#44 - Courtney Hurt
Position: F
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Conyers, Ga.
Height: 6-1
Previous School: Salem High School

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE):
· Was a third team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection, while also being named to the CAA All-Academic Team
· Averaged 13.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per outing
· Began the season as a reserve but was in the starting lineup in 20 of the final 21 games, averaging 29.7 minutes per contest
· Finished with a team-high 27 blocks, while collecting 43 steals
· Posted a team-high 10 double-doubles
· Scored in double figures in 25 of VCU’s final 28 games
· Received her first start as a Ram and poured in 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against Towson (1/10/10)
· Scored a career-high 29 points at St. Joseph’s in the opening round of the Postseason WNIT and followed that performance with 27 points against Hofstra in the second round
· Scored 21 points and provided a career-best 14 rebounds against William & Mary (1/17/10
· Also contributed 21 points and 12 boards against Drexel (2/14/10)
· Scored a game-high tying 16 points in VCU’s season opening win against Virginia Tech

2008-09 (FRESHMAN):

· Saw action in 31 games, averaging 12.8 minutes per outing off the bench during her rookie campaign
· Made an immediate impact on the court finishing second on the team with 12 blocks, while registering 25 steals
· After averaging just 2.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in non-conference games, she burst onto the Colonial Athletic Association scene with 5.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in conference contests
· Registered two points, five rebounds, a pair of steals and one block in 18 minutes of action against Rutgers in the first round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament
· Tallied a career-high 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting in a key road victory at Towson (2/12/09) and followed that performance with a career-best 11 rebounds in 26 minutes in a home win against James Madison (2/15/09)
· Notched a career-high eight rebounds and contributed first career blocked shot in just 12 minutes of action against Morgan State (12/15/09)

PRIOR TO VCU:

· Averaged 27.3 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game for Salem High School during her senior season
· Was nominated for Georgia Player of the Year and was named First Team All-State
· Played club basketball with AAU national power the Georgia Metros, the same club that former VCU teammates D’Andra Moss and Kita Waller played for while in high school.

PERSONAL:

· Daughter of Shiroleen and John Hurt
· Attended high school in Conyers, Ga., but calls Loganville, Ga. her home
· Majoring in Business at VCU
· Born March 5, 1990



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