#13 Khadijah Shumpert
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
High School: Benilde St. Margaret's HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Career Stats Career Stats

NEW MEXICO: Possesses a strong, physical presence in the paint on both ends. ... A strong rebounder on both ends who has improved her stroke. ... Should benefit from playing alongside post Ebony Walker; Walker could draw players away and open the lane for rebounds or scoring opportunities. ...A two-time Academic All-Mountain West selection.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Emerged as an inside force for the Lobos after improving her scoring (+6.9 ppg), rebounding (+3.5 rpg), blocks (+0.9 bpg) and steals (+0.6 spg) from her freshman campaign... Her 6.0 rebounding average per game led the team… Her 21 points and twelve rebounds versus Wisconsin-Milwaukee (11-26-13) marked her first career double-double and 20-point, ten-rebound game… Set a career high in scoring with 22 points versus Boise State (2-12-14)… Recorded second double-double (14 points and 13 rebounds) in UNM’s win over UNLV (2-19-14)… Finished in the top 15 in the MW in rebounding and in the top ten for blocked shots… Her 28 blocks was nearly five-times more than her freshman total.

FRESHMAN (2012-13): Academic All-Conference... Appeared in 30 games logging nearly 500 minutes of action... Recorded season highs in season opener versus Northern Arizona (11-9-12) with 13 points and eight rebounds and two steals in 16 minutes of action... Other double-digit scoring performance was ten points at Nevada (2-2-13)... Second on the team in field goal percentage (46.5%)... Scored at least one point in 28 of her 30 appearances... Tallied eight games of four rebounds or more...

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Benilde St. Margaret's to four conference titles and Minnesota state championship in 2010... High school accolades include Minnesota All-State Team (2010-12)... All-Conference Team (2011-12)... 2012 Minneapolis North Suburban Player of the Year... Honor Roll student sophomore, junior and senior years... Was also a football team manager for BSM... Played for the Red Knights under head coach Bob Lyons...

PERSONAL: Born September 21, 1993 to Kenvie West & Danny Shumpert... Includes crab legs among her favorite foods... Lists "Love & Basketball" and "Grease" among her favorite films... Favorite free-time activities include painting and poetry... iPod pre-game playlist includes Beyonce "Ring the Alarm"... Major is Communication with aspirations to be a Sports Information Director... Wears #13 in honor of high school classmate who wore #13 and was paralyzed in a high school hockey accident.