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Theresa Plaisance

School

LSU

Position
Forward
Major
Sports Administration
PPG
14.6
RPG
7.3
APG
1

Classroom

Plaisance maintains a 3.1 grade point average in sports administration leadership.

Character

Plaisance is recognized as a leader in the community, classroom and on the court.

Community

Plaisance has volunteered at Charlie’s Place Respite Center and the Southside Gardens Retirement and Assisted Living Center. She has give of her time at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, boxing and bagging lunches for those in need. She has also joined the team in putting on a free basketball clinic for the Louisiana School for the Deaf.

Competition

Plaisance earned honorable mention All-American, first-team All-SEC selection and SEC All-Defensive Team in her first year as a starter. She became LSU’s first SEC scoring champion since Seimone Augustus and the fourth different Lady Tiger to achieve the feat after averaging 17.0 points per game. From Nov. 16 to March 24, she recorded 31 consecutive double-figure scoring games, representing the longest streak by an LSU player since Augustus did it in a school-record 97 straight games from 2003-06. She scored in double figures in all but two games (31 times) and tallied eight double-doubles. She finished fourth in the SEC in rebounding (8.3 rpg), sixth in field goal percentage (43.7), second in blocks (2.5 bpg) and 10th in free throw percentage (.728), the only player in the SEC to rank in the top 10 in all five of those categories. She made (139) and attempted (191) more free throws than any player in the SEC and was ranked 22nd nationally in blocks with 85, which also was fifth in LSU single-season history. She also led LSU to its first Sweet 16 appearance since 2008.