Clair Watkins - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#55 Clair Watkins

Forward

Class Redshirt Freshman
Height 6'4''
Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
High School Butler
Bio

Honors
• 2011-12 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13 (R-Sophomore): Missed the final 15 games of the season of the season after injuring her knee in practice leading up to the January 24 contest vs. Tennessee…Scored two points, with one block and one steal, in win over Arkansas…Scored five points in the win over Tennessee Tech…Grabbed five rebounds and scored four points in nine productive minutes against Austin Peay…Scored two points in each game of the San Juan Shootout…Grabbed a rebound in the season-opening win over McNeese State.

2011-12 (R-Freshman): Played in all but five contests during her rookie campaign…Scored 3.3 points and grabbed 2.0 rebounds on the season…Notched four points in the NCAA Tournament second round loss to Duke…Scored six points in overtime over Florida…Recorded five rebounds while scoring four points at Arkansas…Pulled down five rebounds against Ole Miss…Grabbed five rebounds against Western Carolina, playing the most minutes of her career (18)…Had four steals in win over Florida State…Scored six points at NC State…Pulled down a career-high eight rebounds versus Denver…Notched six points against Lipscomb…Had a career-high in points (12) and rebounds (six) against Sam Houston State…Scored 10 points for the second straight game against USC Upstate…Scored 10 points on four-of-four shooting versus Western Illinois…Grabbed a rebound, had one block and one assist in collegiate debut versus Alabama A&M.

2010-11 (Redshirt): Redshirted after tearing her right ACL during the team[apos]s first preseason practice.

HIGH SCHOOL (Butler): Averaged 14 points and nine rebounds as a senior … Captain for 2010 squad that won the 4A State Championship … Scored 1,281 points as a four-year starter … Coached by Stephanie Butler … Named 2010 North Carolina Female Athlete of the Year by the Charlotte Observer … Selected to All-State team as a senior … Three-time All-Conference selection … Team was ranked 17th in the nation[apos]s top 25 by MaxPreps in 2010 … In summer of 2009 was selected to travel to Tokyo, Japan, as a member of the Candace Parker Aces, an Adidas Grassroots Global travel team … A top 25 post prospect by ESPN[apos]s Hoopgurlz … McDonald[apos]s All-America nominee … Member of National Honor Society … Four-time state champion in track and field (shot put).

ACADEMICS: Enrolled in the college of arts and science … Undecided on major.

PERSONAL:
Daughter of Mark and Nancy Watkins … Father is a meteorologist … Mother is a doctor[apos]s aid … Has two brothers, Stewart (32) and Jackson (10) … Chose Vanderbilt over Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Clemson, Texas, Purdue, Indiana, Kansas and Georgia Tech … Chose No. 55 because it is the largest number available … Favorite[apos]s include Lauren Jackson and Million Dollar baby.

Career Highs:
Points: 12, vs. Sam Houston State (11/22/11)
FG Made: 6, vs. Sam Houston State (11/22/11)
FG Atts: 10, vs. Sam Houston State (11/22/11)
3FG Made: 0, N/A
3FG Atts: 1, at Arkansas (1/19/12)
FT Made: 3 (2x), last vs. Tennessee Tech (12/1/12)
FT Atts: 5, vs. Denver (12/2/11)
Rebounds: 8, vs. Denver (12/2/11)
Assists: 2, vs. Alabama A&M (11/11/11)
Blocks: 3, vs. USC Upstate (11/16/11)
Steals: 4, vs. Florida State (12/22/11)
Minutes: 18, vs. Western Carolina (12/29/11)

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