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Avery Warley

Class: R-Senior
Position: C
Height: 6-3

Previous School: H.D. Woodson HS

Hometown: Washington, D.C.

2010-11 (R-Jr.): Started all 33 games during a stellar junior season, extending her streak to 99 consecutive starts to begin her collegiate career … became just the second Big South Defensive Player in program history … first team All-Big South selection for the second year in a row … made the Big South All-Tournament team … the only conference player to win four Big South Player of the Week awards in 2010-11 (Dec. 7, Jan. 25, Feb. 15 and March 8) … first team VaSID All-State honoree and second team Richmond Times Dispatch All-State pick … broke the Liberty and Big South single-season rebounding records previously held by Katie Feenstra, finishing with 363 boards … led the Big South in rebounding (11.0 rpg) and ranked No. 14 nationally … posted the second-most double-doubles in program history (19), pacing the conference and tying for ninth nationally … topped the conference in field goal percentage (.620) for the third straight season and claimed the No. 3 spot on Liberty's single-season field goal percentage record list … first Lady Flame to average a double-double (12.0 ppg, 11.0 rpg) since Katie Feenstra in 2004-05 … by season's end, she ranked No. 4 on Liberty's career rebounding list (901) and No. 13 in points (1,027) … helped Liberty win its Big South opener at High Point (Jan. 3), finishing with 12 points and a game-high 15 rebounds … recorded double-doubles in 10 out of 11 games, spanning Jan. 9-Feb. 19 … played a key role in Liberty's four-point win over Coastal Carolina on Jan. 24, posting a blocked shot, grabbing two rebounds and making all four of her free throws during the game's final 85 seconds … had 18 points and 14 rebounds, including the Lady Flames' final four points of a 58-57 home win against High Point (Feb. 5) … fashioned the first two 20-rebound games of her career, grabbing 20 boards against Gardner-Webb on Feb. 12 and corralling 21 caroms at Charleston Southern on Feb. 28 … her 21 boards against CSU were the most by a Lady Flame since Theresa Bream had 23 on Dec. 4, 1992 … also distributed a career-high five assists at Charleston Southern … made 10 of her 12 field goal attempts in a home triumph over UNC Asheville (March 4), as part of a 24-point, 11-rebound effort … averaged 17.7 ppg, 16.0 rpg and 2.3 bpg at the Big South Championship … her 48 total rebounds set a new Big South Championship record … matched Coastal Carolina's rebounding total single-handedly during the quarterfinals on March 11, grabbing 19 boards … scored a career-high 28 points, pulled down 13 rebounds and equaled a career best with four blocked shots in the semifinals against host High Point (March 12) … her final made free throw against the Panthers made her the 13th Lady Flame ever to score 1,000 career points … tied for the team scoring lead in Liberty's WNIT matchup with Charlotte (March 16), ending her season with 14 points against the 49ers.

2009-10 (R-So.): Appeared in the starting lineup for all 33 games … first team All-Big South selection … two-time Big South Player of the Week (Jan. 26 and March 9) … made a pair of all-state teams, including the second team VaSID All-State roster and honorable mention for the Richmond Times-Dispatch All-State squad … led the Big South in field goal percentage (.603) … also ranked No. 2 in the conference in both rebounding (8.5 rpg) and double-doubles (11), as well as No. 8 in blocked shots (0.8 bpg) … served as the leading rebounder for the nation's top-ranked team in rebounding margin … Liberty's second-leading scorer, at 11.0 ppg … recorded her first double-double of the year at Lafayette (Nov. 28), with 19 points and 11 boards … named to the Marriott Cavalier Classic (Dec. 28-29) all-tournament team, after averaging 11.0 ppg and 7.5 rpg in two games … really came into her own during conference play, recording nine of her double-doubles versus Big South opposition, while boosting her averages to 12.6 ppg and 9.2 rpg … opened a string of three straight double-doubles with 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds at Charleston Southern (Jan. 23) … closed the streak with a then career-high 26 points and 14 rebounds at High Point (Jan. 30) … teamed up with Devon Brown (29 points) in the win over High Point to become Liberty's first duo to score 20 points in the same game since Jan. 29, 2008 … fashioned back-to-back 22-point, 10-rebound efforts versus Charleston Southern (Feb. 22) and at UNC Asheville (Feb. 27) to start a run of four consecutive double-doubles … made all nine of her field goal attempts in the home win over CSU, setting a Vines Center single-game field goal percentage record … that was part of a string of 11 consecutive made field goals, which equaled her career long … shot 3-for-3 from the field and 7-for-7 from the charity stripe at Presbyterian College on March 1, in a 13-point, 11 rebound performance … that game against the Blue Hose was part of a career-long string of 15 straight made free throws … ended the year by making 20 of her final 23 foul shots … scored 17 points and pulled down a Liberty NCAA Tournament-record and game-high 14 rebounds versus Kentucky (March 20) … it only took Warley 13:29 to get into double figures in both categories against the Wildcats.

2008-09 (R-Fr.): Started all 33 games in the post during her first season as a Lady Flame … voted Liberty's first-ever Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) State Rookie of the Year … paced the Big South with a .626 field goal percentage, while ranking No. 3 in the conference in blocked shots (1.4 bpg) and No. 4 in rebounds (7.8 rpg) … her 256 rebounds were the second-most boards by a freshman in program history … her 47 blocked shots were the most by a Lady Flame since Katie Feenstra's 80 rejections in 2004-05 … started against VCU (Nov. 14) in her collegiate debut, tallying seven points and four rebounds, including the go-ahead free throw with 6.4 seconds left … notched 11 rebounds and a career-high four blocks as Liberty won its first-ever Preseason WNIT contest against UC Riverside (Nov. 21) … scored a season-best 17 points at Winston-Salem State (Dec. 20), to go along with a game-high nine boards … fashioned her first career double-double (11 points, career-high 18 rebounds) during the title game of the Hokie Hardwood Classic (Dec. 30) … she collected the offensive rebound which set up Megan Frazee's game-winning shot and rejected a Virginia Tech attempt during the final minute of Liberty's first-ever win over the Hokies ... named to the Hokie Hardwood Classic all-tournament team after collecting 29 rebounds in two games, falling just two shy of the tournament record … recorded her second straight double-double against Gardner-Webb (10 points, 15 rebounds) in the Big South opener (Jan. 3) … her putback with 30.0 seconds left at Winthrop (Jan. 10) put Liberty in front for good … made all seven of her field goal attempts against East Tennessee State (Jan. 13), falling one made basket shy of the Vines Center field goal percentage mark … ended up with 15 points and eight caroms against the Atlantic Sun champion Buccaneers … connected on nine straight field goals between Jan. 10 and Jan. 17 and enjoyed a streak of 11 straight made field goals, spanning Feb. 9 and Feb. 21 … made 88.2 percent (30-of-34) of her field goal attempts, during a seven-game stretch (Feb. 9-March 6) … shot seven-for-seven from the field for the second time, in a win over Winthrop (Feb. 16), as part of a 14-point, seven-rebound, four-block effort … scored all 10 of her points after halftime, March 6 at Radford … averaged 12.0 rpg in Liberty's three Big South Championship contests, including a game-high 17 boards in the title game against Gardner-Webb (March 15) … her 14 defensive rebounds versus the Bulldogs equaled the program Division I record … led all players with nine rebounds against Louisville (March 22) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

2007-08 (Fr.): Redshirted during her first season at Liberty … did not appear in a game.

Prep: Helped H.D. Woodson win the DCIAA championship as a freshman and senior … posted a double-double in the DCIAA title game her senior year, winning the MVP award … all-metro selection as a junior and a senior … averaged 12 points and 10 rebounds per contest during junior campaign … twice named player of the week as a junior.

Personal: Daughter of William and Avis Warley … birthday is on May 17 … graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology in May 2011 … currently working toward a master's degree in marriage and family counseling.