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Avery WarleyClass: R-Junior
Previous School: H.D. Woodson HS
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Consistency in the Midst of Change
2009-10 (R-So.): Appeared in the starting lineup for all 33 games, extending her streak to 66 consecutive starts … 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) for the second straight year … 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 … her 128 offensive rebounds ranked No. 5 in program history … recorded her first double-double of the year at Lafayette (11/28), with 19 points and 11 boards … named to the Marriott Cavalier Classic (12/28-29) 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 (1/23) … closed the streak with a career-high 26 points and 14 rebounds at High Point (1/30) … 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 (2/22) and at UNC Asheville (2/27) 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 (3/20) … it only took Warley 13:29 to get into double figures in both categories against the Wildcats … moved into 14th place on Liberty's career rebounding list, with 538 caroms in her first two seasons.
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 (11/14) 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 (11/21) … scored a season-best 17 points at Winston-Salem State (12/20), 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 (12/30) … 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 (1/3) … her putback with 30.0 seconds left at Winthrop (1/10) put Liberty in front for good … made all seven of her field goal attempts against East Tennessee State (1/13), 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 (2/16), 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 (3/15) … her 14 defensive rebounds versus the Bulldogs equaled the program Division I record … led all players with nine rebounds against Louisville (3/22) 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 … psychology major, focusing on human services and counseling.