas, Texas...Also helped the club earn runner-up honors at the Virginia Beach Shootout...Member of the 15-under Tennessee Team Pride squad that competed at the AAU National Championships in Oklahoma City.

PERSONAL: Abby is currently enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and hopes to one day attend law school...Earned an honors diploma at Shelbyville Central and was presented with the National Honor Society Historian Writing Award...Scored a 30 on the ACT...Also was a member of the Keyettes and was voted to the homecoming court...Sites her older sister Amanda, who played at Tennessee from 1998-2002, as the player she has modeled herself after...Favorite WNBA team is the Los Angeles Sparks...In her spare time, she enjoys reading...Former teammates now playing in the collegiate ranks are Alex Fuller (Tennessee), Abi Ramsey (Vanderbilt), Kim Dye (Florida), Ashleigh Newman (Maryland), Tynisha Alexander and Casey Bradford (Tennessee Tech)...Has two brothers, Rob, 39, and Josh, 22, and seven sisters, Jennifer, 36, Carrie, 33, Amanda, 25, Katie, 21, Reagan, 6, Kylee, 3, and MacKenzie, 2... Abby Joann Canon was born on Nov. 7, 1985, in Winchester, Tenn...Her father is Dr. Robert M. Canon of Shelbyville and her mother, Doris Canon, also resides in Shelbyville.

CAREER HIGHS


Career Highs
Points: 0
Rebounds: 1 vs. W. Carolina (3-20-05)
Assists: 1 vs. W. Carolina (3-20-05)*
Steals: 0
Blocks: 0
2004-05 Season Highs
Points: 0
Rebounds: 1 vs. W. Carolina (3-20-05)
Assists: 1 vs. W. Carolina (3-20-05)*
Steals: 0
Blocks: 0
Southeastern Conference Highs
Points: 0
Rebounds: 0
Assists: 1 vs. Mississippi (2-6-05)
Steals: 0
Blocks: 0
NCAA Tournament Career Highs
Points: 0
Rebounds: 1 vs. W. Carolina (3-20-05)
Assists: 1 vs. W. Carolina (3-20-05)*
Steals: 0
Blocks: 0

*Indicates most recent high

CAREER TOTALS


YEARGFGMFGAPCT.3PM3PAPCT.FTMFTAPCT.REB-AVG.PF-DQTP-AVG.ASTOBKSTMIN
2004-05705.00003.00000.0001-0.12-00-0.03000 18
TOTALS705.00003.00000.0001-0.12-00-0.03000 18
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