21 Shaye Montgomery
21 Shaye Montgomery
Height: 5-6
Weight: 0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Baytown, Texas
High School: Sterling HS
Position: G

2008-09: Named Honorable Mention All-Southland following a successful junior year...Was the second-leading scorer on the team with a 10.3 points per game average while also contributing 3.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game...She scored 15-or-more points in seven games last season and had a string of 11 games to end the season where she averaged 15.1 points...Scored a career-high 24 points against Sam Houston State and set another personal best of 11 assists in a game against Nicholls...Set a new career-high with eight rebounds in a game, doing so twice with the last coming on the road at Sam Houston State.

2007-08: Started all 32 games on the season...Recorded a school-record 1,160 minutes during the year...Averaged 36.2 minutes per contest...Scored at a 8.6 points per game clip...Shot 74 percent at the free-throw line, going 32-of-43...Pulled in 117 rebounds for a 3.7 per game average...Led the team with 123 assists...Averaged 3.8 assists per game...Tallied 29 steals on the year...Had 13 double-digits scoring games...Scored 20 points in a game twice...Went 7-for-7 from the field including 6-for-6 from the three-point line to score 20 points against Nicholls State (2/14)...Hit six three-pointers in a game against both Alcorn State (12/15) and Nicholls State (2/14).

2006-07: Played in 27 games all as a reserve...Scored 36 points on the season to average 1.3 points a game...Saved best for last scoring a career-high six points with a pair of three-point baskets and dishing out four assists in semifinals of the Southland Conference tournament against Stephen F.  Austin (3/9)...Previous high was five points against Huston-Tillotson (12/9)...Swiped two steals and grabbed three rebounds at Nicholls State (2/8)...Matched her career-high in rebounds with three versus Texas State (2/15).

In High School: Coached by Laurie Welch at Sterling High School where she was named all-state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association...Averaged 19.2 points, 11 rebounds and six assists a game as a senior to lead the Rangers to a 26-8 record which was the best mark in school history...Also averaged eight steals a contest, while hitting 82 percent of their free throws...Earned all-district honors all four years and was the Newcomer of the Year as a freshman...MVP of district tournament as a senior...Selected to the 2006 Greater Houston All-Star team...Led team to the title at the Gulf Coast Classic tournament as a senior...Played one season with former Islander Kirbria Lewis...Lettered in track one season...National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born Sha'Teira Mie'Osha Montgomery on May 9, 1988 in Houston...Daughter of Alvin and Omega Jones...Has one brother...Major is marketing.