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Mickayla SandersClass: Sophomore
Previous School: Cary Academy
Hometown: Clayton, N.C.
• Big South All-Freshman team
• Finished second on the team and third among conference freshmen with 10.0 ppg
• First Liberty freshman to average double figures in scoring since Devon Brown posted 17.2 ppg in 2009-10
• Her three-point field goal percentage (.364) ranked third in the Big South and third all-time in program history for a single season.
• Made a team-high 51 three-pointers, ranking sixth in the Big South
• Hit four triples and scored 16 points in the third game of her career, Nov. 19 versus Virginia
• That was one of four times she nailed four three-pointers and one of 13 times she scored in double figures as a freshman.
• Her three-pointer with 4:40 remaining in overtime at Winthrop (Jan. 16) highlighted a 17-point effort and put the Lady Flames on top for good.
• Sent the Jan. 30 High Point contest to overtime by making a triple with just 0.6 seconds remaining
• Two days later, scored 13 of her 19 points after halftime at Campbell and connected on four three-pointers
• Made four trifectas as part of a career-high 22-point outburst at Radford (Feb. 27)
• Scored a team-high 19 points and grabbed a career-best eight boards during the Big South Championship semifinal matchup with Winthrop (March 8)
• Graduated from Cary Academy
• Finished her career with a school-record 2,423 points, ranking second in Wake County history
• Also set school records for most points in a game (39) and in a season (733 in 2011-12)
• Helped Cary Academy win the Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference (TISAC) tournament championship as a senior
• Cary Academy averaged 22 victories per season during her four years on the team
• Named TISAC Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior
• NCISAA 3A All-State selection as a sophomore, junior and senior
• Posted 24.1 ppg as a senior, while sinking a school-record 60 three-pointers
• Averaged a double-double (22.9 ppg, 10.8 rpg) during her junior campaign
• Also played volleyball
• Daughter of DeCarlo and Michelle Sanders
• Sister of Elijah Sanders (12)
• Birthday is on Nov. 30
• Majoring in psychology