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Meet the New Lady Flames: Devon Brown

October 31, 2008  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Devon Brown is the second-leading scorer in Virginia high school girls' basketball history, with 2,728 points during her four years at Waynesboro High School.

Devon Brown is the second-leading scorer in Virginia high school girls' basketball history, with 2,728 points during her four years at Waynesboro High School.

Six new players dot the 2008-09 Liberty women's basketball team roster, including one junior college transfer and five freshmen. will provide an introduction to each newcomer, leading up to the team's Nov. 14 season opener against VCU. The series continues today with freshman guard Devon Brown.

Scouting Report
Brown, a 5-10 guard, graduated from Waynesboro High School as one of the most prolific scorers in Virginia history. She averaged over 25 points per game all four years of high school and finished her career as the second-leading scorer in Commonwealth history, with 2,728 points. Brown is also a gifted rebounder, who ranks third in Virginia history, with 1,329 career boards.

As a senior, Brown led the Little Giants to a 26-4 record and an appearance in the Group AA state championship game. In the state title contest, Waynesboro was defeated by current Liberty teammate Kylee Beecher's Hidden Valley squad. At year's end, Brown was tabbed co-state player of the year.

Brown, who will wear No. 3 with the Lady Flames, has battled injury since arriving on the Liberty campus this fall. As a result, she is a candidate to redshirt her freshman season.

Coach Carey Green on Brown
"Devon is a very talented player, who set high school scoring records in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Her role on this year's team is currently in question, due to injury. However, Devon possesses a tremendous understanding of the game and will be a major contributor to our program, once the opportunity is presented."

Down Low with Devon
If I were Liberty's chancellor for a day, the first thing I would do is …
Cancel school for the day.

If I could add one game to Liberty's schedule, it would be …

My most famous Facebook friend is …
Candace Parker (WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks).

If you could play against anyone in any sport, who would it be and why?
Marissa Coleman (Maryland), because she is an all-around player like me. I would like to compete against her, because I like competition and she would be one of the best.

What is your favorite month of the year and why?
April! That's the month when my mom had her kidney transplant, and that was a wonderful month!

I came to Liberty because …
I loved the campus and the team was awesome. Also, I really wanted to go to a school which would have a great impact on me. I love it!

My favorite spot on campus is …
My dorm room.

My best basketball memory is …
When we beat Turner Ashby at the buzzer, to go to the state tournament.

Who is your favorite Bible character and why?
David, because his faith in God developed a relationship, dependence, worship and praise.

What was the most exciting thing you did this past summer and why?
I spent time with my family before I came to college for the summer. I love to hang out with my family, as we have a good time together.

One of my favorite quotes is …
"Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress and working together is success."

My favorite person to talk to is …
My mom.